Ever since Ronnie Radke's not-so-amicable departure from Escape The Fate, his subsequent incarceration and the formation of his new band, Falling In Reverse, both bands — and to an extent, their fans — have waged a semi-constant battle in the press.
Late last week, Tool posted a lengthy update about their in-progress studio album. The post makes mention of an "epic" piece that will appear on the album — a track they've been working on for quite a while.
Over the weekend, Fleetwood Mac announced the cancellation of the Australia and New Zealand legs of their current tour. The reason? John McVie, the band's bassist and co-founder, is being treated for cancer.
All this talk about the Doobie Brothers has got us thinking about that band's flawless, smooth and free-wheeling musicianship, specifically their guitar playing and the many classic parts — from riffs and chord progressions to solos and grooves and beyond — they've recorded since their 1971 self-titled debut.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Glistening Cowgirl," the new music video by Hymn for Her. The song is from the band's latest album, Smokin Flames, which was released earlier this year.
Singer/guitarist Lou Reed, best known as the principal songwriter in the influential New York City band the Velvet Underground, died today at age 71. Although the cause of his death has not yet been revealed, Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.
For "Sid 'n Susie Under the Covers, Vol. 3: The '80s, Susanna Hoffs' third album of cover songs with power popper Matthew Sweet, the Bangles vocalist/guitarist stuck to a decade that has been very kind to her — the 1980s. Unlike the duo's previous albums, which focused on material from the '60s and '70s, Under The Covers, Vol. 3 relies less on mainstream hits and focuses more on deeper album tracks.