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Wednesday February 22, 2017. 02:58 PM
After roughly a decade of lying dormant, the Explorer began mounting a phoenix-like rise in the early to mid ‘70s. When Gibson reintroduced the Explorer in 1976, its popularity soared even further. Today, it remains a go-to instrument for many contemporary players.
Honestly, even if they did, we might never know.
Eddie Vedder and the guys of Pearl Jam appear on an upcoming benefit album complied by country vocalist Brandi Carlile.
Roger Waters has added a slew of dates to his 2017 North American tour.
Tuesday February 21, 2017. 02:40 PM
Well, this is cool Beatles news. Paul McCartney just reconnected with his Beatles band mate Ringo Starr to perform bass guitar on Starr’s upcoming solo album.
Monday February 20, 2017. 04:08 PM
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He just released an audio teaser for the new album.
He spent more than thirty years playing bass for The Stones.
Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from February 20 through February 26 in rock history.
Friday February 17, 2017. 02:54 PM
The Rolling Stones’ star apparently started the 75,000 word memoir back in the late 1970s, and was paid a £1m advance. But then he didn’t like it, refused to have it published and gave the money back! Publisher John Blake claims it’s a “masterpiece” but “it was...
Veteran rockers join forces to tour a “thundering slam dunk” triple-set show across the US from June through August. Styx and REO Speedwagon will rotate as show closers, with Felder opening proceedings playing Eagles and solo songs...
The Gibson Les Paul Faded offers a raw, road-worn vibe and stripped-back spec at an unbelievable price. With uncovered PAF-like pickups and simple controls, these Fadeds are the very essence of a Les Paul – distilled. In Worn Brown and Worn Cherry, these powerful LPs are...
With his Ripcord album a huge hit, it’s no surprise that Keith Urban leads the nominations in the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. There’s also plenty of nods for Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw and others. Even Dierks Bentley is nominated... and...
Thursday February 16, 2017. 03:28 PM
They even start the video with the sound of a school bell ringing.
It’s been a pretty eventful week for Nelson.
As reported by Ultimate Classic Rock (via Dangerous Minds), Sir Paul McCartney recorded an instrumental version of his Ram album just one month after the release of that LP, employing the pseudonym Percy “Thrills” Thrillington.
Astronomers have determined that southern Illinois will enjoy the longest duration of the total solar eclipse that’s occurring later this year. Ozzy Osbourne will appear in that location to kick off a concert performing the title track from his 1983 solo album, Bark at the ...
Based on a 2013 book titled “The Beatle Who Vanished,” the film, if made, will examine the life of drummer Jimmie Nicol before, during and after the 13-day period in 1964 when he sat in for Starr, who at the time was in the hospital recovering from tonsillitis and...
Wednesday February 15, 2017. 11:27 AM
Recent years have seen a resurgence in vinyl sales, and the “old fashioned” record business is becoming increasingly hi-tech. Just like a 1950s-design Gibson made to 21st century hi-tech standards, this phenomena looks like the best of all worlds for audiophiles.
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