Jeff Beck and ZZ Top have announced a joint North American tour that will kick off in August. The trek, which starts August 8 in Missoula, Montana, will run for five weeks with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, Detroit, Boston and NYC. You can check out all the dates below; more dates will be added soon.
Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton have performed together several times over the years. They've even toured together. But in terms of pure entertainment value, I haven't found anything as enjoyable than the clip at the bottom of this story.
Jeff Beck is readying what he feels is a "very important album." In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the 69-year-old guitarist discussed the timing of — and process of creating — his upcoming release.
When a big-name guitarist is invited to play on a recording session, he or she is expected to make a noticeable impact on the song or album being recorded. Bearing that in mind, Jeff Beck — as a session guitarist — has rarely disappointed. Here are his top 10 guest-session appearances.
For this week's flashback video, we head to Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1984. That's where — and when — Jeff Beck joined Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble on stage to play an impressive mini-set that included "Jeff's Boogie," a 1966 instrumental from the Yardbirds' Roger the Engineer album.
When someone is widely hailed as the greatest guitar player ever, how do you step up and cover one of his songs? Have you ever noticed that the ratio of Metallica tribute albums to Hendrix tribute albums is something like 20 to 1? When's the last time you heard someone say, "Yeah, he played it better than Hendrix," without a clearly present sarcastic tone?
A lot of anniversaries have been celebrated in 2013, but I wanted to make sure we didn't forget to mention the ARMS Charity Concerts, a series of charitable events that raised money for multiple sclerosis. The first one took place September 20, 1983, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, followed by a few subsequent shows, including three sold-out shows at San Francisco's Cow Palace on December 3.