The winning bid of $117,500 for a factory-fresh Gibson Les Paul Standard Special—in a satin finish of red, gun-metal grey and viper blue, and sporting bullet shell knobs, no less—caught even its country-rock instigator off guard.
Though she's recently been indulging in her love for jazz standards, over the weekend, Lady Gaga let her love for hard rock show. The pop superstar performed a wild version of Van Halen's classic, "Panama" with The Dirty Pearls at the band's gig at New York's Gramercy Theater.
IK Multimedia has announced the release of the iRig Mic Studio for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC and Android. The iRig Mic Studio is a large-diaphragm digital condenser microphone that’s perfect for musicians, vocalists, home producers, podcasters, broadcasters, voice-over artists.
Although you might know the hurdy-gurdy as an ancient folk instrument, the creative musician in the video below decided to electrify it and make it sound more like something you might heard on a Van Halen album.
Led Zeppelin has premiered the reference mix of "Hots On For Nowhere," a selection from the upcoming deluxe reissues of the band's final three album's, 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through the Out Door and 1982's Coda.
According to a study by Australia's University of Queensland, a public research university mainly located in Brisbane, extreme music (including heavy metal) can positively influence people who are experiencing anger.
Vox has revived the classic all-tube AC10 with the Custom Series AC10C1, which brilliantly reproduces Vox’s legendary Top Boost sound in a lower-wattage amp with the addition of an onboard studio quality reverb for even more versatility.