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GIBSON Honors JIMI HENDRIX With Two Custom Shop Guitars

Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, has honored guitar legend Jimi Hendrix with two new Gibson signature guitars, the Jimi Hendrix 1969 Flying V in Aged Ebony and the Jimi Hendrix 1967 SG Custom in Aged Polaris White. Widely recognized as one of the most creative musicians of all time, Hendrix's influence with his genre-defying ...

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PAUL STANLEY Blasts TRUMP Adviser SCOTT ATLAS For Telling Michigan To 'Rise Up' Against COVID-19 Restrictions

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has blasted White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist and senior fellow at the University's Hoover Institution, after he wrote a tweet that many interpreted as potentially inciting violence. On Sunday, Atlas tweeted: "The only way this stops is if people rise up. You get what you ...

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GENE SIMMONS: Why U.S. States Have To Mandate Mask Use

Gene Simmons has defended some U.S. governors' decision to mandate mask-wearing in their states, saying people who are defiantly skeptical of wearing face coverings are putting all of our health at risk. After the KISS bassist/vocalist shared a news story about Republican Iowa governor issuing a mask mandate after previously disparaging face covering restrictions as ...

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AVATAR Announces Unique Four-Part Concert Series

Swedish metallers AVATAR have announced a series of concert streams, "Avatar Ages - An Impossible Concert Experience", that will take place over the course of January 2021. The four-part concert film experience launches January 9 and will feature songs from AVATAR's celebrated catalog, starting with a performance of their latest album, "Hunter Gatherer", in full. ...

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EYEHATEGOD Announces New Album, 'A History Of Nomadic Behavior'

EYEHATEGOD, "the quintessential Southern sludge band" (Pitchfork) that Rolling Stone dubbed one of "America's great live bands," has returned to Century Media Records, with an eye towards a spring 2021 release for the group's first album in seven years: "A History Of Nomadic Behavior". EYEHATEGOD said in a statement: "EYEHATEGOD are pleased to announce we've ...

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Moment - DARK TRANQUILLITY

DARK TRANQUILLITY long ago entered the realm of legacy bands whose newest record will always be, at the very least, pretty good. As some of their other contemporaries from the '90s Swedish melodic death scene faded into complete irrelevance, diminishing returns, or disastrous experimentation, the group has weathered the trends to remain a solid act ...

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Guitar Center To File For Bankruptcy After Announcing Agreement To Reduce Debt

Guitar Center, Inc., the world's leading musical instrument retailer, announced today that it has entered into a comprehensive Restructuring Support Agreement (the "RSA") with its key stakeholders, including its equity sponsor, a fund managed by the private equity group of Ares Management Corporation, new equity investors Brigade Capital Management and a fund managed by The ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Was Considering Reunion Tour Featuring DAVID LEE ROTH, SAMMY HAGAR And MICHAEL ANTHONY

During an appearance this morning (Monday, November 16) on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show", Wolfgang Van Halen revealed that his father, Eddie Van Halen, had contemplated a "kitchen-sink tour" that would have included bassist Michael Anthony, as well as vocal turns from both Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth. There was even talk about bringing ...

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WHITESNAKE's JOEL HOEKSTRA Taps VINNY APPICE, RUSSELL ALLEN And TONY FRANKLIN For New JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13 Album

Joel Hoekstra, best known to rock fans as the current guitarist for WHITESNAKE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (and also known for his work with NIGHT RANGER and the Broadway show "Rock Of Ages"), returns with his second album, "Running Games", from his electrifying solo project JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13 on February 12, 2021. Joined by Russell Allen ...

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NEIL PEART Drumset Scholarship Announced By HUDSON MUSIC

Hudson Music has announced the The Neil Peart Drumset Scholarship. Applications begin in March 2021 through the Percussive Arts Society (PAS.org). PAS (Percussive Arts Society) will annually award four drummers the opportunity for online drumset lessons from well-known artists/educators. Before his untimely death in 2020, Peart was considered to be one of the greatest drummers ...

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NIKKI SIXX Says DONALD TRUMP Is 'Winding Up His 70 Million Voters' With Baseless Election Fraud Claims

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has accused Donald Trump of "winding up his 70 million voters." More than a week after major news networks declared Joe Biden the nation's president-elect, Trump still refuses to concede the election, citing baseless allegations of voter fraud. On Sunday night (November 15), Nikki took to his Twitter to write: ...

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