Earlier today, Slayer posted an update on the facts surrounding the death of guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who died May 2, at a Southern California hospital at age 49. According to the statement, Hanneman's official cause of death was alcohol-related cirrhosis.
Line 6 and Topspin Media are joining forces with other leading music and technology companies to present the What's Next Musicians’ Conference, a series of free events that will allow artists to explore the ideas, trends and technologies that are impacting music today.
His first car, in fact…provided you have the cash. John Lennon’s 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Coupe will go on the auction block this summer courtesy of Bonhams auction house, a sale estimated to fetch — conservatively — more than a quarter of a million dollars.
The Fender Custom Shop is paying tribute to the "anvil" used to forge one of the greatest guitar riffs in rock history, the one from Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water," with its limited-edition Fender Custom Shop Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video by Emily's Army. The song, "War," is from the band's new album, Lost At Seventeen, which will be released June 11 through Rise Records.
Think you’ve got what it takes to be reggae’s next big thing? Let reggae’s royal family be the judge of that. Bob Marley’s family has launched “Marley’s Music Uprising,” a contest to discover the next great artist inspired by reggae and influenced by the legendary Jamaican icon.
The Fender Custom Shop is pleased and wistful to announce that one of its most revered employees, “pickup artist” Abigail Ybarra, is retiring after more than 50 years in the Fender family. In celebration, Fender arranged for Los Lobos to play at her private retirement party with dozens of her coworkers.