Early TED NUGENT Producer TOM WERMAN: ‘His Musical Career Will Be Heavily Overshadowed By His Political Pronouncements’
In a new interview with the GUNS N’ ROSES-centric “Appetite For Distortion” podcast, Tom Werman, who produced several of Ted Nugent’s classic early albums, was asked if he thinks Ted’s guitar talents tend to get overlooked due to his publicized political beliefs. He responded (as transcribed by BLAB…Read more »
Tennessee hardcore duo Thetan are burning mad in new anti-racist video for “White Sheets Blowing in the Breeze.”
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LIVE NATION’s ‘On The Road Again’ Initiative Increases Minimum Wage At Club Venues For Over 5,000 Employees
Live Nation’s “On the Road Again” program is rolling out new minimum wages for staff at clubs across the United States and Canada, in an ongoing effort to support developing artists and the crew that work behind the scenes to make shows happen.
Moving forward, base pay for hourly club staff will sta…
SHINEDOWN Releases ‘The Library Sessions’ Inspired By Crossover Hit Single ‘A Symptom Of Being Human’
Multi-platinum, chart-topping band SHINEDOWN has released “The Library Sessions” inspired by its current crossover hit single “A Symptom Of Being Human”. In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, today’s special broadcast event is benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), an organizat…Read more »
SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has revealed that he was recently asked to score a movie for the first time.
The 49-year-old musician broke the news of his latest writing and recording project while promoting his recently released sophomore solo album, “CMF2”. He told TellUs Rock (as transcribed by B…
GODSMACK will embark on the “Vibez Tour” in February 2024. The multi-platinum Grammy-nominated hard rock band is transforming its thunderous pyro-filled amphitheater rock show into a more intimate experience. The band is set to deliver a series of intimate evenings featuring acoustic/electric perfo…Read more »
During an appearance on the latest episode of “Drinks With Johnny”, the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen spoke about one of the major problems of life in Finland — the lack of light in winter. The 46-year-old Finnish-born s…Read more »
“A dirt device that covers all the gain bases”: Catalinbread sees the JHS Pedals Notaklön and raises the Knight School Overdrive – an $85 DIY pedal kit based on a timeless circuit favored by Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Mayer and Paul Gilbert
The $85 kit can come ready for assembly or readymade for your pedalboard, and harks back to an early overdrive circuit that has been tweaked by EHX, Way Huge and many moreRead more »
“I showed the Strymon BigSky to Lana, and she was like, ‘Oh, we need that.’ I plugged into a 100-watt Marshall, and the riff came out in 10 seconds”: Lana Del Rey guitarist Blake Lee thrives on making his Strat sound like anything but a guitar
The boundary-breaking guitarist – aka Blake Stranathan – had an unlikely route to session guitar success. He reveals how gear shaped his collaborations with one of the biggest singer-songwriters of our age, his theory on how “the less paint or lacquer on the guitar, the better it will sound” and why the tone of a real Klon can’t be replicatedRead more »