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  • VIDEO: Joe Satriani performs bonus song for Arsenio Hall Show audience

    Joe Satriani was the featured musical guest on the Arsenio Hall Show on Tuesday as he stopped by to promote this week’s launch of “The Complete Studio Recordings”, a 15 CD box set featuring the guitarist’s anthology. During a commercial break, Satriani treated the studio audience to a special performance of “Always With Me, Always With You" (from 1987’s “Surfing With The Alien”) with The Posse

  • Bruce Springsteen releases American Beauty video

    Bruce Springsteen has released a video for “American Beauty”, the title track to his 12” vinyl EP that was issued as part of Record Store Day on April 19. Springsteen and the E Street Band filmed the clip prior to their show in Charlotte, NC on the EP’s release day last Saturday. “American Beauty” features four previously unreleased original songs, including “Mary Mary”, “Hurry Up Sundown”, “

  • Led Zeppelin preview unreleased song Keys To The Highway

    Led Zeppelin are sharing a preview of “Keys To The Highway/Trouble In Mind”, an unreleased track that will be featured on the forthcoming reissue of their 1970 album, “Led Zeppelin III.” The BBC reports the tune was recorded in 1970 at the Olympic Studios in Barnes in south-west London, about half an hour after “Hats Off to (Roy) Harper.” "It was a particularly prolific time," says singer

  • Led Zeppelin preview unreleased version of Whole Lotta Love

    Led Zeppelin are sharing a preview of an unreleased version of “Whole Lotta Love” from the forthcoming reissue of their 1969 sophomore album, “Led Zeppelin II.” The BBC reports there are significant differences between the unreleased version and the final one that appeared on the band’s second album: the original is missing the first chorus and middle section, while new vocals appear on the

  • VIDEO: Led Zeppelin – Debut album reissue preview

    Led Zeppelin are sharing a video of the unboxing of the upcoming Super Deluxe Edition reissue of their 1969 debut album, “Led Zeppelin I.” The remastered package features the group recorded in concert at the L'Olympia in Paris on October 10, 1969. Due June 2 (June 3 in North America), the band are also releasing reissues of “Led Zeppelin II” and “Led Zeppelin III” the same day. Deluxe

  • VIDEO: Jason Bonham and Glenn Hughes introduce California Breed

    California Breed – the new band formed by Jason Bonham and Glenn Hughes from the ashes of supergroup Black Country Communion – have launched a new web series giving fans a behind the scenes look at the making of their self-titled debut album, due for release on May 20. Joined by guitarist Andrew Watt, the first episode tells the story of how the group came together. Produced by Dave Cobb (

  • Gilby Clarke releases Tijuana Jail 20th anniversary video

    Former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke has released a new video for his 1994 track, “Tijuana Jail”, to mark the song’s 20th anniversary. The video for the tune, which originally appeared on Clarke’s solo debut album, “Pawnshop Guitars”, was directed by Rocco Guarino. Check out the video here. The original album features the distinction of having all of the then-current members of Guns N’

  • Duff McKagan to join Guns N’ Roses at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

    The Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show has announced Guns N’ Roses founding bassist Duff McKagan will join the band for their headlining performance at this year’s event, which takes place at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 23. The performance will be McKagan’s first time sharing the stage with Guns N’ Roses in the US after joining the band for several South American dates

  • VIDEO: David Lee Roth sings Happy with Naturally 7 in Tokyo

    Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth hooked up with New York a cappella group Naturally 7 at their show in Tokyo on Sunday and the rocker is sharing video of an impromptu backstage performance of Pharrell Williams’ smash hit, “Happy.” In the latest episode of his online series The Roth Show, the singer recently revealed that he has been working on a secret Van Halen project. “Doing some catching

