Tag: Hendrix

Is Eddie Van Halen the Greatest Rock Guitarist Since Hendrix?

By Andrew Catania The history rock music will forever be highlighted by a select few who managed to achieve far greater heights than their contemporaries. Jimi Hendrix is one, with the sheer brilliance and expertise par excellence, had no boundaries or restrictions to limit his potential and the magic he was capable of with the guitar. With no rules to abide by and no sequences…

Historic Debut Concert of Band of Gypsys to Be Released in its Entirety For First Time Ever

By Andrew Catania JIMI HENDRIX MACHINE GUN: THE FILLMORE EAST FIRST SHOW 12/31/69 OUT SEPTEMBER 30 ON CD, 2 LP 180 GRAM VINYL, HIGH-RESOLUTION SACD, AND DIGITAL. Finally, time has come for the Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Legacy Records to release the complete debut concert of Jimi Hendrix. It would be titledMachine Gun: The Fillmore…

Vernon Reid: The “Colour” of Sound

By Andrew Catania What would the world of music be like without the eclectic guitar playing of Living Colour’s Vernon Reid? A less inspiring and honest place for sure. This legend has already left a massive mark on music history and continue to do so today! Born in Britain, but raised in Brooklyn, New York by…

Fender Custom Shop’s Dale Wilson: Maintaining the Legacy

By Brad Mahon Fender guitars enjoy a well-deserved, celebrated place in the story of the amplified instrument. Started in 1946 as the Fender Electric Instrument Company, the legendary creator Leo Fender gave us landmark designs such as the 1950 Broadcaster (later to become the 1951 Telecaster) as well as the 1954 Stratocaster—models that have been…