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That Time Madonna Played "Whole Lotta Love" on Guitar (and Covered Pantera)

Someone recently reminded me of this odd event—so now I'll remind you.On June 19, 2015, Madonna uploaded a brief video of herself playing the iconic Jimmy Page guitar riff from Led Zeppelin's “Whole Lotta Love." In the video, which originally appeared on the singer's Instagram, she’s dressed in black and stands in a room with at least five other guitars in the background (not to mention the... …

Paul McCartney: 10 of His Best Under-the-Radar Solo Songs

"When I'm Sixty-Four"? That's so 11 years ago.Paul McCartney turned 75 this a few months back. With that in mind, you've probably come across a host of online tributes that laud the former Beatle's longevity, countless achievements and best-loved songs.But while the masses will most likely praise "Band on the Run," "Maybe I'm Amazed," "Live and Let Die" and "Silly Love Songs" (well, maybe not ... …

Dhani Harrison Premieres New Song, "Summertime Police"

With autumn only a few hours away, Dhani Harrison has premiered "Summertime Police," a new track from his solo debut, In///Parallel, which will be released October 6 via BMG Records. The etheral track is the third single to be shared from the new album."I have a fairly lucid memory. I remember events from my life and put music to them," said Harrison in a press release. "Each track [on the... …

Gizmodrome—Featuring Adrian Belew and Stewart Copeland—Premiere "Summer's Coming" Lyric Video

One of the coolest recent developments in guitar land involves the creation of Gizmodrome, a new band featuring guitar great Adrian Belew (he of Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, David Bowie and King Crimson fame), Police drummer Stewart Copeland, Level 42 bassist Mark King and keyboardist Vittorio Cosma.If you're wondering what such a collaboration sounds like, you're in luck. Below, we present our... …

A Frank Zappa Hologram Is Going on Tour

Eyellusion, a company that produces holograms, has announced it'll work closely with the Zappa Family Trust to produce hologram performances of Frank Zappa. This, according to a press release, will give "fans an opportunity to experience the prolific, eclectic and critically acclaimed music legend live in concert again."Production for the Zappa shows will kick off in late 2017 with performances... …

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