Chancellor Brian May from UKPress How cool would it be to walk across the stage and get your sheepskin handed to you by Brian May? As Liverpool John Moores

Chancellor May

Chancellor Brian May

from UKPress


How cool would it be to walk across the stage and get your sheepskin handed to you by Brian May? As Liverpool John Moores University''s new Chancellor, May''s role includes handing out diplomas and of course, rocking.
Russ Barenberg

Barenberg''s Progressive Bluegrass

from PopMatters.com


Here''s a profile on Russ Barenberg, a progressive bluegrass cat with quite a resume. Check out this clip of Barenberg jamming with a crew that included Jerry Douglas.
Shinedown ex-guitarist Jason Todd

Shinedown Guitarist Arrested and Ousted

from FirstCoastNews


Talk about a rough weekend. Shinedown guitarist Jason Todd got arrested for disorderly intox and then his band announced that he had been ousted.

A faithful recreation of the Germanium Mosrite Fuzzrite with a modern twist.

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Kenny Greenberg with his main axe, a vintage Gretsch 6118 Double Anniversary that he found at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville for a mere $600. “It had the original pickups, but the finish had been taken off and the headstock had been repaired. So, it’s a great example of a ‘player’s vintage instrument,’” he says.

On his solo debut, the Nashville session wizard discovers his own musical personality in a soundtrack for a movie that wasn’t, with stops in Africa and Mississippi hill country.

Kenny Greenberg has been Nashville’s secret weapon for decades. He’s the guitarist many insiders credit with giving the Nashville sound the rock ’n’ roll edge that’s become de rigueur for big country records since the ’90s. It’s the sound that, in many ways, delivered country music from its roots to sporting events.

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Andy Wood on Eric Johnson's "Cliffs of Dover" | Hooked

The hot picker recalls receiving a mix CD of must-know guitarists and the Grammy-winning track was the one that "hit him like a ton of bricks."

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