Cover bands, impersonators, tribute bands, they're often the next best thing to the original act. Tickets are cheaper, and lines are usually nonexistent to get inside the club. Some of the band members even look and sound as if they're channeling their idols as their instruments ignite the stage. Zo ... More >>
Every working guitarists knows that if he doesn't have a good guitar doctor, his dreams of being a master shredder who destroys the crowd with rakes from his pick as he slides it up the string are dead. From a broken headstock to a cracked neck, a guitar technician is a master of skills. He's an ele ... More >>
In the late '80s/early '90s, if you wanted to become a guitarslinger but couldn't afford lessons, your options were limited to guitar tab in a magazine like Guitar World or Guitar One, your old man or some other drunken family member willing to show you a chord or two before slapping you with a beer ... More >>
OK guys, this week is a little skimpy on the announcements, but rest easy knowing that so many good summer, fall and Justin Timberlake concerts have already been announced. What upcoming concert are you most excited for? See you in the comments!
All That Remains.All That Remains, like their peers in Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall and Unearth, keep the flame of modern metal burning. Clearly influenced by '90s European metal but filtered through an American hardcore sensibility, the Springfield, Massachusetts, quintet makes their seco ... More >>
Sunday, October 16, at Allen Event Center in Allen
Tonight's top touring shows put a serious emphasis on all things heavy.
Ozzy Osbourne, SlashAmerican Airlines CenterJanuary 20, 2011Better than: a stirring competition of Rock Band.Roger CaldwellOzzy Osbourne's a sweetheart, really. For more pictures from this performance, check the slideshow. The greatest trick the Prince of Darkness ever pulled was convincing the w ... More >>
Kind of crazy to think that five years have passed since Nathan Gale charged the stage, gunned down four people and killed Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott during a Columbus, Ohio, performance of Dime's new band, Damageplan.To commemorate the anniversary, Revolver will release a special ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, August 25, 2009...First, Zakk Wylde gets kicked out of Ozzy's band--and now he's hospitalized due to a blood clot. I think he needs a big dose of good news. Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury had his mustache named best in the UK. I guess they real ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, July 14, 2009... Ozzy Osbourne has decided to drop Zakk Wylde from his band. But, he may want to tell Zakk... According to a new study, the percentage of teens who illegally download music has dropped by almost half in the last year. But, te ... More >>
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