Rock Guitar Roundup

This is the September round up for what's happening in the world of rock guitar. Hopefully there will be something in here that you find of interest.

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Rock Guitar Roundup For September 2017

 

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In the second of our monthly roundups around a specific guitar genre it’s time for us to look at a rock guitar roundup. If you have never seen our previous roundup, what this article consists of is as many links to high quality articles that we can find for this month. Why? Well it means that you don’t have to scour the Internet and you know that by coming to GMI you’ll easily find out what is happening across the world of guitar in one easy to find place.

So, with all that said, here is this month’s rock guitar roundup, enjoy!

So we start of with a familiar theme these days which is a introspective in where we are in terms of the guitar…

Tone Tips: Is Rock Guitar Eating Itself?

https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/26090-tone-tips-is-rock-guitar-eating-itselfThanks in part to his deep classical background and desire to push musical boundaries, Randy Rhoads became so much more than a one-trick hard-rock guitarist before his untimely death. I grew up listening to all kinds of music, but rock ’n’ roll was … Tone Tips: Is Rock Guitar Eating Itself?

 

Great to see that Tony has helped various charities but £8k for a set of strings…wow!

Rock legend Tony Iommi auctions guitar strings for patients

https://www.charitytoday.co.uk/rock-legend-tony-iommi-auctions-guitar-strings-patients/BLACK Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has raised over £8,000 by auctioning off the strings from the guitar that he used for the last Black Sabbath concert on their world tour. Tony very kindly decided to split the money that he raised between Ward 19 at … Rock legend Tony Iommi auctions guitar strings for patients

The guitar is moving is all the news re the Hard Rock Cafe.

Las Vegas Hard Rock Cafe’s guitar headed to Neon Museum — VIDEO

https://www.reviewjournal.com/entertainment/entertainment-columns/kats/las-vegas-hard-rock-cafes-guitar-headed-to-neon-museum-video/The Kats! Bureau at this writing is a familiar outpost: Dunkin’ Donuts at Hard Rock Hotel. This property has become the talk of the town (or at least the talk of Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue), with all the projects in development. Suffice to say that … Las Vegas Hard Rock Cafe’s guitar headed to Neon Museum — VIDEO

 

Clapton Gives Guitar To Harrison And Makes It Weep, Jimi’s Last Show, And HBD Roger Waters: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

http://kzok.cbslocal.com/2017/09/06/this-day/The Beatles were at Abbey Road today in 1968, working on George Harrison’s new song While My Guitar Gently Weeps. They’d been working on it since July, and George had done the guitar lead himself several times, including experimenting with the … Clapton Gives Guitar To Harrison And Makes It Weep, Jimi’s Last Show, And HBD Roger Waters: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

In this month’s rock guitar roundup the melding of past and new music continues apace in this article about rock samples being used in hip-hop.

18 Hip-Hop Tracks With Classic Rock Samples

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/articles/features/18_hip-hop_tracks_with_classic_rock_samples-66581Then it goes into ‘60s pop rock anthem “Hang On Sloopy” by The McCoys.” But it’s the guitar riff from Van Halen’s that’s at the center of the track. The interlocking bass lines played by session musician Herb Flowers on the famous Lou Reed … 18 Hip-Hop Tracks With Classic Rock Samples

From the archives: Rock the Assembly

http://www.thenorthwestern.com/story/news/local/2017/09/08/archives-rock-assembly/647392001/While the air guitar nation continues to call for his return, Hintz said Krye Tuff has taken a long-term hiatus. “Krye Tuff is definitely put away for the time being and I’m living vicariously through them as they continue to rock with the air guitar gods. From the archives: Rock the Assembly

Okay, the American guitarist Preston Reed (who lives in Scotland) is not a rock guitarist, however he gets a mention here because he rocks!

Guitar legend Preston Reed rocks at Selkirk

http://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/whats-on/music/guitar-legend-preston-reed-rocks-at-selkirk-1-4552558Using the two-handed integrated percussive acoustic technique that he pioneered in 1987, he fuses blues, rock, funk and jazz unlike anything you’ve heard before. Preston Reed doesn’t need a band. He is the band. Originally influenced by guitar greats … Guitar legend Preston Reed rocks at Selkirk

If you are into rock shows then this article may well be of interest if you live in the UK.

