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That Pedal Show Features the Gretsch Players Edition Anniversary

UK’s “That Pedal Show” has posted a new video featuring the Gretsch Players Edition G6118T Anniversary model in Lotus Ivory and Charcoal Metallic. In the clip below, host Daniel Steinhardt may struggle to recall all of the numbers in this model’s name but that’s no indication of how familiar he’s gotten with this professional guitar in recent weeks. “It has all the things that you wish a Gretsch had always ...

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Muse Gets Into Halloween Spirit with ‘New Kind of Kick’

Muse gets into the Halloween spirit with their new music video for a cover of the Cramps’ “New Kind Of Kick,” marking the band’s first new material since they released “Drones” in 2015. In the clip, performance footage of the leather clad UK rockers is mixed with shots of horror film icon Elvira and the song’s lyrics in a Halloween-inspired font. Check out the action below as Muse’s Chris Wolstenholme provi ...

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KT Tunstall Returns to Music with a New Carefree Mindset

A photo posted by KT Tunstall (@kttunstall) on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:41am PDT A few years back, Scottish singer/guitarist KT Tunstall was ready to walk away from music. “The feeling that I had was, ‘I need to burn the house down,’” Tunstall said to Entertainment Weekly. “My dad had died, I got divorced, I felt very lost at sea. I didn’t know what I wanted. I’d done everything I thought it wanted, and it hadn’t ...

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Nothing But Thieves Give Late Night ‘Wake Up Call’

British alt rockers Nothing But Thieves appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden last week, where they gave an excellent performance of “Wake Up Call” off last year’s eponymous debut album. The band has steadily built a solid buzz and fan base, receiving high praise both as an opening act for Muse on their “Drones” tour earlier this year in Europe, as well as appearing at key U.S. festivals like Lol ...

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Young (Lady) Thumbs Make History; Sweep the Legends Thumbpicking Championship

Photos and article by Ron Denny. The History Channel could’ve joined Gretsch guitars as sponsors of the 2016 International Home of the Legends Thumbpicking Competition in Muhlenberg County, Ky., in late September. That’s because for the first time in the 28-year history of the event, two ladies – make that two teenagers – competed against eight men and took home the top two thumbpicking honors. They also wa ...

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Music is a Lifeline for Johnnyswim’s Abner Ramirez

“The beautiful thing about art and music is that in just a minute you can capture a moment, a feeling, a story and even a lifetime,” reflects Abner Ramirez, who makes up one half of the husband-wife duo Johnnyswim. “You can capture that moment and share it with people and feel like they were reliving that with you. Like they felt that for the very first time with you. They were there. That’s definitely what ...

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Brian Setzer Announces New Concert Blu-Ray/CD

On Nov. 4, three-time Grammy-award-winner Brian Setzer will be releasing new concert Blu-ray/CD Rockabilly Riot: Osaka Rocka!, which was filmed on February 18 at Namba Hatch in Osaka, Japan. Live and loud, the concert encompasses songs from the Gretsch signature artist’s acclaimed 2014 studio album Rockabilly Riot! All Original—a sizzling rockabilly effort from start to finish featuring his trademark twang ...

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Watch Two Door Cinema Club at ACL

In support of new album Gameshow, Two Door Cinema Club has been hitting the road hard, including back-to-back weekend appearances at Austin City Limits. Courtesy of Red Bull TV, a clip of their performance is now available. Watch them run though oldie “What You Know” below, and stream Gameshow via Spotify here. The post Watch Two Door Cinema Club at ACL appeared first on Gretsch Guitars Blog. ...

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Lady Gaga Performs on ‘SNL’; Debuts new Apple Music Spot

Lady Gaga celebrated the release of new album Joanne with an appearance on Saturday Night Live where she performed “Million Reasons” and a feverish rendition of country-pop-disco single “A-Yo.” Gaga got an assist on guitar for “A-Yo” from producer Mark Ronson, and as the song progressed, the songstress went from shimmying across the stage floor to grabbing her own six-string — a Gretsch Limited Edition Falc ...

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Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Richard Fortus Has Long History with Gretsch

As kids, most of us were surely asked multiple times what we wanted to be when we grew up. Whether or not we remember any of those answers is probably a long shot. But for Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus, he can still vividly recall one moment when he swallowed his real answer. “I remember being five years old and sitting in Sunday school class and them asking what we wanted to be when we grew up and ...

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