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 Heart's Live Attack

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Heart releases the live album 'Live In Atlantic City' on Jan. 25 on earMUSIC.

By Miles High Productions

'Live In Atlantic City' - Heartock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band, Heart, stormed the charts in the '70's with hits like "Crazy On You," "Magic Man," "Barracuda," "Straight On," and so many more.

A night no one would ever forget was the night Heart performed on VH1's Decades Rock Live back in 2006. It was an evening that brought together various stars around the two brightest shining stars of Heart. This show has been living on in the memory of music fans ever since and will now finally see its release on LP/CD/DVD/Blu-ray. Live In Atlantic City pays tribute to and celebrates the band's legacy with the help of an incredible range of artists and friends, to keep this magical night of celebrating music and friendship alive for all eternity.

Heart in concertAnd what a night it was! The guest list of performers formed a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for itself, including country music star Carrie Underwood, Jane's Addiction founding member and former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro, country singer-songwriter Gretchen Wilson and Canadian-American singer-songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright. An exceptional highlight of the show furthermore entails the return of renowned grunge rockers Alice In Chains with Duff McKagan joining his friends on stage!

Each guest artist had the chance to perform up to three songs together with the band. The track list includes gems like Heart's "Crazy On You," performed together with Dave Navarro and Alice In Chain's "Rooster." A joined performance featuring all of the guest artists of "Barracuda" rounded up this monumental show, which will now finally be released on audio as well as visual formats for the world to enjoy.

Live In Atlantic City was released as CD+Blu-ray Digipak, 2LP Gatefold+download, DVD, Blu-ray and Digital on January 25, on earMUSIC. The DVD and Blu-ray also include the bonus, "Heart Confidential."  

Watch the video for "Lost Angel" on earMUSIC's official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoOmhuR6T74

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 Cool Hand Luke

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Toto musician and legendary session guitarist Steve Lukather, who just released his
new eBook 'The Gospel According to Luke', shares tales from his storied career.

By Sarah Rodman in Entertainment Weekly

Steve LukatherEddie Van Halen famously played solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It," but that's Lukather you hear on the signature guitar riff (and the bass), as well as many of the other parts of Thriller

"That's the kind of stuff we did. They call it 'arranging.' Nowadays, you get songwriting credits if you're rolling a joint in the room for somebody. We came up with a lot of the parts in everything we ever played. That s--- wasn't all written out. I kept trying things in the studio [on 'Human Nature'] and Quincy [Jones] let me f---ing go with it."

'The Gospel According to Luke' - Steve LukatherHe once asked for, and received, a private concert from Elton John while recording in France

"When I asked, we had been recording for a week and there was a few cocktails involved and I had some liquid courage. We were stuck in a house together, so we became friendly. He was really, really nice to me, man. Imagine sitting next to Elton John, saying 'Play 'Levon' for me.' He would f---ing go for it. He'd play the whole song, and really bring it! I'm pinching myself, going 'If my high school friends could see me right now..."

On being overwhelmed by the power of Aretha Franklin in the studio

"We get there and she's sitting in the middle of the room playing piano -- which she played more on all of her records than you know. She was so good that she'd go for a lick and you'd just go, 'Whoa!' and then look down and go, 'Where the f--- am I in this chart?' You could see the chicken skin on the arms going. Just being in the room with greatness -- I've had those moments many times."

He didn't think "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John was going to be a hit

"I got there and it was an overdub, so there was nobody else there but [producer] John [Farrar]. He played me the song. I was always the guy making fun of lyrics -- 'Beat It', 'Let's Get Physical' -- and I'd turn it into a sex joke, right? I go, 'Come on, man, really?' He goes 'That's going to be the big one.' I did a few takes, and they picked the best bits and that's the record. It's a multi-platinum single."

But what does he know? He didn't think "Africa" would be a hit

"White boys from North Hollywood singing about Africa, are you f---ing kidding me, babe? It's been the golden carrot. I'm just telling you: If I say it's not going to happen, clear the walls out for the gold records. Ironically, this Weezer 'Africa' [cover] that blew up has brought us 15- to 20-year-old boys and girls... to our shows that normally wouldn't have been there. We're the tortoise and the hare, and we're the tortoise.  

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