Rick Allen is most notably known around the globe for being the drummer in Def Leppard. His powerful and unique rhythmic voice has profoundly influenced the signature sound of Def Leppard in their rise to become one of the greatest rock bands in history, selling more than 100 million albums worldwide.
Internationally renowned guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa will release a brand new solo album Driving Towards The Daylight (J&R Adventures) – his “lucky” 13th album.
We just got word that via Fret 12, Creed and Alter Bridge’s guitarist, Mark Tremonti, is offering up a chance to win a trip for two to a secret location in the United States to meet Mark Tremonti and preview his solo album , All I Was.
Syracuse based veteran hard-rockers Brand New Sin have announced tour dates in support of their latest offering, United State, (Goomba Music). On some of the dates the band will perform as direct support for the legendary Slash.
Over the last few years, The Experience Hendrix Tour has quickly become one of the most anticipated concert events of the year, for both guitarists and Hendrix fans alike.
In 1968, under a haze of publicity, The Beatles opened their collective door to all manner of musicians, writers, artists, film-makers, inventors, designers, freaks and more than a fair share of opportunist sharks.
Merle Haggard is gearing up for the road once again after a brief illness had him sidelined for several shows
Nashville has long been known for helping to define the Country music landscape, both traditionally and on the modern scene. Just about every major Country artist has either recorded or spent time in the city, helping to coin its nickname as the “Music City.” But, if you look a little deeper, beyond the Country façade, you can find some amazingly talented Rock bands that are making a name for themselves in Nashville and beyond. Bands such as Fools for Rowan, who, with their high-energy Rock, screaming leads and poignant lyrics, are proving that Nashville isn’t all about Stetsons, acoustic guitars and Country ballads. These guys and gals can really rock, regardless of what city they’re from.
When one thinks of Saudi Arabia, a strong and open music scene doesn’t normally come to mind, but as is the case with many cultural stereotypes, looks can be deceiving. One of the artists that is looking to shed light on the Saudi musical scene and heritage is guitarist, and current Vancouver resident, Faze, and his Faze Project is an exciting new instrumental record that features world-class playing and writing. Aside from his work as a performer and recording artist, Faze is also an experienced teacher who is spreading his wings into the realm of live workshops and internet guitar lessons. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for Faze, he’s definitely ready to make a splash on the international, instrumental-guitar scene.
It’s not uncommon for a musician to record more work than they release. In my case I have a digital ocean of snippets in various degrees of completion. Some are leftovers from assorted project recording sessions, projects that were never completed, sound check jams, demo snippets, etc. There are enough lonely unreleased notes in my world to fill an ”infinity shelf.” VaiTunes are tracks that are culled from this melodic abyss, brushed off, sometimes severely hosed down, and released as digital singles.