The Hayward, California-based Recording King has introduced their new 13-Fret Greenwich Village acoustic guitar. It has a 4.5-inch deep body for extra tone and projection in a small-body instrument. With its extra-deep body, 13-fret neck joint and classic headstock, the guitar honors Golden Age film troubadours like Nick Lucas and folk singers from the 1960s. The deep body gives it extra projection, the 13-fret neck and bridge placement makes for perfect resonance across all registers, and the 25.4-inch dreadnought-scale length gives it punch and volume.
This past Tuesday night, an all star cast of musicians including Elvis Costello, Todd Rundgren, and the Roots gathered at the Apollo Theater in Harlem for "Robert Johnson at 100," a special concert dedicated to the late blues guitar innovator, Robert Johnson, who would have turned 100 last year.
You'd think after Rush, Peter Gabriel and the Fabulous Thunderbirds all requested Rush Limbaugh to stop using their music during his show, Rush might pick someone a bit more right-wing friendly to play during his radio show.
Hulk Hogan always took on all challengers in the ring, but now he's taking on all challenges period. Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal recently appeared on what we hope isn't the only webisode of Challenge Hulk Hogan, challenging the wrestler to make up a song on the spot. The results aren't great, but they are comical. Watch below!
There's been quite a stir last night ever since Blabbermouth picked up on a Tweet seemingly sent out by Paul Shaffer, the event coordinator for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which claimed that Guns N' Roses would not be performing at the ceremony.