Monthly Archives: March 2011

Eric Johnson Wins Three Austin Awards


Eric Johnson collected three awards at the 2010/2011 Austin Music Awards, held March 19 at the Austin Music Hall. He was recognized in the ategories”Best Electric Guitar,” “Best Acoustic Guitar,” and “Best Instrumental Band.” Johnson has recorded six studio albums , his latest being 2010’s Up Close, which included guest appearances from Sonny Landreth, Steve […]

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Guitarfetish Introduces Slickstraps


Guitarfetish.com‘s new Slickstraps is a line of leather guitar straps designed by guitarist Earl Slick, whose career spans three decades and includes roles as guitarist for David Bowie and John Lennon, as well as his own project, Phantom Rocker and Slick. Slickstraps (more…)

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Northeast Ohio Guitar Convention


March 20, at the Richfield Ohio Days Inn, 4742 Brecksville Rd. Show hours 10am-4pm. For more info, contact Lawrence Puljic (440) 865-4301, cc@axcesswave.com. (more…)

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6th Belgium Guitar Show


March 19, at the CC. Bellekouter, Bellestraat 99, Affligem, Belgium, exit 19a at Highway E40. For more info, contact tbgs@orange.nl , satchmo.be. (more…)

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Keith Nelson

Axes, Amps, Bikes, and Tats - The Rock And Roll Life of Buckcherry's Keith Nelson

  Since launching its self-titled debut album in 1999, the SoCal hard-rock band Buckcherry has stood as a unit swimming against a tide of acts that look too much alike, sound too much alike, and bring little to the table in terms of potential staying (more…)

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Jol Dantzig

Back to Hands-On at Hamer

Jol Dantzig with a Hamer Monaco III. Photos courtesy Jol Dantzig. When the Hamer Standard first appeared in an unassuming black-and-white ad in a guitar magazine in the mid 1970s, most readers weren’t sure what (more…)

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Clapton Guitars Bring $2.5 million at Bonham’s


Collectors, fans and musicians gathered at Bonhams New York yesterday for a sale of 75 guitars and 55 amps from the collection of Eric Clapton. The items were auctioned to benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua. With 100 percent of the lots sold, the final auction total more than tripled pre-sale expectations, with (more…)

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Godlyke Providence DLY-4 Chrono Delay


Godlyke’s Providence DLY-4 Chrono Delay provides tap-to-delay settings and can memorize two delay times and toggle between them. The direct signal stays in the analog domain from input to output, passing through the acclaimed Providence Vitalizer switching circuit so that no signal degradation occurs. A high-performance analog mixer circuit recombines direct signal with delayed signal. After the […]

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Journey to Release Album, Tour


Journey is set to release its latest album of new material, Eclipse. The album will be released in the U.S. and Canada on May 24 exclusively at Walmart and beginning June 3 in Europe on Frontiers Records. To follow the release of Eclipse, Journey will launch the Eclipse Tour with Foreigner, and special guest Night Ranger, beginning July […]

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Tab Benoit releases To Release Medicine April 19


Tab Benoit will release a new album tiled Medicine, his seventh solo release on Telarc International, April 19. The disc is an 11-track recording with seven new Benoit originals co-written with Anders Osborne, and includes Osborne on guitar, Brady Blade on drums, Ivan Neville on keyboards, and Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil on fiddle.  

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