Here's one from the vaults: In this interview from the January 1981 issue of Guitar World, a 24-year-old Eddie Van Halen discusses his roots, his technique and his appreciation of Bluesbreakers- and Cream-era Eric Clapton.
Just weeks after expanding the West Coast leg of their North American tour, Radiohead have once again added on, adding eleven new dates to their tour itinerary. The new dates can be seen below, and you can get the full run of dates here.
Guitarist Ronnie Montrose died Saturday, March 3, after a five-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 64. Montrose led his own bands -- including Montrose -- and performed or recorded with Sammy Hagar, Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Beau Brummels, Boz Scaggs, Gary Wright, Tony Williams, The Neville Brothers, Edgar Winter, Johnny Winter and others.
Van Halen are digging deep into their back catalog on their current tour. They even broke out "The Full Bug" last night at New York's Madison Square Garden, marking the first time the Diver Down track has been performed live since 1983. You can see fan-filmed footage of the performance below.
After he collaborated with the Insane Clown Posse and Tom Jones, we thought no one could be paired with Jack White that would really surprise us. That said, White recently appeared in a commercial for this week's episode of Saturday Night Live alongside Lindsay Lohan, and it was pretty bizarre. Check out the video below.