Good to Have the Headstones Back, Innit?

I’ve been listening to Love + Fury at my desk today.  It really is good to have the band back.  If you haven’t heard the first single, this is what you’re missing.

Get caught up on the band with this article in the Huffington Post:

In the 20 years since the release of their platinum-selling debut album “Picture Of Health,” Canadian rock band the Headstones have seen the highs and lows of the music business, literally and figuratively.

Just last week, the Headstones took one giant step towards reclaiming their rightful Canadian rock crown with the release of their first studio album in more than a decade, “Love + Fury.” “Love + Fury” embraces the group’s long-standing ethos of no-holds-barred rock ‘n’ roll. In an age of pre-manufactured pop idols, one-hit wonders and monkey-toting superstars, the world needs them more than ever.

Rejuvenated by the band’s return to the concert stage in February 2011, Headstones lead singer (and “Flashpoint” actor) Hugh Dillon suddenly wondered why it had taken them so long to get back together.

“I had forgotten all about the stuff that I despised about the music business,” Dillon tells HuffPost. “It wasn’t about putting the band back together for money or anything like that. The fans never forgot about us. We suddenly had people from all over telling us how much the band meant to them. It was exactly what making music was supposed to be about.”

Read on.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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