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Watch Rod Stewart Plead ‘Please’ With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Rod Stewart shook, shimmied and wailed through a performance of his new song “Please” on the The Tonight Show Wednesday, with house band the Roots dutifully serving as his backing band. Sidebar How Rod Stewart Thrilled Vegas, Reunited Faces » “Please” appears on Stewart’s new record, Another Country, and is one of several originals the rocker co-wrote with producer [...]

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Adele Talks ’25,’ ‘Hello’ Origins and ‘Darkness’ in New Interviews

October 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The same night Adele staged her grand return with 25‘s first single and video “Hello,” Apple Music and SiriusXM both released interviews with the singer to discuss her comeback track and upcoming “make-up album.” “This song was a massive breakthrough for me with my writing because it’d been pretty slow up to this point, and I felt after I [...]

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Justin Bieber: ‘I Want to Live Like Jesus’

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

For Justin Bieber, the past few years have been defined by arrests, scandals (night club urination, confiscated monkeys) and public attempts to soften his image and reboot his career. Now the 21-year-old pop superstar – whose new, Kanye West-assisted LP is out November 13th – has shared the source of his redemption: Christianity. “I just wanna honestly live like Jesus,” Bieber [...]

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10 Things We Learned From Billy Joel’s Interview With Don Henley

September 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The last things you’d expect to learn from a Billy Joel/Don Henley chat summit include the search for meaning in washing dishes to the secret life of Lawrence Welk. Yet these were only a few of the surprises that came up in their conversation, aired live online from New York City’s 92nd Street Y on [...]

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Hear Beyonce Sing on Soulful, Naughty Boy-Produced ‘Runnin’

September 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Beyoncé has kept quiet on the music front this year, but she’s now teamed up with a new collaborator, producer Naughty Boy, for the romantic, soulful song “Runnin’ (Lose It All).” Arrow Benjamin also appears on the track. Sidebar Beyonce, Rihanna Top Spotify’s Favorite Female Artists Lists » The song begins slowly with Beyoncé singing over [...]

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Glen Campbell Moved From Alzheimer’s Care Facility

September 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Glen Campbell’s wife Kim has opened up about coping with the late stages of her husband’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease, revealing that the legendary singer-songwriter returned home in late July from a medical facility. Sidebar Fall Country Music Preview 2015: 25 Essential Albums, Events » “He calls me Mrs. Campbell. But he definitely understands smiles, [...]

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Hear Keith Richards’ Brash, Funky New Song ‘Substantial Damage’

August 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Keith Richards has unleashed “Substantial Damage,” a funk-inspired track from his upcoming solo LP, Crosseyed Heart.   Related: Keith Richards: ‘I Want to See How Far the Stones Can Go’ “Substantial Damage” is a groove monster, defined by Richards’ brash guitar riffs and the propulsive drumming of co-writer/producer Steve Jordan. The track is the third [...]

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Alanis Morissette to Release ‘Jagged Little Pill: Collector’s Edition’

August 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Following the 20th anniversary of Alanis Morissette‘s landmark album Jagged Little Pill, the singer-songwriter will release a collector’s edition of the LP, complete with unreleased demos and a full live concert from the year of its release. The collection will be available via Rhino on October 30th. Sidebar Dave Coulier Denies Alanis Morissette’s ‘You Oughta Know’ [...]

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Iron Maiden Salute Video Games in New Video ‘Speed of Light’

August 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Iron Maiden have premiered the video for “Speed of Light,” the first single from their upcoming 16th studio album, the double-disc set The Book of Souls. Sidebar Iron Maiden Singer Given ‘All Clear’ on Cancer » The video was produced and directed by Llexi Leon, with animation and visual effects by the Brewery Production Company. In a [...]

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Scotty McCreery on ‘Southern Belle’: ‘This Is as Far Left as We’ll Go’

August 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The title track of Scotty McCreery’s upcoming album, Southern Belle moves him closer to the edge of the pop side of country. Sidebar See Scotty McCreery’s Poignant George Jones Cover » “She’s Dukes of Hazzard in her daddy’s car/Amazing Grace in a Mason jar,” the 21-year-old sings in the tune, penned by Sean McConnell and [...]

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