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1. Hear It Now: Flying Colors Streaming Entire New Album, 'Second Nature' (9/22/2014)
Flying Colors will stage three appearances in North America to celebrate the release of the band's second studio album Second Nature. The quintet will perform on October 2nd in Los Angeles at the James Armstrong Theater, the 3rd in Chicago at t...
 
2. Pink Floyd Announce New Album Details (9/22/2014)
Details about The Endless River, the new Pink Floyd album from David Gilmour, Rick Wright and Nick Mason, were revealed today as the album artwork appeared on buildings in ten International cities, including New York and Los Angeles. The album ...
 
3. Orianthi to Co-Host the 2015 She Rocks Awards (9/22/2014)
The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) is thrilled to announce that Orianthi will co-host the 2015 She Rocks Awards. Honoring women who stand out as role models in the music industry, the She Rocks Awards is slated to take place Fri...
 
4. Emilyn Brodsy's "Scaffolding" — Exclusive Song Premiere (9/22/2014)
Here’s some quirky fun from New York’s Emilyn Brodsky. It’s “Scaffolding” from her new album Emilyn Brodsky Eats Her Feelings, which releases tomorrow, September 23, 2014. This rhythmic tune showcases her introspective lyrics and starkly croona...
 
5. Waddy Wachtel talks Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul (9/22/2014)
Read more about Waddy Wachtel talks Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul at MusicRadar.com To celebrate the release of the Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul, session guitarist Waddy Wachtel – who plays guitar in the upcoming Jim...
 
6. Sunday Strum, Episode 15: Triplets –– Lesson (9/21/2014)
In this week’s episode of Sunday Strum, I demonstrate an example using eighth note triplets. This is a basic way of practicing them, but if you are more comfortable with the rhythm, feel free to switch it up and apply triplets any way you like...
 
7. Queen Announce 'Queen Forever' CD Featuring Unreleased Freddie Mercury Tracks (9/19/2014)
Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury will spearhead a new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 11, 2014, on Hollywood Records. The tracks include a long anticipated song from Queen and Michael Jackso...
 
8. Slash Documentary Airing This Saturday, Sept. 20, on AXS TV (9/19/2014)
Ernie Ball is excited to present Real to Reel with Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators this Saturday, September 20, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on AXS TV. In this hour-long documentary, Ernie Ball takes viewers beyond the stage and int...
 
9. IK Multimedia's T-RackS Custom Shop Adds Three Classic American EQs (9/19/2014)
IK Multimedia's T-RackS Custom Shop now features three classic American EQs to the T-RackS Custom Shop lineup. With them in the mix, the Custom Shop now features over 30 virtual emulations of some of the most legendary mixing and mastering gear ...
 
10. PRS announces new limited edition colours for SE Bernie Marsden (9/19/2014)
Read more about PRS announces new limited edition colours for SE Bernie Marsden at MusicRadar.com The PRS SE Bernie Marsden has been a roaring success for the brand since its 2012 launch, and the addition of five new finishes looks set to furthe...
 
11. Win the Ultimate Gear Giveaway from Periphery! (9/18/2014)
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12. Joe Con’s “Said and Done” — Exclusive Song Premiere (9/18/2014)
We’ve teamed up with Venice Beach, CA-based songwriter Joe Con to premiere his track “Said and Done.” Centered around Con’s laid-back, poetic croon, the track manages to seamlessly blend folk, pop and hip hop. While hooky and melodic, "Said and...
 
13. Fender Announces Tom Petty Signature Kingman Dreadnought (9/17/2014)
The Fender Acoustic Custom Shop has announced the arrival of the limited edition Tom Petty Kingman dreadnought, beautifully crafted with the famed singer/songwriter’s personal style and specs. With the Heartbreakers, the Traveling Wilburys, on h...
 
