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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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Flaming Lips Plan Rarities-Packed ‘Clouds Taste Metallic’ Reissue

September 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

After taking Miley Cyrus to adventurous new places, the Flaming Lips will circle back on their history with a massive reissue of their 1995 LP Clouds Taste Metallic. Dubbed Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997, the 3-CD set features Wayne Coyne and company’s original album along with B-sides, “oddities and rarities” and a 1996 [...]

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Keith Richards: The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Was ‘Rubbish’

August 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Keith Richards said in a recent interview that the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ album was “rubbish.” C Flanigan/Getty Keith Richards remains unimpressed by the record Rolling Stone named the Greatest Album of All Time, the Beatles’ 1967 LP Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. In a recent interview with Esquire, the Rolling Stones guitarist pitted the [...]

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How Bully’s Alicia Bognanno Went From Studio Geek to Alt-Rock Screamer

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Feels Like, the debut album from the Nashville four-piece Bully, opens with a blast of painful catharsis. “I remember getting too fucked up,” singer-guitarist Alicia Bognanno, 25, yells at the top of her lungs over churning chords. “I remember showing up at your house/And I remember hurting you so bad/And I remember the way your sheets smelled.” [...]

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5SOS’s Ashton Irwin Reveals His Favorite Instagram Accounts

July 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer sees himself as a visual person, so it’s no wonder he’s become the band’s King of Instagram. “I like visual things, so I think Instagram is more appealing to me than things like Twitter or Facebook,” the drummer tells Rolling Stone. Here are three of his favorite accounts on [...]

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Phil Anselmo on Superjoint Ritual’s Return: ‘Everything’s 100 Times Better’

June 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

For Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo, recording and touring in the early 2000s with his hardcore metal side project Superjoint Ritual was neither enjoyable, enlightening nor politically prudent. He was battling a crippling back injury caused by years of jumping from monitors and stages, struggling with the pain through a haze of heroin addiction and burning [...]

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Dave Grohl Breaks Leg But Continues to Rock in Sweden

June 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

It takes a special kind of commitment to keep entertaining a crowd of thousands on a freshly-broken leg, but Dave Grohl is dedicated to his fans. The Foo Fighters frontman took a catastrophic tumble off the stage during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday, forcing him into a surprisingly brief hiatus to seek medical assistance, as the [...]

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See Pixies Play ‘Planet of Sound,’ New Song ‘Um Chagga Lagga’

June 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

“Are we serious enough?” Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago asks, midway into the band’s chuckle-filled interview with Rolling Stone. Sidebar The Pixies Talk ‘Indie Cindy,’ Kim Deal » “‘Are we serious enough?!’ We’re Pixies!” frontman Black Francis interjects. “We are by definition Pixies in our temperament: a little mischievous, a little playful, a little not-too-serious, small.” [...]

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Will Appear on Jim Breuer’s Album

May 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson recorded vocals for a song on Jim Breuer’s upcoming rock album, the comedian giddily revealed during an interview on SiriusXM’s Opie and Jim Norton Show. Sidebar AC/DC Shake Coachella With First Show in Six Years » Breuer delivered his dead-on impression of Johnson throughout the story, relaying his grumblings about drummer Phil Rudd [...]

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Ornette Coleman Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Unauthorized Album

May 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Ornette Coleman has filed a lawsuit claiming his 2014 album was released without permission. Al Pereira/Getty It had been nearly 20 years since jazz legend Ornette Coleman released a studio album when a new LP donning the saxophonist’s name titled New Vocabulary arrived quietly in 2014. A year later, Coleman has filed a federal lawsuit against [...]

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