Throughout the summer of 2011, Radiohead has been releasing a series of seven 12-inch singles featuring remixes of tracks from their 2011 album, The King Of Limbs, by electronic artists and producers who have been exciting and inspiring the members of the band.
Pigtronix Class A Boost is the final word in high-performance guitar preamps. This pedal’s elegant exterior and single-knob layout cloth an ingenious Class A J-FET design that will fatten up the sound of any instrument or sound source.
Eddie Van Halen's "Frankenstein Replica" guitar, which recently acquired by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington D.C., is now on display as part of the National Treasures of American Pop Culture Collection. The guitar -- also known at "Frank 2" -- was built in 2006 by Fender in a joint effort with Van Halen in order to produce a precise replica of the guitar that Eddie built himself back in the mid '70s.
On August 14, the Iridium Jazz Club in New York will air a never-before-broadcast Les Paul memorial show on their Livestream channel. The concert, which was filmed in 2009 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, features Zakk Wylde, Charlie Daniels, Steve Miller and more. Here's an exclusive video of Wylde's performance of Leon Russell's "A Song For You" from that show.
While a lot of fans miss ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, one may have taken it a little too far. According to RollingStone.com, Frusciante has filed a request for a protective order against a female fan who has aggressively pursued the guitarist about making a film about his life.
The big story over the last few days has been the rioting in London, with hundred of young people looting shops and setting fire to cars and buildings. In a recent interview with Rocksound.tv, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine weighed in on the youth in London, er, raging against the machine.