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[10 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,981 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: JOHN PAUL JONES IN SPAIN/ ROBERT’S ANGEL DANCE VIDEO/ BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION ONE LAST SOUL DOWNLOAD/ JEZZ WOODROFFE ALBUM

 

With the Them Crooked Vultures members now returning back to their day jobs , John Paul Jones first post TCV appearance found him in Spain at the  African Express concert held in A Coruña, Galiza, NW Spain over the weekend. Reports are sparse but I can confirm that John appeared playing bass on Elíades Ochoa’s version of “Chan Chan.” Mariam improvised and everyone enhanced the haunting Cuban masterpiece. He also appeared alongside former Clash guitarist Mick Jones, Amadou and Mariam, Ochoa, Amparo Sánchez and others in a version of “Rock …

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[20 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 5,410 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: ROBERT PLANT BAND OF JOY EUROPEAN DATES, LAST DAYS OF THE VULTURES, JIMMY PAGE AT WILKO JOHNSON GIG, RIMOWA LOGO GUITAR CASE

AP Photo/Brian Chilson 
As Robert Plant and The Band Of Joy continue their tour of the US,  an additional six European dates  have been lined up for October. The dates are;
14th October, Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden, www.ticketmaster.nl
16th October, Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway, www.ticketmaster.nl
17th October, Falconer Salen, Frederiksberg, Denmark, www.livenation.fr
19th October, Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, www.livenation.de
21st October, Palais des Sports, Paris, France www.livenation.fr
24th October, Cirque Royal, Bruxelles, Belgium.  www.livenation.fr
If you are attending any of the shows in the US or Europe, TBL welcomes your input – reviews, set lists, photos  etc that we can …

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[9 Jul 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,926 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: GLENN HUGHES/TCV/ PLANT TICKETS/ HOLLAND/TBL 27/ COURT CASES

The TBL 2 GF and DL meet with another fully paid up member of the Black Country Communion – Marble Arch London July 5th 2010
Last Monday was a bit of a whirlwind day as aside from the evening’s Them Crooked Vultures gig, Gary and I had a lunchtime rendezvous with Glenn Hughes.
This was to conduct a follow up interview with Glenn regarding the Black Country Communion album. As he had been on the phone from LA back in February, Glenn was a fantastic interviewee.   Accommodating, friendly, lucid and incredibly positive, …

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[5 Jul 2010 | 9 Comments | 7,677 views]
Them Crooked Vultuures Brixton O2 Academy, London

Set List: Mind Eraser/Dead End Friends/Scumbag Blues/Elephants/Highway 1/Gunman/Nobody Loves Me/Bandoliers/Interlude With Ludes/Caliulove/You Can’t Possibly Begin To Imagine/Daffodils/Reptiles/Warsaw/Encore New Fang
Them Crooked Vultures took what may, or may not be their last UK  bow last night at a triumphant finale at London’s Brixton 02 Academy.  As Josh Homme noted, it brought the band full circle as it was here last August that the Vultures first announced themselves at a low key support slot to the Arctic Monkeys.
There was nothing low key about this Brixton return – a benefit show for TCV friend, …

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[2 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 5,338 views]
THEM CROOKED VULTURES BRIXTON O2 ACADEMY JULY 5TH  PRE GIG TBL MEET

Next Monday July 5th,Them Crooked Vultures play their final UK date of their tour – a benefit show which is in aid of TCV friend and Josh Homme  collaborator Brian O’Connor at the Brixton 02 Academy. The TBL pre gig meet will be at the The Bee Hive Pub in Brixton (see link). Just a 100 metres from the tube station, you can’t miss it.
We look forward to meeting up with all those that can make it (DL)

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[2 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | 3,484 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: WORLD CUP / TBL SCHEDULE/ JOE BONAMASSA/ TCV

DL with a fully paid up member of the Black Country Communion –  London June 29th 2010
Let’s get this one out of the way.  England’s exit from the World Cup was indeed a bitter pill to swallow. I know we were poor overall, but I can’t help thinking if the goal that never was had been rightly allowed it might have all been a different story. It’s all history now though and we are left with the aftermath, the recriminations and inquests.  Can’t get too excited about the rest of …

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[16 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,705 views]
THEM CROOKED VULTURES ANNOUNCE LONDON BENEFIT SHOW

Them Crooked Vultures have announced a one off benefit London date. They will play the Brixton 02 Academy on Monday July 5th. This show has been organized to provide aid for TCV friend and Homme collaborator Brian O’Connor. The bass player for the Eagles Of Death Metal  has been diagnosed with cancer and is without medical insurance. The net Proceeds from the Brixton O2 Academy show will be contributed to a fund which has been established to assist with Brian’s medical aid. Tickets for the July 5th gig are available …

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[11 Jun 2010 | One Comment | 5,853 views]
Them Crooked Vultures Download Festival, Donington Park

Set List
Elephants, Gunman, Scumbag Blues, Dead End Friends, No One Loves Me And Neither Do I, New Fang, Bandoliers, Spinning In Daffodils, Mind Eraser No Chaser, Warsaw Or The First Breath You Take After You Give Up
When Josh Homme dryly announces that he loves AC/DC to the 100,000 strong crowd on the opening night of this year’s Download festival, it’s hard to tell whether or not he’s being sarcastic. For in the process of making history by headlining the hallowed rock turf for a fourth time, the Aussie rockers have …

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[25 May 2010 | No Comment | 14,102 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND-UP : JOHN BONHAM STORY ON BBC 6 MAY 31/ JPJ NEWS/ HOUSE & CAR FOR SALE/ PLUS  PAP PIX

On May 31st BBC 6 Music will air an hour long special on John Bonham, which would have been his 62 birthday. The John Bonham Story will be presented by ‘Nirvana’, ‘Foo Fighters’ and ‘Them Crooked Vultures’ star Dave Grohl and will also feature exclusive new interview material from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and Carmine Appice, as well as the key industry figures and family and close friends.
The makers of the programme reveal the following :
The story begins with John Bonham’s boyhood obsession with rhythm, beating his mother’s pots and …

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[18 May 2010 | No Comment | 2,567 views]
Them Crooked Vultures – Aragon, Chicago, IL

Concert review: Them Crooked Vultures at Aragon
No One Loves Me & Neither Do I
Gunman
Scumbag Blues 
Dead End Friends 
Elephants 
Highway One
New Fang
Bandoliers 
Interlude with Ludes 
Mind Eraser, No Chaser
Caligulove
You Can’t Possibly Begin to Imagine
Spinning in Daffodils
Reptiles 
Warsaw or the First Breath You Take After You Give Up
 “We think you’re our hometown, Chicago,” said singer Josh Homme as Them Crooked Vultures wound down a two-hour show Tuesday at the sold-out Aragon.
Chicago has a special place in Vultures’ history. Last summer, the trio of Homme, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist John Paul Jones made its live debut …