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Lynyrd Skynyrd Sues Ex-Drummer to Stop Movie About 1977 Plane … – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd have filed a lawsuit against the Southern rock band’s former drummer to halt the production of a movie depicting the 1977 plane crash that killed lead singer Ronnie Van Zant. Lead guitarist Gary Rossington, Ronnie’s brother and current lead singer Johnny Van Zant, and others contend that “Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash,” based on recollections of former drummer Artimus…

Langley pipe band leader pleads for return of drums – Surrey Now-Leader

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Langley-based pipe band leader is putting out a plea for public help. A drummer in the Grade 1 Simon Fraser University Pipe Band had two snare drums and harnesses stolen from his vehicle in the early morning in Coquitlam on Sunday, June 18. According Jack Lee, the band’s sergeant, the thieves stole other items. The local police are on the lookout, in the unlikely event that the…

Duran Duran Drummer Roger Taylor Joins John Taylor to Help At-Risk Youth Make Music That Matters – Parade

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Legendary Duran Duran drummer Roger Taylor is well aware of the power of music. Along with bassist John Taylor, keyboardist Nick Rhodes and singer Simon Le Bon, Taylor has been a force behind a band that has rocked the music industry for over three decades. So when the band’s manager asked if he wanted to use a short break during their tour to work in-studio with at-risk youth in the…

Kiss drummer performs last US show before retirement – Page Six

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Are Trying to Stop Former Drummer’s Unauthorized Biopic – Ultimate Classic Rock

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images / MCA Records Lynyrd Skynyrd don’t want their former drummer to complete an unauthorized biopic about the band. Artimus Pyle, who was with Lynyrd Skynyrd during their classic-lineup period in the ’70s, announced plans for a movie that was to be called Free Bird last year. He was met with quick resistance from ex-bandmates and the families of those killed in the group’s 1977 plane crash. Pyle has already…

This woman walked off with a $40000 violin – The Boston Globe

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The MBTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman they say is in possession of a $40,000 violin that doesn’t belong to her. According to a post on the Transit Police website, the expensive violin was lost around midnight on June 10 at South Station after its owner accidentally left it behind. Advertisement “She was waiting for a train and put her stuff down, and whatever…

MBTA Police looking for $40,000 violin lost at South Station – The … – The Boston Globe

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The MBTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman they say is in possession of a $40,000 violin that doesn’t belong to her. According to a post on the Transit Police website, the expensive violin was lost around midnight on June 10 at South Station after its owner accidentally left it behind. Advertisement “She was waiting for a train and put her stuff down, and whatever…

Philadelphia Orchestra chief to step down – Philly.com

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Drawing down the curtain on an unusually eventful tenure, Philadelphia Orchestra president and CEO Allison B. Vulgamore will leave the post on Dec. 31 at the conclusion of her current contract, the orchestra announced Tuesday afternoon. Vulgamore took over the orchestra in 2010 after a succession of quick leadership changes there, and the decision to leave now…

10 Awesome Guitar Destruction Moments – Loudwire – Loudwire

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Subscribe to Loudwire on The guitar smash… it’s one of the greatest feats to be witnessed live, unless you’re a musician yourself. In that case, you bow your head in respect for a fine instrument we lost too soon. There are some truly historic incidents of guitar destruction in rock history. Of course, Jimi Hendrix’s name comes up immediately. Hendrix’s historic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival ended with…

Learn Something: How to Tune Your Guitar By Ear | Music News … – Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Guitar instructor Nate Savage of GuitarLessons.com presented a useful video on how to train that ear a bit. The musician noted: “The first thing you’re gonna need to get you guitar in tune by ear is a reference tone, and that can be anything from just one of your strings on the guitar being close to being in tune; it can be a piano; you can use a metronome, a lot of…

DEVILDRIVER Guitarist Was ‘Extremely Happy’ With Response To ‘Trust No One’ Album – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

