Joe Walsh has announced a run of 13 dates for the fall, beginning September 18 in Warren, Ohio. In a presser, Walsh says fans should expect to hear a career spanning set of tunes. “I’m going back in the catalog to dig out some songs that I haven’t ever played live, but everything everyone’s coming to hear will also be in the show,” he began.More »
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Guitarist DJ Ashba has announced that he’s quit Guns N’ Roses, posting a statement to his own Facebook page. He says the reason is to put more of his time into his band Sixx: A.M. “I have reached a point in my life where I feel its time to dedicate myself to my band Sixx:A.M., my adoring wife and family, and to the many new adventures that the future holds for me.”More »
Rolling Stones member Keith Richards may be getting up there in age, but that doesn’t mean he’s no fun; in fact, he tells Mojo magazine, he still enjoys needling Mick Jagger and smoking a daily joint. “Mick and I joust with each other all the time,” he began. “From my end it’s never been a fight. Mick’s a control freak . . .”More »
The jacket worn by Ringo Starr in the Beatles’s film Help! sold for $46,500 at Boston’s RR Auction over the weekend. The double-breasted black wool number went to an unnamed “top rock ‘n’ roll collector in Rhode Island.” According to the seller, the jacket features soft gray vertical line patterns and a keystone layout of six black buttons.More »
The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan used at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago returned to the fest on its first day over the weekend. In 2013, the guitar was bought at auction for $913,000 by Jim Irsay, owner of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. “[Dylan’s guitar] is such an important part of musical history, and Dylan was our generation’s Shakespeare, so it’s our way to give back.”More »
Roger Waters performed an acoustic set at the Newport Folk Festival with My Morning Jacket as his backing band over the weekend. The boys played a set of Pink Floyd classics (“Wish You Were Here,” “Mother,” “Brain Damage,” “Eclipse”), a couple of Waters’ solo cuts (“Amused to Death,” “The Bravery of Being out of Range”) and even a couple covers.More »
Win the Sound Warehouse & Rockford Fosgate – Rockin’ Summer Giveaway including a new Rockford Fosgate Flying V guitar, 4 tickets and Arrow VIP passes to Def Leppard September 28th at USANA Amphitheater. Stop by any Arrow event or live broadcast to guess the number of guitar picks inside the Rockford Fosgate Flying V guitar case – closest number wins!
Billy Joel and Elton John have reportedly smoothed things over after several years of bitter media feuding. Billy opened up about the dust up to Entertainment Weekly and says they actually patched things up ages ago. “We made up a long time ago,” he told Entertainment Weekly.More »
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