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Steve Jones Pens “Lonely Boy” Memoir
Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones has his memoir ready for publication in January 2017. He promises to not only revisit the punk legends’ glory days but his own personal demons and problems and unveil “a Steve Jones neither seen on stage nor heard over the airwaves”.
KRK ROKIT Monitors “Raise the Bar” for Recording Magazine
KRK’s ROKIT 10-3 studio monitors earn high praise from
magazine. There’s a reason that the KRK ROKIT series features some of the most-used budget monitors on the market!” says the respected publication
Prince’s 1959 Gibson L48 Archtop Heads for Auction
This guitar was Prince’s main instrument to write and demo songs at the very beginning of his career. When it goes to auction, it’s predicted to sell for as much as $60,000. It’s also accompanied, in a separate sale at Julien’s Auctions, by early publicity photos of Prince with the Gibson.
Here Are the 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Check out the full list of bands and musicians nominated for the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.
Which Band is Getting their Own Ice Cream Flavor?
We'll give you a hint - the new flavor is called Black Hole Rum!
Download the Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amp for Free!
Cakewalk’s new CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amp software will add a professional-sounding smoothness to all your recordings. Better still, it’s free to download for a limited time from the Cakewalk website.
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize
REO Speedwagon guitarist Dave Amato chats with Gibson.com about his new Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess from Gibson Custom.
“Classic Rock” Magazine’s Greatest Guitar Solo Ever is...?
… on a track by Led Zeppelin and we bet you’ve already guessed what it is. Pink Floyd, Eagles, Van Halen and Guns N’ Roses tracks also feature in a new poll voted by Classic Rock writers, readers and artists
Johnny Winter’s Unique Gibsons Sell for $400,000 Plus
The late Texan bluesman’s guitars and memorabilia have been sold at auction. Included were his most famous Gibson Firebirds and other Gibson electrics and acoustics. Read about his fabled white and inverness green Gibson Firebirds here, plus the prices paid.
AC/DC Singer Brian Johnson to Test New Hearing Device
Hearing tech company Asius Technologies first met with AC/DC’s Brian Johnson shortly after the singer was ordered by doctors to stop touring, or else risk permanent hearing loss. Now, the company is set to have Johnson test a new prototype device that could soon have him back on-stage.
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