Austin-based country band Reckless Kelly’s new album, Good Luck and True Love, might also be an appropriate title for its lead guitarist’s career. David Abeyta attended Berklee College of Music to determine if he had what it takes to make it as a guitarist. “I thought, ‘If I can do this, then I’ll keep at it,'" Abeyta says. “I used it as my measuring stick, which may or may not have been a good idea. Luckily, it worked.” Abeyta checked in before a show in Boston to talk about the new album, his favorite gear and getting his start in a ukulele band.
On the back of three hugely impressive studio albums and a massive tour with Metallica, The Sword, and Austin, Texas-based sludge metal quartet, have been growing in popularity and gaining new fans with every move. They are on a North American tour as main support to Kyuss Lives, which is proving to be another feather in their hat.
In 1995, one of the Big Four, Megadeth, released a compilation called Hidden Treasures, which was a strong B-side EP of fist-pumpers that were found on film soundtracks and tribute albums. It looks as if multi-platinum-selling Chicago-based rockers Disturbed is following loyally in Megadeth's footprints.
It's once again time to cure those Monday blues with some metal, as we've got a brand new video from Maine's Last Chance to Reason. Watch the exclusive premiere of the new music video for "Prototype" below.
"It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock and roll." Truer words have not been spoken. And no one knows the value of those words better than Mark Evans. From the time he joined AC/DC at age 19 right up until today, Evans has seen both the highs and lows the rock 'n' roll lifestyle has to offer.