Tag: Electric Guitars

An Interview with VIVIAN CAMPBELL of DEF LEPPARD

Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard (ex-Dio) recently did an interview with Leslie Michele Derrough of GlideMagazine.com and you can check out some of that interview below.  Def Leppard will be in Las Vegas for a rock & roll residency called Viva Hysteria, from March 22 to April 10 and the band will be playing their entire Hysteria album. …

TARJA TURUNEN Presented With German Gold Album For ‘My Winter Storm’

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen was presented with a gold plaque at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany for sales in excess of 120,000 copies in Germany alone of her debut solo album, “My Winter Storm”. “My Winter Storm” was released in the U.S. in February 2008. The CD was made available in two …

GUNS N’ ROSES Guitarist BUMBLEFOOT Talks Gear In New Video Interview

GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal recently talked to DiMarzio, Inc. — the Staten Island, New York-based company that manufactures magnetic pickups for electric guitars — about his Tone Zone and Chopper DiMarzio pickups, touring with GUNS N’ ROSES and his Vigier signature guitars. Watch the four-and-a-half-minute clip below. Thal last month released the …

Adrian Vandenberg (Vandenberg/Whitesnake) Appearing at NAMM Show 2011

Adrian Vandenberg of Vandenberg and Whitesnake will be appearing at the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show that’s being held at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 13-16, 2011.  He’ll be doing the usual meet-n-greet at the Aristides booth on January 14 & 15.  He’s also currently working on a new album which is …

Tesla’s Frank Hannon Interview/Performance on ‘Good Day Sacramento’

Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon did an interview and live performance on the December 27, 2010 edition of the CW31 morning show “Good Day Sacramento”. You can watch video footage of his appearance below. Hannon recently released a new solo album, “Gypsy Highway”, which he described as “an acoustic collection of songs that are very close …

Family Guy Xmas Special

Which metal legends are set to battle Santa in this year’s Family Guy Christmas special? Kiss have been confirmed to appear on this year’s Family Guy christmas episode, ‘Family Guy: A Very Special Family Guy Freakin’ Christmas’. In the episode, the Christmas season is in full swing, and dad Peter Griffin cannot find the time …

Not So Silent Night 2010: Bands and Tickets

SHADOWS FALL is pleased to announce their upcoming headlining performance at WSOU’s Not So Silent Night showcase. Also performing are A LIFE ONCE LOST, WITH DAGGERS DRAWN, and more! The event takes place on Sunday, December 19 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. Tickets are just $10, and an exclusive SHADOWS FALL pre-sale for the …

TESTAMENT: Impersonate Testament and Win a Guitar

Dean Guitars, Ultimate-Guitar, and TheLiveLine are teaming up to bring you The Ultimate TESTAMENT Karaoke Contest. Contestants will call TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson’s phone number at TheLiveLine to record a verse from any TESTAMENT song, and the best voice impression (winner) will win an autographed Eric Peterson Old Skull V electric guitar from Dean Guitars. …

Guitar Pioneer Les Paul Dies

Les Paul, whose pioneering electric guitars were used by a legion of rock stars, has died at the age of 94. Les Paul died from complications of pneumonia in New York, according to Gibson, the firm that sold his guitars. He is credited with inventing the solid-body electric guitar, which went on sale in 1952 …

Melechesh Lock Themselves Up in Rotterdam

Ashmedi and Moloch of Mesopotamian metallers are locked up in Sulphonic recording studio in Rotterdam working on demos for the follow up to Emissaries, the 5th MELECHESH album and first for Nuclear Blast Records. The band are aiming to write and record a few songs entirely with 12 strings electric guitars. Ashmedi will then head to …

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