Watch: Tom Waits – Hell Broke Luce

Tom Waits Hell Broke Luce

Last week TST contributor James Brightman ignited our imaginations by showing a pirate-themed teaser photo from the gravelly Tom Waits. While our speculations pointed towards a potential tour, the truth has been unveiled and, unfortunately, is not a pirate ship full of Tom Waits fans. Tom Waits has released an official video for “Hell Broke [...]

Tom Waits Pirate Teaser: Tour Imminent?

Tom Waits Aboard

Tom Waits fans will have received a rather cryptic picture of the singer striking a menacing pose – wielding a cutlass, sporting an eye patch and chomping on a cigar. Add to that the question “permission to come aboard?” and “coming August 7″, a myriad of ideas pop up: Is it a tour? Is it [...]

Tom Waits Perfoms “Chicago” on Letterman

Tom Waits Bad As Me

Iconoclast Tom Waits bring Bad As Me songs to late night TV Last night, legendary and iconic maverick Tom Waits appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman for an interview and the official network television debut of material from his 2011 critically acclaimed album, Bad As Me. Waits performed the brilliantly locomotive album opener, [...]

Tom Waits to Perform on Fallon and Letterman

tom waits for jim farber

For the first time, Tom Waits is set to play tracks from his most recent effort, Bad As Me, on both Late Show with David Letterman on April 24th and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon April 25th. Swing by the site after said dates to check out videos of both performances! In the meantime, check [...]

Listen to Tom Waits’ New Album


Tom Waits latest studio album, Bad As Me,  will be released on October 25th via ANTI- Records, but you can listen to the entire album in it’s entirety right now at NPR.org. Bad As Me  is Waits 17th studio album and his first release since 2004’s Real Gone. Click here to purchase the album. Tracklist: [...]

Tom Waits joins forces with New Orleans jazz greats for new record

Preservation Hall Record Player

Get excited, everybody. Tom Waits is set to guest star on a limited edition 78 rpm vinyl with the great Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Tom Waits previously recorded songs to benefit the music landmark that is the Preservation Hall in 2009 on ‘Preservation: An Album to benefit Preservation Hall and the PreservationHall music outreach program’. [...]

Tom Waits to Release New Single August 23rd

This is news that should brighten anyone and everyone’s day.  Seven years have passed since the release of this raspy California native’s last studio album, Real Gone.  Hopefully the new track is a hint towards a new release in the near future.  Tom Waits has said through Twitter that he will explain everything in regards [...]