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Jan. 06, 2011

www.antilabelblog.com announces audio problems with a select number of the red vinyl Tom Waits albums. (1)

Jan. 11, 2011 - Jan. 13, 2011

Official Tom Waits Flickr uploads a full copy of Seeds on Hard Ground for fans to read online. Click here to read. (2)

Feb. 08, 2011

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Neil Young will induct Tom into Hall of Fame (3)

Feb. 21, 2011

Released: Tom Waits: One Star Shining - The First Decade DvD, unauthorized documentary. Silver & Gold Studios. Identical to earlier released DVD Tom Waits - Under Review 1971-1982. (4)

Feb. 22, 2011

Released: Seeds on Hard Ground, limited edition chapbook. Limited to 1,000 copies in North America and 1000 copies in Europe. Handmade book measures 8.5"x5."The poem is printed with soy inks on french aged newsprint. The cover is Environment 80#c and saddle stitched. Proceeds went to Sonoma County's Homeless Referral Services, Redwood Food Bank. Chapbook design, Johnny Brewton. (5)
Tom Waits - Seeds On Hard Ground Brown.jpg
San Francisco: X-Ray Book Company, 2011.Chapbook.

Feb 24, 2011

Announcement on official site: “Good News! Tom is currently in the studio working on his next album. Stay tuned.”(6)

Feb. 28, 2011

Released: Second printing of the Second edition of the poem Seeds on Hard Ground 2nd Edition, limited edition chapbook. Limited to 1,000 copies in North America. Handmade book measures 8.5"x5. (7)
Waits, Tom. Seeds On Hard Ground. 2nd Edition.
San Francisco: X-Ray Book Co., 2011. Chapbook.Scan ©2011The Trustees of Princeton University

Mar. 01, 2011

Released: Book Hard Ground By Michael O'Brian And Tom Waits. University of Texas Press; 1St Edition. 184 pages. (8)

Mar. 04, 2011

Aired: Tom Waits: A Raspy Voice Heads To The Hall Of Fame on NPR, Fresh Air. Interview was originally broadcast on May 21, 2002.(9)

Tom Waits: A Raspy Voice Heads To The Hall Of Fame
Mar. 04, 2011
Fresh Air from WHYY.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.
View the article Here

Mar. 14, 2011

Tom Waits Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame By Neil Young. (10)

Tom Waits Inducted Into Hall of Fame.
The 26th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Fuse TV.
Waldorf Astoria.
New York City, New York. Mar. 14. 2011. Television.
Uploaded by elvisisking45.

Mar. 20, 2011

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame debuts on Fuse TV. (11)

Mar. 24, 2011

Tom donates a rare photograph and a signed chapbook of poems to a charity auction benefiting the tuition assistance program at the Summerfield School. (12)

May 09, 2011

Rain Dogs Revisited theatre dates announced. (13)

Rain Dogs Revisited.
Exclusive Trailer for Barbican Centre.Uploaded by BarbicanLondon

Jun. 09, 2011

Tom's official site releases a sneak peek at lyrics from upcoming album, Bad As Me (14)

Jun. 24, 2011 - Sep. 01, 2011

Anton Corbijn exhibit Inwards & Onwards displayed at The Foam Gallery in Amsterdam. (15)

Anton Corbijn Inwards & Onwards. Jun. 24, 2011 - Sep. 01, 2011 Uploaded by FoamFotografiemuseum

Aug. 01, 2011

Released: Book Tom Waits On Tom Waits. Paul Maher Jr. Editor. Publisher Chicago Review Press. (16)

Aug. 22, 2011

Bas As Me promotional video Tom Waits' Private Listening Party uploaded on youtube. (17)

Uploaded by antirecords

Aug. 30, 2011

Antirecords upload the song Bad As Me on SoundCloud. (18) (Removed)

Oct. 15, 2011

Interview by Iain Shedden, Tom Waits is on the road again, metaphorically speakingfor The Australian newspaper. (19)

Oct. 18, 2011

  • Interview by Mark Richardson, For Pitchfork.(20)
  • Radio Interview by Jian Ghomeshi for CBC's Q cultural affairs show. (21)

Oct. 19, 2011

Interview by Jim Fusilli The Storyteller's Secret for The Wall Street Journal. (22)

Oct. 20, 2011

Interview by John Pareles, A Grizzled Troubadour Dusts Off His Bowler for The New York Times.(23)

