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Former OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ’s SOEN: ‘Tabula Rasa’ Video Released – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

“Tabula Rasa”, the new video from SOEN — the Swedish progressive rock band featuring drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), guitarist Joakim Platbarzdis and bassist Stefan Stenberg — can be seen below. The song is taken from the group’s sophomore studio album, “Tellurian”, which will be released on November 4 via Spinefarm Records. Says Platbarzdis: “It is finally time for the first video from our forthcoming…

Malcolm Young’s Family Confirms AC/DC Guitarist’s Dementia – RollingStone.com

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Kory Grow | September 30, 2014 The family of founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has confirmed the illness that forced the 61-year-old to quit the band. “Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy,” they said in a statement, according to People.  Related The group had previously announced in April that Young would be taking a break from the band and…

Was Kenny Chesney’s ‘Conan’ Performance a Case of Guitar Overload? – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Lyneka Little Kenny Chesney may want to consider adding one more guitar for his next performance.  The country singer seemed bent on proving that you can never have too many of the string instruments during a late night appearance on “Conan.” Performing “American Kids,” the lead single from his latest album, Chesney left some viewers scratching their heads at his rendition, which was backed by not one, two, three…

Five Signs You Might Be a Shitty Guitarist – OC Weekly (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

No one needs a “quad guitar.” Not even Michael Angelo Batio. By: David Von Bader It would seem that everyone not bent on being a DJ these days is buying a guitar. In recent years, there have been unprecedented national advertisements for large chain music stores like Guitar Center all over radio and television, and the fact that a company like the aforementioned grew so successful that Bain Capital…

No More Guitar Gods, Only Goddesses – Baltimore City Paper

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

There is a moment during every Screaming Females set when frontwoman Marissa Paternoster steps to the front of the stage and lets loose one of her virtuosic guitar solos, punctuating the New Brunswick, New Jersey trio’s thrashing about with some metal-style shredding and catchy riff-unspooling all at once, like she’s Tom Verlaine meets Eddie Van Halen meets Duane Allman or some shit. When her pummeling playing peaks, she reclines and…

SIXX: A.M. Taps BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer JEFF FABB For ‘Modern … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, will release its third album, “Modern Vintage”, on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. will celebrate the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance will take place at the iHeart Theater in Burbank, California. The show, as well as a question-and-answer…

Former OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ’s SOEN: ‘Tabula Rasa’ Video Released – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

“Tabula Rasa”, the new video from SOEN — the Swedish progressive rock band featuring drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), guitarist Joakim Platbarzdis and bassist Stefan Stenberg — can be seen below. The song is taken from the group’s sophomore studio album, “Tellurian”, which will be released on November 4 via Spinefarm Records. Says Platbarzdis: “It is finally time for the first video from our forthcoming…

Was Kenny Chesney’s ‘Conan’ Performance a Case of Guitar Overload? – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Lyneka Little Kenny Chesney may want to consider adding one more guitar for his next performance.  The country singer seemed bent on proving that you can never have too many of the string instruments during a late night appearance on “Conan.” Performing “American Kids,” the lead single from his latest album, Chesney left some viewers scratching their heads at his rendition, which was backed by not one, two, three…

Two sides of Prince — guitar god returns with completely different discs, one … – New York Daily News

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Splash News/Splash News Prince, seen here performing earlier this year, has put out two albums: a great one with the all-female band 3RDEYEGIRL and a solo disc. Prince “Art Official Age” (Warner Bros.) 3 stars — Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL “PlectrumeElectrum” (Warner Bros.) 4 Stars — PLECTRUMELECTRUM by Prince…

SIXX: A.M. Taps BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer JEFF FABB For ‘Modern … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, will release its third album, “Modern Vintage”, on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. will celebrate the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance will take place at the iHeart Theater in Burbank, California. The show, as well as a question-and-answer…

SIXX: A.M. Taps BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer JEFF FABB For ‘Modern … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, will release its third album, “Modern Vintage”, on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. will celebrate the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance will take place at the iHeart Theater in Burbank, California. The show, as well as a question-and-answer…

Who Gave Brad Paisley His First Guitar? – The Boot

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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SIXX: A.M. Taps BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Drummer JEFF FABB For ‘Modern … – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, will release its third album, “Modern Vintage”, on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. will celebrate the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance will take place at the iHeart Theater in Burbank, California. The show, as well as a question-and-answer…

LANDERS: Passenger killed when ATV hits concrete-filled drums – Press-Enterprise

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

LANDERS: Passenger killed when ATV hits concrete-filled drums Share Pin It More Galleries A speeding all-terrain vehicle ran off a desert road at night and slammed into concrete-filled drums, killing the passenger, say California Highway Patrol officers. The wreck was reported at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, along Booth Road north of Joshua Tree Lane in the desert community of Landers. The 1983 Honda ATV was being driven…

Kyle Abraham’s Abraham.In.Motion Echoes a Max Roach Album – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Blink-182′s Travis Barker, Joe Jonas Join Demi Lovato For Live Performance … – Music Times

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Genres > Pop Get the Most Popular Music Times Updates Weekly By Shawn Christ Sep 28, 2014 05:19 PM EDT Demi Lovato was joined by Travis Barker and Joe Jonas at a concert. (Photo : Getty/Larry French) Travis Barker is never one to shy away from a collaboration, which…

Former WICKED LESTER Guitarist Faces Child-Pornography Charge – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

**UPDATE**: The official Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office press release reads as follows: “A Bluffton man was arrested on child pornography charges Friday afternoon following a search warrant served by Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office investigators at a Plantation Pointe apartment. “On June 30, 2014, a web based, peer-to-peer web cam program, Chatrandom, observed the streaming/broadcasting of apparent child pornography through their program by a user. A moderator captured an image from…

Three Quick Lessons From The Violin Wunderkind Who Became A Master – NPR (blog)

Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

i i “The key is to figure out what you’re contributing,” Joshua Bell says of playing chamber music. Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist hide caption itoggle caption Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist “The key is to figure out what you’re contributing,” Joshua Bell says of playing chamber music. Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist Joshua Bell was once a boy wonder of the violin. Now, at 46, he leads nine young…

Bernie Williams Plays Guitar At Fenway For Derek Jeter’s Last Game (Video) – NESN.com

Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

Bernie Williams Plays Guitar At Fenway For Derek Jeter’s Last Game (Video) Under normal circumstances, the Boston Red Sox probably wouldn’t invite a former New York Yankee to perform “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” at Fenway Park. These weren’t normal circumstances. Derek Jeter played the final game of his illustrious 20-year career at Fenway Park on Sunday, and the Red Sox rolled out all the stops with a pregame…