"It is with much regret, that due to unfortunate personal
circumstances, Planet X are forced to postpone their upcoming European
Tour until the first half of 2010. Stay tuned for information on tickets and rescheduled dates."
Here is a list of upcoming tour dates for the Steve Morse Band (Dave LaRue - bass, Van Romaine - drums, some guy named Morse - guitar). The new SMB album Out Standing in Their Field will released this fall on EDEL records.
ARTISTdirect has a new interview up with drummer Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot) about his new band, the Bombastic Meatbats. The Meatsbats also features, Jeff Kollman on guitar, Ed Roth on keys, and Kevin Chown on bass. Their debut album Meet The Meatbats will be released September 15th.
To celebrate the release of his new album Big Neighborhood, Mike Stern's label Heads Up International is giving away a Stern signature model Yamaha guitar, and an Apple iTouch pre-loaded with 3 Stern albums. Check the link below for contest details.
Hittin' The Note has published some cool excerpts from a Jimmy Herring interview conducted by Rob Johnson. In these outtakes, Jimmy discusses Derek Trucks, Steve Morse, and his days with Colonel Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit.