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On March 6, 2012.

On March 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Wrecking Ball”, the seventeenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at Stone Hill at Bruce’s House, New Jersey, and was produced by Ron Aniello and Bruce Springsteen. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Wrecking Ball” at number-one on its “Top 50 albums of 2012” list.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– vocals,  guitars,  banjo,  piano,  organ,  drums,  percussion, loops
  • Ron Aniello– guitar, bass, keyboards, piano, drums, loops
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Charlie Giordano– accordion, piano, organ, synth, celeste
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Tom Morello– electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz– banjo, mandocello, lap steel guitar
  • Marc Muller – pedal steel
  • Steve Van Zandt– mandolin
  • Curt Ramm, Clark Gayton, Stan Harrison, Ed Manion, Dan Levine, Art Baron – horns
  • Curt Ramm, Darrel Leonard – trumpet solo
  • Kevin Buell – marching drum
  • Rob Lebret – electric guitar
  • Clif Norrell– tuba
  • Steve Jordan – tambourine
  • Patti Scialfa– vocal arrangements
  • Lisa Lowell
  • Soozie Tyrell
  • Michelle Moore
  • Cindy Mizelle – outro vocal
  • Steve Van Zandt
  • Ron Aniello
  • Kevin Buell
  • Ross Petersen, Ron Aniello, Clif Norrell, Rob Lebret – group vocals
  • Victorious Gospel Choir
  • Lilly “Crawford” Brown – founder, director
  • New York Chamber Consort
  • Strings arranged and conducted by Rob Mathes
  • Mark “Spike” Stent, Rich Costey, Bob Clearmountain, Chris Lord-Alge, Ron Aniello, Ross Petersen – mixing engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. We Take Care of Our Own
  2. Easy Money
  3. Shackled and Drawn
  4. Jack of All Trades
  5. Death to My Hometown
  6. This Depression
  7. Wrecking Ball
  8. You’ve Got It
  9. Rocky Ground
  10. Land of Hope and Dreams
  11. We Are Alive

 

On November 19, 2002.

On November 19, 2002, “Epic” and “Interscope” labels released the debut, self-titled Audioslave album. It was recorded May 2001 – June 2002, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, “Royaltone Studios” in Burbank, California, “Studio Litho” and “Studio X” in Seattle, Washington, “Akadamie Mathematique of Philosophical Sound Research” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.

Personnel:

  • Chris Cornell– vocals
  • Tim Commerford– bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • David Schiffman, Andrew Scheps – recording engineer
  • John Burton, Floyd Reitsma, Thom Russo, and Andrew Scheps, assisted by Chris Holmes, Darron Mora – additional engineering
  • Greg Fidelman, Thom Russo, Andrew Scheps – digital editing
  • Lindsay Chase – production coordinator
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistant
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon – album cover
  • Storm Thorgerson – art direction
  • Dan Abbott, Finlay Cowan – art direction assistant
  • Peter Curzon – “Flame” logo design
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Danny Clinch – band photographs
  • Sculpture made by Hothouse

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chris Cornell; all music by Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.

  1. Cochise
  2. Show Me How to Live
  3. Gasoline
  4. What You Are
  5. Like a Stone
  6. Set it Off
  7. Shadow on the Sun
  8. I Am the Highway
  9. Exploder
  10. Hypnotize
  11. Bring Em Back Alive
  12. Light My Way
  13. Getaway Car
  14. The Last Remaining Light

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Dualtone” label released “Chuck”, the twentieth and final Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1991 – 2014, and was produced by Chuck Berry.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– lead vocals, electric guitar

The Blueberry Hill Band

  • Robert Lohr – piano
  • Jimmy Marsala – bass guitar
  • Keith Robinson – drums
  • Charles Berry Jr. – guitar
  • Ingrid Berry – vocals, harmonica

Additional musicians

  • Charles Berry III, Tom Morello, Gary Clark Jr.– guitar
  • Nathaniel Rateliff, The New Respects – background vocals
  • Debra Dobkin– drums, percussion
  • Jeremy Lulito – additional drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry, except where noted..