Oct. 22, 2011

Interview by Tim Adams 'I look like hell but I'm going to see where it gets me' for the Guardian. (24)

Oct. 24, 2011

Album review on Pitchfork media by Amanda Petrusich released. Album given an 8.1 rating. (25)

Oct. 25, 2011

Interview by Seth Colter Walls for Slate internet magazine (26)

Oct. 28, 2011

Radio interview for Triple J. (27)

Oct. 2011

Interview by Graham Reid Cutting through tough scrubfor Elsewhere Online Magazine.(28)

Oct. 31, 2011

Radio interview for Tom Waits: The Fresh Air Interview radio show. Interviewer Terry Gross. Fresh Air from WHYY. (29)

Tom Waits: The Fresh Air Interview
Oct. 31, 2011 Fresh Air from WHYYPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.View the article Here

Nov. 2011

Interview by Jason Schneider, Tom Waits The Bad And The Beautifulfor Exclaim! Magazine. (30)

Nov. 08, 2011

Released: Music Video "Satisfied" directed by Jesse Dylan Distributed by WMG. (31)

Music video for "Satisfied".Available on the album "Bad As Me"Directed by Jesse Dylan.Distributed by WMG.Uploaded by antirecords

Nov. 25, 2011

Interview with Pat Mcguire for Filter Magazine, Issue 46. (32)
Cover of Filter Magazine, Issue 46Photo by Danny Clinch.Read the interview Here.

Dec. 2011

Published: Interview by Andy Gill The Riddler for Uncut Magazine. (33)
Cover for Uncut Magazine.Dec. 2011Photo by Anton Corbijn, Orphans Promo Picture.Thanks to Jeremy for providing the scan.

Dec. 18, 2011

Interview by Eduardo Largo Something Has Atrophied In Us for El Pais, Spanish Magazine. Sonoma County, CA. USA. (34)


Jan. 2011

Village Voice Pazz + Jop Poll rank Bad as Me number 5 for album's of 2011. (35)

Mar. 14, 2012

Guest presenter on Australian radio show The Daily Planet. (36)

May 16, 2012

Released: A Brief History of John Baldessari Narrated By Tom Waits.Commissioned by LACMA (Las Angeles County Museum of Art) for their first annual "Art + Film Gala" honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood. (37)

"A Brief History of John Baldessari"Narrated by Tom Waits.Directed by Henry Joost & Ariel SchulmanEdited by Max JosephWritten by Gabriel NussbaumCinematography by Magdalena Gorka & Henry Joost.Produced by Mandy Yaeger & Erin Wright

Apr. 23, 2012

Released: Mercy & Grand - The Music of Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan by GB Records. (38)

Jul. 09, 2012

Live performance and interview on The Late Show With David Letterman. (39)

Tom Waits InterviewUploaded by Szymon Langowski

Tom Waits performing "Chicago" The Late Show With David LettermanJul. 09, 2012©CBS WeeknightsAll Rights Reserved.Uploaded by Chakhnashvili Paata

Jul. 10, 2012

Live performance and interview on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.(40)

Tom Waits Interview

Tom Waits Performing "Raised Right Men"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Jul. 10, 2012
All Rights Reserved

Jul. 31, 2012

Teaser photo appears on ANTI- site followed by the official Tom Waits website.
Tom Waits - Coming August 7th.jpg
Original article Here.Caption reads "Permission To Come Aboard?"

Aug. 02, 2012

Teaser photo appears on the official Tom Waits website.
Tom Waits - I Breathe Better Under Water.jpg
Origianal article Here.Caption Reads "I Breathe Better Under Water"

Aug. 06, 2011

Third teaser photo appears on the official Tom Waits website.
Tom Waits - Never Bring A Gun To A Spoonfight.jpg
Original Article Here.Caption Reads "Never Bring A Gun To A Spoonfight."

Aug. 07, 2012

Premiere of video for Hell Broke Luce.

Hell Broke LuceDirected By Matt Mahurin.
ANTI- Records, 2011
Original Article Here.

Aug. 24, 2012

Tom Waits announced to appear on animated television show The Simpsons. (41)

Aug. 27, 2012

Role in Martin McDonagh's film Seven Psychopaths announced on official site.

Trailer for Seven Psychopaths
Uploaded by machinima.


Apr. 13, 2015

Consequenceofsound.net reports Tom Waits to be among David Letterman's final musical guests. [Link]

gigwise.com report that Tom Waits and Elvis Costello are to serve as the show's final musical guests. [Link]


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