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Tom DeLonge Details New Novel ‘Poet Anderson… Of Nightmares’

July 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Tom DeLonge and renowned young adult author Suzanne Young will release their new dystopian novel, ‘Poet Anderson… Of Nightmares,’ this fall. Chiaki Nozu/WireImage Tom DeLonge and best-selling author Suzanne Young will release their new book, and first in a planned trilogy, Poet Anderson… Of Nightmares, on October 6th via publisher Simon Schuster. Per a statement, [...]

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Hear Brad Paisley ‘Crush It’ on Eric Clapton’s ‘Layla’

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

During last year’s Country Nation World Tour, Brad Paisley paid tribute to the guitar heroes who came before him, often taking a few minutes during the middle of his set to shred his way through some of rock roll’s most memorable riffs.  Sidebar Brad Paisley Gives Guillermo a Cowboy Makeover on ‘Kimmel’ » guitar licks [...]

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Hear Corey Smith’s Biting Commentary on Nashville ‘Shortcuts’

January 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

With next to no radio support, Jefferson, Georgia, singer-songwriter Corey Smith has amassed for himself country’s most dedicated cult following. His concerts are consistently well-sold, from the southeast to the northeast, with a steady stream of passionate college-aged fans singing along to coming-of-age anthems like “Twenty-One” and “Carolina.” But such success didn’t come quickly — Smith [...]

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Classes Teaching RATM Still Illegal, New Arizona Schools Chief Says

January 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

By Kory Grow | January 9, 2015 Diane Douglas, the new superintendent of public instruction for the state of Arizona, says that she supports the letter of noncompliance that her predecessor, John Huppenthal, sent to a Tucson district with regard to ethnically focused English and history courses, among other curricula-based complaints. Previously, Huppenthal had cited [...]

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Bruno Mars Goes Full Wedding Band at Flea’s Music School Benefit

November 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Steve Appleford | November 3, 2014 The fourth annual benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music ended with a countdown, and a man named Flea standing patiently in a tent filled with art. As the final numbers ticked away, the Chili Peppers bassist happily scribbled the winning bid for a painting by Richard Prince. This would [...]

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50 Cent, Gloria Allred Team Up for Educational Reality Show ‘Dream School’

October 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Jason Newman | October 1, 2014 Four years ago, 50 Cent had an epiphany about his contribution to society. “I started assessing my legacy and how I want people to remember me,” he tells Rolling Stone at a press event for the second season of SundanceTV’s education-based reality show Dream School. “Not as a guy who [...]

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Returning With New Album This Summer

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> “Weird Al” Yankovic will be back next month with his first new album in three years. The veteran pop parodist announced over Twitter Saturday that the record will be released on July 15th, after teasing the news with several hints of a “big important cryptic announcement coming.” The final tweet was [...]

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Ask a Boss: Read Rick Ross’ Advice on Love, Weed, Cheating and More

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> For a limited time, Rick Ross is Rolling Stone‘s advice columnist! Here’s his first batch of answers to our readers’ burning questions: I’ve been dating an amazingly hot girl for the past few months. The only problem is, she has crazy-expensive taste. I once overheard her talking to her girlfriends about [...]

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Andre 3000 Practiced Guitar Six Hours a Day for Hendrix Biopic

March 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Outkast member Andre 3000 spent large chunks of each day woodshedding on his guitar as a lefty in order to portray Jimi Hendrix in the biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side, which will be screened at South by Southwest this week in advance of its June theatrical release. The film’s [...]

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Meet Hip-Hop’s Howard Stern: Charlamagne tha God

February 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> In November, Charlamagne tha God sat across from Kanye West at New York’s Power 105.1 FM and told West exactly what he thought of the rap superstar’s recent work. “I didn’t like the album at all,” the gravel-voiced morning show co-host, 33, declared on the air. “Yeezus was wack to me.” [...]

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