Pete Townshend Opens Up On 2003 Child Pornography Scandal

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has broken his nine year silence on the child pornography scandal, which led to him being cautioned by police and put on a sex offenders’ register for five years.   In 2003, Townshend was arrested along with 3,743 other people, after he paid £7 with his credit card to access … Read more Pete Townshend Opens Up On 2003 Child Pornography Scandal

Sabastian Bach Introduces New Guitarist Jeff George

Vocalist Sebastian Bach introduced his new guitarist, Jeff George at a show at the Casino Nova Scotia in Canada on Friday, September 28th. Fan-filmed footage of the performance can be found below.   George was brought into replace Bach’s guitarist Nick Sterling, who abruptly exited the band due to, “contractual issues” in early August.   … Read more Sabastian Bach Introduces New Guitarist Jeff George

Ritchie Blackmore Announces US Tour With Blackmore’s Night

Former Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist Ritchie Blackmore has announced that Blackmore‘s Night, the folk rock band he formed with his wife Candice Night in the late 90s, will be embarking on a whirlwind tour of the U.S. Dates can be found below.   The band will perform at select venues across the east coast … Read more Ritchie Blackmore Announces US Tour With Blackmore’s Night

Zakk Wylde Discusses His Forthcoming Instructional DVD Set

Music Radar recently caught up with revered Black Label Society guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde to talk about his forthcoming instructional DVD set for Guitar Apprentice, titled ‘The Zakk Wylde Signature Edition.’ A couple of excerpts from the chat can be found below.   ‘The Zakk Wylde Signature Edition’ will be packaged as a six-DVD set and … Read more Zakk Wylde Discusses His Forthcoming Instructional DVD Set

Excellent Cadaver Gets ‘Amped’ By All Axess

This week’s ‘Amped artist’ is Scottish 5-piece metal band Excellent Cadaver. Check out the title track to their debut album ‘Faith Destroyed’ with guest vocalist Mark Hunter of Chimaira in the video below.   Excellent Cadaver was formed in early 2008 in Dundee, Scotland and have since shared the stage with Trivium, Chimaira, Revoker, Rise … Read more Excellent Cadaver Gets ‘Amped’ By All Axess

Two Stolen Sonic Youth Guitars Retrieved After 13 Years

Two guitars, which were stolen from renowned alternative rock band Sonic Youth thirteen years ago have been retrieved.   On 4 July, 1999 a rented truck filled with Sonic Youth’s equipment was stolen in Orange County, California. The vehicle was later recovered in Los Angeles by police; however, the gear inside was gone.   Incredibly, … Read more Two Stolen Sonic Youth Guitars Retrieved After 13 Years

Pete Townshend, “Seriously Wanted To F**k” Mick Jagger

The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has once again revealed his lust for Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.   In his upcoming autobiography ‘Who I Am,’ Townshend admitted that Jagger was the only man he’s ever, “seriously wanted to f**k.”   Additionally, Townshend described Jagger’s penis as, “long and plump” and insisted that the singer was, … Read more Pete Townshend, “Seriously Wanted To F**k” Mick Jagger

Ronnie Woods’ Rolling Stones Memorabilia Up For Auction

The Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has expressed his, “shock and disgust” in his ex-wife Jo Wood’s upcoming sale of Rolling Stones and other music memorabilia at Julien’s Auctions.   A representative for Wood said that the guitarist, who was cited by the auction house’s Darren Julien as being involved in the auction, has been … Read more Ronnie Woods’ Rolling Stones Memorabilia Up For Auction

Slash Releases Video For ‘Bad Rain’

Former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash has released the video for ‘Bad Rain,’ the second single from his latest solo album ‘Apocalyptic Love.’ It can be seen below.   Unlike Slash’s self-titled debut solo record, which featured a number of vocalists and guest musicians, ‘Apocalyptic Love’ contains only Slash and his backing band: vocalist Myles … Read more Slash Releases Video For ‘Bad Rain’

Gibson.com’s ‘Top 10 Metal Guitarists Of All Time’

Gibson.com has compiled its list of the ‘Top 10 Metal Guitarists Of All Time.’ It can be viewed below.   The list featured several greats, including Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell, Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, as well as late Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads. However, it is arguable that none of the guitarists named are … Read more Gibson.com’s ‘Top 10 Metal Guitarists Of All Time’