Jimmy Page Expresses “Hurt” Over Olympics Snub

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has publicly expressed his disappointment in not being invited to perform at the 2012 London Olympic Games.   Speaking with the U.K’s Telegraph at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the Arts at the Royal Academy, Page said, “Of course, I’m feeling rather hurt.” He added, “We put so much into … Read more Jimmy Page Expresses “Hurt” Over Olympics Snub

RIP Doc Watson

Inspirational bluegrass and folk guitarist Doc Watson has died at the age of 89.   Watson was admitted to hospital last Thursday after a fall in his North Carolina home, and passed away during an abdominal operation at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem on Tuesday.   A statement provided by his management company, … Read more RIP Doc Watson

Bomb Found In Pink Floyd Frontman Dave Gilmour’s Home

Dave Gilmour, the guitarist and vocalist from the legendary Pink Floyd, was forced to evacuate from his holiday home recently after a bomb was discovered there.   Builders working on the £3m ($4.8m) mansion in Hove, East Sussex made the discovery while renovating the six-story property yesterday.   Gilmour’s wife, Polly Samsun informed the public … Read more Bomb Found In Pink Floyd Frontman Dave Gilmour’s Home

Zakk Wylde Rejoins Ozzy Osbourne For Ozzy & Friends Tour

Renowned guitarist Zakk Wylde recently rejoined his long-time frontman Ozzy Osbourne onstage for the opening installment of the Ozzy & Friends European tour. Footage of the performance can be found below.   The Ozzy & Friends tour was assembled at the last minute to replace the planned Black Sabbath reunion tour, which was put on … Read more Zakk Wylde Rejoins Ozzy Osbourne For Ozzy & Friends Tour

Greg Tribbett Pulls Out Of Remaining Hellyeah Tour Dates

Hellyeah guitarist Greg Tribbet has been forced to withdraw from the bands current tour with Clutch due to an unspecified family emergency.   Hellyeah frontman Chad Gray, who is also in Mudvayne with Tribbett, confirmed in an official statement left by the band that the guitarist would be missing the remainder of the tour and … Read more Greg Tribbett Pulls Out Of Remaining Hellyeah Tour Dates

Zakk Wylde On Performing With Pantera, “It Would Be An Honor”

Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde has responded to the recent claims by Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul that if the legendary metal band was to reform than Wylde would be the man to replace guitarist Dimebag Darrell.   Speaking with Billboard.com, Wylde said that he would be venerated to be asked to step in for … Read more Zakk Wylde On Performing With Pantera, “It Would Be An Honor”

Tony Iommi Thanks Fans For Successful Black Sabbath Reunion Show

Following Black Sabbath’s stirring reunion in their hometown of Birmingham, England this past weekend, guitarist Tony Iommi has released a statement regarding the performance.   Iommi, who was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, admitted that even he was unsure if he could make it through an entire set. “I was extremely nervous beforehand about playing a … Read more Tony Iommi Thanks Fans For Successful Black Sabbath Reunion Show

Hellyeah Guitarist, “Dime Was One Of The Last Of His Kind”

Hellyeah guitarists Tom Maxwell and Greg Tribbett recently sat down with Ultimate Guitar to discuss their shredding skills, the bands forthcoming album ‘Band Of Brothers,’ as well as the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be found below.   Set for a July 17 release date, ‘Band Of … Read more Hellyeah Guitarist, “Dime Was One Of The Last Of His Kind”

Song From Gwar Guitarists Cory Smoot’s Solo Project Streaming Online

In the build up to the launch date of the late Gwar guitarist, Cory Smoot’s final album ‘When Worlds Collide,’ Guitar World are premiering a track from the highly anticipated release. The song ‘Mutilation’ can be heard by following the link below.   Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus) initially began recording ‘When Worlds Collide’ in 2010 … Read more Song From Gwar Guitarists Cory Smoot’s Solo Project Streaming Online