Bob Weir is on quite a roll. The release of Blue Mountain, his first solo album in 10 years—and his first collection of entirely new material in three decades—is the culmination of 18 very active...
About eight years ago, ZZ Top guitarist extraordinaire Billy F. Gibbons sat down with Gretsch Billy-Bo in hand to give us a lesson in playing the blues tunes that inspired him to play guitar.
For today's Friday Flashback, we revisit June 20, 2009, when Mr. Big performed at the world-famous Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.
“CRX is probably an odd choice for a band name, but to me it sums up what our music sounds like.” Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi is explaining the origins of the name for his new side band.
From the first strains of “Memphis Train,” the opening track of her new album, Memphis Rock and Soul, Melissa Etheridge sounds right at home.
On his first solo album in 15 years, blues great Doyle Bramhall II utilizes a lifetime of influences and experiences in a quest for aural nirvana.
Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, Rounder Records' 2013 box set honoring the musical legacy of the late Allman Brothers Band guitarist, was a critical and commercial success.
OK, we're gonna make you watch a video of the Osmonds performing a little something called "Crazy Horses."
Since the Allman Brothers Band played their final show on October 28, 2014, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, fans of the iconic group have sought tastes of the band’s music wherever they can get them.
This time, I’d like to address a technique that is colloquially known as “lap tapping,” wherein the guitar is laid flat across one’s lap and notes are sounded by pressing down on the strings with...
If you've ever played in a club, this one's for you.
On June 3, 2011, Donovan—assisted by the London Contemporary Orchestra—set out to perform a note-for-note rendition of his classic 1966 album, Sunshine Superman, at London's Royal Albert Hall.