Mag 9′s latest album, while as powerful as Chaos to Control, much more melodic and, on the whole, a lot better for it, showing much more maturity in both music and performance.
Throughout this very jazzy album, Steve is accompanied by various musicians playing drums, percussion, vibraphone, steel pans and piano. The main focus, though, is Steve playing the stick. You even get to hear Steve and Tony Levin play together on the delightful Woodstick Suite.
Tony Iommi teams up with former Deep Purple frontman Glenn Hughes, drummer Kenny Aronoff and Bob Marlette on keyboards and bass and the result is one great hard rocking album!
Curtis Fornadley’s latest album is simply very cool jazz, with Curtis on guitar and keyboards, Rob Chismar on drums, and Dave Hill playing bass. He’s got some guest musicians, including Homer Simpson!
Inside The Music Series 1970 – 1995 If you’re not familiar with Classic Rock Productions’ Inside the Music series, it consists of a critical look at a band’s career and music. These critiques are done by people in the industry and are not endorsed by the artists themselves. Meaning there is no useless flattery going on. The series includes looks [...]
The L’il Nipper is a convenient stringing tool, a combination string cutter and pin puller. It’s small (fits in the palm of your hand) and, more important, when winding or unwinding your strings, the movement you make is up and down rather than circular so it puts less stress on your wrist.
Critical Energy Finally, North Americans get a glimpse of what Threshold look like and sound like live. Critical Energy was filmed following the Critical Mass tour. Their were technical problems that kept them from filming this during the tour, so the held a performance later on just for the purpose of filming the DVD. The DVD was shot on June [...]
The D’Angle is a neat little guitar stand. It’s very small and can be easily carried into a gig bag. You place it on a shelf, atop of a counter, or on any stable surface and hang your guitar from it.
In the world of guitar strings, it’s often hard to come to a decision regarding which ones you want to use. Black Diamond Strings may help you with that decision!