These guys might look and sound familiar to a portion of our readers; they're the Croatian cellists who had a taste of online success when their dueling-cellos version of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" went viral last year. They've also covered Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" and Guns N' Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle."
He was one of the greatest electric blues guitarists of his time, but Michael Bloomfield is nearly forgotten today. His friend and collaborator Al Kooper hopes to change that with the new box-set retrospective From His Head to His Heart to His Hands.
On January 21, guitarist Monte Pittman — who is best known for his work with Prong and Madonna — dropped his third album, The Power of Three, through Metal Blade Records. We recently caught up with Pittman between gigs to discuss his new album, what it's like to play for Madonna and, of course, his gear. Here’s what he had to say.
Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton have performed together several times over the years. They've even toured together. But in terms of pure entertainment value, I haven't found anything as enjoyable than the clip at the bottom of this story.
Jeff Beck is readying what he feels is a "very important album." In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the 69-year-old guitarist discussed the timing of — and process of creating — his upcoming release.