LeAnn MuellerJoe Satriani is a hero to Guitar Player subscribers and a bit of an enigma to everyone else. His name is synonymous with a distinctive style of guitar playing - highly advanced fretboard wizardry, often referred to as "shredding," that draws equally from rock, metal, classical ... More >>
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Avant, Mateo: Thu., Aug. 13. House of Blues. Babyface, Frankie Beverly & Maze: Sat., Nov. 7. Reliant Arena. Brad Paisley: Fri., Sept. 11. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Candlebox, Earshot: Mon., July 6. House of Blues. Celtic Thunder: Tue., Nov. 17. Verizon Wireless Theater. Datarock: T ... More >>
The Isle of Man - the sparsely populated "crown dependency" between Great Britain and Ireland - has given the world those adorable tailless Manx cats and the Bee Gees, who were born there before moving to Manchester and then Australia. Now you can add blues-rock power trio Back Door Slam to that lis ... More >>
Back Door Slam, (l to r) Ross Doyle, Adam Jones, and Davy Knowles Back Door Slam's front man Davy Knowles spoke to Houston Press Assistant Music Editor Olivia Flores Alvarez recently about the group's first ever American gig (SXSW), the death of founding member Brian Garvey, and stealing from the m ... More >>