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Ronnie James Dio created Hear N’ Aid charity record when metal was left out from LiveAid

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar A new clip from the upcoming Ronnie James Dio documentary, Dio: Dreamers Never Die, has been unveiled, showing how the Rainbow vocalist developed his own charity project – sort of like heavy metal’s own We Are The World. READ MORE: Eric Clapton Shares Unreleased Cover Of Albert King’s Born Under … Continue reading Ronnie James Dio created Hear N’ Aid charity record when metal was left out from LiveAid

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Ozzy Osbourne says Jimmy Page never returned his calls about being on his new album

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Ozzy Osbourne has admitted that he unsuccessfully attempted to recruit Jimmy Page on his upcoming album, saying he wanted the release to feature some of the most renowned guitarists of all time. READ MORE: Dee Snider Loved Queen So Much He ‘Embarrassed’ Them At One Of Their Earlier Shows Speaking … Continue reading Ozzy Osbourne says Jimmy Page never returned his calls about being on his new album

“Our people are at the heart of the instruments we build, that’s our secret sauce” Martin CEO Thomas Ripsam on stewarding the brand for a new generation of musicians

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Did you know that the man in charge of Martin Guitars is a metalhead? “I love metal,” he tells us. “I mean I also love the Carter Family and Radiohead, but I love metal – Opeth, Slayer… obviously I love Metallica.” READ MORE: Pianos Become The Teeth embrace tape manipulation on … Continue reading “Our people are at the heart of the instruments we build, that’s our secret sauce” Martin CEO Thomas Ripsam on stewarding the brand for a new generation of musicians

Joe Bonamassa on the “insane” experience of jamming onstage with Eric Clapton: “I was shocked to find out that he knew who I was”

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Joe Bonamassa has paid tribute to Eric Clapton, describing the feeling of sharing the stage with the blues legend “insane”. READ MORE: Gene Simmons says “Kiss will continue in other ways” after farewell tour ends – like Blue Man Group In a new Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame interview, … Continue reading Joe Bonamassa on the “insane” experience of jamming onstage with Eric Clapton: “I was shocked to find out that he knew who I was”

Joseph Quinn also blasted Black Sabbath and Slayer to prepare for his role on Stranger Things

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Stranger Things breakout star Joseph Quinn has revealed Black Sabbath and Slayer were among his listening choices while preparing for the role of Eddie Munson. READ MORE: Five Metallica gear facts only superfans will know In a new interview with Metal Hammer, Quinn discussed the bands he listened to to get … Continue reading Joseph Quinn also blasted Black Sabbath and Slayer to prepare for his role on Stranger Things

Watch: Nita Strauss joins Demi Lovato for first full on-stage performance on tour

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Guitarist Nita Strauss has shared footage of her first full show performance alongside pop-idol-turned-rocker, Demi Lovato. READ MORE: George Ezra could step away from limelight following current tour Strauss had been touring with Alice Cooper since 2014 prior to announcing her departure in July. At the time, she wrote on … Continue reading Watch: Nita Strauss joins Demi Lovato for first full on-stage performance on tour

Dee Snider loved Queen so much he ‘embarrassed’ them at one of their early shows

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar In an interview from earlier this week, Dee Snider recalled a moment in which he ‘embarrassed’ Queen during the early days of Twisted Sister’s career. READ MORE: Gene Simmons Says “Kiss Will Continue In Other Ways” After Farewell Tour Ends – Like Blue Man Group Speaking as part of an interview … Continue reading Dee Snider loved Queen so much he ‘embarrassed’ them at one of their early shows

Andy Biersack confronts Black Veil Brides super fans who post offensive content online: “It breaks my fucking heart”

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has called out super fans he says are “spewing mean and hateful shit” online. READ MORE: Machine Gun Kelly Doesn’t Flinch At Venue’s $70,000 Overtime Fees – Or When Smashing Glass With His Face (Again) Andy Biersack posted to his Twitter yesterday (August 17), … Continue reading Andy Biersack confronts Black Veil Brides super fans who post offensive content online: “It breaks my fucking heart”

Pianos Become The Teeth embrace tape manipulation on new album, Drift

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Post-hardcore veterans Pianos Become The Teeth have been bringing interesting sounds and cinematic soundscapes to the world since 2006, and now return with their fifth studio album, Drift. READ MORE: A brief history of Gibson Below, guitarists Mike York and Chad McDonald examine their favourite guitar parts on Drift, and … Continue reading Pianos Become The Teeth embrace tape manipulation on new album, Drift

The Big Review: Fender American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster All-Mahogany – the handsome hybrid gets a new top

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Some of us are still trying to get our heads around whether we think the whole Acoustasonic thing is a good idea or not. Well, Fender isn’t waiting around for us – it’s getting on with business and expanding the range of its acoustic / electric guitar hybrid concept in … Continue reading The Big Review: Fender American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster All-Mahogany – the handsome hybrid gets a new top

Gene Simmons says “Kiss will continue in other ways” after farewell tour ends – like Blue Man Group

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Famed glam rocker Gene Simmons has asserted that KISS will “continue in other ways” once their ongoing End Of The Road farewell tour ends. READ MORE: Kikagaku Moyo on American bands that refuse to say goodbye: “I find that so capitalistic. Why can’t you guys just end and do new stuff?” Speaking to … Continue reading Gene Simmons says “Kiss will continue in other ways” after farewell tour ends – like Blue Man Group

Machine Gun Kelly doesn’t flinch at venue’s $70,000 overtime fees – or when smashing glass with his face (again)

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Machine Gun Kelly got the world talking once again as he was captured smashing a glass in his face (for the second time in just months) to express his feelings about the concert venue’s overtime fees. READ MORE: The Genius Of… Total Life Forever by FOALS At his hometown show … Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly doesn’t flinch at venue’s $70,000 overtime fees – or when smashing glass with his face (again)

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