Posted: November 17, 2014
Classic rock giants AC/DC have released an official audio stream of “Rock or Bust,” the title track to their upcoming Dec. 2 album.
Coming in at just over three minutes, the anthemic tune features a stuttering rhythm guitar throughout and a bluesy solo by Angus Young at the midway point.
While the album does not feature Malcolm Young, who retired from the band due to dementia, its 11 songs credit both brothers. The songs were reportedly largely built by Angus from guitar hooks he and Malcolm accumulated while writing previous AC/DC records.
Young’s nephew, Stevie Young, played rhythm guitar in Malcolm’s stead on Rock or Bust. He will also be filling in for the elder Young on the group’s upcoming world tour in 2015.
Posted: November 14, 2014
New York band Interpol recently released a new video for “My Desire,” which appears on fifth studio album El Pintor.
Directed by Markus Lundqvist, the band is seen playing in a dimly lit bar as a man drinks his sorrows away while flipping through photos of a woman.
Posted: November 7, 2014
For Gretsch fans, take note of guitarist Brian Layson ripping a sweet solo on his new Gretsch Center-Block around the 2:20 mark.
Posted: November 6, 2014
Crowned Vocal Group of the Year for the third straight year in a row at last night’s 2o14 CMA Awards Show, Little Big Town also put on an unforgettable performance alongside pop sensation Ariana Grande.
Decked in outfits with glowing piping, the country mega stars kicked off the collaboration with the song “Day Drinking, which featured a two-tier drum line on risers behind the band. As their smash hit concluded, Grande appeared at the top of a staircase and belted out the first line of her verse in “Bang Bang,” her latest single featuring Jessie J and Nicki Minaj. In this version, Little Big Town provided the backing vocals, and it sounded terrific.
Watch the clip below.
Posted: November 4, 2014
Little Big Town celebrated last week’s No. 3 country album debut for Painkiller with an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
The band was even joined by the Roots for a supercharged version of new album track “Stay All Night.”
Watch the clip below, featuring vocalist/guitarist Phillip Sweet rocking his Gretsch White Falcon.
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