After a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, Deep Purple keyboard player and founding member Jon Lord died earlier today, July 16, at the age of 71. The cause of death has been disclosed as a pulmonary embolism.
The Allman Brothers Band have disclosed the lineup and details for their Peach Music Festival, which takes place August 10 to 12 at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Sno Mountain Ski Area & Water Park in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Lâg Guitars has announced two solidbody electric guitar series, Arkane and Imperator. These guitars, which have been popular across Europe for many years, will now be available for the first time to guitarists in the U.S. as of July.
Before Van Halen announced the cancellation of several summer 2012 tour dates, Guitar World got the chance to spend several days on the road with the band, especially with Eddie Van Halen. As it turns out, he's happier, healthier and playing better than ever. As Eddie tells Guitar World in this exclusive in-depth interview, he has a lot to be thankful for, including his band’s latest album, A Different Kind of Truth.