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UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE Shares A Few Licks

Video footage of UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore talking about what modes he likes to use and playing a few licks in each one, in different styles, can be viewed below. Vinnie Moore will embark on a solo tour of Europe in February. According to a posting on his official web site, "this is the first ...

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A Guitar Lesson With UFO's VINNIE MOORE

GuitarWorld.com has uploaded video footage of UFO shredder Vinnie Moore talking about his influences and showing the viewer how to play the song "Fly" from his new solo album, "To The Core", and UFO's "Too Hot to Handle". Moore also offers instruction on open-string licks, hybrid picking, Jeff Beck-style bending and vibrato, and ...

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FILTER Mainman Issues New Album Update

FILTER is currently is in the studio recording material for its next album, to be released in 2010. Mainman Richard Patrick states, "It's getting close now. We're having a blast! The album is almost done being written. "I know I said this was going to be a return to 'Short Bus', and it is, as ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Postpone Dates In Order To Complete New Album

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have postponed their previously announced December and January tour dates until next year so they can complete work on their highly anticipated new album. The CD is being helmed by famed producer Don Was, who has previously worked with THE ROLLING STONES, IGGY POP and POISON, among many others. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' ...

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UFO Guitarist To Be Featured On 'Let There Be Rock'

UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore will be featured on the Dutch radio show "Let There Be Rock" on Tuesday, November 17. The 35-minute special will include an interview and a couple of Vinnie's best songs. The two-hour program starts at 9:00 p.m. CET (Amsterdam time). Vinnie's special will air in the second hour of the show. ...

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BRUCE KULICK, JASON 'GONG' JONES Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold'

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick and AM CONSPIRACY/ex-DROWNING POOL singer Jason "Gong" Jones were interviewed on this past Saturday's (November 7) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The program is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Maximum Threshold" is an Internet radio show dedicated to presenting up-and-coming hard rock bands and successful ...

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FILTER Returns With 'Fades Like A Photograph' Single

FILTER has returned to the airwaves with its brand new single, "Fades Like A Photograph", which hit rock radio on October 30. The track will also be featured in the upcoming action sci-fi thriller movie and accompanying soundtrack, "2012", starring John Cusack; both to be released November 10. "Fades Like A Photograph" marks the first ...

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BORKNAGAR Guitarist Talks New Album

Metal-Experience.com recently conducted an interview with BORKNAGAR guitarist Jens Fredrik Ryland. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal-Experience.com: How did you launch into writing material for "Universal" and how much time did you spend on the songs? Jens: The writing process is Øystein's [Garnes Brun, guitar], and him being one ...

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AM CONSPIRACY Rejoined By Guitarist ROB DEHAVEN

AM CONSPIRACY, the band fronted by former DROWNING POOL vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones, has been rejoined by guitarist Rob DeHaven. AM CONSPIRACY entered Belle City Sound studio earlier in the year in Racine, Wisconsin with Chris Djuricic (NOVEMBERS DOOM bassist) to begin recording its full-length debut. A late 2009 release via Burnhill Union Records — ...

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AM CONSPIRACY Parts Ways With Guitarist

AM CONSPIRACY, the band fronted by former DROWNING POOL vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones, has parted ways with guitarist Mike Farole. The group says in a statement, "While Mike will no longer be performing as a full-time member, he will always remain a part of the AM CONSPIRACY brotherhood. It should be noted that there is ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Talks Gear

Premier Guitar's Joe Coffey recently talked gear with SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery. In this video segment, they run down Clint's signal chain. For guitars, Clint uses various PRS models, but his go-to guitar is a standard PRS model he calls "Bruce Lee." For amps, Clint uses Diamond Phantom heads (live) and has used a Mesa ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES Calls It Quits

Los Angeles industrial rock act OPIATE FOR THE MASSES has officially disbanded. Bassist Anna Kjellberg (ex-DRAIN STH) states, "After the FILTER tour last year, we decided to go separate ways. We chose to not announce the breakup in case there was a chance of getting it back together again. That won't happen." Anna is currently ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Guitarist Checks In From PAPA ROACH Tour

Guitarist Chris Howorth of Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has issued the following update: "I am writing this from our dressing room in Berlin (Germany) after an amazing show alongside PAPA ROACH and FILTER. "This tour has been so great for us; all the shows are sold out and all the fans are going nuts ...

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AM CONSPIRACY: Photos From The Studio Posted Online

AM CONSPIRACY, the band featuring former DROWNING POOL vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones, recently entered Belle City Sound studio in Racine, Wisconsin with Chris Djuricic (NOVEMBERS DOOM bassist) to begin recording its full-length debut. A late 2009 release via Burnhill Union Records — a newly launched independent label from Chicago — is expected. Check out photos ...

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FILTER Working On 'Way Meaner' New Studio Album

Kiwibox editor Steven Horowitz recently conducted an interview with FILTER mainman Richard Patrick. Watch the four-minute chat below. According to Patrick, FILTER is currently working on a new studio album which will sound "way meaner" than last year's "Anthems For The Damned". Tentatively due in August, "It's gonna kind of veer off the political path," ...

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