Watch: Robert Fripp reacts to Toyah Willcox’s cover of Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith’s Because The Night

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar In this week’s Sunday Lunch cover, Toyah Willcox went solo with a cover of Because The Night by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith – with Robert Fripp reacting to his wife’s performance. READ MORE: Watch: Robert Fripp takes Toyah on a backstage tour of King Crimson’s show in Nashville The cover video was … Continue reading Watch: Robert Fripp reacts to Toyah Willcox’s cover of Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith’s Because The Night

Tom Morello calls for support to evacuate young female guitarists from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Tom Morello has penned an open letter imploring for help in evacuating a group of young female musicians from Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of the country. The 12 girls are students of the Girl With A Guitar programme, run by guitarist Lanny Cordola through his non-profit Miraculous Love Kids … Continue reading Tom Morello calls for support to evacuate young female guitarists from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan

“I had more to say with music than as a lyricist”: Robben Ford returns to instrumental music after 24 years

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Since debuting with blues legend Charlie Musselwhite at the tender age of 18, Robben Ford’s career has seen him getting the call to play for everyone from KISS and Joni Mitchell to George Harrison and Bob Dylan, as well as becoming one of the most respected guitarists on earth. READ … Continue reading “I had more to say with music than as a lyricist”: Robben Ford returns to instrumental music after 24 years

“I wanted to do something that had elements of classic designs, but in a twisted way”: Dennis Fano of Novo Guitars

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar I first encountered Dennis Fano’s work in the pages of Guitar Magazine some 20 years ago. My former colleague Rick Batey had interviewed XTC’s Andy Partridge, who’d raved about a guitar that was custom-made for him by a little-known builder in New York. It turns out that the builder, Dennis … Continue reading “I wanted to do something that had elements of classic designs, but in a twisted way”: Dennis Fano of Novo Guitars

Steve Gunn – Other You review: the strongest guitar performance of his career

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Steve Gunn’s sixth studio album feels like a destination reached, the culmination of many musical miles the Pennsylvania-born guitarist has travelled since setting off with his self-titled debut in 2007. Taking in a remarkable array of collaborations and session work along the way, his has been a restlessly diverse journey, … Continue reading Steve Gunn – Other You review: the strongest guitar performance of his career

Eric Clapton’s new single This Has Gotta Stop seemingly voices his anti-vax sentiment

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Eric Clapton has added to his criticism of COVID-19 vaccination policies with a pointed new song, This Has Gotta Stop. READ MORE: Brian May rebukes Eric Clapton’s anti-vax stance: “He’s my hero, but he has very different views from me” The song seemingly voices Clapton’s issues with health and safety measures … Continue reading Eric Clapton’s new single This Has Gotta Stop seemingly voices his anti-vax sentiment

Kirk Hammett reveals that the Enter Sandman riff was inspired by Soundgarden

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar With the anniversary celebrations for Metallica‘s seminal self-titled 1991 LP, aka The Black Album, well under way, Kirk Hammett has again been discussing its influence and impact. READ MORE: Metallica upload ‘dusty old VHS tape’ of 1991 performance Hammett discussed the early beginnings of The Black Album with Total Guitar, … Continue reading Kirk Hammett reveals that the Enter Sandman riff was inspired by Soundgarden

“It’s been really emotional. People have missed live music, we’ve certainly missed playing it”: Stuart Braithwaite on Mogwai’s biggest year ever

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar There are fleeting moments in music when everything aligns, time appearing to halt momentarily as the sound engulfs those fortunate enough to be present. On a still August night with a milky white moon watching over the Brecon Beacons, Green Man festival headliners Mogwai conjure such a moment seven songs … Continue reading “It’s been really emotional. People have missed live music, we’ve certainly missed playing it”: Stuart Braithwaite on Mogwai’s biggest year ever

Five iconic guitars that were lost and returned to their owners

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar More guitars, more problems? Well, as any self-respecting guitar player knows, that’s simply not true, but there’s no doubt that the bigger your collection gets, the more chance that one way or another you’re going to end up losing track of one of your treasured possessions. READ MORE: Six Van … Continue reading Five iconic guitars that were lost and returned to their owners