"The Evolution of Oneself"Pianist Orrin Evans has a new trio date on the Smoke Sessions label with Christian McBride playing bass, and Karriem Riggins on drums, also joined by on a couple tracks by either Marvin Sewell on guitar or vocalist...Show More Summary
In case you didn't know, the 20th annual Air Guitar World Championships (yes, it's a real event) wrapped up in Oulu, Finland, last Friday with Russian competitor Kereel "Your Daddy" Blumenkrants beating out the American runner-up Matt...Show More Summary
For the first time in the 20-year history of the competition, a Russian man named Kereel “Your Daddy” Blumenkrants became the first person from his country to win the Annual Air Guitar World Championships, which were held in Oulu, Northern Finland. Coming in second was Matt “Airistotle” Burns from the United States and Michael “Operation […]
Plodding, doomy guitars open one of the heavier tracks on Slayer's upcoming album Repentless, "Cast the First Stone," which is now streaming online and available for free download via Adult Swim Singles. The tune soon transitions into a bulldozing, mid-paced thrasher, as frontman Tom Araya sings about vengeance, echoing war...
We’re giving away five pairs of tickets to see Rodrigo y Gabriela live at The Tabernacle next Wednesday, September 9th! Get ready for a fantastic night of intense acoustic guitar riffs that mix genres of nuevo flamenco, rock, and heavy metal. Enter below to win! We’ll contact the winners on Friday, September 4th. Fill out […]
The rebellious rapper Machine Gun Kelly claims that he was kicked off a plane at a Dallas-area airport because he had "cuss words" written on his guitar case. See also: Shia LaBeouf shows off freestyle rap skills in new video "I wasShow More Summary
Folks who revel in the notion that love-rock means never having to tune your guitar will no doubt grow weak in the knees upon first exposure to the Cannanes. The fluid Australian combo is willfully amateurish and occasionally a bit....
Hey! Clear your “rehearsal schedule” and SOBER UP, Eddie Van Halen fanboy. First of all: NO, he still won’t play in your band or star in your triumphant music video. It’s just not going to happen. Secondly, and more importantly: on September...Show More Summary
For a young band such as Like A Storm, it certainly doesn’t hurt to have a rock & roll fairy godfather. In their case, that would be guitar player Mark Tremonti, who has taken the New Zealand native brothers – Chris, Matt & Kent Brooks – on the road with all three of his bands: […] The post Chris Brooks of Like A Storm (INTERVIEW) appeared first on Glide Magazine.
Tori Kelly wowed the audience (and viewers watching at home) at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night (Aug 30) with a show-stopping performance of her popular single “Should’ve Been Us.” With nothing but a guitar in her hand and...Show More Summary
Welcome to the second half of our 2012 Live From 5 Point show. This week we continue the show from Steve's Guitars in downtown Carbondale, CO. Photographer Ben Moon presents his story about overcoming cancer, the community that rose up to support him and his thoughts on fear. Show More Summary
Officers have recovered a stolen guitar that was once owned and played by a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and was on its way to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. [ more › ]
Because the Islanders are in Brooklyn now, check out today's end-of-day links: Vice President Hulk Hogan, baby-curious, Air Guitar World Championships, Scarlett Johannson's least favorite novel, and dog loves stuffed gorilla. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]
Kirill Blumenkrantz took first place in the air guitar world championships, the first time a Russian has won the competition in its 20 year history.
YouTube An intense performance of an insanely demanding classical guitar piece, by British guitarist Declan Zapala. Be ready to catch your jaw, because it will drop. Koyunbaba, Op.19, composed by Carlo Domeniconi, performed by Declan...Show More Summary
????? A general thrum of the city came in on the fresh air. There was a gag back in college, a premise completely forgotten till now, that the weather and guitar pop could share adjectives: thrumming. Down on Amsterdam, a parking-enforcement cop in short sleeves eyed an insulation-company van. Summer clothes were a matter of welcoming the […]
In 1990, the Anglo-Irish band My Bloody Valentine recorded a song called “Soon.” It had just four components: a simple, jittering drum loop; a cheeky keyboard pattern; gliding, indistinct vocals; and a towering wall of guitar noise, which, like a sculpture by Richard Serra, seemed dense enough to bend under its own weight. Show More Summary
U.K. art rockers Foals specialize in arena-size intricacy — anthemic art pop rich with detailed guitar churn, latticed beats and luminous electronics. Their fourth and best album plays up a dark, bracing urgency, especially on the explosive title track, where Yannis Philippakis hollers over low-slung, fuzzed-out riffing and high-octane drum pummel....
On their debut album It’s You, Australia’s Gold Class plays like a brilliant post-punk compendium — the jagged yet chiming guitars of Jawbox and Fugazi, the lockstep rhythm section and dreary climes of Gang Of Four and Joy Division, a quavering bellow that bridges the gap between Morrissey and Glenn Danzig. You could throw dozens […]
One of the most memorable moments in the 1972 film Deliverance is the banjo/guitar duel of Billy Redden and Ronny Cox. Musicians looking to add some of that plucky magic to their own compositions could nip out and buy a banjo and lock themselves away while learning to play. Show More Summary