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Watch Lindsey Buckingham flex his fingerpicking solo skills in On the Wrong Side performance on The Late Show

Buckingham brought kaleidoscopic harmonies, Fleetwood-esque vocal hooks and a silky guitar solo to The Late Show to celebrate the release of his first solo album in 10 years. After three singles and months of waiting, Lindsey Buckingham’s first solo album in 10 years was finally released last Friday (September 17), and the former Fleetwood Mac member celebrated the occasion with an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
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The Doof Wagon – the speaker-packed, flame-throwing vehicular guitar rig from Mad Max: Fury Road – is up for auction

The Doof Wagon – the insane, speaker-packed, drum-equipped, flame-throwing vehicular electric guitar rig from 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road – is up for auction. A repurposed military 8x8 MAN missile carrier, the Doof Wagon is kitted to the nines with stacks of guitar amps and a slapdash assortment of other speakers, a selection of – we think – purely decorative brass instruments, Taiko drums on its rear, and probably its most noteworthy feature, a flame-throwing electric guitar.
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Lou Barlow: "Every time we make a record, I hope to find some magic combination that approximates the growl of what we get live. I don’t know if I’ve done that yet"

As part of one of the most legendarily eardrum-obliterating bands of all time, Dinosaur Jr. co-founder Lou Barlow naturally courses plenty of powerful-yet-poppy, gain-cranked basslines throughout Sweep It Into Space, the Massachusetts-based trio’s 12th album overall, and fifth since reforming their classic line-up in 2005. Live, he’s happily decimating crowds...
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Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer joins Pearl Jam as touring musician

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer has joined Seattle rock giants Pearl Jam as a touring musician. Klinghoffer – who was dismissed from the Chili Peppers back in 2019 to make way for the return of former guitarist John Frusciante – partnered with the Seattle icons last year for a quarantine performance of Dance of the Clairvoyants, however as a Pearl Jam representative confirms, his association with the band is now ongoing.
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Loathe announce departure of guitarist Connor Sweeney

Loathe have announced the departure of guitarist Connor Sweeney, posting a short statement on their social media channels. The experimental metalcore band, who hail from Liverpool in the UK, broke the news, stating:. “Loathe regretfully announce the departure of Connor Sweeney. We would like to thank Connor for his contributions...
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Commemorative Eddie Van Halen Pasadena plaque gets formal approval for installation

A memorial plaque honoring late electric guitar legend Eddie Van Halen has received formal approval to be installed in his hometown of Pasadena at the city’s Civic Auditorium – a venue EVH played at numerous times between 1975 and 1978. The commemorative initiative was championed by Pasadena residents Randa Schmalfeld...
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The Story Behind The Tattoo Dimebag Darrell And Phil Anselmo Mutually Have

There are many reasons why Pantera is regarded as one of the most successful and influential bands in heavy metal history. The band’s lead singer Phil Anselmo is one of the greatest frontmen in metal history, praised for his machismo attitude that became the symbol of Pantera’s general theme. The band’s late guitarist Dimebag Darrell is also named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by numerous respectable magazines such as Rolling Stone, Louder, and Gibson.
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Slash’s ‘Coma’ Pushed Guns N’ Roses Into Complicated Territory

Slash pushed Guns N' Roses into such complex new territory on "Coma" that two of his bandmates admitted they never mastered playing the song in concert. At 10 minutes and 13 seconds, “Coma” is the lengthiest track on the Use Your Illusion albums. The song began as a “heavy guitar-riff mantra” Slash came up with when he and fellow guitarist Izzy Stradlin were living together in the Hollywood Hills for about a month in early 1989.
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MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Invited MARTY FRIEDMAN To Play On Open Source Solo Album "To Show That Music Is Not A Competition"

Guitar World has published an in-depth review of Megadeth guitarist Kiko Loureiro's latest solo album, Open Source, complete with an interview. During the breakdown of the record, Loureiro addresses his decision to have former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman guest on the track "Imminent Threat". Loureiro: "One of the worst things...
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Mr. Big’s Billy Sheehan On The 30th Anniversary Reissue Of “Lean Into It,” Buffalo, Rick James, David Lee Roth, The Winery Dogs & More

Mr. Big recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of their chart-topping Lean into It album with a remastered and expanded anniversary edition reissue, which is now available digitally, on CD and as a highly-collectible limited edition box set. First released in 1991, Lean Into It was the second studio album by the group, as founded by Paul Gilbert, Eric Martin, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey. It was the quartet’s breakthrough album, peaking at number 15 on the Billboard 200 charts, while its single “To Be With You” hit #1 in 15 countries, including a #1 placement on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks.
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Roger Waters says David Gilmour and Richard Wright were “snipe-y because they felt very insignificant” in Pink Floyd

Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd bassist, songwriter and vocalist, has said he was in “toxic environment” during his time with the progressive rock giants. Speaking to Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast, Waters made the comments as part of a larger discussion about the band’s legacy, revealing that he was not confident in his musical abilities during the his time with the band.
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Five Minutes, Five Questions: Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium

"I feel like we're four people who just started a new band with all of the aspirations and dreams in the world," says Matt Heavy, frontman for veteran metal band Trivium, now 22 years old. All it took was gathering bandmates Corey Beaulieu (guitar), Paolo Gregoletto (bass) and Alex Bent (drums) in Florida during the pandemic to give the Grammy-nominated foursome a new lease on their musical life.
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Top 10 Songs Van Halen Never Played Live

Van Halen didn't let too many of their songs go to waste. From their groundbreaking 1978 debut all the way up to 1995's Balance, if a song appeared on a Van Halen album you could be confident that it would also turn up on stage. According to Setlist.fm, there are...
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Ace Frehley on a potential future Kiss reunion: “Anything's possible”

Kiss founding guitarist Ace Frehley has spoken of his keenness to reunite with the band’s original lineup, saying that “anything’s possible”. In a new conversation with SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation with Eddie Trunk, the guitarist speaks on the potential reunion, and offers an update regarding his relationship with co-founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons.
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