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Gone In A Flash: 10 Brilliant One-Album Wonders

Russell Hall
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08.02.2016

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As anyone who has ever worked in a used CD store already knows, some albums are so worthless that their value is lower than that of the jewel case they came in. Now this doesn’t mean that the album is inherently bad or inferior, it generally just means that masses of people bought the disc for one single, got sick of it, and decided they’d rather trade it in for a Diet Coke than use it as a drink coaster. Here, we list 10 albums that you shouldn’t even think about trying to trade in, unless you enjoy dirty looks and condescending comments from your local record clerk.
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The Guitar That Launched The Beatles

Andrew Vaughan
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08.02.2016

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“Love Me Do,” The Beatles’ first-ever single, announced a revolution in rock and roll. The fresh-faced Liverpudlians — Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr — sounded like nothing else on British radio in October 1962. As Harrison remembered in The Beatles Anthology: “First hearing 'Love Me Do' on the radio sent me shivery all over. It was the best buzz of all time. We knew it was going to be on Radio Luxembourg at something like 7:30 on a Thursday night. I was in my house in Speke and we all listened in.”
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This Week in Rock History, August 1 – 7

Anne Erickson
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08.01.2016

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Check out some memorable music events this week in rock, including the birth of Jerry Garcia and Def Leppard's first U.S. show.
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Five Great Gibson Guitar Tones

Daniel Eriksson
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08.01.2016

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Playing super fast licks isn't everything, but great tone sure is! There are some truly great guitarists with a tone so unique music fans can easily identify their playing simply by sound. So let's take a look at five guitarists known to play Gibson guitars, each with their own distinctive tone, and how they go about getting their sound.
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Seven Ways to Get Your Cover Versions Noticed

Michael Leonard
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08.01.2016

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From Britney Spears to Metallica, others' songs can come to life in new inventive versions. Here's some tips and examples of how to win at cover songs
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Photo Feature: Rise Against's Zach Blair Calls the Les Paul 'the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Guitar'

Anne Erickson
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07.26.2016

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Check out live photos of Rise Against's Zach Blair and Tim McIlrath rocking their prized Gibson guitars.
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This Week in Rock History, July 25 - 31

Daniel Eriksson
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07.25.2016

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A pair of rock and blues legends were born, and AC/DC released two of their landmark albums. Let's see what else went down in the world of rock during the last week of July!
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Superstar Cast of Musicians Jams to 'Ace of Spades' on Gibson Bus

Anne Erickson
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07.21.2016

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Watch members of Shinedown, Halestorm, Megadeth and more jam to Motörhead's "Ace of Spades" on the Gibson bus.
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Landmark Rock and Roll Events, July 18 - 24

Russell Hall
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07.18.2016

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Historically speaking, the third week in July has yielded a trove of memorable rock and roll-related events. In 1953, Elvis Presley made his first-ever recordings. In 1976, classic rock icons Deep Purple split up. And in 1987, Guns N’ Roses released their landmark debut album.
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The Mystique of the 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard

Ted Drozdowski
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07.14.2016

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What's so special about a 1959 Les Paul Standard?
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