The long-rumored cruise edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has now officially been announced, adding another metal cruise to the itinerary for 2012 and making this quite possibly the loudest year the Carribean has seen since "pirate" was a real occupation.
This past Friday, the remaining members of Montrose — along with some very special guests — took the stage at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of the late guitarist Ronnie Montrose, who committed suicide last month at the age of 64.
Tenacious D — the storied musical duo featuring Kyle Gass and Jack Black — will release their new album, Rize of the Fenix in just over two weeks, but you can now stream the album in its entirety below.
As previously reported, The Smashing Pumpkins have set a June 19 release date for their upcoming new album, Oceania. Over the weekend, the band unveiled the album's artwork and track listing, both of which you can check out below.
"There's a whole thing in the book about the different places I've been with Jeff and his mental state. With Truth, it was before any of them [the Jeff Beck Group] were really known. It was just a bunch of great guys, and we had a blast recording it. When we were gonna start the next album, they came in after their first American tour and they had egos out the door. It was obvious very quickly we weren't gonna work well together."
Enter now to win a signed Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Studio Deluxe guitar by uploading your best air-guitar performance set to Haynes' ripping solo on his song "Man In Motion" from the video below!
Guitar legend — and current Guitar World cover star — Joe Walsh has just posted a video featuring a live performance of his new single, "Analog Man," from the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Check it out below.