Monthly Archives: July 2011

Marty Stuart

Marty Stuart is a musician, cultural historian, collector, photographer, and prodigal son-in-law. All these facets come together on his new album, Ghost Train, a...

Fender Intros New American Vintage Series Teles

Fender's new American Vintage ’69 Telecaster Thinline has a semi-hollow mahogany body with f hole and gloss lacquer finish, a C-shaped maple neck with gloss lacquer...

Eric Clapton

If you read Eric Clapton’s recent autobiography, you know he is very content with his life and were he stands musically. This album conveys...

The Rolling Stones

Despite the title, the focus of this “unauthorized” Stones documentary is not directly on Mick Taylor nor his guitar playing, but a general analysis...

Satriani, Vai Benefit Raises $100,000

Guitarists Joe Satriani and Steve Vai hosted a benefit concert July 10 in support of music-industry veteran Cliff Cultreri. “A Benefit for Cliff II” took place at The...

George Harrison Documentary Set for Broadcast

HBO is set to air Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison: Living In the Material World,  a film was produced by Scorsese, Olivia Harrison, and Nigel Sinclair....

Travis Bean Passes

Guitar maker and machinist Travis Bean passed awayJuly 10 in Burbank, California, after a long battle with cancer. He was 63. Born Clifford Travis Bean...

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

It’s hard to understate how important Stevie Ray Vaughan was to the guitar. He emerged when the guitar had all but ceased to exist...

Atlas Stands

Atlas Stands' hardwood amplifier stands are made of ash, cherry, and walnut, and place an amp at an angle that makes it not only...

Steve Smith, George Brooks, Prasanna

Before joining Journey in 1978, Steve Smith drummed on jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty’s Enigmatic Ocean, and before he left the band in ’83, he...
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