Interest: guitar

Rock Cellar Magazine
December 20, 2019
John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist

December 2019 brought with it exciting news for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as longtime guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the mix, resuming the duties that Josh Klinghoffer served...

Rock Cellar Magazine
December 9, 2019
After Ozzy Osbourne Pledged a $25,000 Reward for Information Regarding Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear, the Items Surfaced in a North Hollywood Dumpster

On Thanksgiving night, a guitar previously belonging to phenomenally gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads was stolen from the Musonia School of Music in North Hollywood, California — and Ozzy Osbourne wants...

Rock Cellar Magazine
September 23, 2019
B.B. King’s 80th Birthday ‘Lucille’ Gibson ES-345 Guitar Sold at Auction for Nearly $300,000

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King had a special relationship with his guitar — so much so that he called it Lucille. The instrument was a calling card of King’s, so...

Rock Cellar Magazine
August 28, 2019
Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Previews ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House’ Album

Joe Bonamassa is a tireless blues guitar icon, touring the world virtually nonstop all the time — or at least it seems like he’s always on tour, playing to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine
July 8, 2019
Q&A: Talking Heavy Metal History and Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New Album ‘Mettavolution’ with Rodrigo Sánchez

In the late ‘90s, Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero (of acclaimed guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela) were playing in the streets of Dublin, Ireland, busking for passersby and slowly honing...

Rock Cellar Magazine
April 26, 2019
Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New LP ‘Mettavolution’ is an Epic Guitar-Based Journey — Even Before Their Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

To listen to an album from Rodrigo y Gabriela is to embark on an aural adventure, immersing yourself in some fully wild sounds delivered almost primarily on acoustic guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine
April 22, 2019
Eric Clapton Announces Three Special Shows Leading Up to 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival in September

Eric Clapton is preparing for another Crossroads Guitar Festival, as the event recently announced its fifth edition, set for Dallas, Texas on Sept. 20-21 and featuring a dizzying array of...

Rock Cellar Magazine
April 4, 2019
Career-Spanning Rory Gallagher ‘BLUES’ Collection Coming May 31

Irish guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Rory Gallagher can be best considered “underrated” — as his was a career of virtuosity, depth and musical character that was tragically cut short when he died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine
December 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Leo Fender/Dale Hyatt

Photo: Rosen, Leo Fender and Hyatt (Glen Laferman) I can’t remember a lot of things. I can’t remember my house in St. Louis, which is where I lived for the first...