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Blues Legend JOHNNY WINTER Dead At 70

Blues legend Johnny Winter died yesterday (Wednesday, July 16) at his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland at the age of 70. His wife, family and bandmates are all saddened by the loss of their loved one and one of the world's finest guitarists. According to the Chicago Tribune, there was no indication of third-party involvement, ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Release 'The Essential…' Retrospective Collection In September

When Richie Kotzen plays his guitar, you know it's him. The guitar virtuoso, singer and songwriter possesses an inimitable style that's both instantly recognizable and immediately striking. This unique style courses through "The Essential Richie Kotzen", a career retrospective collection set for release September 2 on Loud & Proud Records. It encompasses this iconic talent's ...

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FOREIGNER's MICK JONES Working On Biography-Documentary

FOREIGNER is pretty busy right now performing to capacity crowds on "The Soundtrack Of Summer" tour with STYX, but that's not the only thing the band is working on. Guitarist Mick Jones told VH1 Radio Network's Dave Basner about a big project he is helping out with. "There's sort of a biography-documentary that's gonna be ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: New Song 'Sadistic Embodiment' Available For Streaming

Death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE will release their new album, "A Skeletal Domain", on September 16 via Metal Blade Records. The CANNIBAL CORPSE collective — vocalist George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, bassist Alex Webster, guitarists Pat O'Brien and Rob Barrett and drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz — approaches each recording session with a honed and precise vision of a ...

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THE HAUNTED: 'Exit Wounds' Album Details Revealed

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED will release their new album, "Exit Wounds", on August 25 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Century Media. The CD was once again recorded with the band's longtime producer Tue Madsen at Denmark's Antfarm Studio (DARK TRANQUILLITY, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SICK OF IT ALL) and features THE HAUNTED's ...

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Video: ROBERT PLANT Performs New Song 'Little Maggie' At GLASTONBURY Festival

Professionally filmed video footage of legendary LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant performing the song "Little Maggie" from his forthcoming album, "Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar", Saturday night (June 28) at the U.K.'s Glastonbury festival can be seen below. "Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar" will be released September 9 on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Plant, ...

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THE WINERY DOGS' BILLY SHEEHAN Shares Tour Tips (Video)

Each episode of "Tour Tips" features a touring act sharing five pieces of advice for artists who want to hit the road. In this episode, legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) shares his tips for being on the road. Asked in a recent interview with For Bass Players ...

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