Monthly Archives: September 2017

Why Won’t My Guitar Stay in Tune? – Acoustic Guitar

From the November 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MAMIE MINCH Q: About six months ago, I bought a Gibson Hummingbird from the 1990s. Even though it was a little beaten up by the previous owner, it’s a solid guitar. It initially was a little fussy about staying in tune, but lately it’s gotten worse, and it’s particularly frustrating onstage. […]

Adrian Smith’s Guitar Techniques | Articles @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com

  You can find more information about Adrian Smith’s career, influences, gear and settings in the UG wiki article. Adrian Smith incorporates all the classic metal guitar player’s techniques: alternate picking, legato, hammer-ons, and pull-offs, sweep picking, slide playing and more. What separates him from the rest of the pack is that he uses all […]

How the rock star chefs at Music Tastes Good started the party early – Press Telegram

As crowds slowly trickled into the second installment of the Music Tastes Good festival on a cool Saturday in Long Beach, the first bands took the stages a little after noon. While a few people hung around the stages listening to opening bands such as the Halcones on the New Orleans stage and a few more […]

Newsboys bring Christian Rock, ministry to Amarillo Civic Center

When Michael Tait left behind his university studies and a dream of pursuing politics to join a rock band, he couldn’t have imagined what the future held. Now, nearly three decades deep into his music career and the frontman for the award-winning Christian rock band Newsboys, Tait said singing about his faith has always been […]

Tetrarch Unveils New Album ‘Freak’—Album Stream – Guitar World Magazine

Guitar World Magazine Tetrarch Unveils New Album ‘Freak’—Album StreamGuitar World MagazineToday, much buzzed-about metal group Tetrarch—who toured this summer with DevilDriver and Uncured, among others—released their new full-length Freak. You can now stream Freak in its entirety right here at “We are so excited to … Source link

Guitar Virtuoso Uli Jon Roth To Celebrate Three Anniversaries With U.S. Tour

For Uli Jon Roth fans all over the globe, 2018 is going to be a very special year: 40-year anniversary of Scorpions – Tokyo Tapes 40-year anniversary of the Birth of Electric Sun 50-year anniversary of Uli’s first ever stage performance in 1968 To celebrate this special anniversary year, Uli Jon Roth is performing a […]

The Script rock band members talk about their music, inspiration

On Friday, Sept. 29, we were so lucky to meet the band The Script backstage at Radio City Music Hall before their concert. We met vocalist and keyboardist Danny O’Donoghue, guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. They were very nice, calm, cool and collected. We thought they had the greatest accents. They are Irish. […]

Grinspoon frontman signs on for national tour of Green Day’s American Idiot rock opera

THE only person who wasn’t surprised when Phil Jamieson accepted the invitation to enter the world of musical theatre was the Grinspoon frontman. When he got the offer to play St Jimmy in the Green Day musical American Idiot, Jamieson gave a resounding “Hell yeah!” even as his team raised a quizzical eyebrow. “I said […]

This light-up device will help you master the basics of playing guitar

Guitar Hero’s got nothing on this.Image: fretx By Team CommerceMashable Shopping2017-09-30 12:00:00 UTC All those hours of Guitar Hero never turned you into the next Jimi Hendrix or Les Paul  — but the FRETX? It just might. Learn how to play guitar the smart (and fun) way with the help of this clip-on learning device, […]

Watch David Gilmour Perform Pink Floyd’s “Run Like Hell” at Pompeii

Today—September 29—David Gilmour released Live at Pompeii, a live album and concert film documenting his performance at the Pompeii Amphitheatre last year. Now, you can get a preview of the film and album with a gorgeously shot, high-definition video of Gilmour and his band performing the Pink Floyd classic, “Run Like Hell.” The Live at […]