RAMzine conducted an interview with guitarist Mike Spreitzer of California metallers DEVILDRIVER at this year’s edition of the Download festival, which was held June 9-11 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the response to DEVILDRIVER‘s latest album, 2016′s “Trust No One”, Mike said: “I was extremely happy because… mainly… This is the first time in the history of the band I…

Michael Jackson’s former guitarist ‘devastated’ after Thomas Cook … – Manchester Evening News

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Michael Jackson’s former guitarist was left devastated after her treasured instrument went missing on a flight from Manchester to the US – but airport bosses have finally found it. Jennifer Batten, who played with the King of Pop for 10 years, was travelling to Boston on a Thomas Cook flight on Saturday, June 3. The guitar case was tagged and she carried it around to the oversized baggage area, where…

Lynyrd Skynyrd Sue Former Drummer Over Biopic Plans – RollingStone.com

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Lynyrd Skynyrd are suing their former drummer Artimus Pyle over his plans to make a biopic based on the Southern rockers and their deadly 1977 plane crash. Related Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Readies Biopic ‘Free Bird’ “This film’s story — MY story — is not just about the plane crash but also about my personal relationship with the genius that was Ronnie Van Zant,” Artimus Pyle says Guitarist Gary Rossington,…

Watch Original Kiss Drummer Peter Criss Play His Last Ever U.S. … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss played what was being billed as his final U.S. concert this past Saturday, June 17 at the Cutting Room in New York City. Criss handled the vocals and some of the drums at the show and was backed by musical director and keyboardist Alex Salzman, guitarist Erik Rudic from the band the COLD SEAS and a horn and string section. Criss‘s set consisted of KISS…

Dave Grohl’s Daughter Rocked The Drums At A Foo Fighters Show – HuffPost

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

“About two weeks ago, my daughter said, ‘Daddy, I want to play the drums.’ And I said, ‘OK, you want me to teach you?’ And she said, ‘Yes,’” Grohl told the crowd. “And then I said, ‘Do you want to get up in front of 20,000 people in Iceland and play?’ And she said, ‘Yes.’”

10 Awesome Guitar Destruction Moments – Loudwire

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Subscribe to Loudwire on The guitar smash… it’s one of the greatest feats to be witnessed live, unless you’re a musician yourself. In that case, you bow your head in respect for a fine instrument we lost too soon. There are some truly historic incidents of guitar destruction in rock history. Of course, Jimi Hendrix’s name comes up immediately. Hendrix’s historic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival ended with…

Learn Something: How to Tune Your Guitar By Ear – Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Guitar instructor Nate Savage of GuitarLessons.com presented a useful video on how to train that ear a bit. The musician noted: “The first thing you’re gonna need to get you guitar in tune by ear is a reference tone, and that can be anything from just one of your strings on the guitar being close to being in tune; it can be a piano; you can use a metronome, a lot of…

Watch Foo Fighters Debut New Song, “Lah Di Da” – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

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Michael Jackson’s former guitarist ‘devastated’ after Thomas Cook lost her favourite instrument on Manchester flight – Manchester Evening News

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Michael Jackson’s former guitarist was left devastated after her treasured instrument went missing on a flight from Manchester to the US – but airport bosses have finally found it. Jennifer Batten, who played with the King of Pop for 10 years, was travelling to Boston on a Thomas Cook flight on Saturday, June 3. The guitar case was tagged and she carried it around to the oversized baggage area, where…

Guitar pull Tuesday at Cloverdale Playhouse – Montgomery Advertiser

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Montgomery band Blue Yonder performs several of their original songs for the Montgomery Advertiser on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Shannon Heupel/Advertiser Buy Photo Montgomery band Blue Yonder performs several of their original songs for the Montgomery Advertiser on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (Photo: Shannon Heupel/Advertiser)Buy Photo Story Highlights The Joe Thomas Jr. Guitar Pull takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the Cloverdale Playhouse, 960 Cloverdale Road, and…