Neil Young and Crazy Horse kicked off their 2013 world tour in Perth, Australia, this past Saturday, March 2. Several videos from opening night have turned up, but we're particularly fond of this powerful — and loud — rendition of "Hey Hey, My My."
On Friday, March 1, PRS Guitars opened its Los Angeles showroom on a full-time basis. The showroom, which is at the CenterStaging facility in Burbank, California, will extend its artist-relation efforts by offering musicians a unique opportunity to experience the PRS brand in an intimate studio environment equipped with a comprehensive selection of PRS guitars and amplifiers for musicians to test-drive.
Adrenaline Mob have released a second video of the band in the studio covering Van Halen's "Romeo Delight." The song is on the band's upcoming release, Coverta, an eight-track EP featuring covers of some of the band’s favorite songs. Longtime Portnoy fans know about the many cover CDs he's released with Dream Theater and with Neal Morse.
Seattle rockers Queensrÿche have signed with Century Media and will release their new album June 11. The new disc will be the debut album from the current lineup of Todd La Torre (vocals), Michael Wilton (guitars), Parker Lundgren (guitars), Eddie Jackson (bass) and Scott Rockenfield (drums).
For two days only (Sunday, March 3, and Monday, March 4), Guitar World is hosting a special promotion! If you subscribe to Guitar World for your iPad and iPhone, you'll a free gift — our 2013 Review Guide.
Dethklok and Metalocalypse mainman Brendon Small released a solo album last year under the project title Brendon Small's Galaktikon. What was supposedly a studio-only endeavor has become a massive undertaking as Small prepares for Galaktikon's live debut at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood on March 3. This will be part of Wesfest 8, an annual concert to benefit the Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship at Berklee College of Music.