Sure, Elvis is the King but it's his band that rocked the world. Scotty Moore's guitar playing not only drove the music but blasted it off into the stratosphere, launching millions into picking up guitars and losing their minds. He passed away yesterday at the age of 84. What are you listening to tonight?
Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist who was credited with changing the role of the guitar in pop music, has died at home in Tennessee. He was 84. "I'm very sorry to report that Scotty died at home on the morning of June 28," said a brief statement on his website. Show More Summary
Put off by John Mayer's "gnarly guitar face?" Blame the complex songs of the Grateful Dead. Bob Weir, of the Grateful Dead, and Mayer, of that one Taylor Swift song, appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live on Tuesday. During the show, an audience member asked Mayer about the "sexual...
Tyler Clark, better known as Atyya, has long been enamored with the realm of sound. Skilled in drums, bass guitar, and percussion, Atyya found his way to electronic music production as many do: through instruments. Having previously released four EPs, Atyya's debut LP, Depth Perception, was finally unleashed to his fans on Tuesday, June 28th. Show More Summary
A rare interview with 20-year-old Bob Dylan is the focus of the newest episode of PBS’s animated series Blank on Blank, touching on Dylan’s harmonica habits, playing the guitar in exchange for cheeseburgers, and his upcoming debut album...Show More Summary
The Shake Appeal column is Pitchfork associate editor Evan Minsker’s excuse to listen to and write about rock’n’roll—punk, garage rock, psychedelia, budget rock, and pretty much anything else with guitars and attitude. He returns after...Show More Summary
Adding more evidence that his feud with Taylor Swift is over, Justin Bieber grabbed his acoustic guitar and made a snazzy little Snapchat video on Monday (June 27). Joined by his buddy, EDM DJ Martin Garrix, the “Baby” crooner strummed...Show More Summary
You’ve got to respect the hustle. Navy Gangs, the Omaha rock quartet composed of Matthew Tillwick (vocal, guitar), Noah Kohll (guitar), Wilson Keithline (bass), and Gavin Cordaro (drums), pursued songwriting at the expense of a high school degree. They subsequently took jobs in the desert dome at the local zoo, not exactly the most hospitable […]
These days, if a celebrity launches their own game, it is likely with Glu Mobile. Known for their free-to-play mobile games, the publicly traded company lists more than 100 games, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Transformers, Guitar Hero and Deer Hunter. Show More Summary
George Harrison's elegant Beatles ballad "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" comes to life in a new video created by Apple Corps Ltd. and Cirque du Soleil. The hypnotic clip is based on a 10th anniversary re-staging of "Gently Weeps" for LOVE, Cirque du Soleil's theatrical production at Las Vegas' Mirage Hotel & Casino. The...
To this day, no picture has ever captured the spirit of rock 'n' roll better than the young Elvis Presley wielding his guitar like a gunslinger's.45. Let's just not forget that the man who actually played the guitar on all those songs...Show More Summary
The legendary guitarist whose fluid guitar picking for “The King” Elvis Presley’s signature screams defined Rock and Roll music in the 1950s — Scotty Moore — died on Tuesday in Nashville. Moore was 84 and the cause of death hasn’t been determined yet. Show More Summary
“Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s longtime guitarist and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, died Tuesday at his home in Nashville,” reports Rolling Stone, sourcing the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper. Rolling Stone continues, “No cause of death was provided,...
Guitarist Scotty Moore, who revolutionized the bluesy twang on early Elvis Presley records, died on Tuesday at the age of 84. Born Winfield Scott "Scotty" Moore III in 1931, Moore began playing guitar at just 8-years-old and played in a country band before being tapped by Sun Records to record ... More »
Justin Bieber proves once again that there is absolutely no “Bad Blood” between him and Selena Gomez’ BFF Taylor Swift. The Biebs has been caught before singing to Taylor’s “Teardrops On My Guitar.” This time around, Justin Bieber is shown playing “I Knew You Were Trouble” on his guitar, reports MTV. Show More Summary
Variety is reporting that Winfield “Scotty” Moore, the man whose Gibson ES-295 became known as “the guitar that changed the world” for its role in the rise of Elvis Presley, has died. Moore was 84. Born in Tennessee in 1931, Moore met...Show More Summary
[ 15 July 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] This is the band to get you up and dancing. Mal Osborne (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Damien Spencer (lead guitar, vocals), Tim Spellmen (drums) and Paul Kinderman (bass, vocals) will have you moving to country rock classics – from Elvis through to Neil Diamond, and a whole lot more. When: Friday 15th July. 8pm. Where: Harmonie German [...]
Updated | Memorabilia belonging to music icons Prince and David Bowie, who both died this year, fetched thousands of dollars more than expected at auction over the weekend. A guitar belonging to Prince sold for $137,500, while a lock...Show More Summary
I remember first hearing James Taylor in 1968. Here was this guy from North Carolina who had this really fine voice and was an exquisite guitar player and songwriter. What was there not to like ? James Taylor reminded his Austin, TX audience during his concert at the Frank Erwin Center June 22,2016, about 1968. Show More Summary
Ty Segall teams with Charles Moothart and Ex-Cult's Chris Shaw for yet another fierce guitar rock project.