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This heartfelt documentary tells the story of metal-rock prodigy Jason Becker who was struck down with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis just before he was destined to achieve rock stardom with David Lee Roth in the late 80s
Paul Gilbert fans were treated to an amazing show last night by the virtuoso guitarist fresh off the back of his performance at Marshall’s 50 Years of Loud concert. Hosted by World Class Music at Plymouth’s Soundhouse, Paul performed an intimate guitar clinic with a live band made up of Emi Gilbert on keyboard and local session musicians Rory Pearse on bass and Sean May on drums.
Guitar royalty assembled to take part in this weekends Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. Guitar legends such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Paul Gilbert, Joe Satriani, Billy Duffy and more celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall with a stunning display of fretboard wizardry.
Driving Force is the first single from the new concept album Counterclockwise from Ivan Mihaljevic & Side Effects. After a great reception of their previous album Destination Unknown which got a lot of great reviews and made it into several top 10 albums of the year lists of 2011
Simon McBride has released a video and free download of an unplugged version ‘Rich Man Falling’ which is the title track of Simon’s 2008 debut album, Rich Man Falling.
Reb Beach has had two of his Suhr guitars stolen from his garage in Pittsburgh. One is his Suhr “modern” with the sunburst quilted top (Serial #8370), and the other is his Suhr strat with the green/purple color paint and mirror pick guard (Serial #2653).
For those of you that don’t know it’s Marshall Amplification’s 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate Marshall are taking over Wembley Arena with for night of full rock mayhem on Saturday 22 September.
UK Eric Johnson fans are in for a real treat this summer as the man himself will be coming to the United Kingdom in July for the first time! The 5-date mini tour will showcase material from his current album “Up Close”, as well as from his rich back catalogue.
Joe Satriani, one of the most respected and innovative guitarists in the world today, will release his live-concert film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on March 6th, for one night only. The film will also be shown in both 2D & 3D HD.
Critically acclaimed American blues rock guitarist, Walter Trout, today announced the release of his new studio album Blues For The Modern Daze. The album is released by Provogue Records in the UK on Monday 23rd April, followed by US release on 24th April.
Due to popular demand, Australian power rock trio “TRACER” kick off their first nationwide headline UK tour at London’s Islington O2 Academy on Tuesday 24th April. Planet Rock (www.planetrock.com) will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale for Planet Rock listeners from …
Richie Kotzen is coming back to Europe for a 4 week live tour with his band to support his new album, ’24 Hours’! The tour starts February 29th 2012 in Luxemburg and ends March 24th in Turkey including March 5th …
I’ve been looking forward to seeing Joanne Shaw Taylor since I interviewed her back in September . Both her records are full of classic soul drenched blues and her playing has a maturity rarely since of guitarists her age. However live Joanne is on a different level altogether and the quality of her guitar playing is at times breathtaking.
Check out this cracking “Fly on the wall” mini-documentary about the making of “Revival”, the new album from Ireland’s The Answer.
The official video for ‘Ghosts & Angels’, the first Everything Burns single from their second album.
I honestly thought that this would be one of the biggest heavyweight showdowns in rock n’ roll history however it now looks like the battle could be over before it has even started. Could Chickenfoot vs Van Halen be more like Tyson vs Spinks?
For one night only, on Tuesday November 1st at 7:30pm, participating Vue Cinemas will screen Black Country Communion’s debut concert film “Live Over Europe” in high definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound.
Marshall Amplification has shaped the sound of rock music for almost 50 years and left a lasting legacy in combination with guitar icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Ritchie Blackmore, Randy Rhoads and Slash. Thanks to the awesome people at Modern Music we had a taste of that legacy when the Marshall Roadshow rolled into town at the William IV, Truro.
THE UNION is for those of you that don’t know is the band fronted by ex THUNDER guitarist/songwriter Luke Morley and former Winterville vocalist/guitarist Peter Shoulder. However in a bold move, the band have made their new album ‘Siren’s Song available to stream free of charge
This is a great new video from Premier Guitar who caught up with Thin Lizzy during their North American tour. Chris Kies interview’s Thin Lizzy guitar tech Coty Allinson regarding Scott Gorham and Vivian Campbell’s guitar rigs.