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Watch Peter Frampton’s cover of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” at The Mann (Talk Box)

Peter Frampton | Photo by Megan Lynch for WXPN | meganlynchart.tumblr.com

Peter Frampton rocked Philly with his performance last week at the Mann Center. Along with his own tunes, Frampton treated the crowd to a cover of Soundgarden’s hit, “Black Hole Sun,” which he dedicated to the band’s late frontman, Chris Cornell.

Before the song, Frampton takes the time to formally tribute the cover to Cornell and the singer’s wife and children. He then dives into his unique, heartfelt take on the track. Beginning as purely instrumental, Frampton fuses his trademark guitar-driven, talkbox vocals about four minutes in before sending it off with an epic guitar solo. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hound at Everybody Hits, Steve Miller Band at The Mann Center, Megadeth at The Fillmore

HOUND | photo by Dawn Riddle | courtesy of the artist
HOUND | photo by Dawn Riddle | courtesy of the artist

Sometimes you need to headbang on a Tuesday. Philly’s own hard rockers HOUND will be raging at Everybody Hits tonight along with White Rope and local act Mint. HOUND is set to release their third LP in the fall, so the trio will be sure to include new tracks in the setlist that you will not want to miss. For more information on the show, click here. Check out the band’s performance at the dearly departed Golden Tea House, recorded in 2015 but only discovered this year. Continue reading →