The music of Frank Zappa is now back in the hands of the Zappa Family Trust. To celebrate this, the estate has signed a global license and distribution deal with Universal Music Enterprises to release 60 of Zappa's recordings. The roll-out kicks off July 31 with 12 albums, with another dozen recordings to be released monthly through the end of 2012.
Guitarist Clint Lowery and his new Sevendust side-project with Morgan Rose, Call Me No One, released their debut album, Last Parade, on June 5 via 7Bros/ILG. Lowery recently sat down to discuss his guitar solo on their new single, “Biggest Fan.” Check out the lesson video below.
British progressive metal band TesseracT have officially announced that Elliot Coleman had chosen to part ways with the band. The announce comes just weeks after the release of the band's latest EP, Perspective.
Hank3 has announced a third leg of his U.S. tour. The next leg of the tour kicks off August 10 in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Rail Club and will blaze through several western states up until September 4, when it comes to a stop in Boulder, Colorado, at the Boulder Theater.
Kia must be working on building up their rock cred, because just a few months after featuring Motley Crue in their Super Bowl ad, the car company featured none other than Michael Angelo Batio in a new Canadian ad for the Korean-based car company.
Guitar Center's Battle of the Blues, the search for the nation’s top undiscovered blues guitar player, is a grassroots music program dedicated to providing aspiring and emerging guitar players the opportunity to be recognized for their talent.
Iconic soul/R&B vocalist Aaron Neville has announced a deal with EMI’s Blue Note Records and will release a full-length album this Fall. The record, produced by Keith Richards and Blue Note Records President Don Was, is a collection of classic material from the doo-wop era.