  1. Wonderful Woman
  2. Big Boys
  3. You Go to My Head – Haven Gillespie,  Fred Coots
  4. 3/4 Time (Enchiladas) – Tony Joe White
  5. Darlin
  6. Lady B. Goode
  7. She Still Loves You
  8. Jamaica Moon
  9. Dutchman
  10. Eyes of Man

On April 24, 2007.

On April 24, 2007, “Epic” label released “One Man Revolution”, the debut  Nightwatchman (Tom Morello) album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “Buds Garage” and “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Tom Morello – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Brendan O’Brien – instrumentation
  • Nick Didia – engineer
  • Tom Tapley,Tom Syrowski – assistant engineer
  • Sean Ricigliano, Joe Uehlein, Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Morello.

  1. California’s Dark
  2. One Man Revolution
  3. Let Freedom Ring
  4. The Road I Must Travel
  5. The Garden of Gethsemane
  6. House Gone Up in Flames
  7. Flesh Shapes the Day
  8. Battle Hymns
  9. Maximum Firepower
  10. Union Song
  11. No One Left
  12. The Dark Clouds Above
  13. Until the End

 

On January 14, 2014.

On January 14, 2014, “Columbia” label released “High Hopes” the eighteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded December 2012 – 2013, at “Thrill Hill” in Thrill Hill West; “Stone Hill Studi”; “Southern Tracks Recording Studio”, “Studios 301”, and was produced by Ron Aniello, Brendan O’Brien and Bruce Springsteen. The album was certified Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, percussion, bass, percussion loop, organ, synthesizers, piano, banjo, mandolin, vibraphone, drums, harmonium
  • Roy Bittan– piano, organ
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Danny Federici– organ
  • Nils Lofgren– guitar, background vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– background vocals
  • Garry Tallent– bass
  • Steven Van Zandt– guitar, background vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Ron Aniello – drum loops, percussion loops, bass, synthesizers, guitar, 12–string guitar, farfisa organ, accordion, vibraphone
  • Tom Morello– guitar, lead vocals
  • Jake Clemons– saxophone
  • Charles Giordano– organ, accordion
  • Ed Manion– saxophone
  • Soozie Tyrell– violin, background vocals
  • Sam Bardfeld – violin
  • Everett Bradley – background vocals, percussion
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Clark Gayton– trombone, tuba
  • Stan Harrison– saxophone
  • Curtis King, Cindy Mizelle, Michelle Moore, Evan Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen, Samuel Springsteen – background vocals
  • Curt Ramm – trumpet, cornet
  • Cillian Vallely- uilleann pipes, low whistle, tin whistle

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. High Hopes – Tim Scott McConnell
  2. Harry’s Place
  3. American Skin (41 Shots)
  4. Just Like Fire Would – Chris Bailey
  5. Down in the Hole
  6. Heaven’s Wall
  7. Frankie Fell in Love
  8. This Is Your Sword
  9. Hunter of Invisible Game
  10. The Ghost of Tom Joad
  11. The Wall
  12. Dream Baby Dream – Martin Rev, Alan Vega

 

On April 16, 2017.

On April 16, 2017, Allan Holdsworth died aged 70. He was guitarist and composer, known as big innovator in development of the guitar playing. He was one of the most influential guitarists of the 20th Century, cited as influence by many famous guitarists such as  Tom Morello, Yngwie Malmsteen, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, Greg Howe, Shawn Lane, Richie Kotzen, John Petrucci, Alex Lifeson and Kurt Rosenwinkel. In his four decades long career he released twelve albums as solo artists, and has recorded and performed with many famous musicians and bands including Igginbottom, Nucleus, Tempest, Soft Machine, The New Tony Williams Lifetime,  Pierre Moerlen’s Gong,  Jean-Luc Ponty, Bruford, U.K., Stanley Clarke, Chad Wackerman, Level 42 and K². According to “Guitar World” magazine he is “as influential as Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen”.

 

On November 2, 1999.

