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Pete Townshend Storms Offstage on Who Tour Opening Night

Veteran guitarist walks offstage during the encore of The Who’s tour opener

By Alex Baker

 

No sooner had the Who embarked upon the latest edition of their Quadrophenia Tour, when the old specter of the ‘Orrible Oo’ suddenly reared its ugly head.

 

The veteran English rock band were in the middle of playing “You Better You Bet” during an encore last night in… Read More

LA WEEKLY: The Seven Sexiest Guitars

LA Weekly recently put out a list of their picks for the seven sexiest guitars. Below is a quick excerpt from their list. Be sure to hit the link after the jump for the full rundown, and be sure to leave a comment with some of your own favorites.

 

The Seven Sexiest Guitars

By LA Weekly


Martin Acoustic 000-18 Kenny Sultan Sunburst Custom Signature Edition
For those of you who prefer an intimate encounter, this sunburst beauty will inspire ballads and Bic lighters. Her solid premium… Read More

Robert Plant Records with Primal Scream

Zeppelin frontman teams up with Scottish indie dance rockers

Legendary Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has contributed some guest vocals to the upcoming Primal Scream album. The album, which is due out next year, will be the first by Scottish indie dance-rockers since 2008′s Beautiful Future.

 

The Scream are probably best known for… Read More

Lemmy on Motorhead, Playing in Hawkwind and Jamming with Hendrix

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Motorhead frontman Lemmy revealed that he was so excited when he joined Hawkwind back in the early Seventies, that he’d still be in the band today if he hadn’t been fired.

 

“I got fired,” explained Lemmy. “I wasn’t thinking about leaving them. It was a great band to be in, onstage at least.”

 

Lemmy also explained that after being booted from the celebrated space rock outfit it… Read More

Arcade Fire New Album Scheduled for Next Year

Canadian indie rockers the Arcade Fire are apparently hard at work on their new album and plan on releasing it sometime in 2013.

 

“We’re in the studio pretty much full time,” said the band‘s drummer Jeremy Gara to Ottawa radio station CKCU. “We haven’t really gone out and done anything in over a year now. We haven’t done… Read More