Posts in tag

Tom Petty


Classic Compilation: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Anthology: Through the Years

Read More

Not Forgotten: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

Read More

Not Forgotten: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes

Read More

Western Australian band, Verge Collection‘s new single, ‘Feelin’ Old’ has an instantly engaging indie rock jangle that takes residence in your head like a virus. A very enjoyable one. There is a quintessentially Australian larrikinism about the laconic vocals which provides the song with its unique sound, but the delivery mechanism is from the stable …

Tom Petty – a Dylan disciple, a Byrds with harder-wearing tunes, a Bruce Springsteen for the rest of us. Few artists have defined approachable Middle-American rock and roll radio quite like Petty and his loyal band, and no one has made such a consistently good job of it for as long as he did. Anthology: …

The first thing that strikes you about Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers ’ debut album is how rough it sounds compared to the slick and streamlined made-for American roadtrips that their reputation has hung upon. With this in mind it’s perhaps not surprising that they were initially mistakenly considered to be part of the punk …

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are one of the great rock and roll bands of the American Heartland. Every bit as accessible as Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, they’re huge in the USA, yet they have always had oddly inconsistent commercial success in the UK. This is really rather odd, as Tom Petty …

For his second ‘solo’ album Tom Petty did the smart thing and recruited Rick Rubin as the producer. Rubin’s organic and raw production methods were in sharp contrast to the synthetic and processed sounds that Petty’s albums (both solo, and with his celebrated backing band, The Heartbreakers) had suffered from since the lack-luster Southern Accents. …