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- DOJ releases pictures of Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer 'pointing can of bear spray' during riot
Iced Earth guitarist John Schaffer, 52, of Columbus, Indiana, turned himself in on Sunday in Indianapolis after finding out that he was wanted by federal authorities, the FBI tweeted Sunday.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain dead at 69
Sylvain Sylvain, who was the guitarist for the New York Dolls, died Wednesday. He was 69 years old.
Fox News. Friday, 15 Jan 2021.
- Sylvain Sylvain: New York Dolls guitarist dies aged 69
He helped kick-start punk and new wave, and was an influence on the Sex Pistols and Guns N' Roses.
BBC News. Friday, 15 Jan 2021.
- WTF? GMC HUMMER EV will rock with electric guitar sounds
The GMC HUMMER EV will use Bose Electric Vehicle Sound Enhancement technology to create sound since the motors are so quiet.
Fox News. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021.
- Tony Rice, Bluegrass Innovator With a Guitar Pick, Dies at 69
The nimble king of flatpicking had enormous influence on a host of prominent musicians. And he could sing, too, until he could no longer.
New York Times. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Speed-Picking Bosnian Emigre Named 'Electric Guitarist Of The Year'
Bosnian-trained rock and blues guitarist Igor Paspalj says he would love to inspire young Balkan musicians and delights in an award from magazines that inspired him growing up in war-torn former Yugoslavia.
Radio Liberty. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Leslie West, guitarist and co-founder of band Mountain, has died at 75
West had gone into cardiac arrest on Monday and never regained consciousness while in the hospital.
CBS News. Wednesday, 23 Dec 2020.
- Purrfect harmony! Guitarist performs a 'jazz' duet with his piano-playing ginger cat Barney
The video, which has been shared widely on TikTok features Marsel Gilmanov and his ginger cat playing an unusual duet at their home in Moscow, Russia which has been viewed by almost 300,000 people.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020.
- Elevator Pitch Ep. 8: 'Imagine If Jimi Hendrix and Beethoven Got Together for an Epic Jam'
This episode of our weekly pitch show features guitarists, dentists and deals.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
- Eddie Van Halen's son criticises sale of his father's guitars
Wolfgang Van Halen claimed the anonymous sellers were "taking advantage of my father's passing".
BBC News. Friday, 4 Dec 2020.
- Saturday Sessions: The Avett Brothers perform "Untitled #4"
Growing up in North Carolina, music was in the family for Scott and Seth Avett. With a professional pianist grandmother and a guitarist father, the brothers played in their own rock bands in school before merging them. ...
CBS News. Thursday, 3 Dec 2020.
- Stone Gossard And Mason Jennings On New Project Painted Shield, Revived Loosegroove Records
Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard and singer songwriter Mason Jennings on the self-titled debut album from the new group Painted Shield and the revival of Gossard's Loosegroove Records.
Forbes. Monday, 30 Nov 2020.
- Get Early Black Friday Savings On These Best-Selling ELearning Bundles, Now 70% Off
Whether you dream of being a marketing maven or would give anything to learn how to shred on the guitar, there are some fantastic courses out there to show you the way. And the best part? You never have to step foot into a classroom. ...
Daily Caller. Thursday, 26 Nov 2020.
- Fender sales boom as guitar playing surges during the pandemic
sales have grown 17% during the pandemic and are expected to top $700 million this year as housebound consumers look for new hobbies.
CNBC. Saturday, 21 Nov 2020.
- Iron Maiden Guitarist Adrian Smith Talks Heli-Fishing, Wasted Years And Bruce Dickinson Driving Him To Tears
Smith discusses his life as an Iron Maiden guitarist and obsessive fisherman.
Forbes. Thursday, 19 Nov 2020.
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