The blues tradition runs deep in Texas, which has produced a constant stream of innovative blues guitarists, including T-Bone Walker, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Freddie King, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Albert Collins, Billy Gibbons and Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
In the new March 2012 issue of Guitar World, Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Willie Adler tell how the most important contemporary metal group in the world has blazed a new trail for itself with Resolution, Lamb of God’s diverse new album.
Last night, a group of rock and blues luminaries assembled at the White House for the latest concert thrown by First Lady Michelle Obama, who has taken a personal interest in celebrating the American songbook.
B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck will be among the headliners for a February 21 appearance at the White House. The performance is part of the "In Performance at the White House" series, and the show will be televised 9 p.m. EST February 27 on PBS.
Guitarist Gary Clark Jr. has released a new video clip for the song "Don't Owe You A Thang," which can be found on his 2011 release, The Bright Lights EP. The new video coincides with a previously announced tour that kicks off this month.
Earlier this year, Down announced that they will record four new EPs instead of a full-length album, setting off a ton of speculation about how the album's days may be numbered, thanks to any number of culprits from our download-centric culture to the impatience of fans.