Something was up. Stevie Ray Vaughan looked like the cat that swallowed the canary. He had plenty of reason to be pleased, of course: A few weeks earlier, Vaughan and his band, Double Trouble, had received their first Grammy (in the ethnic music category, for some tunes on a Montreux Jazz Festival blues anthology), capping a year in which they'd won a number of other industry awards.
Guitar Center's King of the Blues competition takes place at 7 tonight, September 1, at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California.
This annual competition is a nationwide search for the best -- and still undiscovered -- blues guitarist.
Dream Theater have just posted yet another clip of a new song from their upcoming album, A Dramatic Turn of Events. This one is called "Far From Heaven," and you can hear the clip, which was originally premiered on Yahoo! France, below.
It already knows who your friends are, now Facebook is about to find what you're listening to (if you let it, of course.) It looks like the social networking giant will soon launch its long-rumored music service, which is expected to be formally announced later this month at the F8 conference in San Francisco.
Van Halen News Desk have an exclusive excerpt from the upcoming hardcover photo book, simply titled Eddie Van Halen, by Neil Zlozower, in which AC/DC lead guitarist Angus Young talks about King Edward in depth. You can check out an excerpt of their excerpt below.
Marilyn Manson's upcoming new album doesn't have a name or a street date just yet, but it most certainly has a new song/video. Manson has just released the music video for his new song, "Born Villain," which was directed by none other than Shia Labeouf.
In support of his upcoming debut solo album, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, the elder Gallagher brother has announced a limited -- and we mean limited -- number of North American tour dates for this November.
As previously reported, Experience Hendrix LLC and Sony Legacy are releasing four new titles as their ongoing Jimi Hendrix catalog project. This new wave of releases focuses on live Hendrix, including a four-disc deluxe box-set version of Winterland, which will be released September 13.