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You Must Own This Album: AC/DC <em>Back in Black</em>

<img src='http://images.gibson.com/Lifestyle/2012/acdc-black_t.jpg' alt='You Must Own This Album: AC/DC Back in Black ' align="left" border="0" />When the record landed in stores in August 1980, there was no picture of the band on the LP sleeve. In fact, there was no picture at all. Just an ominous black 12-inch square embossed with the name AC/DC and the words Back in Black. The somber ...

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Bob Dylan Announces Fall 2014 Tour Dates

Bob Dylan fans, rejoice: The legendary singer-songwriter is bringing his “Never Ending Tour” back to the U.S. for a 31-date fall leg. The tour will kick off with a three-show series Oct. 17-19 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle and pack multiple nights in several big cities: New York City; Los Angeles; Oakland, Calif.; Minneapolis; Chicago; Toronto; and Philadelphia. ...

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The Beatles Named America’s Favorite Band

The Beatles have been named America’s Favorite Band, according to a new Harris Poll . The Fab Four inched out Elvis Presley to snag the top spot on the list, which was conducted using information from an online poll that took place last month asking, "Who is your favorite singer/musician or band?" More than 2,300 people ages 18 and up filled out the poll. ...

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Kings of Leon Cancel More Shows

Kings of Leon have cancelled two more shows while drummer Nathan Followill continues to recover from broken ribs suffered in a tour bus accident that occurred earlier this month. Concerts originally scheduled for August 28 in Holmdel, New Jersey, and for August 29 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have been removed from the itinerary. ...

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Joe Bonamassa Talks Les Pauls

For any guitarist, signature gear is a huge honor. It’s a vote of confidence from a guitar company that you love, and an entry into the esteemed ranks of folks such as Les Paul, Slash, Tony Iommi, Jimmy Page, Angus Young and many other greats. Joe Bonamassa has well and truly earned his place among these greats, playing professionally since a very young age and playing to countless thousands of fans, whethe ...

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"You'll never stop Angus" Says Phil Rudd

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd recently spoke to the Today Show in Australia, and he had some good news for fans of the band. There's been a bit of turmoil surrounding the rock giants this year, with guitarist Malcolm Young falling ill and taking time away from the band. ...

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"Whole Lotta Love" Voted Best Riff

In a recent poll conducted by BBC Radio 2 Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" was voted best riff of all time by the station's listeners. The classic riff from Zeppelin's second album has been a must-know riff for almost every kid who's picked up a guitar in the past 45 years. ...

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Jack White Tour with Sprained Ankle

Jack White suffered a sprained ankle during a gig in San Francisco on August 22. White's label Third Man Records posted a picture of the musician’s severely bruised ankle with the accompanying text: "The camp is pressuring Jack to postpone the rest of the tour but Jack wants the show to go on tonight. See you tonight at the Bill Graham Civic." ...

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