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HBO Offering Two U2 Specials This Fall
First up is a behind-the-scenes documentary focusing on the band’s current “Innocence + Experience” tour. The yet-to-be-titled documentary—set to air November 7--will feature interviews with the band and tour production personnel. The second special will be a concert film to be shot at U2’s November 14 gig at Paris’s Bercy Arena.
Check Out Jazz Guitarist Ant Law’s Beautiful ES-175
In a wide-ranging interview with
, the U.K.-based six-stringer talked about his new album,
Zero Sum World
, and his go-to ES-175. “I'm playing these days with saxophone, acoustic piano, upright bass and drums,” said Law. “Finding an electric guitar sound that blends with that has been a huge issue for me.
Jimmy Page Set to Resume Solo Career
Now that Led Zeppelin’s expanded reissue series is set to wrap, Jimmy Page is gearing up to resume work as a solo artist. Speaking to
, the veteran guitarist said he’ll “pick up his guitar [in early August] and … won’t stop from that point on.”
Metallica History Gets Comic Book Treatment
Thirty-five years of Metallica have been consolidated into 28 pages in a new comic book that purports to tell the band’s history. Published by StormFront Media,
was penned by Michael L. Frizell, illustrated by Jayfri Hashim, and sports a cover designed by Avenged Sevenfold artist David A. Frizell.
Keith Richards Film Documentary Coming to Netflix
Keith Richards: Under the Influence
, the film is said to offer a behind-the-scenes look at Richard’s songwriting process and guitar playing. Acclaimed moviemaker Morgan Neville, who won a “Best Documentary” Oscar for the 2013 film,
20 Feet from Stardom
, directed the project, which will debut on Netflix on September 18.
Peter Frampton Announces First-Ever Acoustic Tour
The veteran guitarist will take the show to 12 cities beginning October 8 in Greeneville, Tennessee. Longtime collaborator Gordon Kennedy—who co-produced Frampton’s Grammy-winning
album—will accompany the singer-guitarist onstage.
Lindsay Ell Can't Get Enough of Her Gibson Hummingbirds, Les Pauls
You may have seen Lindsay Ell playing her Gibson Hummingbirds on YouTube more than a few times. As it turns out, she’s a huge Hummingbird fan, thanks to the guitar's smaller body and pristine sound.
Imagine Dragons' Wayne Sermon Goes for Gibson Acoustics
recently met up with Imagine Dragons guitarist Wayne Sermon to learn more about the amps, pedals and guitars he uses live.
Do the Epic Guitar Jump with Gibson!
Gibson was on hand at VidCon over the weekend to capture visitors doing their coolest rock star jumps while holding a six-string.
Onkyo TX-NR646 Offers Value and Sound Quality, Says AV Product Reviews
The folks at AV Product Reviews are giving props to the Onkyo TX-NR646 for its “powerful, dynamic sound” and great features.
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