So, you’ve got the chops, you’ve figured out the scales, you even have the gear to back up your skills. But if you’re going to hit the road, play the bars or present yourself as half-professional, you’re going to need a way to organize your pedals.
It took a full decade, but '90s alternative rock outfit Bush have come back down from the clouds. Fronted by lead singer/rhythm guitarist Gavin Rossdale, the band, best known for radio staples like “Comedown” and “Machinehead,” return September 13 with their fifth full-length release, The Sea of Memories.
Contrary to what you may have seen in the film Deliverance, bluegrass music is more than a bunch of good ol' boys picking banjos and clogging on the porch. It’s a style that boasts some of the most impressive instrumental musicians and guitarists of any genre.
Escape the Fate was formed in 2004. Guitarist Bryan Monte Money, vocalist Ronnie Radke, bassist Max Green, drummer Robert Ortiz and rhythm guitarist Omar Espinosa met through mutual bands in preceding years.
As lead guitarist for Sixx:A.M., DJ Ashba has played for thousands of fans worldwide. The band’s first album, The Heroin Diaries, launched them to success with “Life Is Beautiful,” radio’s most-played rock song in 2008. Their recently released sophomore disc, This Is Gonna Hurt, is likely to surpass its predecessor, having already charted a No. 1 rock single, “Lies of the Beautiful People.”