Guitarists in '60s cover bands, rejoice. The UK-based Rotosound has brought back its Vintage Fuzz Pedal, which uses the same circuit configuration as their original 1960s design, with the addition of modern resistors and capacitors.
Maybe Eric Clapton decided he deserved a special birthday present -- from himself. Clapton, who will turn 67 this Friday, recently blew 3 million pounds (about $4.75 million US) on a one-off Ferrari built by the company's secretive Special Projects division, reports London's Daily Mail.
On March 12, the first nine 10-foot-tall guitar sculptures in the Gibson GuitarTown II exhibit were unveiled on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, and Slash -- sans top hat -- was there to take it all in. The works on display were created by Shepard Fairey, Tristan Eaton, Free Humanity, Smog City and DeeKay, and they celebrated several rock acts, including Van Halen, Rage Against The Machine and Jane’s Addiction.
Look, we all go through some hard times when we're trying to make it work with that special someone, but instead of bugging your friends and family with your little problems, why not just do the common-sense thing and ask a heavy metal band full of monsters?
In the wake of the announcement that Josh Homme and Scott Reeder would be bringing a lawsuit down on Kyuss Lives! members John Garcia and Brant Bjork, bassist Nick Oliveri has decide to official quit Kyuss Lives!
Yesterday, at Germany's Echo Awards, hometown favorites Rammstein took the stage with shock rock icon Marilyn Manson for a pummeling rendition of "The Beautiful People," from Manson's 1996 album, Antichrist Superstar. You can watch footage of the performance below.