It seems Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. According to a June 26 post on Beck's official website, jeffbeckofficial.com, the guitarist, who turned 70 on June 24, had been instructed by doctors to stop performing for six weeks. It also said he would "undertake a short hospital procedure."
Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. Beck, who turned 70 on Tuesday, has been instructed by doctors to stop performing for six weeks. He also will "undertake a short hospital procedure." We are unsure at this time of Beck's condition, a condition that also was the result of "emergency medical attention" (See below). We will update this story when we have more information.
Robert Plant has premiered a new song, "Rainbow," and you can check it out below. The song is the first taste of Plant's new album, Lullaby.... & the Ceaseless Roar, which is set for a September 9 release on Nonesuch Records.
Whole Lotta Dulcimer! (Insert your own Led Zeppelin dulcimer puns here.) Below, check out a new video of Led Zeppelin's classic "Whole Lotta Love" performed on a three-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston.
Pro Music Marketing Inc. has announced the release of its Pykmax High Performance Guitar Picks. The pick, the result of a multi-year design and engineering effort, features a patented ergonomic design that fits the hand comfortably and eliminates traditional muscle pressure associated with gripping traditional guitar picks.
Constructed from actual alder Stratocaster guitar necks from Fender's factory, the wine holder secures the bottleneck horizontally within its headstock to maintain proper corkage and prevent exposure to outside air.
But few things could likely be sweeter for Costello in that amazing career than playing for nearly three hours to a packed house at Carnegie Hall, alone with just a guitar (or an electric keyboard), only occasionally playing hits and even then stripping them bare and reworking them in a way that would have made Dylan himself proud.
It's no secret that Joel Hoekstra is one the hardest-working musicians you're ever likely to meet. The Night Ranger guitarist, who just celebrated the release of the band's new album, High Road, also performs regularly as part of Broadway's Rock of Ages and tours every fall with Trans-Siberian Orchestra.