14. Julian Lage and Punch Brothers' Chris Eldridge to Release 'Avalon' on Oct 7 (9/17/2014)
Avalon, the first full-length album from the acoustic guitar duo of Julian Lage and Punch Brothers' Chris “Critter” Eldridge, will be released on October 7, 2014. It was produced by friend and fan Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids and...
 
15. Mesa/Boogie unleashes the Mark Five: 25 mini head (9/17/2014)
Read more about Mesa/Boogie unleashes the Mark Five: 25 mini head at MusicRadar.com After giving the mini-head revolution a kick up the backside with the Mini Rectifier back in 2011, Mesa/Boogie has returned with a new compact offering that prom...
 
16. Electro-Harmonix unveils Turnip Greens multi-effects (9/17/2014)
Read more about Electro-Harmonix unveils Turnip Greens multi-effects at MusicRadar.com The company's known for its zany pedals, but the new Turnip Greens multi-effects possesses one of the strangest names in the Electro-Harmonix catalogue. It's ...
 
17. Drum heroes week: Simon Kirke on Free's Wishing Well (9/17/2014)
Read more about Drum heroes week: Simon Kirke on Free's Wishing Well at MusicRadar.com Simon Kirke tasted rock stardom when he was only just out of his teens. With Free he found a worldwide audience thanks to mega smash single All Right Now as t...
 
18. Phillip Phillips at the Best Buy Theater NYC — Show Review (9/16/2014)
When I walked into the Best Buy Theater tonight to see American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, I expected some nicely written, straight ahead strummy pop. Boy was I wrong. While Phillips obliged the audience with excellent renditions of anthemic ...
 
19. Manchester Orchestra Releases Stripped Down Album, ‘HOPE’ (9/16/2014)
Atlanta-based hard rock quintet Manchester Orchestra is thrilled to announced the release of HOPE. HOPE is a startling re-imagination of COPE, their most recent album that was issued earlier this year. The new record is available digitally ever...
 
20. At the Gates Reveal 'At War with Reality' Album Formats (9/16/2014)
"Gothenburg style" melodic death metal pioneers At the Gates will soon release their first new music in 19 years! Below is an overview of the formats for the highly anticipated At War with Reality comeback studio album, which will be released vi...
 
21. EVH Announces New Wolfgang Standard Series Guitars (9/16/2014)
EVH has just announced the launch of the Wolfgang Standard series and revamping of its Wolfgang Special series. EVH Wolfgang WG Standard The EVH Wolfgang WG Standard, the most affordable Wolfgang model yet, is decked out with a flat top crafted ...
 
22. EVH launches Wolfgang Standard Series, revamps Wolfgang Special Series (9/16/2014)
Read more about EVH launches Wolfgang Standard Series, revamps Wolfgang Special Series at MusicRadar.com EVH has just unveiled the new Wolfgang Standard Series with two models, the WG Standard and the WG-T Standard - Tunamatic. Additionally, the...
 
23. Yoko Ono Brings John Lennon Education Tour Bus to New York City (9/16/2014)
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (Lennon Bus), the premier, non-profit 501(c)(3) mobile Pro-Audio, Video and Broadcast studio providing hands-on experiences for students of all ages since 1998, comes to New York City for stops at public scho...
 
24. Chuck Ragan on his punk roots, acoustic guitar and Till Midnight (9/16/2014)
Read more about Chuck Ragan on his punk roots, acoustic guitar and Till Midnight at MusicRadar.com We'
 
25. Inspiration: Words in the Strangest Places (9/16/2014)
We are constantly surrounded by ideas. You don’t need a fortune cookie to tell you where to look. In fact… my last sentence can start your next song. There is really no excuse really for coming up dry. Here are my favorite places to find gr...
 
26. Tall Tales and the Silver Lining Share New Single "Unknown Forces" (9/15/2014)
Other Music Recording Co., the eclectic label born out of the long-running and influential New York City record shop, announces the signing of Tall Tales and the Silver Lining, an L.A.-based musical project of songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tr...
 