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On November 2, 1999, “Epic” label released “The Battle of Los Angeles”, the third Rage Against the Machine studio album. It was recorded September – October 1998, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album cover art was artwork by the LA Street Phantom aka Joey Krebs aka Joel Jaramillo.Both “Time” and “Rolling Stone” magazines named it the Best Album of 1999.

Personnel:

  • Zack de la Rocha– vocals
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Tim Commerford (credited as “YTimK”) – bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • Rage Against the Machine – co-production
  • Nick DiDia – engineering, recording
  • Russ Fowler – additional engineering
  • Sugar D – additional engineering
  • German Villacorta – assistant engineering
  • Roger Sommers – assistant engineering
  • Kevin Lively – assistant engineering
  • Ryan Williams – engineering
  • Karl Egsieker – assistant engineering
  • Monique Mitzrahl – assistant engineering
  • Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Michael Parnin – assistant engineering
  • “Atom” – assistant engineering
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Andrew Garver – digital editing
  • Cheryl Mondello – production coordination
  • Erin Haley – production coordination
  • Rage Against the Machine – art direction
  • Aimee Macauley – art direction
  • Joey Krebs – artwork
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Matt DeMello (eye cue); photography
  • Steven Tirona – additional photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Zack de la Rocha; all music by Rage Against the Machine.

  1. Testify
  2. Guerilla Radio
  3. Calm Like a Bomb
  4. Mic Check
  5. Sleep Now in the Fire
  6. Born of a Broken Man
  7. Born as Ghosts
  8. Maria
  9. Voice of the Voiceless
  10. New Millennium Homes
  11. Ashes in the Fall
  12. War Within a Breath

 

On April 16, 1996.

Evil Empire

On April 16, 1996, “Epic” label released “Evil Empire”, the second Rage Against the Machine album. It was recorded March 1995 – February 1996, at “Cole Rehearsal Studios” in Los Angeles, “CAKiss Music Recording Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Zack de la Rocha– vocals
  • Tim Commerford (credited as “Tim Bob”) – bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Rage Against the Machine – co-production, art disrection
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • Nick DiDia –engineering, recording
  • Caram Costanzo – engineering
  • Clay Harper – assistant engineering
  • Dave Rat– recording
  • Paul Kosky – recordingBob Ludwig – mastering
  • Aimée Macauley – art direction
  • Lisa Johnson– photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Zack de la Rocha, all music by Rage Against the Machine.

  1. People of the Sun
  2. Bulls on Parade
  3. Vietnow
  4. Revolver
  5. Snakecharmer
  6. Tire Me
  7. Down Rodeo
  8. Without a Face
  9. Wind Below
  10. Roll Right
  11. Year on the Boomerand

 

A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

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“A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen” is a concert video filmed in 2013 at the “MusiCares Person of the Year” ceremony to honor and pay tribute to musician Bruce Springsteen for his artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. The ceremony was hosted by Jon Stewart and features performances by musicians who have long been fans and admirers of Springsteen’s body of work. Springsteen and the E Street Band concluded the ceremony with their own performance. The video is directed by Leon Knoles.

Track listing:

  1. Adam Raised a Cain – performed by Alabama Shakes
  2. Because the Night – performed by Patti Smith
  3. Atlantic City – performed by Natalie Maines, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
  4. American Land – performed by Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys
  5. My City of Ruins – performed by Mavis Staples and Zac Brown
  6. I’m on Fire – performed by Mumford and Sons
  7. American Skin (41 Shots) -performed by Jackson Browne and Tom Morello
  8. My Hometown – performed by Emmylou Harris
  9. One Step Up – performed by Kenny Chesney
  10. Streets of Philadelphia – performed by Elton John
  11. Hungry Heart – performed by Juanes
  12. Tougher Than the Rest – performed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  13. The Ghost of Tom Joad – performed by Jim James and Tom Morello
  14. Dancing in the Dark – performed by John Legend
  15. Lonesome Day – performed by Sting
  16. Born in the U.S.A. – performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  17. We Take Care of Our Own – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  18. Death to My Hometown – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  19. Thunder Road – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  20. Born to Run – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  21. Glory Days – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

The set is released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital download through “Columbia” label.