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Top Drummers Join Rolling Buzzards Brigade to Pay Tribute Revolutionary War Soldiers

Modern Drummer Magazine Almost as soon as the pandemic hit this past spring, Sean J. Kennedy had the idea of recording some rudimental classics with a bunch of friends, virtually. The initial group was composed of brass players and percussionists, which Kennedy called the Rolling Buzzards Brigade as an homage to the musicians who served … Continue reading Top Drummers Join Rolling Buzzards Brigade to Pay Tribute Revolutionary War Soldiers

Steven Wilson stands by calling Greta Van Fleet a “Take That-meets-Led Zeppelin parody”

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Prog musician Steven Wilson has doubled down on his criticism of classic rock revival group Greta Van Fleet, whom he expressed his negative feelings about last year. In a 2019 appearance on the My Rock podcast, he spoke of his decades-long process of building his audience – and lamented that … Continue reading Steven Wilson stands by calling Greta Van Fleet a “Take That-meets-Led Zeppelin parody”

The Country Music Hall of Fame’s most prized instruments finally get to be played

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar The global shake-up brought on by the pandemic has brought on opportunities for some to “find the positives” as our chat with PRS last month illuminated. In the case of The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, this came in the form of finally being able to put some … Continue reading The Country Music Hall of Fame’s most prized instruments finally get to be played

Have Gibson and Adam Jones just released the best guitar launch video ever?

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Gibson and Adam Jones ripped up the rulebook last night with The Witness, a seven-minute animated short film accompanying the world premiere of Gibson Custom’s hotly-anticipated Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom VOS. A recreation of the Tool guitarist’s number one stage guitar, the arrival of the Antique Silverburst LP Custom … Continue reading Have Gibson and Adam Jones just released the best guitar launch video ever?

Butch Vig says Billie Eilish has impacted a generation the same way Nirvana did with Nevermind

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Billie Eilish is contemporary music’s answer to Nirvana, said the diamond-selling album’s producer Butch Vig. Speaking to NME, Vig believes that if the grunge band’s landmark Nevermind were to be released today, it wouldn’t have the “same cultural impact” as it did back in the 90s. “It was perfect timing … Continue reading Butch Vig says Billie Eilish has impacted a generation the same way Nirvana did with Nevermind

AC/DC’s Malcolm Young once set out on a whisky-fuelled quest to find the Loch Ness monster

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has recalled a time when he and late rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young – fuelled by whisky and armed with fireworks – were in Scotland and set off on a quest to find the fabled Loch Ness monster. Read More: AC/DC unveil official video for Shot In … Continue reading AC/DC’s Malcolm Young once set out on a whisky-fuelled quest to find the Loch Ness monster

Gene Simmons recalls “holding on for dear life” while riding in Eddie Van Halen’s jeep

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar When Eddie Van Halen offered Gene Simmons a ride back to Los Angeles after watching Metallica in concert in the 80s, the Kiss bassist had no idea what he was in for. Read More: How Eddie Van Halen’s “endless pursuit” of perfection changed the guitar industry forever The whole incident … Continue reading Gene Simmons recalls “holding on for dear life” while riding in Eddie Van Halen’s jeep

M-AUDIO Extends BX Family Of Industry-Leading Audio Monitors With The Compact BX4 & BX3

Pro Audio and Studio – Music Instrument News Two new additions to the famous M-Audio BX monitor series – the BX3 and BX4 – bring 120 watts of studio quality sound to livestreams, podcasts, and music productions everywhere. M-Audio (m-audio.com), synonymous with innovative music production technology, today announced the introduction of two brand-new multimedia monitors, … Continue reading M-AUDIO Extends BX Family Of Industry-Leading Audio Monitors With The Compact BX4 & BX3

Watch: David Hasselhoff singing his first-ever metal song is exactly what you’d expect

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar After about two years of collaboration, David Hasselhoff and Austrian metal band CueStack have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the video for a forthcoming track, Through The Night. The song, which is Hasselhoff’s first-ever metal track, has already been recorded, and the band are seeking €6,000 by 1 December … Continue reading Watch: David Hasselhoff singing his first-ever metal song is exactly what you’d expect