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The Rolling Stones “Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live”

New live DVD chronicles the Stone’s landmark Hyde Park concerts last summer

 

Just in time for the holidays, the Rolling Stones have released a new live DVD Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live. The live DVD chronicles the band‘s historic return to Hyde Park this summer for a series of concerts.

 

The last time the Stones had played Hyde Park was in 1969, mere days on from the death… Read More

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Fender Launches Folding Acoustic Models Designed for Travelling

Introducing Fender Guitars’ new folding-neck model CD-140S VA and CD-60 VA acoustics

 

Fender has released a pair of acoustic guitars equipped with hinged necks, allowing them to be folded to facilitate ease of transport during travel. The CD-140S VA and the CD-60 VA both come equipped with Fender’s patented Voyage-Air neck hinge, which makes it possible for the instruments to be folded in half and easily stored in a standard backpack-sized… Read More

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Eddie Van Halen’s “Frankenstrat” to be Auctioned for Charity

Iconic Kramer guitar Van Halen wielded during band’s peak to be sold at auction

 

Eddie Van Halen’s famous Kramer “Frankenstrat” is among the items that will be auctioned for charity next month, in the first rock and roll offering by California auction house Profiles in History.

 

The guitar is one of eight handmade red and white instruments that were… Read More

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Black Sabbath “Loner” – Video

The Sabs are back with the latest official video release off 13

 

Black Sabbath have chosen a live format for their latest video for the track “Loner,” off their new album 13.

 

In addition to being helmed by acclaimed producer Rick Rubin, 13 is significant in that it’s the first studio album the band has recorded with original frontman Ozzy Osborne back in the fold since 1978′s Never SayRead More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches

 

Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More

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Dylan’s Guitar from Newport Folk Fest to be Auctioned

Sunburst Fender Stratocaster Dylan wielded when he ‘went electric’ to be sold at auction

 

It was one of the most pivotal moments of the Sixties when after completing his three-song acoustic folk set at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan announced that he would be bringing out “some friends.”

 

Joined by a band of electric powered backup musicians, the folk icon… Read More

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