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GOAT Hunt: The greatest guitarists pre-2000 revealed

Our GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) Hunt continues. We asked you to tell us your pick of the greatest guitar players from 1980-1999 and you did not let us down. It's a wide-ranging period that in some ways represents the zenith of the electric guitar in the mainstream. Van Halen had closed the 70s laying waste to all preconceptions of what an electric guitar should or could do.
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Judas Priest Delaying US Tour After Lead Guitarist Richie Faulkner Hospitalized for Heart Issues

British heavy metal band Judas Priest has had to reschedule their remaining U.S. tour dates due to lead guitarist Richie Faulkner’s serious heart condition. The band told Billboard in a statement that tickets for any rescheduled tour dates will be valid at the new shows. And they will announce those as soon as they get word from Faulkner’s doctors.
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Noel Gallagher says he’d like to perform with a hologram of his estranged brother Liam

In today’s unexpected news, Noel Gallagher has claimed he would be down to perform with a hologram of his estranged brother Liam. During an interview with BBC Radio (via Ultimate Guitar), Gallagher was asked if he would “consider doing a gig with a Liam Gallagher hologram”, given that the former Oasis bandmates are locked in a long-running feud.

ROB HALFORD Is 'Just Not Interested' In Hearing TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS-Era JUDAS PRIEST Albums

In a new interview with Classic Rock magazine, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked if he has listened to "Demolition" and "Jugulator", the two albums PRIEST made with singer Tim "Ripper" Owens during a period in the late 1990s and early 2000s when Halford was out of the band. "No. I still haven't," he said. "This might sound selfish, but because it's not me singing, I'm not attracted to it. I sound like a twat, but I'm really just not interested. And that's no disrespect to Ripper, 'cause he's a friend of mine."

The Guitarist’s Guide To Grunge: Essential bands, gear and players

If you want to feel old, remind yourself that 2021 marks 30 years since grunge went overground and, led by Nirvana, a score of revolutionary bands became household names and inspired millions to pick up guitar and play it in a way that was altogether more angular and noisy than what had come before. By way of comparison, go back 30 years from 1991 and the Beatles had yet to sign a record deal, the Stones hadn’t even formed, and Britain’s biggest guitar hero was Hank Marvin. Talk about “too much fucking perspective”…

Bassist Rudy Sarzo gives his opinion on Greta Van Fleet and Rival Sons

The legendary Quiet Riot bassist Rudy Sarzo (Also played with Ozzy, Dio, Whitesnake and more) gave his opinion in an interview with Ultimate Guitar on Greta Van Fleet and Rival Sons, relatively “new bands” that are praised often in the business. Bassist Rudy Sarzo gives his opinion on Greta Van...

Watch Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Perform In Haltom City, Texas

Video footage of former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens's August 21 performance at the Haltom Theater in Haltom City, Texas can be viewed below. Owens joined PRIEST in 1996 after being discovered when the band's drummer, Scott Travis, was given a videotape of him performing with the PRIEST cover act BRITISH STEEL. JUDAS PRIEST at the time was seeking a replacement for Rob Halford. He recorded two studio albums with the band — 1997's "Jugulator" and 2001's "Demolition" — before PRIEST reunited with Halford in 2003.

Jason Newsted Discusses Egos & Posturing That Went Down In METALLICA

Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been in the news plenty lately, mostly with snippets of interviews surrounding the recent Black Album reissue. Newsted has discussed everything from his old haircut to being able to play aggressive music today, and is now touching on the egos and posturing that went on back in the day.

The Mad Max Fury Road Doof Wagon guitar rig is up for grabs!

Have you ever wanted to be hung by bungee cords, strapped to a 15-ton PA/military vehicle, with your own 4 Taiko drum rhythm section, whilst wielding a flamethrowing guitar? Well, you’re in luck. The Mad Max Fury Road Doof Wagon is up for auction!. Mad Max Fury Road Doof Wagon.

Ex-Ozzy Osbourne Bassist Addresses Greta Van Fleet – Led Zeppelin Debate

Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Rudy Sarzo spoke to Ultimate Guitar’s Justin Beckner and shared his ideas on the ongoing arguments about the similarity between Greta Van Fleet and Led Zeppelin. Following that, the bassist revealed the main reason behind these comparisons. As you may recall, some music critics and Led...

Jason Newsted Speaks on “Egos” and “Posturing” in Metallica

Jason Newsted has been in the press a whole lot lately thanks to the super-duper-deluxe reissue treatment the Black Album got for its 30th anniversary. And he’s been a good sport, handling whatever questions interviews throw at him about a band he hasn’t been in for 20 years now. With nothing to lose, he’s also been incredibly honest about that period of his life, but he’s done it in a classy way that doesn’t come off as snippy or bitter.
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Australian Guitar x Bluesfest 2022: The Living End

It’s been a long and bumpy ride to the next edition of the Byron Bay Bluesfest – especially after its attempt in April got nixed a day out from opening, with the site and its stages already built – but lo and behold, Bluesfest is finally (finally!!!) making its return in 2022.

Roger Waters weighs in on “toxic” and “insignificant” Pink Floyd bandmates

The bad blood between Pink Floyd members has continued, this time with Roger Waters slagging off his ex-bandmates in a new interview. As per Ultimate Guitar, Waters was appearing on the WTF with Marc Maron Podcast when he less than fondly looked back on his time in the iconic British band. When asked about Pink Floyd’s massive contribution to music, he was unbothered. “I was never that intellectual about it,” he said casually. “It’s something that happened, that development. Now I understand a lot more than I did about it.”

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Steel Panther guitarist Satchel says cancel culture is ‘out of control’

Steel Panther guitarist Satchel has launched a scathing attack against cancel culture, claiming that “wokeism is out of control”. During an appearance on the 2020’d podcast (via Ultimate Guitar), Satchel lamented the current stage of the world when asked about the future of comedy and entertainment. “I know that wokeism...

Five of the most expensive guitars ever sold

Celebrity memorabilia has always attracted deep-pocketed buyers, but nothing seems to set the auction house paddles flapping like a rock star guitar. In the last few years we’ve seen numerous iconic instruments come up for sale and smash records left, right and centre – and when you consider that most of these guitars are already rare vintage instruments that would sell for huge sums even without their famous former owners, perhaps that’s to be expected.