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It all started when Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers put up a video on Instagram demanding funnyman Will Ferrell quit impersonating him. He then challenged Ferrell to a drum-off.
Gibson recently announced it will ship all the company’s guitars with factory-installed Cleartone strings, reinforcing a decades-old connection with the recently deceased Phil Everly. Founded by Phil—one half of the sweet-harmonizing Everly Brothers— the Cleartone Strings product line has gained a reputation for durability and great tone.
Papa Cyrus is trending in music headlines this week with the latest resurgence of his 1992 hit, "Achy Breaky Heart," but with a twist. One of the most notorious country hooks makes its way into a Buck 22 song titled, "Achy Breaky 2" where Billy Ray Cyrus and Buck 22 can bee seen rocking straw hats and denim in a spaceship surrounded by, what appears to be, new-age Klingon party girls.
TonePrint gives this compact combo endless tonal dexterity
Two Polish Slayer fans have ponied up $5,100 to erect a commemorative sign in a traffic circle honoring fallen guitarist Jeff Hanneman who succumbed to liver failure in May, 2013. Formerly called the “Dragon’s Roundabout” - a name that also oddly enough also had metal connotations - the circle’s new name is the “Jeff Hanneman Circle Pit.”
Check out what this youngster does with a few buckets and sticks. For you drummers, this isn't one to miss. The kid has killer chops!