It seems fitting that my first review to be featured in my Oil Slick blog -- a blog about garage rock -- addresses a solo album by one of the genre's most prolific artists, Jack White -- even though he has already removed himself from the landscape his guitar helped carve.
Just days after releasing his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, Jack White made an appearance on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report last night to talk about his new album and perform the track "Freedom at 21." You can watch video of both the performance and interview below.
Meshuggah have just released a remix of their track "I Am Colossus" online, and are offering the track as a free download. You can listen to and download the Engine-Earz & Foreign Beggars-produced remix in the widgets below, courtesy of Scion/AV.
A host of musicians, celebrities and comedians — including Duff McKagan, Sharon Osbourne and Scott Ian — turned the heat up on guest of honor Zakk Wylde at Guitar World’s Rock & Roll Roast. The result? A brewtally funny good time.
Omnibus Press will publish a new Jeff Beck biography -- Hot Wired Guitar: The Life of Jeff Beck -- on May 1. The 496-page book is already available in digital form via iBooks, barnesandnoble.com and other outlets.
"When I first got to LA, I had that creme Les Paul, which is an amazing-sounding fiddle," Wylde said last week. "So I had the blonde hair and the creme Les Paul -- and it was gonna look like a Randy Rhoads tribute band when I get up there with Ozzy. So I wanted to get something painted on it. Eddie Van Halen had the stripes and Randy had the polka dots.
Adler — the new band from ex-Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler — have just released their first-ever music video. You can check out the clip for "The One That You Hated" below, courtesy of Rolling Stone.