Review: Hives Enlist Top-Tier Producers To Guide Comeback Disc
2007 / Music

Review: Hives Enlist Top-Tier Producers To Guide Comeback Disc

Once hailed as the Swedish saviors of rock ‘n’ roll, the Hives have hired rock and pop’s most lustrous names to propel their new disc, “The Black And White Album,” back to the top of the charts. If the new album isn’t quite a hail mary, it’s certainly a collection that underscores the group’s commitment to recapture their past glories. Continue reading

Review: Plant-Krauss Duet Helps Singer Escape Zeppelin’s Shadow
2007 / Music

Review: Plant-Krauss Duet Helps Singer Escape Zeppelin’s Shadow

When Robert Plant breaks out his tight bellbottoms to share the stage again with the reformed Led Zeppelin next month, it won’t just be 30 years of rock ‘n’ roll legends that he’ll be potentially trampling underfoot. He’s also risking the fortunes of his new album, a disc poised to finally fulfill his long-cherished dream of a creative life away from Zeppelin. Continue reading