27. Overwhelming Response to Los Angeles George Fest Leads to Venue Change (9/15/2014)
Last week, The Best Fest, sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, announced the first-ever George Fest to celebrate the music of legendary George Harrison and raise money to help musicians and their communities via The Jameson Neighborhood Fund. Du...
 
28. Martin Guitars and Danny Davis Collaborate on Burton's New Winter 15 Easy Livin Snowboard (9/15/2014)
Olympic snowboarder and C.F. Martin & Co. Ambassador Danny Davis has combined his love of music and sports by creating Burton's new Winter 15 Easy Livin Snowboard with one-of-a-kind Martin Guitar graphic on the base. This is the same board ...
 
29. Matt Turk's "Cracked Egg" — Exclusive Premiere (9/15/2014)
Here’s a gorgeous cascading song from Matt Turk that appears on his upcoming album Cold Revival, due out October 7. “Cracked Egg” has stark lyrics and pounding rhythms that add to the angst conveyed by this talented artist. The song builds to f...
 
30. Megadeth Vinyl Picture Discs Coming in November (9/15/2014)
On November 11, 2014, Universal Enterprises (UMe) will issue the first five platinum-selling Capitol Records Megadeth albums on limited edition picture disc vinyl for the first time in the U.S. Titles include 1986’s Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?...
 
31. Win Three Limited-Edition Custom Way Huge Rich Robinson Effect Pedals from Dunlop! (9/15/2014)
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32. Talking Shop: LV (9/15/2014)
Read more about Talking Shop: LV at MusicRadar.com This month London duo LV (aka Will Horrocks and Simon Williams) release their third full length LP, Islands, which once again sees the producers uniting with vocalist Joshua Idehen (pictured cen...
 
33. Win a private guitar lesson with Philip Sayce (9/15/2014)
Read more about Win a private guitar lesson with Philip Sayce at MusicRadar.com To celebrate the release of new album, Influence, blues ace Philip Sayce is offering one lucky winner the chance to share a 30-minute one-on-one guitar lesson via Sk...
 
34. Marmozets' guitarists on inspirations, live energy, rigs and more (9/15/2014)
Read more about Marmozets' guitarists on inspirations, live energy, rigs and more at MusicRadar.com Some bands jus
 
35. Review: The Eastman E20SS Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar (9/15/2014)
It isn’t every day I get to sit down and play a beautiful instrument like the Eastman E20SS acoustic guitar. Well, okay, maybe it IS every day. But I’ve enjoyed in immensely nonetheless! Here I have a bit of fun sharing a quick overview and then...
 
36. Vote now for the Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year Award 2014 (9/15/2014)
Read more about Vote now for the Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year Award 2014 at MusicRadar.com There have been a lot of great new electric guitars released over the past 12 months, but now Guitarist magazine wants you to choose your favouri...
 
37. Drum Heroes Week: Brian Downey on Thin Lizzy's Don't Believe A Word (9/15/2014)
Read more about Drum Heroes Week: Brian Downey on Thin Lizzy's Don't Believe A Word at MusicRadar.com In their 12-year recording career, Thin Lizzy put out 12 albums and a slew of killer singles. Don't Believe A Word, taken from 1976's Johnny Th...
 
38. Phillip Phillips Extensive North American Tour Kicks Off Sept 12 (9/12/2014)
Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips has announced dates for his North American headline tour, kicking off Sept. 12 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Phillips’ national tour will include stops in Dallas, Boston, Nashvil...
 
39. Amplifier gear tour (9/12/2014)
Read more about Amplifier gear tour at MusicRadar.com With a new album chockfull of balls-to-the-wall riffs, tripped-out middle eights and copious pedal abuse, it's fair to say that Amplifier know a thing or two about guitar tone.If, like us, yo...
 
40. 10 questions: Phil Collen (9/12/2014)
Read more about 10 questions: Phil Collen at MusicRadar.com Phil Collen He sold 100 million records with Def Leppard and inspired countless kids to pick up a six-string. But will he get 'hysterical' when he confronts the 10 questions we ask ever...