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Atoms for Peace vs. Spotify

Atoms For Peace

  Thom Yorke is at it again! The cryptic mastermind behind Radiohead has had a row with the streaming service Spotify and removed the music of his newest project, Atoms for Peace, from Spotify. Atoms for Peace is an experimental rock supergroup consisting of Yorke, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, frequent Radiohead producer and collaborator Nigel Godrich, percussionist Mario Refosco, and drummer of R.E.M. and Beck Joey Waronker. The band’s first full length came out last February, and…

Sound City Documentary Takes You On A Tour of Rock History!

Posted 24 Jun 2013 in Artist News, Featured, General News, News, Reviews

If you haven’t taken the time to see the Sound City Movie you should definitely put it on your list.  I’m making the assumption that you are a music fan if you are visiting Guitar News Daily which is why I am strongly recommending this film.  If you appreciate some serious music history coupled with some VERY serious musicians as well as an extremely compelling story you won’t be disappointed. The Sound City Studio was the birthplace of some extremely…

David Bowie embraces Technology

Posted 04 Mar 2013 in Artist News, Featured

In a day where many bands scream and yell when it comes to how their music is produced and distributed, David Bowie shows everyone how it’s done and streams his new album “The Next Day” in its entirety on iTunes until its official release.

Guitar News Daily: Thoughts on the 12.12.12 Concert for Sandy Relief

Posted 14 Dec 2012 in Featured, Music, News, Performance

Did you see the six hour and 30 minute 12.12.12 Concert last night?  We did and we want to tell you our thoughts on this epic gathering of some of the greatest bands in Rock N Roll history and break down the good, bad and ugly of last night’s even….and of course Kanye West…whatever the hell THAT was. Lets begin with the good.  For the most part (again…barring Kanye West) the lineup was truly amazing.  Where would you be able…

Gene Simmons Tasked With Reuniting Led Zeppelin?

Posted 23 Oct 2012 in Featured, General News, News
Led Zeppelin

As you know the latest offering from Led Zeppelin, Celebration Day, was released last week.  With all of the buzz surrounding the album as well as the film there has been somewhat of a resurgence in the rumors of a Led Zep reunion.  In what can only be described as oddly bizarre, Gene Simmons said that he was asked to get the legendary rockers back together for a tour. First of all there is still no movement from the band…

Free Download: Metallica June 17, 1994


This is something I just came across and wanted to share as I know we have a ton of Metallica fans out there.  There isn’t much of a major story here other than the fact that you can download some free Metallica music from back in the day!  This isn’t the first offering from the band however it is the most recent and is really a classic Metallica show including many of their high energy, hi octane hits. 1. Master…

Lee Ritenour New Album And A Yamaha AC3R Guitar Giveaway!

Posted 06 Oct 2012 in Featured, News
Lee Ritenour

Lee Ritenour has released a new album titled Rhythm Sessions.  In celebration of the new album the folks over at Concord Music Group have joined up with Yamaha, Monster, Premier Guitar, Music Connection and D’Addario to reward some lucky fans with some really cool prizes. All you have to do is enter and you could be the winner of a Yamaha AC3R guitar signed by Lee Ritenour.  Don’t worry though as that isn’t the only prize being given away.  Some…

Slash Preparing For A Tour Of England

Posted 06 Oct 2012 in Artist News, Featured, General News, News

Former Guns N’ Roses guitar madman Slash is preparing to embark on a short tour of England.  If you weren’t aware, Slash grew up in Stoke-on-Trent in Britain until the age of 6.  Slash released a live album in 2011 which was called Made In Stoke 24/7/11. The former GNR member has a wild and long history of living the rock star lifestyle to its fullest.  He was known for pushing the limits to the edge, including more than enough…

Jack White Storms Off The Stage Mid Set

Posted 01 Oct 2012 in Featured, General News, News, Performance
Jack White

This is how rock ‘n roll should be!!  There is nothing more rock ‘n roll than a musician getting pissed and storming off the stage in the middle of their set right?  Just a week after Green Day guitarist and lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong melted down at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas and launched into a profanity laced tirade there is another big name musician following Billie Joe’s lead. Jack White, formerly of The White Stripes and…

Foo Fighters Rock for the Apple iPhone 5

Posted 29 Sep 2012 in Featured, General News, Music, News, Performance
Foo Fighters

There’s been tons of news about the release of the new iPhone 5 from Apple.  You’ve been bombarded with countless commercials as well as being flooded with endless iPhone 5 rumors, reviews and critiques.  Its kind of annoying but whatever…this article isn’t so much about the iPhone 5 but more about a musically related twist on all of the iPhone 5 news and hype that’s been everywhere lately.  This one somehow slipped under my radar but since it involves one…