Masterful, eclectic and prolific are all words that can be used to begin to describe guitarist Steve Hackett. From a guitarist’s perspective, Hackett certainly ranks as a “grand master” who has completed his theoretical studies and coupled them with hands on performance experience. His journeyman level work with Genesis, which included Peter Gabriel (lead vocals), Phil Collins (drums and later, lead vocalist), Tony Banks (keyboards) and Mike Rutherford (guitar-vocals), helped in the evolution of the group that would eventually sell 150 million albums.
For people who have long admired the angelic singing voice and celestial talents of Yes’s Jon Anderson, they are well aware that throughout Jon’s creative career as a prolific solo artist, his ongoing collaborations with many esteemed artists, and with Yes,
Keri Kelli, guitarist for Alice Cooper, took some time out to speak with Guitar International right before he hit the stage with Alice in Germany to talk about the digital release of 3 Chords and the Truth from one of his earlier bands Big Bang Babies. He also gives us a rare behind the scenes glimpse of what it’s like to play and share the stage with shock rocker, Alice Cooper.
If you love Jimi Hendrix, the blues, and getting a chance to hear some of your favorite guitarists play all the Hendrix’s hits on one stage, do yourself a favor catch the Experience Hendrix Tour when it comes to your hometown.
Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce the release on November 16 of the Frank Zappa DVD An Evening With Frank Zappa During Which…The Torture Never Stops.
Wolfgang Niedecken is recognized throughout Germany as one of the country’s best known rock stars. He fills arenas with a sea of fans that span across several generations.
Legendary progressive-rock band Rush needs no introduction, as they are one of the most successful and influential progressive rock bands of all time. With a long career and almost
Led Zeppelin. Monday, December 10, 2007. London’s O2 Arena. I went to be critical. I’m just that way. I don’t enjoy live gigs as a rule, much preferring the sound of records, so I came with arms folded across my chest, just the type of audience musicians hate. But, Led Zeppelin lived up to the hype. They are still the world’s greatest rock act.
Take Five: Session IV casts a net over five DVDs that were on my book shelf, waiting around for me to give them another look. Take Five reviews offer you a quick glimpse at some of the stuff we’ve got hanging around the shop here. Session IV focuses on five DVDs
Tuesday, November 20, 2007, marked the release date of The Song Remains the Same 2-disc DVD package from Warner Home Video, an upgraded and updated version of the 1976 Led Zeppelin movie centered on Zeppelin concerts which took place at Madison Square Garden on July 27, 28 and 29, 1973.