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.
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.
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.
On October 8, Glitterati Incorporated will publish 108 Rock Star Guitars, a new book by photographer/author Lisa S. Johnson. It's a collection of intimate portraits of cherished guitars owned by the gods of rock.
Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a readers poll in partnership with Samson — the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time! We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of guitarists from different genres, locations and age groups, you — like us — have strong opinions about the skills (or lack thereof) of some of rock's most legendary singers.