Guitarist

Legendary jazz guitarist Pat Martino dies aged 77

Internationally appreciated jazz guitarist Pat Martino died at the age of 77. The news was confirmed by longtime Martino manager Joe Donofrio. Martino’s story is almost as impressive as his virtuoso playing. He started playing professionally at the age of 15 and eventually went on to become one of the …

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REO Speedwagon to perform at Owensboro Sports Center | New

REO Speedwagon will take center stage at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 1 at the Owensboro Sportscenter. The Illinois rock and roll band, known for their # 1 hits “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “Keep on Loving You”, are currently taking part in their “Hi Infidelity 40th Anniversary Tour” to …

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Country star Rose Lee Maphis has died aged 98

Rose Lee Maphis. Photo: Courtesy of the Hall of Fame and Country Music Museum Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rose Lee Maphis, known for her country hits and television appearances in the 1950s, died on October 26. She was 98 years old. She became a star in a duet with her …

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Mogwai crowned with Scottish Album of the Year award

Mogwai. Image: Antony Crook The Glasgow group, which has been selected four times for this honor, were recognized ahead of Mogwai, Biffy Clyro, Stanley Odd and The Snuts. Mogwai was honored for As The Love Continues, their tenth studio since their formation over 25 years ago. It was nominated for …

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Jim Root is working on a signature Charvel model

Jim Root has confirmed he’s working with Charvel on a new signature guitar. The guitarist shared the news on Instagram, posting several close-ups of the typically stripped-down Root-esque San Dimas – as well as one with Slipknot production coordinator Simon Robinson, who through their exchanges appears to have helped design …

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