New Allman Brothers Band Studio Album Due March 18; Beacon Shows to be Filmed for DVD Release
The Allman Brothers Band will release its first studio album in nine years, Hittin the Note, due out March 18 on Sanctuary Records. The disc was co-produced by guitarist Warren Haynes and Michael Barbiero, who has worked regularly with Govt Mule as well as Blues Traveler and Ziggy Marley. Among the 11 songs is Instrumental Illness, a 12-minute jam that until recently was untitled, and a cover of the Rolling Stones Heart of Stone. The track list also includes Firing Line, High Cost of Low Living, Desdemona, Woman Across the River, Old Before My Time, Who to Believe, Maydell, Rockin Horse and Old Friend.
In other ABB news, portions of the upcoming run at the Beacon Theater will be filmed for a future DVD release. The group will appear at the New York venue March 13-18, 20-22, 25, 26, 28 and 29. Details on the DVD are forthcoming, although filming is tentatively scheduled for the final four shows.