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Andy Summers Discusses His New Album, ‘Triboluminescence’

Andy Summers rose to fame in the late Seventies and early Eighties as the guitarist of the legendary, multi-million-selling rock band the Police.Summers’ innovative guitar sound was a key element of the band’s strength and popularity, creating a new paradigm for guitarists that is still widely imitated today.Summers’ new solo album, Triboluminescence (released today, March 24), is the natural... …

Andy Summers Announces New Album, 'Triboluminescence'

Former Police guitarist Andy Summers will release a new album, Triboluminescence, March 24 via Flickering Shadow Productions. The album, his 14th solo effort, promises to be his most introspective work to date; it also epitomizes a musical form that Summers calls “new exotic.”“Triboluminescence is actually a scientific word that means creating light from dark, which I believe is a great... …

Sting’s Nylon-String Masterworks

Sting (born Gordon Sumner) first rose to fame in the late Seventies, as the bass-playing singer and primary songwriter for the Police, with whom he released five chart-topping albums before the trio disbanded in 1983. (The Police reunited briefly in 2007.) ... …

The Police Reunion Tour Announced

Fresh off their reunion stint at the Grammys, the Police have announced plans for a world tour beginning this spring. Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland will play their kickoff show in Vancouver on May 28th, followed by shows in North America. A European leg is expected in the fall, and Mexico, South America, Japan, Australia and more will likely follow.The band played a couple of songs... …