As That Metal Show celebrates its 14th season on VH1 Classics, co-host Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine continue to fly the flag for hard rock and heavy metal. As the show grows in popularly, it flourishes and evolves with each new season.
John Page is an artist, and he has had an appropriately romantic artist’s life. He was a rebellious preacher’s kid, runaway, Pup ‘n’ Taco worker, and oil field janitor who discovered Elvis and the Beatles and was transformed by rock and roll.
Walk in to the National GUITAR Museum’s traveling exhibit, “GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World”, and you find yourself surrounded by a troupe of intriguing guitars that captivate and urge you to play. The road show changes each time it hits a new town since the museum’s founder, HP Newquist, wants to not only inform, but to surprise. The National GUITAR Museum and the exhibit are both part of a vision Newquist to promote his favorite musical instrument – the guitar.
The Cyan Guitars shop lies a bit hidden in a Hamburg backyard, in the heart of the city’s St. Pauli district. Just a stone’s throw away from the famous Reeperbahn, where in early ’60s The Beatles kicked off, luthier Thomas – Tom – Harm is creating his Cyan Guitars.
I always find it interesting to discover that guitarists, not only have a passion for guitar, but have a full tank of creativity always ready to delve into artistic areas. Brian Holland and I met in 2005, when he began his career in writing about music, with a strong inclination to steer toward the blues.
Author, Steven Rosen, captures the essence of two legendary groups in his book, Free at Last: The Story of Free and Bad Company.
James Marsters just might be the hardest working man in show business with one of the coolest dossiers in both music and Hollywood.
Some minds gush with ideas, colors, concepts and visions that are beyond a mere reflection of reality, but illuminate the world with their phantasmagorical images and mesmerizing dreamscapes. One such mind is that of the masterful artist, Pamelina H.,
With his formidable music industry connections and hard won experience, international marketer Peter Wolf launched his company, Brandwolf, while working his magic getting the word out on the new Knaggs Guitar brand and producing his own brand of music.
Starting up a guitar business in this economic downturn takes a lot of confidence in one’s abilities to design, build, market and sell, in fact, in nearly any economic climate you’ve just got to have the talent and the guts to live that kind of dream.