Classic Rock Show announces 2018 UK tour, find out how to buy presale tickets

https://www.list.co.uk/article/95316-classic-rock-show-announces-2018-uk-tour-find-out-how-to-buy-presale-tickets/The acclaimed production, which toured last year as the A-Z of Rock, returns this year with a new show, Guitar Greats, which draws inspiration from and pays tribute to the greatest axe wielders in the history of the business. Kicking off in Crawley at the … Classic Rock Show announces 2018 UK tour, find out how to buy presale tickets

Why it’s important for ‘Wild Little Girl’ to ‘rock out like the boys’

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/09/jersey_citys_debra_devi_releases_wild_new_ep_with.htmlGuitar was my first love, and I started playing in punk bands … “Today there are a lot of great female players, but I still think that women need some kind of permission to rock out like the boys, and maybe if they get to see me on stage, it will … Why it’s important for ‘Wild Little Girl’ to ‘rock out like the boys’

Latest news from Heaven & Earth.

HEAVEN & EARTH: ‘The Game Has Changed’ Lyric Video – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/heaven-earth-the-game-has-changed-lyric-video/The title track serves as the band’s anthem, a testament to perseverance and the power of rock. “L.A. Blues” exposes the pitfalls of living in the City of Angels, while “The Game Has Changed” dramatically contrasts the past with the present. Meanwhile …The Gauntlet HEAVEN & EARTH: ‘The Game Has Changed’ Lyric Video – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

A chat with Johnny Marr about recording.

The Recording Guitarist: Rock on with Your Clock On – Premier Guitar

https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/26126-the-recording-guitarist-rock-on-with-your-clock-onI once interviewed a young Johnny Marr not long after the Smiths disbanded. Naturally we discussed the iconic synchronized tremolo on 1984’s “How Soon Is Now?” Johnny recalled with a groan the sheer number of takes required to get his multiple Fender … The Recording Guitarist: Rock on with Your Clock On – Premier Guitar

A look at the guitarists that make up Queen of the Stone Age for this month’s rock guitar roundup.

Queen of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Talks New Album, ‘Villains’ – Guitar World Magazine

http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news-interviews/queen-stone-ages-josh-homme-talks-new-album-villains/31705Rock and roll subversion is rarely accomplished alone, and Homme has amassed a pretty impressive team of henchmen to help him on his mission. It’s not an overstatement to say Queens of the Stone Age features three of the most creative guitarists in … Queen of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Talks New Album, ‘Villains’ – Guitar World Magazine

When it comes to Alice Cooper, would anything expect anything else?

Shock Rocker Alice Cooper Continues to Unabashedly Embrace ‘Full-On Guitar Rock’ – Cleveland Scene Weekly

https://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2017/08/31/shock-rocker-alice-cooper-continues-to-unabashedly-embrace-full-on-guitar-rock“The one thing that doesn’t change in rock ‘n’ roll is full-on guitar rock,” he says. “Look at where rock has gone. It’s gone to grunge, metal, punk and disco and yet the one form that doesn’t change is Alice Cooper and Aerosmith and Guns N Roses-style … Shock Rocker Alice Cooper Continues to Unabashedly Embrace ‘Full-On Guitar Rock’ – Cleveland Scene Weekly

 

Lynyrd Skynyrd to keep the party rolling on fall tour

https://m.axs.com/lynyrd-skynyrd-to-keep-the-party-rolling-on-fall-tour-122785St. Augustine Amphitheatre St. Augustine, FL – 7:00 PM Ages: All Ages Lynyrd Skynyrd to keep the party rolling on fall tour By: Kareem Gantt AXS Contributor Sep 7, 2017 2 days ago 97 97 16541761 6 y2017m09d07 122785 YouTube/Lynyrd Skynyrd on MV Lynyrd Skynyrd is to Florida what Willie Nelson is to Texas. This band represents the best of what southern rock is all about, southern fried heaps of roaring guitars, stellar drumming, and gritty lyrics. If “Sweet Home Alabama,” one of the best southern rock tracks ever released, didn’t give you the calories that you may pack on while listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd, then you need to cut on Spotify and get you eat on. Formed in 1964 in Jacksonville, FL, Lynyrd Skynyrd has produced major hits other than “Sweet Home Alabama. Lynyrd Skynyrd to keep the party rolling on fall tour

That’s It For This Month Rock Guitar Roundup

Okay, so that is this month’s rock guitar roundup for rock guitar, we hope you’ve found it of interest. If you have any areas that you would like us to look into and list then get in touch. As always, check out all our latest content on the GMI – Guitar & Music Institute homepage.

 

 

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