Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck
Posted: June 23, 2014
The Killers touring guitarist Ted Sablay sat down with Gretsch to discuss how he got into playing guitar and what led him to Gretsch.
Posted: June 9, 2014
Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson of Brooklyn-formed indie rock outfit Augustines performed a stripped down version of a pair of their songs for Cardinal Sessions.
With the help of a Gretsch Resonator, the duo dipped back into their catalog with “Chapel Song’ from 2011 debut album, Rise Ye Sunken Ships, and then played new track “Weary Eyes” from this year’s eponymous album.
Posted: June 2, 2014
Pop-rock outfit Hot Chelle Rae recently dropped a new video for the single “Don’t Say Goodnight.”
The clip features Ryan Follese, Nash Overstreet and Jamie Follese scrambling all over Los Angeles to perform their summer anthem flash mob-style.
“The idea is to play in as many places as we can without getting kicked out or arrested,” Follese explains in the video’s intro.
Watch the guys in action below.
Posted: May 27, 2014
L.A.-based rock band Nightmare and the Cat recently stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman, where they performed “Undercover” from the EP Simple. The quintet will release a full-length version of Simple on Capitol Records on July 8.
Watch the Letterman clip below, featuring guitarist Sam Stewart on his G6118T Anniversary guitar.
Posted: May 22, 2014
Since February 2013, Fall Out Boy has been releasing one music video at a time in support of Save Rock and Roll as part of an ongoing series titled The Young Blood Chronicles.
The Chronicles, which featured appearances from album collaborators Courtney Love, Big Sean and Foxes, as well as cameos from 2 Chainz and Tommy Lee, tell the story of a famous band that goes to Hell and back, wrestling with fame, fortune, drugs and zombie strippers along the way.
The band unveiled the final two chapters of their epic music video series Wednesday night with vignettes for “Miss Missing You” and “Save Rock and Roll,” the latter of which stars Elton John.
Watch the videos below, which feature singer Patrick Stump on his signature Gretsch Stump-O-Matic and guitarist Joe Trohman rocking a Gretsch White Falcon.