Last week — wait, was it last week? Yeah, it was last week — Joe Bonamassa posted a Facebook video of himself noodling backstage on a 1978 Charvel black-and-yellow stripe guitar, a guitar long associated with Eddie Van Halen. This week, Bonamassa posted another backstage Facebook clip; this time, he's playing a 1931 National Duolian guitar.
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour made a rare appearance Saturday night at a Bombay Bicycle Club show at London's Earls Court. First Gilmour played lap steel guitar on Bombay Bicycle Club's "Rinse Me Down"; then he picked up his guitar and performed Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" live for the first time in more than two years, NME reports.
When Brian Carrier started building and customizing guitars 15 years ago, he toyed with the idea of making cigar-box guitars but wanted to make something more durable and long lasting. “I wanted to make something that a touring musician could play and tour with,” Carrier says.
The Bojotar is a new stringed instrument developed by guitarist Bow Thayer in collaboration with Joey Leone for Eastwood/Airline Guitars. The instrument, which is demoed in the video below, should be available December 15 and can be pre-ordered here.