  • Peter Frampton announces new album and summer tour

    On his 64th birthday Tuesday, Peter Frampton announced the upcoming release of a new album and dates for a US summer tour. Due June 24 and inspired by Cincinnati Ballet, “Hummingbird In A Box” features a new studio version of seven virtuosic guitar pieces composed by Frampton with Gordon Kennedy, who also co-produced the 28-minute recording. Frampton and Kennedy debuted the music live with

  • Motley Crue singer becomes part owner of AFL’s Jacksonville Sharks

    Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil has become part owner of the Jacksonville Sharks of Arena Football League. “It’s a great action sport growing in popularity with every game,” Neil tells his pal Robin Leach at the Las Vegas Sun. “There are some incredible players. I love the game.” Neil says he has plans to move the franchise to his adopted hometown of Las Vegas in the next two years. “It will

  • Sebastian Bach releases All My Friends Are Dead video

    Sebastian Bach has released a video for “All My Friends Are Dead”, a track from his new album, “Give ‘Em Hell”, which hits stores in North America today. Directed by Patrick Fogarty, the clip features former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan on the tune. The song is the third issued from the package, following the lead single, “Temptation” (watch video here) and “Taking Back Tomorrow” (see

  • Jack White releases title track to new album Lazaretto

    Jack White has released the title track to his forthcoming album, “Lazaretto”, as the project’s lead single, and is sharing the track listing for the record. Due June 10, the “Lazaretto” album is the follow-up to White’s 2012 US No. 1 record, “Blunderbuss.” As part of a Record Store Day promotion this past Saturday, White recorded a live version of the song and broke a world record by having

  • VIDEO: Rush guitarist visits Tokyo music store

    Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson stopped by Ishibashi Music Shibuya in Tokyo during a recent trip to Japan, and video of the visit has surfaced. The store has posted footage of Lifeson signing both his signature series Gibson Les Paul back plate and the case and COA of his Paul Reed Smith Private Stock signature series acoustic guitar. On April 29, Lifeson and Rush will release the LP Box Set of “

  • AC/DC: Kinks guitarist offers Malcolm Young message of support

    Kinks guitarist Dave Davies has posted a message of support to AC/DC’s Malcom Young following news of his need to take a break from the legendary Australian band to address health issues, including unconfirmed rumors of a possible stroke. Davies, who has recovered from a 2004 stroke himself, took to Facebook to offer Young some tips on how to move forward dealing with the effects of the

  • Gregg Allman cuts Australian tour short due to wrist injury

    A wrist injury suffered by Gregg Allman prior to the start of his current solo tour of Australia has worsened during the trek and the rocker has been forced to cancel the final two dates as he returns Stateside to seek medical treatment for the issue. Jambase reports Gregg is unable to perform his planned April 21st show at Sydney's Enmore Theatre and April 23 concert at Melbourne's The Forum

  • VIDEO: Soundgarden – Guitar Center Sessions preview

    A preview of Soundgarden performing “Rusty Cage” on an upcoming broadcast of DIRECTV’s Guitar Center Sessions is available. The band were filmed last month in Austin, Texas during SXSW for the show, which will debut May 4th at 8pm on DIRECTV's AUDIENCE (channel 239). Soundgarden were in Austin to perform their 1994 breakthrough album, “Superunknown”, in its entirety - for the first time ever -

  • Neil Young releases covers album A Letter Home

    Neil Young released his new album, “A Letter Home”, without much fanfare on Friday through Jack White’s Third Man Records, just in time for the annual Record Store Day event on Saturday. “Third Man Records unearths Neil Young's ‘A Letter Home’, read a posting on Young’s website. “An unheard collection of rediscovered songs from the past recorded on ancient electro mechanical technology captures

  • Jack White releases world’s fastest record

    Jack White successfully delivered on his plans to issue the “world’s fastest-released record in the history of mankind” as part of Record Store Day on Saturday. White’s plan was to record a live version of the title track from his upcoming album, “Lazaretto”, in front of a live audience at his Third Man Records label offices in Nashville, have the masters pressed at a local facility and shipped