Randy Parsons is a luthier based out of Seattle, Washington.  He is not your typical luthier- he had no formal training, just a passion for the instrument he loved from the time he was a child, and a creative...
The multi-talented Chuck Garric is a bass player, producer and family man. Chuck is a rocker who has played with Turd, The Druts, L.A. Guns, Dio, Eric Singer Project (ESP), and with Billy Bob Thornton, Cheap Trick, Ted Nugent,...
A flashy bass player once said, “Image is at least a third of the entire package”—T.M. Stevens. The metal funk master’s statement reminds me of Marco Mendoza. We know rock and roll is show business. And bassist Marco Mendoza...
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a rock and roll pioneer who seamlessly blended gospel and secular music in an electrifying style all her own.  She possessed a wonderfully unique voice, superlative guitar prowess, and a powerful live performance.  PBS will...
Former tour manager turned musician, Desure blends the genres of country, folk, indie and rock, and has released his latest track, "West Wind (Stay Here Awhile)," pulled from his upcoming self-titled debut EP, out on May 3. The EP...
San Jose, California singer-songwriter Josh Damigo grew up in a strict household where he was only allowed to listen to KFRC, the local oldies station in the Bay Area. He found himself influenced by bands like The Beatles, The...
When you think about the variety of woods used to make guitars, the sonic possibilities are pretty endless. That's the concept behind Florida-based Woody Woodcasters Guitars, a company that builds multi-wood instruments for folks craving a specific sound and...
Performing tonight, May 23, in Atlanta at Vinyl Room, Jonathan Jackson and his band Enation, are touring across the US. They kicked off in Nashville at 3rd and Lindsley, and will close out the tour in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan...
Sick Puppies’ newest album Connect has been described by band member Shimon (Shim) Moore as a perfect blend of the best music from their three records, Dressed up as Life, Tripolar and Polar Opposites. Combining their past musical experience and having listened to what their fans want to hear, Connect delivers radio ready tunes filled with emotion, often times political lyrics, powerful sounds, catchy guitar riffs and great vocals.
By Caroline Paone The Swarovski crystals on his guitar flash before the packed audience in the outdoor amphitheater. His long, blonde hair flows into the summer sky as he leans slightly over the front row and delivers a ripping, spot-on...