Jul
08
2012

Billy Gibbons & Co. – Oh Well

Go listen here. It’s a heavy, swampy take on the song. This may bode well for the new Rick Rubin produced ZZ Top album (although after hearing this, I think I’d be more interested in these guys putting out an album’s worth of something). The & Co is Blake Mills and Matt Sweeney. Sweeney has […]

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Jun
24
2012

Lana Del Rey and Axl Rose: the rumors are true!

Lana Del Rey and Axl Rose have finished their highly anticipated EP collaboration “Estranged Marriage”, and details are starting to leak with Rose and Del Rey’s first public comments on the collaboration. The track by track scoop: Estranged Marriage opens with a cover of the Lee Hazelwood/Nancy Sinatra classic “Some Velvet Morning”. Said Rose: “Back […]

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May
10
2012

Billy Gibbons playing a Tokai

Billy was one of the Les Paul players who started using Tokai “Love Rock” copies on tour in the 80s. Not quite as good as the real thing, but unlike a vintage 50s Les Paul it wouldn’t be the end of the world if the Tokai got damaged or stolen. Robert Fripp, Stevie Ray Vaughan, […]

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