A rare amp once belonging to George Harrison -- and used for Beatles sessions -- will be sold at auction on December 15 at Bonhams in London, England. The amp, a Vox UL730, was used during recording sessions for Revolver and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart's Club Band. Its connection to the Beatles has been discovered only recently.
The year was musically memorable for the release of the original Kiss lineup's first album in over 18 years, as well as the studio reunion of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Other seminal releases include Van Halen III and Korn's Follow the Leader. Check out these albums and more in this week's Best Album poll, below.
After kicking off their tour support of their new album, I'm With You, in Europe, Red Hot Chili Peppers have just announced the first leg of their 2012 North American tour, which looks to kick off on January 25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can check out the tour dates below.
Just months shy of the launch of Gigantour 2012 -- which sees them hit the road with Megadeth, Motorhead and Lacuna Coil -- Volbeat have announced that they have parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl.
There's little doubt as to who owned the covers of Guitar World in 1998. With a new singer and a new album and a Number One song on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks, Van Halen was once again standing on top of the world.