Eddie Van Halen may have turned in one of the greatest guitar moments in history 35 years ago when the instrumental piece 'Eruption' appeared on Van Halen's self-titled debut album, but he also set the bar for generations to come. This tricky solo is definitely one for those with nimble fingers and 14-year-old Tina S. has shown she's up for the challenge.
If you caught In Flames at Rock on the Range last weekend, that memory will have to last you a while. Guitarist Bjorn Gelotte confirmed in an interview with KQXR 100.3 The X Rocks from Boise, Idaho that the group is taking some significant time away from the road to work on their next disc.
Back on May 25, 1983, Ronnie James Dio showed that stepping away from Black Sabbath would not set back his career, as his self-titled band Dio delivered a metal classic known as 'Holy Diver' on their very first try. This Readers Poll reflects on the disc and asks the Dio fans to tell us which song from their debut album was your favorite.
The city of Moore, Okla. was recently in the headlines after the town was devastated by deadly tornados. In the past few days, many in the public eye have rallied around the town, including Incubus who just announced a partnership with RYOT that will seek to bring an additional $20,000 in relief for victims of the natural disaster.
Slash is looking to reunite with an "old friend," but this relationship comes strings attached … assuming that his onetime guitar still has strings. The guitar great is hoping that his extensive social networking and online following will help relocate one of his Les Paul guitars that he used back in the early '90s.
Bassist Eric Avery recently exited Nine Inch Nails after being named one of the band's new members earlier this year and the news caught the eye of Avery's onetime bandmate in Jane's Addiction -- guitarist Dave Navarro. During his online radio show 'Dark Matter,' the axeman used the platform to rail against Avery's recent move and past actions.