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Eagles Postpone Kennedy Center Honors Due to Glenn Frey’s Surgery

November 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Eagles have postponed their appearance at the Kennedy Center Honors, scheduled for December 6th, after Glenn Frey was forced to miss the ceremony due to health issues. In a statement, the band announced that the guitarist “has had a recurrence of previous intestinal issues, which will require major surgery and a lengthy recovery period.” Instead [...]

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Questlove Writing Book About Innovative Chefs, Culinary Creativity

October 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

In addition to having a steady night job and being the drummer in one of hip-hop’s most prolific acts, Questlove has still managed to carve out a career as an author. For his next published work, Questlove will tackle one of his favorite subjects – food – in Something to Food About: Exploring Creativity with America’s Most [...]

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Hear Sunny Sweeney Pit Liberal Vs. Conservative in Wry New Duet

October 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Sunny Sweeney and Brennen Leigh have been friends for more than a decade, and in that time have penned several tunes together, often with an ear for comic lyrics. The two Texas-based singer-songwriters normally steer clear of politics, however. But as America hurtles headlong toward another presidential election, pitting Democrat against Republican and even friend against friend, [...]

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Garth Brooks’ Broken Cell Phone Wipes Out Music for New Album

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Looking to whip up some buzz for last year’s Man Against Machine album, Garth Brooks got social last November, launching his own Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts in the same week. Less than a year later, though, he’s shaking his fist at modern technology.  Sidebar Garth Brooks Talks Touring and Uncertain ‘Machine’ Future » A fried [...]

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Garth Brooks’ Broken Cell Phone Wipes Out Music for New Album

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Looking to whip up some buzz for last year’s Man Against Machine album, Garth Brooks got social last November, launching his own Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts in the same week. Less than a year later, though, he’s shaking his fist at modern technology.  Sidebar Garth Brooks Talks Touring and Uncertain ‘Machine’ Future » A fried [...]

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Garth Brooks’ Broken Cell Phone Wipes Out Music for New Album

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Looking to whip up some buzz for last year’s Man Against Machine album, Garth Brooks got social last November, launching his own Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts in the same week. Less than a year later, though, he’s shaking his fist at modern technology.  Sidebar Garth Brooks Talks Touring and Uncertain ‘Machine’ Future » A fried [...]

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Kenny Rogers to Retire After World Tour

September 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

“It’s sadly happy,” Kenny Rogers said on NBC’s Today show Friday morning upon announcing his retirement from the road. Sidebar Kenny Rogers Reflects on Dolly Duets Michael Jackson Talks » The Gambler will begin his annual Christmas tour November 11th, hitting 26 cities mainly on the eastern coast of the U.S. and Canada before wrapping [...]

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Hear Arcade Fire’s Eclectic ‘Reflektor’ Deluxe Bonus Tracks

September 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Arcade Fire‘s newly released deluxe digital edition of 2013′s Reflektor includes six eclectic bonus tracks, all of which are streaming on Spotify. The previously unheard songs – which span laid-back reggae (“Women of a Certain Age”), bluesy symphonic-rock (“Get Right”) and jerky folk-rock (“Apocrypha”) – are included on a limited edition cassette, out October 16th, which accompanies the band’s [...]

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Waka Flocka Flame: Caitlyn Jenner Is ‘Rebuking God’

September 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Before Kanye West also announced his 2020 presidential bid, Waka Flocka Flame first revealed that he’d make a run at the Oval Office with his own 2016 campaign. While the rapper’s road to the White House stalled – he was conspicuously absent from Wednesday night’s GOP debate – Waka Flocka is building a platform of close-mindedness and intolerance after [...]

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Hear Steve Earle Denounce Confederate Flag in ‘Mississippi, It’s Time’

September 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Seven months after the release of Terraplane, Steve Earle is already working on new music, funneling his frustration with America’s ongoing Confederate flag debate — an issue that continues to divide the Bible Belt, with Mississippi refusing to remove the Confederate emblem from its own state flag — into a newly-released protest song called “Mississippi, It’s [...]

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