Bert Weedon, also known as ‘Mr. Guitar,’ recently passed away on April 20 at his home in Beaconsfield, England at the age of 91. Weedon, who penned the ‘Play in a Day’ Guitar Guide back in 1957, inspired the guitar playing of many notable greats from Pete Townshend to Eric Clapton, and even members of The Beatles.
If you were cursing your geographical locale and luck last night (April 12) because you could not attend the third edition of Samson's 'Metal Masters' clinic, which is essentially a heavy metal all-star jam, then you're in luck. If you've got three hours, you can enjoy a stream of the entire event which took place at the famed Key Club on Hollywood's even more famed Sunset Strip.
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler and Dimebag Darrell's longtime love Rita Haney are among the honorees for the first annual Ronnie James Dio's Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala.