Robert Plant And Alison Krauss To Release New Album “Raise The Roof” In November

Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin) and Alison Krauss will be releasing a new album titled “Raise The Roof” on November 19. The effort will feature 12 tracks including covers of songs by Merle Haggard, Allen Toussaint, The Everly Brothers, Anne Briggs, Geeshie Wiley, Bert Jansch, and more. The first single, a cover of Lucinda Williams’ “Can’t Let Go,” can be found below:

“Raise The Roof” Track Listing:

01. “Quattro (World Drifts In)”
02. “The Price Of Love”
03. “Go Your Way”
04. “Trouble With My Lover”
05. “Searching For My Love”
06. “Can’t Let Go”
07. “It Don’t Bother Me”
08. “You Led Me To The Wrong”
09. “Last Kind Words Blues”
10. “High And Lonesome”
11. “Going Where The Lonely Go”
12. “Somebody Was Watching Over Me”

Krauss commented:

“We wanted it to move. We brought other people in, other personalities within the band, and coming back together again in the studio brought a new intimacy to the harmonies.”

Plant added:

“You hear something and you go ‘Man, listen to that song, we got to sing that song!’ It’s a vacation, really — the perfect place to go that you least expected to find.”

Chelsea Wolfe, Billy Gibbons, Etc. To Be Featured On Roky Erickson Tribute Album “May The Circle Remain Unbroken”

Light In The Attic Records will be releasing a new Rocky Erickson (The 13th Floor Elevators) tribute album, titled “May The Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute To Roky Erickson,” on July 17 as part of Record Store Day. The effort will feature Chelsea Wolfe, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Lucinda Williams, Gary Clark Jr., and more.

“May The Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute To Roky Erickson” Track Listing:

Side One:

01. Billy F Gibbons – “(I’ve Got) Levitation”
02. Mosshart Sexton – “Starry Eyes”
03. Jeff Tweedy – “For You (I’d Do Anything)”
04. Lynn Castle & Mark Lanegan – “Clear Night For Love”
05. The Black Angels – “Don’t Fall Down”
06. Neko Case – “Be And Bring Me Home”

Side Two:

01. Margo Price – “Red Temple Prayer (Two-Headed Dog)”
02. Gary Clark Jr. & Eve Monsees – “Roller Coaster”
03. Ty Segall – “Night of the Vampire”
04. Lucinda Williams – “You’re Gonna Miss Me”
05. Chelsea Wolfe – “If You Have Ghosts”
06. Brogan Bentley – “May the Circle Remain Unbroken”

Bonus RSD-only flexi disc:

01. Roky Erickson – “Love Hieroglyphics”

Metallica, Mastodon, GWAR, Etc. To Release Albums On Pink Vinyl For “Ten Band One Cause”

The 10 artists set to release limited edition pink vinyls as part of this year’s “Ten Bands One Cause” event have been revealed. Contributors that may be of interest to readers of this site include Metallica, Mastodon, and GWAR. Other artists taking part include: Portugal. The Man, Lord Huron, Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), Gary Clark Jr, Lucinda Williams, Four Year Strong and Blue October. Proceeds from these pink vinyls will go towards the cancer support organization Gilda’s Club NYC. More info can be found HERE.

Foo Fighters Added To 2017 MusiCares Person Of The Year Tom Petty Tribute

Foo Fighters have been added to the list of artists set to perform at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute show, which is being held to honor the legendary Tom Petty. That show will take place on February 10 in Los Angeles. Other artists tapped for the event include: Norah Jones, Gary Clark Jr., Don Henley, Kings Of Leon, Jeff Lynne, Randy Newman, Stevie Nicks, George Strait, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne, Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, Elle King, Regina Spektor and the Bangles. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers will appropriately serve as the headliners.