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Sonny Landreth: "My Firebird Works Great For Slide"
Bluesman Sonny Landreth recently released his latest solo album,
Bound By The Blues
, an album that contains the Johnny Winter tribute “Firebird Blues.” In a recent interview, Landreth talked at length about why he likes his Gibson Firebird so much.
Kings of Leon Working on New Album
Kings of Leon have set up shop in a 174 year old Nashville house to work on their seventh studio album.
Melbourne Guitar Show to Feature Australia's Finest this August
The event will also feature performances from some of Australia’s leading guitar players, including Jeff Lang, Geoff Achison, Lloyd Spiegel, Jimi Hocking, The Davidson Brothers and bands like King Of The North and Racer Axe.
Ritchie Blackmore Considers Return to Rock
Ritchie Blackmore is planning a return to rock in June next year, if only for a handful of shows, to perform songs by Deep Purple and Rainbow.
Styx Visits Pluto
It’s not every day that you get to meet a celestial body that shares your name. For Styx, that day has come in the form of a visit to the operations center of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and its moons.
KRK Rokit 8 Cited for Great Performance and Affordability
This is a punchy monitor with a smooth top end, but most apparent is the solid and powerful bass performance,” write the reviewers at Music Radar. “Once you've familiarized yourself with their sound, these are very capable speakers.”
The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde Reveals Cover Photo for Memoir
Reckless: My Life as a Pretender
, the book will chronicle her entire life, from her 1950s childhood in Akron, Ohio to her college days at Kent State, to her move to London in the early 1970s, where she worked at Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood’s clothing store and made the acquaintance of future Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious. Hynde subsequently formed The Pretenders in 1978, with James Honeyman-Scott, Peter Farndon and Martin Chambers. She has also recorded as a solo artist.
Coldplay’s Chris Martin Plays Surprise Set at Delhi Bar
When the band’s frontman showed up unannounced in a Delhi bar on Wednesday night, he sort of broke the Internet. The ensuing fan videos and tweets saw Martin trending on Twitter for much of Thursday and spawned an onslaught of online coverage.
Rolling Stones to Unveil “Exhibitionism”
Titled “Exhibitionism,” the 500-item gallery will open in April 201 at London’s Saatchi Gallery, where it will remain until September. Subsequently, the gallery will tour 11 cities around the world, including New York and Los Angeles.
Guns N’ Roses Have Enough Songs for “Two or Three Albums”
“So much has been recorded, we could get two or three albums, seriously,” Fortus revealed. “We sent our files in all directions. We can't wait to put it out as soon as possible.”
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