Former Allman Brothers Band guitarst Dan Toler died Monday in Manatee County, Florida. He was 65. Toler had been battling Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS) and couldn't play guitar or speak during his final months.
Reverend Guitars and Naked Body Guitars have collaborated on a one-of-a kind instrument, which will be raffled off for charity on April 28. The Reverend Warhawk II, painted to match a 1967 Mustang and equipped with a Railhammer Chisel pickup, will be raffled off along with the car to raise money for The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
Rotosound has introduced a new 8-string set to its Roto Yellow series. The new 8-string set (R10-8) delivers a smooth, powerful tone. The gauges are 10, 13,17,30w, 42w, 54w, 64w and 74w ("w" denotes a wound string).
It seems Nine Inch Nails are back. Four years after the band's Wave Goodbye tour, NIN frontman Trent Reznor — who has explained that NIN weren't done forever, just changing focus — has officially resurrected the group.
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is happy to announce the Big Damn Blues Revolution Tour, which will take the band throughout the US this spring with special guests Jimbo Mathus and Alvin Youngblood Hart.