Tag Archives: NAMM

COVID19: NAMM 2021 Convention cancelled

Posted by on August 11, 2020

  Following the cancellation of the physical CES 2021 convention, next year’s NAMM show has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The convention was scheduled to take place in January 2021 in Anaheim, CA. A virtual event will take place instead with the launch of Believe in Music, which is currently scheduled for […]

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Lita Ford reveals being hungry for a riffy new album

Posted by on January 25, 2017

2016 was a reflective year for the queen of rock Lita Ford, with the release of her memoir Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir and the previously unreleased archived collection Time Capsule. As far as full-length material is concerned, it hasn’t been since 2012’s Living Like a Runaway. Ford confirmed that she is starting to […]

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Deftones guitarist officially confirms release date for new album

Posted by on January 22, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE0JJnHXP60 It seems like we’ve been talking about Deftones’ new record, possibly titled Gore, for a really long time and that’s because the band has experienced some delays since frontman Chino Moreno softly confirmed its released for September last year. After that, the album got pushed to November due to some production delays which then got pushed back once […]

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Vaping – now available in guitar form

Posted by on July 15, 2015

Mary Shelley is the author of the world-famous novel, Frankenstein, the story of a scientist who created a zombie-like creature, built from body parts collected from cadavers in the cemetery. The town, of course, is very upset by the abomination after a series of murders and wants to destroy it. This is basically what happened last […]

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Zakk Wylde to debut guitar company at NAMM

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Whether it’s as the longtime guitarist of Ozzy Osbourne’s band or his own Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde is one of the most recognizable guitarists currently playing. He’s going to be taking that notoriety and launching his own company called Wylde Audio. His new company is expected to sell his own line of guitars, amps, […]

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Video premiere: Sinaro, Bullet Through Your Head

Posted by on January 19, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/jtvwkuShK9U[/youtube] You may have heard of guitarist Gus Sinaro via his band, Symphony of Malice. The guitarist, who”s sponsored by ESP, is releasing a solo album, though, and today, we’re bringing you the premiere of the anti-suicide song “Bullet Through Your Head.” It’s a melodic song that toes the line between metal and hard rock, […]

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Geezer Butler Reveals Details About Black Sabbath’s U.S. Tour And Drummer Situation

Posted by on February 4, 2013

Last month, Black Sabbath confirmed that the world will finally get to hear a new album (their first with Ozzy in roughly 35 years) this June. And while the reunited metal gods will be playing overseas this spring and early summer, we now know when we might get to see them live on U.S. soil. […]

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Kerry King Explains The Delay In Slayer’s New Album [Spoiler: Partly Rick Rubin’s Fault]

Posted by on February 4, 2013

For the better part of 2012, we kept hearing “updates” on Slayer’s long-awaited follow up to 2009’s World Painted Blood. But by the end of the year, nothing surfaced. Hell, even the originally planned two-song EP never came to fruition. So what’s the hold up? Well during an interview with Eddie Trunk for Samson Zoom […]

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Video: Robb Flynn Performs Acoustic Show With A Little Help From Fans

Posted by on January 23, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/dn2sqzTkJuU[/youtube] Likely inspired his recent performance for Tony La Russa, Robb Flynn announced plans to embark on a five-concert solo run to coincide with his appearance at this week’s NAMM convention in California. And last Monday night (January 21), the Machine Head frontman performed his first acoustic solo show at On The Rox in Hollywood. […]

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We Don’t Have To Wait To Find Out Who’s Headlining Mayhem Fest (Spoiler Alert: It’s Slipknot)

Posted by on January 24, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBH8ApYiKC4[/youtube] Tomorrow, January 25, after months of speculation, Mayhem Fest will announce the lineup for this Summer’s tour. However, thanks to a slip of the tongue comment, we won’t have to wait to find out at least one of the festival’s headliners. And if you’ve been following all the rumors leading up to now, then […]

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