Alice Cooper Rocks Conan

With a special boxed set called Old School recently hitting stores, Alice Cooper stopped by the set of Conan to play a few tracks from his lengthy canon. Cooper pulled out “Under My Wheels” from his 1971 classic Killer and “I’ll Bite Your Face Off” from 1975′s Welcome to My Nightmare. 

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Taylor Swift Plays ‘State of Grace’ on X Factor

Taylor Swift’s guitarist Paul Sidoti recently checked in to from backstage of FOX’s hit talent competition X Factor. Swift debuted “State of Grace,” another track off her hit new album Red. Check out Sidoti in action in the clip below.

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Jason Aldean Featured on The Voice, Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jason Aldean was a featured performer on The Voice and Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, bringing a little bit of country to prime-time television. Aldean chose “The Only Way I Know” on The Voice and “Take a Little Ride” on Kimmel, both of which come off his 2012 album Night Train. Alongside Aldean for both appearances

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Fans Vote Eddie Van Halen Greatest Guitarist of All Time

Earlier this year, Guitar World issued readers the ambitious challenge of attempting to determine the greatest guitarist of all time. Selecting 132 guitarists, the bracket-style tournament took nearly six months and a half-million votes to get to No. 1, and at the end of it all, Eddie Van Halen took the honor. On his way

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Paul Sidoti Rocking the Airwaves with Taylor Swift

It’s been a busy week for Taylor Swift and her guitarist, Paul Sidoti. The band stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman, Good Morning America, The View, The Katie Couric Show and Ellen over the span of four days.  Swift just recently released her fourth studio album Red, and she played either the title track or

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Wolfgang Van Halen Reveals How He Landed With Tremonti

Wolfgang Van Halen can typically be seen holding down the bass for Van Halen, but he was recently on the road with Mark Tremonti’s touring band. Tremonti released his debut solo album, All I Was, in July, and the group wrapped their tour in support of it this week. So how did Van Halen hook

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EVH Wolfgang Stealth Named in Guitar World‘s List of Top Signature Models

The EVH Wolfgang Stealth was recently named to a list of the top artist signature guitars compiled by Guitar World. “Short of committing an act of grand theft Frankenstrat, the Wolfgang USA Stealth from EVH is the be-all, end-all Van Halen guitar for that moment you decide to try your hand at ‘Eruption,’” wrote Damian Fanelli

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EVH 5150 50-Watt Head Lands On Guitar World‘s List Of Essential Signature Gear

The EVH 5150 50-watt head recently made Guitar World‘s list of five essential pieces of signature gear. The magazine said the amp is a key tool for achieving Eddie Van Halen’s unique tone. Wrote Josh Hart and Damien Fanelli: “Even if it is a scaled-down version of its 100-watt big brother, there’s no denying the

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Hatebreed Set to Tour with Lamb of God

While Hatebreed is currently on tour with Whitechapel, All Shall Perish and Deez Nuts, the Connecticut metallers recently announced that they will join Lamb of God from Oct. 30 – Nov. 19. In Flames will serve as direct support to Lamb of God for the entirety of the U.S. run. Hatebreed’s 10 Years of Perseverance

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Jason Aldean Rocks Letterman

Jason Aldean recently stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theater to play the lead single off 2012′s Night Train, a track called ”Take a Little Ride.” Watch the clip below – with guitarist Kurt Allison’s EVH backline – and visit Aldean’s official website for more information.  

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