Greg Prato of Songfacts spoke with iconic guitarist Michael Schenker. Excerpts from the interview appear below.
Songfacts: How did the songwriting work in the band UFO? Was it more of a collaboration?
Michael: Well, when I joined UFO, they were a psychedelic band. They … [Read More...]
As previously reported, guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey and Bumbleoot will be touring this summer as part of Malmsteen's Guitar Gods 2014 tour. A promotional video and a list of tour dates can be found below.
Guitar Gods tour dates:
13 - … [Read More...]
Amid all the rumors and speculation of retirement that have floated around the past couple of days, AC/DC have finally released an official statement through their Facebook page:
"After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is … [Read More...]
Andrew Hampp of Billboard reports:
The Golden Gods Awards, a ceremony devoted solely to hard rock and heavy metal, is returning to TV on Saturday, May 24 on VH1 Classic at 8 p.m. ET/PT, produced by Dick Clark Productions and Revolver magazine.
The four-hour live show will … [Read More...]
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has stated the band are not retiring yet – and they're planning to go ahead with studio sessions in May.
But his comments suggest there's at least a hint of doubt about the band's future, and no guarantee that their planned 40th anniversary tour will … [Read More...]
Despite an earlier report from Billboard magazine that rumors of AC/DC's retirement was imminent due the health of guitarist Malcom Young were false, conflicting information continues to surface.
Mark Evans, who claims that he is the son of original AC/DC singer Dave Evans, … [Read More...]