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The Flaming Lips And Mick Jones Share New Single “Giant Baby”

It was back in April of this year that The Flaming Lips released King’s Mouth: Music And Songs, their 15th album. It was a...

The Stones Give Richard Ashcroft His Writing Credit Back For “Bitter Sweet Symphony”

Even though singer Richard Ashcroft has written some fantastic songs, he’ll be forever known as the guy who was sued by the Rolling Stones...

Ever wondered how they used to type up sheet music?

Before the advent of $200 music software on your Mac or PC, the music that you have slaved over had to make it to...

Jason Newsted Hails Cliff Burton On Instagram

In the first time since 2013, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has uploaded a post on his Instagram page. He posted a quote, “When I...

Alice In Chains Drummer Has A Spinal Tap Moment

In a serious Spinal Tap moment, Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell announced that drummer Sean Kinney’s drum throne had caught on fire at a...

Courtney Love Lashes Out Over Cobain Inspired Shirt

Courtney Love has come out with her boxing gloves on in response to a new line of tee shirts that have been launched, the...

Features

This Day In Music History: May 26th

May 26th: On this day 1933, American country singer Jimmie Rodgers who was among the first country music superstars and pioneers, died from a pulmonary...

Landmark Albums: David Bowie – Heroes

After the huge success of David Bowie’s album Low, which featured a half-vocal/half-instrumental structure, Bowie released Heroes. Right from the first track: “Beauty and...

Blast From The Past: Top 5 Radiohead Songs

This week in our 'Blast From The Past' series we're looking at one of the most iconic UK bands of the last few decades....

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Tech Talk - Features

12 Things All Bassists Hate

Bass strings are ridiculously expensive Bass strings are crazily priced. Guitar players will never understand how it feels to have to dish out 20 quid every time...

7 Weirdest Guitar Pedals We All Want To Own Even Though We’d Never Use

Today we’re going to introduce you to some of the weirdest guitar pedals we’ve ever had the pleasure of playing with. And yes, you're...

The Most Expensive Turntables in the World

When it comes to listening to music there was a time when there was really only one game in town, that was vinyl and a...

Gear News

Epiphone Debut Signature Guitar From Tesla Legend Dave Rude

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit, the debut Epiphone Signature guitar from Tesla’s...

Gibson Announces New Original, Modern and Custom Shop Collections

Gibson is pleased to announce that today, April 29th, the new collections will be launched around the world. With the newOriginal, Modern, and Custom...

Fender Celebrates Guns N’ Roses Bassist Duff McKagan With Artist Signature Bass

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) released the Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass®the latest iteration of Fender’s collaboration with the Guns N’ Roses bassist and...

PRS Introduces The SE ‘Maple on Maple’ Ltd Run

Exclusive to Europe, PRS Guitars proudly launch this limited run of SE Custom models ‘Maple on Maple.’ Based on the latest SE specifications, these...

Fractal Audio Systems Announces The FM3

The new FM3 Amp Modeler/Multi-FX is a compact floor unit from Fractal Audio Systems. It features the company’s newest generation of amp modelling, speaker...