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The Darkness and their Gibson Gear
Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, and Frankie Poullain of the Darkness talk about their guitars and basses in this Gibson love-fest!
The Strokes Debut New Song ‘OBLIVIOUS’
The song premiered on Julian Casablancas’ new radio show.
Pink Floyd Honored with UK Stamp Set
Album covers and live images from over the years adorn landmark Pink Floyd postage stamps. The only UK band to be similarly honored is The Beatles, and that was for album cover images only
The Sex Pistols' Steve Jones to Publish Lonely Boy Memoir
Sex Pistols Steve Jones is finally telling his life story in a memoir due for late 2016. The publishers of Lonely Boy liken it to a “modern Dickensian tale”. As well as music, it will cover Jones' work as producer and actor
Rolling Stones Tease Totally Stripped Set
Deluxe Edition of revamped 1995 live release includes three DVDs of full European shows, a documentary DVD and live audio CD
Bon Jovi Wraps Work on New Studio Album
This House is Not for Sale
, the LP features (along with Jon Bon Jovi) David Bryan, Tico Torres, Hugh McDonald, and Phil X. Veteran soundman John Shanks produced the disc, which marks Bon Jovi’s return to the Universal Music Group label.
Guess Which Rock Guitar Duo is “Going Country” for New Album?
Guitar maestros Richie Sambora and Orianthi are going “country,” at least in part, for their forthcoming duet album. “The great thing about country songs is the storytelling,” says Orianthi. “They're really moving and well-crafted, and that's something Richie and I wanted to explore.”
Ozzy Osbourne on Modern Metal: “It’s punk meets metal meets some futuristic thing.”
“What’s interesting, some of this new metal, it’s very angry and aggressive,” observes the Black Sabbath frontman. “When Slipknot first came out I thought, ‘What … is this?’ But they had a lot of energy and a lot of attitude and that’s what kids like--the attitude of a lot of these bands.”
Joe Perry Requested Guitar Lessons from
Alice Cooper says Joe Perry felt he could learn some new guitar tricks from Johnny Depp. “He’s a killer player,” Cooper tells the U.K.’s Eonmusic. “There's a movie called ‘Chocolat,’ and he plays this gypsy guitar player, and he does all this Django Reinhardt stuff, and it’s really him--it's not somebody playing for him.”
Chris Cornell Always Wanted to Entertain with 'Just an Acoustic Guitar'
Chris Cornell has spent most of his career as the raspy-voiced frontman for Soundgarden, but that wasn't the plan.
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