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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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Evanescence End Three-Year Hiatus With November Tour

July 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Evanescence will end their three-year hiatus this November when they embark on a brief tour. Amy Lee and company have scheduled just three concerts at intimate venues so far: A November 13th gig at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works, a November 15th show at Dallas’ South Side Ballroom and a November 17th performance at Los Angeles’ Wiltern. [...]

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Flashback: The Clash Storm Tokyo in 1982

May 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

In hindsight, The Clash probably shouldn’t have agreed to tour Asia and Australia in early 1982. Beyond the fact that it came midway through the tense Combat Rock sessions, promoters put together an insane schedule of 25 shows in a little over a month. And after five straight years on the road, the band was simply burnt [...]

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See Faith No More Play Crushing New Song ‘Cone of Shame’

February 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Faith No More have debuted an eerie and heavy new song titled “Cone of Shame,” which will appear on their upcoming album Sol Invictus, at a gig in Tokyo. Keyboardist Roddy Bottum confirmed the song’s title, listed as “untitled” in a video upload, on Twitter (via Metal Injection). Sidebar Faith No More to Release First [...]

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Taylor Swift Recruits Haim for Select 1989 Tour Dates

February 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Throughout January, Taylor Swift‘s Instagram seemed like a shared account between the 1989 singer and the three Haim sisters. First, the quartet (plus Lorde) were photographed wandering around Catalina. Two weeks later, Swift and Haim were topside in Maui and rocking matching Bill Murray shirts. Fans can expect the Hefe-filtered exploits of Swift and Danielle, Este and Alana [...]

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Hear Charli XCX Sing ‘Boom Clap’ and ‘Break the Rules’ in Japanese

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Charli XCX has recorded versions of her hits “Boom Clap” and “Break the Rules” in Japanese for that country’s version of Sucker (via Fuse). Warner Music Japan posted snippets of the new versions, which don’t stray from the originals other than the language, to YouTube. J-Pop singer and model Yasuda Rei helped create the Japanese lyrics [...]

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Yoko Ono Reflects on Extraordinary Journey: ‘It’s Easy to Change the World’

November 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Sarah Grant | November 12, 2014 On November 9th, 1966, John Lennon walked into London’s Indica Gallery where he met a 33-year-old avant-garde artist named Yoko Ono. The Beatle, unenthused by concept art, climbed a ladder that was part of Ono’s installation piece. At the top of the ladder, the word “YES” appeared through a [...]

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Oasis Detail Upcoming ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ Reissue

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Oasis will continue their Chasing the Sun reissue campaign with the re-release of their 1995 smash (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, scheduled for release on September 30th via Big Brother Recordings. Find Out where Oasis’ ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ Ranks on Our List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time Like [...]

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Jack White to Issue Rare White Stripes Live Recordings on Vinyl

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> As part of his label Third Man Records’ “Vault Package” series, Jack White is issuing a live double-LP of rare White Stripes recordings titled Live Under the Lights of the Rising Sun. The duo, which broke up in 2011, recorded the tracks on their first overseas trip during Tokyo gigs in [...]

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Paul McCartney Postpones June U.S. Dates Due to Illness

June 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Paul McCartney has rescheduled the U.S. tour dates he had originally scheduled to begin in mid-June for October. His Out There tour will now resume in Albany on July 5th. The former Beatle is still recuperating from the virus that forced him to postpone several dates in Japan and South Korea. [...]

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