Jim Dunlop is celebrating Jimi Hendrix's 70th birthday (November 27) by releasing a limited-edition series of pedals, the Jimi Hendrix 70th Anniversary Tribute Series. It includes four effects that were a major part of Hendrix’s signal chain: the Fuzz Face, Cry Baby, Octavio and Univibe.
Anyone who's hip to pedal news, Paul Gilbert news and Majik Box news knows that Majik Box's signature Gilbert Fuzz Universe pedal came out two years and has been a hands-down hit. The news here is that Gilbert recently re-teamed with Majik Box to add some new features to the Fuzz Universe, culminating in the release of the new Fuzz Universe Custom pedal.
Germany's electro-metalers Eskimo Callboy released their new album, Bury Me In Vegas, in the US today. You can check out the title track via the Soundcloud player below. "It's the title song of our album, and it gives the listener an impression of what the good life looks like for us," says Alexander Schröder of Eskimo Callboy. "Of course, this happens in a quite idealistic and bold way, but for the time that our music plays, we don't care about all this shit going on in the world."
AC/DC, one of the last big holdouts to make their music available on iTunes, have finally relented. Starting today, the Australian hard-rock band's entire catalog is now available digitally — all on iTunes.
Raven’s Cry was established in 2003 by guitarist/vocalist Tone Raven. After a short stint as guitar tech for George Lynch of Lynch Mob, Tone Raven formed Raven's Cry. Rising from the ashes of the leveled sunset strip rock scene, Raven's Cry was born.
With Phil Anselmo's debut solo album tentatively due sometime in 2013, fans can get an early taste of the former Pantera singer's solo material via a newly announced split EP with Texas thrashers Warbeast.