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Archer Play Gibson Showroom
Californian heavy metal trio Archer stopped by the Gibson Showroom in Las Vegas to perform their new song, “Belief."
Aerosmith May Record Again
Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford think that Steven Tyler’s current creative process working on his solo album might spill over to new Aerosmith music somewhere down the line.
Faith No More Guitarist Uses Gibsons on New Album
Faith No More guitarist Jon Hudson used a variety of Gibson guitars on the band’s forthcoming new album Sol Invictus, including his Les Pauls and an ES-335. In a new interview with Gearphoria, Hudson revealed that his touring guitars are all Gibsons, with a few Les Paul Standards from around 2004-05 as well as a 1981 Custom and an early 90s Standard.
Paul Kossoff: The Best Guitar Store Advertising Gimmick Ever
Can you imagine wandering past your local guitar store and hearing the inimitable blues wail of a guitar legend screaming through the door? That’s what happened in London’s Denmark Street when Free legend Paul Kossoff was in town, according to a new iGuitar article.
All Albums to be Released Globally on Fridays
In an attempt to reduce music piracy and file-sharing, there is now an agreement for all albums to be released globally on Fridays
Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to NYC Music Education
Taylor Swift is donating all royalties from her song “Welcome to New City” to NYC Music Schools. But 2014's best-selling artist in the world can afford it!
The Scorpions Announce North American Tour Dates
The 11-city trek kicks off on September 10 in Boston and wraps up October 2 in Los Angeles.
Brad Wants Aerosmith to Stage a “Classic Album” Performance
At least one member of Aerosmith would relish the prospect of performing one of the band’s classic albums in its entirety as a special treat to fans. “I’ve wanted to do that for a long time,” says Brad Whitford. “We attempted to do it once, but it didn’t work out—the band didn’t feel strongly enough about the way the audience was responding to it. But I think that idea might be worthy of a special treatment, maybe in smaller theaters around the country.”
Paul Gilbert: “I was fortunate because my first guitar was a Les Paul Custom.”
The veteran six-stringer got his first electric guitar—a Les Paul—while he was still in elementary school. “I saved up $150 from mowing the lawn and doing jobs for my parents,” he said. “Before Christmas, they found an ad in the paper, there was a used Les Paul for $300, so they said, ‘We’ll pay the other $150 ... but, if we do, we can’t afford to get you any toys!’”
Ed Sheeran All Set to Perform in Mumbai
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, is all set to cast his spell on Mumbai on March 1st. With two successful albums in 2011 and 2014, this is going to be Grammy Award nominated artist Ed’s debut performance in India.
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