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This documentary about the classic guitar effects pedal and how it has shaped the sound of rock music looks fantastic. A 4 part YouTube series about the Cry Baby Documentary featuring interviews with famous guitarists such as Kirk Hammett, Zakk Wilde and Dweezil Zappa…
As part of the promotion of his new album Joe Bonamassa has recorded a great little interview for YouTube. Joe talks about recording Dust Bowl, touring and how he now feels more relaxed about his guitar playing and singing. Joe’s …
Everything Burns completed a storming finale to their recent UK tour with an amazing night at Three Mile Stone Community Centre near Truro. Once again it was a sold out event with Everything Burns and their support bands proving to be a big draw.
1987 is probably my favourite year for rock albums. It featured the two albums that got me into rock in a big way. Hysteria by Def Leppard and Whitesnake 87. It also features some great albums from some of the most prominent rock bands of the time. All of these albums feature incredible guitar playing and some of the best recorded rock guitar sounds and tones you’ll ever hear. Here is my list of the best rock albums from 1987 featuring some of the most iconic guitar riffs and solos of the eighties.
Planet Rock are reporting an interesting interview with current GNR Guitarist Ron Thal at the moment. Apparently he has said that continued rumours about a “classic line-up” Guns n Roses reunion do not bother him, and that he actually wants it to happen…
This is the official â€˜Everything Burnsâ€™ video for their second single â€˜Scarsâ€™. Video looks pretty polished certainly does the track justice. Check out the epic guitar solo from Chinn Lawlor at 3:15, I just can’t stop listening to this!
Hilarious video from Berklee School of Music wich features Nigel Tufnel introducing Steve Vai’s world’s largest guitar lesson on March 3rd.
One of the guitar worlds true legends, Gary Moore died in the early hours of yesterday morning. Gary Moore was found dead in his hotel on the Costa Del Sol and had been on holiday with his family.
Great news for Mr Big fans. They band, in their original line-up, will be playing Download Festival 2011. To wet your appetite check out this incredible performance of Addicted to That Rush featuring some great improvising from Billy Sheehan and Paul Gilbert.
Joe Bonamassa is set to release his 12th full-length solo album, DUST BOWL in the UK on March 21st and in the USA on March 22nd. The album will be promoted on Bonamassaâ€™s forthcoming 2011 Dust Bowl World Tour that will take in America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Black Country Communion, the critically acclaimed rock supergroup featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze, Black Sabbath), award-winning blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Billy Idol), have confirmed that they will perform two long-awaited UK concerts in December.
ESP Guitars have followed hot on the heels of Gibson and released a very nice iPhone app. The ‘ESP Experience’ app isn”t free like Gibson’s app ( it correctly costs Â£1.19 / $1.99 from the itunes app store) however is does feature some pretty cool stuff
Amazing news for UK shredders – “Mr Scary” himself, the incredible George Lynch, will be making an in-store appearance at Rattle And Drum Music in Derby, United Kingdom on Saturday 30 October!
The SpiderCapo is a unique guitar capo design from Creative Tunings that lets guitarists capo each string on their guitar individually. This basically opens up a world of creative and tonal possibilities and is probably one of the most innovative guitar accessories we have seen in recent years.
Richie Kotzen has just announced a new signature Telecaster that should be available through Fender Japan in 2011. The original signature model won many fans with great playability, versatility and tone so this announcement will be very popular indeed as the original signature model has been very hard to come by recently.
Everything Burns are an exciting new metal band from Cornwall in the United Kingdom that combine a progressive-edged twin guitar metal sound with melodic ‘emo’ tinged vocals. Check out the incredible debut album ‘Home’, available everywhere.
Although always innovative and keen to push sonic boundaries, Joe Satriani’s new album looks like quite a departure from his usual material. Fans can check out some exclusive video clips and tracks from the album from the official Joe Satriani website.
This years Download Festival was always going to be something special and with AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith headlining there was an air of excitement from the minute the festival started. With probably the biggest crowds the festival has ever, this years festival has probably been the most successful ever.