Friday 24 November 2006

MSG bassist Rev Jones - "I myself could not believe how bad Schenker played": The Michael Schenker Group - about to implode.
Blues guitarist dies in Cleveland: Robert Lockwood Jr, RIP.
Dean's Leslie West USA Signature Guitar
Dublin celebrates electric guitar: The instruments of some of the biggest names in rock, Rory Gallagher's 1961 Fender Stratocaster amomg them, have gone on display as part of the RockChic Exhibition in the National Museum at Dublin's Collins Barracks.

Monday 20 November 2006

Harrison guitar set for auction: A guitar played by Beatle George Harrison in 1963 is expected to fetch more than £100,000 at a London auction. The guitar is an Australian-built Maton, which was loaned to Harrison whilst he was having his Gretsch Country Gentleman fixed.

Friday 17 November 2006

Guitar Heaven: Paul Reed Smith Makes Guitars: interview with ol' PRS himself.
Exclusive Steve Vai masterclasses at the London Guitar Show: Legendary guitarist Steve Vai will be hosting two exclusive masterclasses at the London Guitar Show on Saturday, April 28th, 2007.
William Kanengiser smashes stereotypes of classical guitar
Paul Weller Launches Giant Guitar Campaign: Paul Weller has helped launch Gibson GuitarTown London - a charity music and arts campaign which will create a limited series of ten foot guitars, each endorsed by different a British guitar player, including Weller and Queen’s Brian May.

Monday 13 November 2006

Air guitar T-shirt rocks for real: Australian scientists have created a T-shirt that allows air guitarists to play real music - without resorting to a real guitar. Motion sensors built into its elbows that pick up movements and relay them wirelessly to a computer which interprets them as guitar riffs. Meanwhile, scientists in Florida have taught dolphins to sing the Batman theme. Is there some kind of international wackiness competition going on in the scientific world, I wonder?


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