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Steve & Virgil Howe Release "Leaving Aurora" Music Video

Back in September, the Yes camp was shaken by the death of guitarist Steve Howe's son, Virgil.Virgil Howe—who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 41—had collaborated with his father on Nexus, an instrumental album that was set for release this Friday, November 17. Now, the elder Howe has released the music video for the latest single from the album, "Leaving Aurora."The emotional video shows Steve Howe p ...

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Watch Feodor Dosumov Shred on the Ibanez Premium RG1070PBZ

The Ibanez Premium RG1070PBZIn this clip from our friends at Ibanez, guitarist Feodor Dosumov absolutely shreds on an Ibanez Premium RG1070PBZ model.Designed for the serious lead and metal guitarist, the RG1070PBZ—and its 7-string companion model, the RG1027PBF—are high-performance electric guitars with distinctive features designed to inspire.  Both models feature a stunning poplar burl top on an American ...

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Ian Anderson Announces Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary North American Tour

Ian Anderson has announced a North American tour that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his band, Jethro Tull. The concerts will feature a broad mix of material, ranging from the band's earliest work, to its peak period in the early to mid-Seventies, to the band's 21st century work. Anderson (vocals, flute) will be joined by David Goodier on bass, John O'Hara on keyboards, Florian Opahle on guitar and ...

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Ian Anderson Announces Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary North American Tour

Ian Anderson has announced a North American tour that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his band, Jethro Tull. The concerts will feature a broad mix of material, ranging from the band's earliest work, to its peak period in the early to mid-Seventies, to the band's 21st century work. Anderson (vocals, flute) will be joined by David Goodier on bass, John O'Hara on keyboards, Florian Opahle on guitar and ...

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Jeffrey Kunde Talks Gretsch’s Style and Sound

Gretsch recently met up with Jesus Culture lead guitarist Jeffrey Kunde to learn a little bit more about his guitar roots and find out what drew him to the distinctive Gretsch style and sound. Kunde started out on the guitar at age 12, and was initially drawn to the idea of being an emo, indie rock frontman. As time went on, being a musician in a band rather than a singer/songwriter appealed more to Kunde, ...

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‘You Can Play Anything on a Gretsch’ Says the Men from Andertons Music

In a new video, the fine folks at UK’s Andertons Music address stereotypes and answer the question, “Can Gretsch guitars do that?” With three extremely talented players on hand, Mick Taylor, Pete Honoré, and Rabea Massaad break down the preconceived notions of what a Gretsch guitar is capable of by rocking outside of the box with a wide range of styles and sounds. Utilizing the fantastic and affordable G242 ...

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Watch Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Play Full Set at Band Together Bay Area

Dave Matthews teamed up with Metallica, Dead & Company and others for a special Bay Area benefit at AT&T Park in San Francisco after the devastating wildfires that caused unspeakable damage throughout the area. Matthews and acoustic collaborator Tim Reynolds sat for an eight-song set that included an appropriate take on "Don't Drink the Water" as well as tunes like "Warehouse," "Satellite,"... ...

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A Double Shot of Deer Tick

It's safe to say that Deer Tick has never been accused of slickness. If anything, the band’s reputation has run in the opposite direction. There was a time when the members projected an indie-rock-style disregard for polish and professionalism and received as much attention for their benders and exploits as they did for their music making. “Deer Tick is pretty much a band about alcohol,”... ...

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