Artist Maxim Dalton painted a poster of 35 of the greatest guitar players ever. While it doesn’t include some famous axe wielders (I don’t see Dimebag Darrell on there), it is a pretty comprehensive painting of guitarists who have shaped and influenced their genres. The painting was released as a limited edition poster but sold out long ago.
But what I want to know is can you identify them all! So head on below to test yourself on your guitar player knowledge! READ MORE
The official 2013 Grammy nominations list has been released and, as per usual, it takes the opportunity to laud and celebrate what the radios and mass media have been shoving down our throats for the past year (thank god we can use mp3 players and dictate what we want to listen to, right?). Now, I basically just completely ignored the vast majority of categories and immediately scanned down to find the four categories that interested me: Best Rock Performance, Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Album. And what I found was pretty…well, it was pretty confusing. READ MORE
Tonight at 9pm EST/6pm PST, Vevo and American Express are streaming Jack White (The White Stripes) live at Webster Hall in New York City. The video is being directed by Gary Oldman (Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Batman Begins). For those of you who can’t make it, the concert will be rebroadcasted for 12 hours afterwards. Below is a trailer that shows Gary meeting Jack, a short performance clip, and the two chatting whilst driving about. The concert stream can be seen here.
Jack White just released his first solo album Blunderbuss earlier this week. You can pick it up on iTunes. READ MORE
This week’s reviews include brand new releases from Garbage, Candlebox, Taproot, and The Melvins, as well as new music from Shinedown and Jack White. Also reviewed are the latest from Chevelle and Ghosts Of August. Which one did I pick as my “Single Of The Week“? Hit the jump to find out!