Alice Cooper Guitar Climbs Mt. Everest

Guitar signed by Alice Cooper taken to Mt. Everest Summit for charity fundraising


By Alex Baker


A Stratocaster signed by heavy metal icon Alice Cooper has been taken to the summit of Mt. Everest by a firefighter trying to raise money for charity.


Todd Pendleton has already raised $20,000 for the Read More

The Rolling Stones: “Brussels Affair” Deluxe Box Set

The Stones release box set around rare recording of show from 1973 European tour


By Alex Baker


The Rolling Stones have delved into their lengthy past and dug up a rarely heard recording of a show in Brussels, recorded in 1973 on their Goats Head Tour.


Mick and the boys were in fairly good nick at the time, with Mick Taylor having… Read More

Schecter Warns Buyers to Beware of Counterfeits

Cheap copies of Schecters being floated as the genuine article


By Alex Baker


Schecter has issued a warning that several guitars recently appearing for sale on auction sites have in fact been counterfeits. The American mass producer of custom guitars has identified the Synyster Gates Signature (above) as being one of the guitars that has been appearing as counterfeited.


Founded in Van Nuys, CA in the mid Seventies, Schector is known… Read More

Amanda Palmer Writes Poem to Boston Bombing Suspect – Has She Gone Too Far?

Crowd-sourcing art rock diva composes poem for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


By Alex Baker


In what is assumedly the latest in a string of efforts designed to test the limits of her likability with the public, Amanda Palmer has published a poem for Boston Bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev on her blog.


The poem, entitled simply A Poem for Dzhohkar, has drawn an angry response on Read More