Gary Holt’s Top 10 Paul Baloff Quotes

To celebrate the release of ‘The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists’ by Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins, Exodus guitarist Gary Holt has listed his ten favorite quotes by the late Exodus vocalist Paul Baloff. They can be found in the promotional video below.   Slated as, “…the most opinionated compendium ever written concerning heavy metal,” … Read more Gary Holt’s Top 10 Paul Baloff Quotes

Mick Taylor To Tour With The Rolling Stones

Keith Richards has revealed that the Rolling Stones’ former guitarist Mick Taylor will re-join the band on their forthcoming ‘50 and Counting’ tour dates, which kick off in the U.S. on May 13.   Richards made the announcement during a recent appearance on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’ He said that having Taylor accompany him … Read more Mick Taylor To Tour With The Rolling Stones

Joe Satriani Releases Debut Single From ‘Unstoppable Momentum

Guitar legend Joe Satriani has released the debut single, titled ‘A Door Into Summer’ from his forthcoming album ‘Unstoppable Momentum.’ It can be heard below.   ‘Unstoppable Momentum’ was recorded at Skywalker Sound in the Bay Area and produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser (AC/DC). The album features several guest musicians, including Vinnie Colauita (Sting, … Read more Joe Satriani Releases Debut Single From ‘Unstoppable Momentum

Dimebag Darrell’s Razorback Guitar Sketches Surface Online

A collection of original sketch designs, drawn by legendary Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell for his now famous Dean Razorback guitar has surfaced online. They can be viewed below.   The photo was posted by Dean guitars marketing director Curse Mackey on his official Tumblr page.   Photo: Original Dimebag Darrell drawings of his Dean Razorback … Read more Dimebag Darrell’s Razorback Guitar Sketches Surface Online

Deftones Guitarist Says “Hallelujah” To Illegal Downloads

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter is the latest in a long line of musicians to voice their opinion on the subject of illegal downloading. His comments can be read below.   While several musicians, including Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato, Yngwie Malmsteen and Suffocation’s Guy Marchais have spoken out against fans that illegally download music, Carpenter … Read more Deftones Guitarist Says “Hallelujah” To Illegal Downloads

Adam Dutkiewicz Collaborating With Cannibal Corpse Vocalist

Decibel magazine recently caught up with Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz to discuss his new project with Cannibal Corpse vocalist George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher and former Black Dahlia Murder drummer Shannon Lucas. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be found below.   Dutkiewicz said that the project, which was, “supposed to be a big … Read more Adam Dutkiewicz Collaborating With Cannibal Corpse Vocalist

Gojira’s Joe Duplantier Discusses Musical Influences

Loudwire recently caught up with Gojira guitarist/vocalist Joe Duplantier to discuss his musical influences growing up and ask him what his favorite French curse word was. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be read below.   Despite growing up in France, Duplantier confessed that he mainly listened to English and American music as … Read more Gojira’s Joe Duplantier Discusses Musical Influences

Mark Knopfler Cancels Show In Protest Of Russian Government

Former Dire Straits guitarist/vocalist Mark Knopfler has cancelled two of his forthcoming solo shows in Russia in protest over what he has described as a crackdown on human rights groups in the country.   Knopfler will no longer perform as scheduled in Moscow and St. Petersburg following raids last month by Russian prosecutors and tax … Read more Mark Knopfler Cancels Show In Protest Of Russian Government