Some bands build their early careers on a well-placed cover, like Van Halen blasting right out of the gate with a redefining take on The Kinks’ “You Really Got Me.” Some bands make a point of avoiding covers altogether. And some love their covers so much that at a certain point in their career they’ll release an entire album of covers. Buried somewhere in the middle of it all though is the covers EP. For many listeners a covers EP hits a certain sweet spot: enough tracks to feel like a little treat, not so many as to lose focus or have listeners impatiently drumming their fingers waiting for the next album of original material.
Okay, this is freaky because just the other day I sat down with my current
PRS Guitars has announced a few very cool new instruments recently: the S2 Vela and
Rush’s Vapor Trails is a great album …but it kinda sounds like crap. Harsh, abrasive,
It’s always fun seeing what the Fender Custom Shop comes out with throughout the year.
Okay, so the Marshall Silver Jubilee is one of the coolest amps ever, right? And
The release of a new Rush album is always cause for celebration among Our People.
Today Rush’s new album Clockwork Angels is released in Australia (most other countries have to