Bassist Jim Rodford, known for his work with The Kinks and The Zombies, has died at 76. He fell to his death from a flight of stairs on Saturday, just days after his final performance on January 14. The show was part of a four-date tour in Florida with The Zombies.
Bilmuri, the brainchild of Johnny Franck, has been picking up steam with a run of kick-ass releases in recent years. Franck, formerly of Attack Attack!, has shown he can craft killer songs in whatever genre he tries his hand at. Bilmuri began with a sound based in punk and hardcore, but [...]
Elixir is an increasingly common name among guitarists these days due to the durability and tone of their strings. But not everyone is a fan of the ‘feel’ of their coated designs. Elixir have set out to change this with their new Optiweb nickel-plated steel strings. The coated [...]
Yes you heard right: Two of the biggest pop-punk legends on the planet just dropped a song each on the same day. Fall Out Boy released their first new single in two years, Young And Menace, while Blink-182 dropped a killer B-side: 6/8.
Out of the two songs Young And Menace is [...]
Bring Me The Horizon‘s move to a stadium-friendly sound split their fanbase down the middle, and it seems the Sheffield quintet aren’t backing away from their new sound.
Keyboardist and producer Jordan Fish recently spoke about the band’s plans for their [...]
The original Pearl Eliminator is a classic design that has graced countless stages. The Redline is an updated version and it’s still a killer pedal. At $400 it sure ain’t cheap but after giving it several months hard use I can definitely say it’s worth the asking price. [...]
Guitar albums are very tough to get right. When a solo guitarist releases an album sometimes the songs get lost in an attempt to show off a host of flashy licks. Justin Johnson is not the type of guy who has this problem though, and his new album Drivin’ It Down demonstrates that [...]
Musical chameleon Jack White dropped a bold new surprise single called Battle Cry today, which is streaming on Spotify. The track is full of big nasty riffs, and is largely instrumental. The only vocals come in the form of military-style shouted gang vocals, so no surprise where the title [...]