The Fender Custom Shop honors the famous Nocaster with the release of the 1951 New Old Stock (NOS) Nocaster and the 1951 Relic Nocaster. Both models feature a hand-selected ash body with a Nocaster Blonde finish and include all-new Twisted Tele pickups designed by Fender’s Master Builders, giving the model’s historical significance and modern performance. For added authentic feel, the 1951 Relic Nocaster features special aging treatment, evoking the magic of an aged, Fender classic.
German power metal veterans have just introduced a new regular video series titled "Guardian TV." The series will see the band answer questions from fans, and you can check out the first episode below.
When a previously-unheard song featuring a deceased rocker is uncovered, it always causes a stir, regardless of quality. Still, when such an event occurs, it's usually only one song, or maybe a handful at the most -- or in the case of the late Phil Lynott, over 700.
They may be an "unofficial" news source, but fan website Van Halen News Desk has been pretty spot on with getting the inside scoop surrounding what's been a pretty mysterious Van Halen camp as of late.
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.