Monthly Archives: June 2010

Black Crowes Prep Album, Set Tour Dates


The Black Crowes are preparing to release a double album of all-acoustic material titled <em>Croweology</em>. Due August 3, it features new arrangements of the band’s best-loved songs and catalogue picks. The band will celebrate the album’s…

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Johnny Winter Live Through the ’80s on DVD


Johnny Winter <em>Live Through the ’80s</em> on DVD will be released August 24.

Hi Res Cover ArtIt includes an incredible collection of official archival performance footage from around the world compiled from the original masters. It f…

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National Guitar Workshop Releases Beginner’s Guide to Electric Guitar


National Guitar Workshop has released <em>Beginner’s Guide to Electric Guitar</em> by Burgess Speed.

The book provides an easy-to-understand and down-to-earth tone, this book gets to the important stuff first and doesn’t bog you down wit…

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Ritenour’s 6 String Theory Hits Streets


Guitarist Lee Ritenour’s new album, <em>6 String Theory,</em> is now available. Produced by Lee and John Burk of the Concord Music Group, <em>6 String Theory,</em> marks Lee’s 50th year playing the guitar and features 20 world-…

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Bachman, Turner Prep New Album


the two men at the heart of legendary band Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Canadian rock n’ roll stars Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, have reunited for the first time in nearly 20 years. The pair’s first gig as Bachman &amp; Turner was a recent intimate …

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Deftones Set U.S. Tour


DEFTONES have just completed a triumphant European tour in support of their sixth full-length studio album, <em>DIAMOND EYES</em>, which crash-landed its way into the <em>Billboard</em> Top 10 in early May.

While their Americ…

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Lynch Mob Embarks On Tour


Lynch Mob is getting ready to embark on a summer tour in support of their current release "Smoke and Mirrors" on Frontiers Records. The band line-up for this tour consists of George Lynch (shred master), Oni Logan (vox), Michael Devin (bassol…

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Maroon 5 Announce New Dates for Hands All Over Tour


Maroon 5 has added new dates to their 2010 ‘Hands All Over’ tour. The second leg, which will kick off on October 6th will follow the release of the band’s third studio album, <em>Hands All Over</em> (A&amp;M/Octone), out September 21st…

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Helmet Preps Seeing Eye Dog, U.S. Tour


HELMET return September 7 with a new full-length album <em>SEEING EYE DOG</em>–their first since 2006’s critically acclaimed Monochrome-and will tour the U.S. immediately upon its release and then Europe (dates TBA).

Marking their fir…

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New Stan Ridgway Album includes Dave Alvin and others


"You never really have a choice about the tone and subject matter of the records you make," confides veteran L.A. singer-songwriter Stan Ridgway about his new album, <em>Neon Mirage</em>. "At least I don’t. They’re obsessions…

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