Joe Bonamassa “Different Shades of Blue”

Joe Bonamassa has released details about his upcoming album, which is titled Different Shades of Blue, and he has also released the first video for the album: The album will be released on September 23 and will feature all original material: "It's been a while since I've been involved in the writing on an entire album. So I decided I wanted to make a completely original … [Read more...]

Oz Noy – Twisted Blues Vol. 2

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Guitarist Oz Noy has released Twisted Blues Vol. 2, which is, as the name implies, a follow up to his last album, Twisted Blues Vol. 1. Like that album, Vol. 2 features Noy's unique blend of jazz, blues, funk, and rock with the help of a few special guests. If you're into instrumental guitar music, I think you'll like this album. Laying the foundation for the album is Noy's … [Read more...]

Gibson Custom Shop Joe Bonamassa Skinnerburst 1959 Les Paul

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If you've been following Joe Bonamassa's career for the past few years, you probably know that he has amassed a number of original Les Paul bursts in his collection. One of those is a 1959 Les Paul called Skinnerburst (#9-1951). Gibson and Bonamassa have teamed up to create a Custom Shop model based on the Skinnerburst: Of all of today’s Les Paul-wielding artists Joe … [Read more...]

Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop

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Gibson and Billy Gibbons have teamed up to create the Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop: Billy F. Gibbons doesn’t pull any stylistic or tonal punches, so you’d expect his take on the seminal Les Paul Goldtop to be a knockout—and it is. The first ground-up revision of Gibson’s stunning original solidbody electric in over 60 years is a masterpiece of style. In addition to its … [Read more...]

B.B. King: The Life of Riley

B.B. King: The Life of Riley, a documentary about the life of B.B. King, is set to hit select theaters later this month: Narrated by Morgan Freeman, B.B. King: The Life of Riley is the untold true American story of an orphan boy from the heart of the Mississippi Delta who rose to music stardom around the world and inspired a generation of fans against all odds. The documentary … [Read more...]