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Big Jim Sullivan: Guitar World Mourns Passing of Legendary Session Player

It was announced today that Big Jim Sullivan, the acclaimed session guitarist who played on dozens of hits in the Sixties and Seventies, has died at the age of 71.

 

Sullivan began his career as a professional guitarist in 1959, and during the Swinging Sixties he, along with “Little” Jimmy Page,” was one of the most in-demand session players on the London rock… Read More

The Cult Ready Prequel to Latest Album

British stadium rock giants The Cult have pulled a page out of the film industry’s playbook and are preparing to release a “prequel” to their latest acclaimed album Choice of Weapon.

 

The prequel album, entitled Weapon of Choice will feature the songs from the latest album in earlier stages of development and is aimed at appealing to hardcore fans of the band. Weapon of Choice will be available as a digital-only release and is intended to offer… Read More

Billie Joe Armstrong Undergoes Substance Abuse Treatment

According to a post on the band‘s Facebook page, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is currently “seeking treatment for substance abuse.”

 

The veteran punk rock singer/guitarist raised eyebrows and made headlines last Friday when he smashed his guitar and launched into an onstage rant at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas, shouting… Read More

Slash Defends Lindsay Lohan Following Hit-and-Run Incident

Linday Lohan’s latest brush with the law was a hit-and-run that resulted in a pedestrian being sent to the hospital and the troubled actress being sent to jail. Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt in the incident, and Lindsay Lohan winding up in the headlines for the wrong reasons is nothing new.

 

However this time around Lohan has received support from a rather unlikely corner. Slash, the former guitarist… Read More

Sex Pistols Guitarist Steve Jones Demands New Musical Revolution

Legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones is tired of people referencing his band and thinks it’s high time for a new musical revolution of some kind.

 

“I was young, 21 years old, didn’t really have a clue about what was going on,” said Jonesy, speaking to TNT Magazine. “It was a time when no one had jobs and the country was a mess, pretty much like it is now.… Read More