Tom Waits

  • Sydney Festival Unveils Packed 2016 Music Lineup
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    Sydney Festival Unveils Packed 2016 Music Lineup

    The 2016 Sydney Festival program has been released into the wild, boasting a healthy serving of music from acts like The Flaming Lips, Dirty Three and Joanna Newsom. Psych-rock icons The Flaming Lips are headlining Sydney Festival’s free and all-ages 2016 launch party as part of Summer Sounds in The Domain, in a show which

  • Axl Rose Is Actually The Greatest Singer Of All Time, Says Chart
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    Axl Rose Is Actually The Greatest Singer Of All Time, Says Chart

    The “greatest” singer in popular music is one of those pub debates that starts off as a friendly disagreement and soon metastasises into people being written out of wills, fisticuffs, and divorce, but the folks at Concert Hotels have decided to do something to ease all the needless familial strife. While their new interactive chart

  • Dave Grohl Performs On Stage With The Rolling Stones During World Tour
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    Dave Grohl Performs On Stage With The Rolling Stones During World Tour

    Dave Grohl just turns up everywhere, doesn’t he? Yep, D. Grizzle was the latest in a long line of guests to join Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the rest of The Rolling Stones on stage for their 50 And Counting tour, taking to the stage to sing and play guitar in California last Saturday night.

  • Listen: Tom Waits And Keith Richards Collaboration ‘Shenandoah’
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    Listen: Tom Waits And Keith Richards Collaboration ‘Shenandoah’

    Tom Waits and Keith Richards have combined their mighty forces on a track by the name of Shenandoah. The song is the first single taken from actor Johnny Depp’s pirate compilation Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys An American folk song, Shenandoah is delivered in gut-wrenching fashion from Waits and Richards.

  • Johnny Depp Recuits All-Star Lineup For Pirate-Themed Album
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    Johnny Depp Recuits All-Star Lineup For Pirate-Themed Album

    It’s getting pretty hard to spot the differences between Capt. Jack Sparrow and Johnny Depp these days. First he buys an island to live on, now the iconic film star and absolute dreamy dude has hit the rolodex, pulling some massive names to join him on his new project, Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads,

  • The Decemberists To Appear On The Simpsons
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    The Decemberists To Appear On The Simpsons

    The Simpsons have never been shy on attracting big names to guest on the longest-running animated TV program in history. Celebrities and musical acts that have recently appeared or are set to appear on upcoming episodes include Julian Assange, Lady Gaga, Tom Waits, and now most recently announced, American indie folk rock band The Decemberists.

  • Watch: Tom Waits New Video ‘Hell Broke Luce’
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    Watch: Tom Waits New Video ‘Hell Broke Luce’

    Tom Waits has released a new video for his song Hell Broke Luce, which is lifted from the prolific songwriter’s 16th studio record, 2011’s Bad As Me. The video comes after Waits released a series of images that simply read ‘Coming August 7’. Many thought Waits was hinting at what would be a rare tour

  • Tom Waits Teases Fans With Announcement, Impending Tour Dates?
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    Tom Waits Teases Fans With Announcement, Impending Tour Dates?

    Though it’s been a year since his latest release, Tom Waits is clearly up to something. The legendary musician has been doing the Late Show rounds, performing on the shows as well as chatting, but a cryptic update from the man has fans scratching their heads as to what it is he’s scheming.

  • Watch: The Similarities Between Tom Waits & Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’
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    Watch: The Similarities Between Tom Waits & Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’

    Here’s something to brighten up your Tuesday. There are some video clips making the rounds that are drawing comparisons between the characteristics of Heath Ledger’s epic portrayal of DC Comics‘ character The Joker and revered American singer/songwriter Tom Waits. The footage of Waits is taken from two separate interviews that took place on the Don

  • Watch: Tom Waits On Letterman
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    Watch: Tom Waits On Letterman

    Tom Waits has one of the most distinguishable voices around, oozing whisky and cigarettes in one of the most bassy tones that a human can make.

  • Tom Waits announces new album, releases viral video
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    Tom Waits announces new album, releases viral video

    Everyone’s favourite swamp blues troubadour Tom Waits has just announced that he will be releasing his new album, Bad As Me, on October 25th on ANTI Records. The album is Waits’ first album of completely original work in seven years and sees him once again working with longtime co-writer/producer Kathleen Brennan. Showcasing the full spectrum

  • Tom Waits + 16 Other Artists Team Up with David Lynch Foundation
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    Tom Waits + 16 Other Artists Team Up with David Lynch Foundation

    Tom Waits’ website has released information on Tom Waits and The David Lynch Foundation teaming up to launch DLF Music and the ‘Download for good’ campaign on PledgeMusic. Its stated that DLF Music will releasing exclusive tracks alongside Waits and 16 other artists including Ben Folds, Peter Gabriel, Moby, Iggy Pop and Neon Trees. All

  • Tom Waits to release book of poetry
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    Tom Waits to release book of poetry

    Combining his own poetry with Michael O’Brien‘s photography of the homeless Tom Waits will be releasing his first book Hard Ground in March next year. Inspired by Let Us Now Praise Famous Men a collaboration between the poet James Agee and photographer Walker Evans depicting the lives of depression era share croppers, Hard Ground will

  • Profiles In Glory: Tom Waits
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    Profiles In Glory: Tom Waits

    If you have ever been a fan of Jim Jarmusch, you will more than likely have an idea who Tom Waits is. Remember the scene in Coffee & Cigarettes where Iggy Pop sits down with that tired and worm looking guy with the steel-wool voice. That’s Tom Waits.

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