Legend, music pioneer, and amazing blue-eyed soul stylist Gregg Allman can proudly lay claim to being one of the all time great, influential, landmark artists in rock history. After some forty five years making music with his esteemed Allman Brothers Band, the ABB retired last October 2014 after playing an acclaimed slate of finale shows at New York’s Beacon Theater.
Not many guitar players can flawlessly cross as many musical boundaries as Steve Stevens has done in his career. His prolific and innovative playing has changed the face of music, and together with Billy Idol, they helped revolutionizing a new genre of music.
Not many bands can leave a lasting impression and legacy like Judas Priest have done over the last 40 years. They have been waving the flag for heavy metal through-out their career to legions of fans around the world, influencing countless musicians and bands along the way.
Guitar extraordinaire, Eric Johnson, will be releasing a collection of 14 live tracks recorded in Europe, simply entitled, Europe Live, on June 24th. Along with his collection of his classic songs, Eric incorporated two new tracks for his fans, “Intro”, a song that opens the set, and an encore rock and roll jam inspired by boating and water skiing called, “Evinrude Fever”.
Back in the ‘80s you couldn’t turn on the radio or MTV without hearing Night Ranger’s hits; “Sister Christian” or “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me”. Songs that helped them go straight to the top of the charts and headlining arenas by their second album.
Aerosmith are truly one of the great rock acts of all time and this incredible concert film, Rock for the Rising Sun, brings together tracks from across their storied career.
If you’re a guitarist, like the guitar, or have heard of the guitar, than you’re probably excited for the Guitar Masters tour, which kicks off this October with dates throughout the Midwest and East Coast. Featuring guitar legend Eric Johnson, Fingerstyle guru Andy McKee and acoustic-guitar master Peppino D’Agostino, the tour is lining up to be the must see guitar event of the fall season, and possibly the entire year.
For Mother’s Day I ran into my local book store to pick up 50 Shades of Gray for my wife and spotted Zakk’s book, Bringing Metal to the Children while on the checkout line. I figured there was something in both books that I could benefit from so I bought it too.
He is one of the most respected guitarist’s in the world who has forged an amazing solo career selling more that 10 million CDs worldwide and has had played the world to sold out crowds with Greg Kihn, Mick Jagger, “G3” guitar extravaganza, and most recently Chickenfoot.
To many, Walter Trout is a contemporary guitar legend and his guitar prowess, prolific recordings and non-stop tour schedule provide more than ample evidence to support the claim.