Add Meshuggah to the ever-growing list of artists planning albums for 2012 as the progressive metal band (and djent pioneers -- kidding!) have announced a March 27 release date for their as-yet-untitled new album.
Fender has introduce its new top-of-the-production-line best: the Fender Select series. Designed as “Select instruments for select individuals,” the five guitars and two basses in the series are true players’ instruments that put more than six decades of Fender experience and expertise on outstandingly appointed display and bring a wealth of high-end features and elegant design options to discerning musicians everywhere.
Kiss will be among the huge number of major rock acts to release a new album this year, and apparently the iconic rock band are a mere two days away from completing the album, at least according to a new video update from Paul Stanley.
Two videos have recently appeared online featuring Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth having an interview-style conversation with Eddie Van Halen about the good 'ole days, including chats about Wet t-shirt contests and Ed's old Volvo. You can listen to the conversation in the clips below.
Fender has introduced the Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar, which puts the inventive ringing sounds and highly distinctive design mods of one of the U.K.’s greatest modern-era guitarists into a truly unique variation on a classic Fender guitar model.
A 1954 Gibson Les Paul that Peter Frampton played during his Humble Pie and solo days has been found after investigation by two Frampton fans, according to Gibson.com. The guitar had been presumed lost in a 1980 cargo plane crash.
Bonnie Raitt has joined the list of artists planning new releases in 2012. Her new album, Slipstream, will be out April 10. It will be her first new album in seven years and the debut album for her new label, Redwing Records.
"Supergroup" is a word that gets tossed around a lot, but it's hard to deny the musical prowess of the members of Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, a new band featuring Brent Hinds (Mastodon,) Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan,) Eric Avery (ex-Jane's Addiction) and Jon Theodore (ex-The Mars Volta.)