The new single from Red Hot Chili Peppers, "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie," was set to hit radio later today, July 18, however the track leaked early this morning and has since been posted on KROQ's Soundcloud page.
This free Lick of the Day by Doug Aldrich of Whitesnake is inspired by Gary Moore. It begins with a steady, machine-gun barrage of alternate-picked, palm-muted 16th notes and ends with a wild two-step "over-bend" on the low E string, punctuated by a squealing pinch harmonic.
Bush have announced a September 13 release date for their next album, The Sea Of Memories. The album, which was recorded with producer Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica), is the seminal band’s first studio release in 10 years and the first to be released via their own imprint, Zuma Rock Records, through a partnership with eOne Music.
Legendary luthier Travis Bean passed away this past Sunday, July 10, at age 64. Bean was known for producing guitars with a distinct sound, thanks to their aluminum necks. The build of the necks allowed notes to sustain for much longer.