Some people consider the Winter NAMM Show the musical-instrument Super Bowl. It's a time for instrument manufacturers and other companies to unveil their new product lines. It's also a time when some of the best musicians in the world head to Anaheim, California, to rock out, share their passion for music and jam with their peers.
Great White were among the last hard rock acts to hit it big in the Eighties, just before grunge changed the sound and direction of popular music. Emerging from the Hollywood club scene, they had their commercial breakthrough with 1987’s Once Bitten album, then scored their biggest hit with their 1989 version of the Ian Hunter song “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.”
If you're following along with Guitar World's Winter NAMM coverage on Twitter, you know we've been taking a ton of gear photos. We've posted a massive gear photo gallery, and today we bring you another gallery. Most of these pics capture the mood of the NAMM Show and give you an idea of what an average "NAMM day" is all about.
The scene at the House of Blues backstage lounge is not unlike a typical Saturday afternoon in many living rooms across the States. The band members are casually sprawled across the immense couches to watch the final moments of Game 3 of the Western Conference NBA quarterfinals.