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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Clapton Preps New Solo Album

 

Guitar icon and three time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton announced today that he will release his 19th solo studio album on September 28, simply titled <em>Clapton</em>.

Co-produced by guitarist and long-time collabor…

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Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax Jagermeister Fall Music Tour

 

Jagermeister, the brand known for decades of involvement with rock and metals bands, continues to own the concert circuit with the announcement of the 2010 Fall Jagermeister Music Tour, North America’s biggest thrash tour in 20 years with the 1991 orig…

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Shankar/Harrison Box Set

 

Dark Horse Records announced today the October 19th release of a limited edition deluxe box set entitled <em>RAVI SHANKAR GEORGE HARRISON COLLABORATIONS</em>. The release honors the sitar master’s 90th birthday.

<em>Collaborations…

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Alfred Offers Books on Guitar Soloing Strategies

 

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to partner with National Guitar Workshop to release The Improv Series for guitar, featuring two new instructional books: <em>Pentatonic Soloing Strategies fo…

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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience Set to Launch October 8

 

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience will celebrate the life and music of his father, Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. The oncert dates – timed to take place just after the 30th anniversary of his Dad’s passing on September 25, 1980 – will launch Octobe…

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Slayer Announces The Vinyl Conflict Box Set

 

For the first time in its near 30-year history, Slayer, the single most distinctive and radical thrash metal band ever, will see its ten American Recordings albums released as a limited-edition, high-end box set – <em>The Vinyl Conflict</em&gt…

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Bachman & Turner’s New Album Out 9/7

 

After being apart for more than 20 years, and with many years of gentle prodding by rock aficionados, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner are finally back together.

The men at the heart of legendary band Bachman-Turner Overdrive (who have sold 30 million …

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The Recording Guitarist, Revised and Updated

 

"Recording guitar and playing guitar live are as different as night and day," states author Jon Chappell in the introduction to the new fully revised and updated edition of <em>The Recording Guitarist</em>. It is a fact anyone who…

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Alfred Releases New Guitar Method for Jazz Band

 

Alfred Music Publishing is set to release <em>Playing Guitar in Jazz Band</em>, a practical guide for students and teachers of jazz guitar, by David Sinclair. <em>Playing Guitar in Jazz Band</em> is for beginning or intermediate…

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Buckcherry Crack Top 10 Charts with All Night Long

 

Buckcherry’s fifth studio album, <em>All Night Long</em>, their first since the band’s move back to Top Independent Rock label Eleven Seven Music, has debuted at #10 on the Top Billboard Top 200 Album chart and was the #1 Rock debut. <e…

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