December 2020

Music News


Dweezil Zappa

Presenting Runnin' with the Dweezil, the Most In-Depth Van Halen Podcast Ever

November 17, 2020
Guests including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Nuno Bettencourt, Paul Gilbert, Billy Corgan, Mark Tremonti, Jennifer Batten, George Lynch, and A Different Kind of Truth Producer John Shanks will discuss the historical impact of Edward Van Halen with host Dweezil Zappa.
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Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams Announce Solo Albums and Toto Pay-Per-View Concert

November 13, 2020
Both albums will be released on February 26, 2021 in preparation for Toto's 2021 tour.
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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters to Debut New Album at Roxy Livestream Concert

November 10, 2020
A portion of proceeds from Foo Fighters’ Roxy streaming show will go to Sweet Relief.
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Gibson Adam Jones Les Pauls Stolen En Route to Sweetwater

November 5, 2020
One pallet was singled out at a truck stop in Whiteland, IN.
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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Announces McCartney III

October 22, 2020
Recorded in "rockdown," the album was mostly built from live takes of Paul on vocals and guitar or piano, overdubbing his bass playing and drumming atop that foundation.
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AC/DC Unveils New Album Power Up

October 7, 2020
The band's 17th full-length album will be released on November 13th.
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AC/DC Reunites and Teases New Album

October 1, 2020
Vocalist Brian Johnson, drummer Phill Rudd, and bassist Cliff Williams are back.
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Guitar.Com Unveils Final Lineup for Virtual Guitar Show

September 30, 2020
The event will host major musical instrument manufacturers (including Paul Reed Smith and Taylor Guitars), well-known guitarists (Annie Clark, Joe Bonamassa, Carlos Santana), up-and-coming musicians, guitar influencers, and boutique builders.
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George Benson

George Benson Announces Weekend in London

September 7, 2020
The new live album captures his 2019 performance at London’s intimate 250-seat Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club.
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Ace Frehley Announces New Album and Debuts Video for "Space Truckin'"

July 28, 2020
Origins Vol. 2 features covers of classic tunes by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Cream, The Rolling Stones, and more.
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Nils Lofgren

Nils Lofgren's Live Album, 'Weathered,' to be Released on August 21

July 23, 2020
Recorded between E Street Band and Crazy Horse stints, the live set features Andy Newmark, Kevin McCormick, Cindy Mizelle, and Tom Lofgren.
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Rolling Stones

Jimmy Page Featured in Unearthed Rolling Stones Track from 1974

July 22, 2020
The track was recorded in October of 1974 and will be included on the band's reissue of their famed Goats Head Soup album.
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Guitar Cloud

Jennifer Batten Unveils the Guitar Cloud Symposium

July 20, 2020
Nili Brosh, Vicki Genfan, and Gretchen Menn join Batten in this four-day online symposium.
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Andy Wood Announces the Woodshed Guitar Experience

July 15, 2020
A three-day retreat that will feature Joe Bonamassa, Andy Timmons, Brent Mason, Mark Lettieri, Greg Koch, and more.
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David Gilmour

Listen to David Gilmour's New Track, "Yes, I Have Ghosts"

July 6, 2020
Gilmour's first new track in five years was inspired by Polly Samson’s new novel, A Theatre for Dreamers.
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JAM Pedals

JAM Pedals Announces the Lending a Hand Campaign

July 2, 2020
Nels Cline, Graham Coxon, Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, Sean Ono Lennon, Steve Lukather, J Mascis, Lee Ranaldo, Nile Rodgers, Richie Sambora, Neal Schon, John Scofield, Alex Skolnick, Andy Timmons and David Torn are participating in this limited-edition pedal auction.
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Sweetwater Finalizes Lineup for GearFest 2020

June 25, 2020
The online-only event will feature Alan Parsons, Nile Rodgers, Nathan East, Slash, Billy Gibbons, and more.
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John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin Reunites the 4th Dimension for Charity Single

June 10, 2020
All proceeds from "Lockdown Blues" will benefit the Jazz Foundation of America.
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Jeff Beck

Watch Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp's New Video for "Isolation"

May 12, 2020
The duo is joined by Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, Rhonda Smith on bass, and Vanessa Freebairn- Smith on cello.
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Steve Howe

Steve Howe Announces New Solo Album

April 29, 2020
Love Is marks Howe's first solo album since the all-instrumental Time in 2011 and has a balance of five instrumental tracks and five songs.
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