Around August 25, 20011, Judas Priest and Sony will release their complete UK CBS / Columbia singles, for the first time ever. The “Single Cuts” box set holds 20 CDs in all and contains 52 tracks spanning their entire CBS/Columbia career, from “Diamonds and Rust” (1977) to “Night Crawler” (1992). “Presented in a deluxe, numbered box, Single Cuts boasts a massive 52 tracks across 20 CDs, featuring original singles artwork, vinyl replica discs plus booklet including sleeve notes and photos.” Continue Reading →
Being a frequent visitor of various music forums, especially those of the jazz kind, I know it’s best to keep one’s mouth shut when it comes to guilty pleasures. It won’t take long until people virtually leap at you once you have admitted to liking one or t’other band that does not fit the forum’s guidelines for good taste, human decency or simple emotive intelligence.
I have mouthed off, telling the people who did leap to take one themselves, at the moon, but after a while I learned to just keep my mouth shut and get on with it, not disturbing the atmosphere or the equilibrium that is jazz or music boards. Continue Reading →