Guitarist Nick Catanese — or the “Evil Twin” as he is known to the legions of Black Label Society fans — has been a member of the band for 16 years now. What started as a side project of sorts for Zakk Wylde has grown into an extremely successful machine. Catanese has the task of keeping up with Wylde’s guitar pyrotechnics night in and night out on stage.
Kia must be working on building up their rock cred, because just a few months after featuring Motley Crue in their Super Bowl ad, the car company featured none other than Michael Angelo Batio in a new Canadian ad for the Korean-based car company.
Guitar Center's Battle of the Blues, the search for the nation’s top undiscovered blues guitar player, is a grassroots music program dedicated to providing aspiring and emerging guitar players the opportunity to be recognized for their talent.
Iconic soul/R&B vocalist Aaron Neville has announced a deal with EMI’s Blue Note Records and will release a full-length album this Fall. The record, produced by Keith Richards and Blue Note Records President Don Was, is a collection of classic material from the doo-wop era.
Legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist — and current Guitar World cover star — Slash will be honored next month with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, announced the Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce recently. The star will fittingly be located in front of Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard.
When the book is closed on Metallica and the final history written, you won't find the word "unambitious" anywhere. In fact, with a busy European festival season nearly behind them, their own Orion Music festival looming, a 3D movie in the works and a new album on the horizon, Metallica are looking to accomplish more this summer than most bands do in a career.
Over the weekend, an auction of guitars and memorabilia owned by the late Les Paul raised nearly $5 million for the Les Paul Foundation. The foundation, which was established by Paul, supports music education, engineering, innovation and medical research.