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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kinks Co-Founder Quaife Passes

 

A founding member of the Kinks, bassist Pete Quaife recently died from kidney failure. Forty-six years ago, the Kinks were part of the rising British Invasion, signed to Pye Records by noted record producer Shel Talmy. Quaife played bass on the band’s …

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Justin Townes Earle to release Harlem River Blues

 

<em>Harlem River Blues</em>, the third full-length from Justin Townes Earle, is schedled for release September 14.

Woody Guthrie once said, "Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple." On <…

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Rogers/Evans Museum Collection to be Auctioned

 

Christie’s will host a sale featuring the collection from the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum on July 14 and 15 in association with High Noon Western Americana. The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum closed their doors last fall after over four decades…

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Megadeth Marks 20th Anniversary of Rust In Peace

 

The final night of Megadeth’s historic month-long <em>Rust In Peace</em> 20th anniversary tour has been captured for the upcoming <em>Rust In Peace Live</em> Blu-ray, DVD and CD, due out September 7 on Shout! Factory. On March …

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Martin 00-15M revives the ’30s

 

In response to suggestions from Martin Owners Club members, the new 00-15M offers an authentic blues-type guitar reminiscent of small bodied Martins of the 1930′s. Favored by legions of blues players, these mahogany bodied guitars have a warm tone and …

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Seeger Releases Tomorrow’s Children

 

On his latest studio album, <em>Tomorrow’s Children</em> out July 27 on Appleseed Recordings, the indomitable Pete Seeger continues his life’s work of communication and inspiration to action. The new album is the first new studio recordings…

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Martin Guitar unveils CFMIV 1955 D-18

 

Like the recent CFM IV 1955 D-28, the CFM IV 1955 D-18 commemorates the 55th birthday and ongoing contribution of Christian Frederick "Chris" Martin IV to the company that bears his name. But this is not just the mahogany version of the CFM I…

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Buckcherry to Help Support Spill Victims

 

Buckcherry are taking their desire to help raise awareness for the tragedy in the Gulf Coast one step further: as of today, a new version of the track "Our World," from the forthcoming album <em>All Night Long</em>, will be availa…

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Smashing Pumpkins to Headline Sunset Strip Fest

 

Organizers of the SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL have confirmed that THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will headline the street festival on Saturday, August 28, with a live performance on the legendary Strip, which is being closed to traffic for the second time in it…

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Alfred, Foley Releasing Guitar Woman DVD

 

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is excited to announce the release of <em>Sue Foley: Guitar Woman</em>, the latest DVD from Al…

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