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Watch One Direction’s Lively, Intimate Performance at Apple Music Festival

September 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Earlier this week One Direction took a break from the stadiums and arenas they’ve headlined for their world tour to perform at London’s Roundhouse for the Apple Music Festival. The boy band took the stage on Monday and followed opening act Little Mix. Sidebar 50 Greatest Boy Band Songs of All Time » The quartet’s performance [...]

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Carrie Underwood Announces Surprise Free Concert

September 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Just seven months after giving birth to her first child, Carrie Underwood is navigating motherhood, gearing up to release a brand-new album and plotting the logistics of her latest headlining tour. Amid all that planned activity, however, the country superstar is taking some time to be a bit more spontaneous as she becomes the latest [...]

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Keith Richards Confirms New Rolling Stones Album

September 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Keith Richards told iHeartRadio Tuesday night that the Rolling Stones had a recent group meeting in London and made “definite plans” to record a new album. The guitarist elaborated on those plans in a new interview with Rolling Stone. “[A new album] looks closer,” he said. “Don’t know where, don’t know when yet …We had a little [...]

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Hear Dave Gahan and Soulsavers’ Darkly Cinematic New Song

September 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

While enjoying a short break from Depeche Mode, singer Dave Gahan reunited with production crew Soulsavers for a second collaboration album, Angels Ghosts, due out this fall. “All of This and Nothing,” the first track to be released from the record, finds them dwelling in cinematic strings and gospel organ and tambourine while Gahan croons about [...]

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Carrie Underwood Plots New Tour and London Performance

September 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Six months after the birth of her first child, Carrie Underwood is gearing up for another headlining tour. Sidebar Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Carrie Underwood Deep Cuts » Speaking with CMT, Underwood hinted at plans to hit the highway in early 2016, explaining, “We’re working out the details right now — tour routing and [...]

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Kenna Plots Crowdfunded New LP ‘Songs for Flight,’ Charity Initiative

August 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Ethiopian-American singer Kenna has announced he’ll release his new album Songs for Flight as part of a crowdfunding campaign that will also raise money for deserving causes around the world. With the project, which set a goal of $350,000 in the next six weeks, Kenna becomes the first One-for-One artist, meaning, as Kenna explains in his [...]

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The Who Revisit 50 Years of History at Final Scheduled Hometown Show

June 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

“You’re a long way away,” declared Pete Townshend as he walked on stage and surveyed the vast crowd stretching into the distance in London’s Hyde Park. “But we will fucking reach you. . .” Indeed, the fact that last night’s Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time festival sold out 65,000 tickets in advance showed that The [...]

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Dixie Chicks to Reunite for European Tour

June 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Dixie Chicks, the best-selling female band of all-time, will return to the concert stage in 2016, and stateside fans who want to catch the trio will need to have their passports in order. Singer Natalie Maines, guitarist Emily Robison Strayer and fiddle player Martie Maguire announced on their website that they’ll embark on a European [...]

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Watch Kip Moore’s Acoustic Cover of an Oasis Classic

June 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Kip Moore fires twin barrels of Georgia twang and arena-rock riffage with this summer’s Wild Ones, an album written and recorded during three years of touring in support of his hit-heavy debut, Up All Night. Moore tried to get Wild Ones off the ground several times during that period, releasing a series of radio singles that didn’t [...]

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Rolling Stones Share ‘Brown Sugar’ Alternate Take With Eric Clapton

June 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Rolling Stones have been unleashing alternate versions of tracks off their classic 1971 LP Sticky Fingers before the album’s deluxe remastered reissue arrives on June 9th. This time, the Stones have shared a looser take on the opening track “Brown Sugar” that features the band rocking out with Eric Clapton. This oft-bootlegged rendition, recorded during [...]

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