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Nefariant Guitarist Reflects on Serving in Afghanistan

By Nefariant guitarist Dustin TookerWith the current situation in Afghanistan, I have been having a lot of conversations with friends and family. People have been reaching out to me to see if I need to talk, and I think seeking a non-political perspective on things. To help process this for all of us, I’d like to give my feelings on it.During my time on the ground in Afghanistan I experienced […]

todayAugust 26, 2021

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Ex-F**k the Facts Guitarist Tim Audette Has Died

Guitarist Tim Audette, who was instrumental in the growth of grindcore band Fuck the Facts in their early days, has died, according to the band.The group posted confirmation of the news to their social media, and while his age nor date of death was not provided, the band revealed that Audette had recently passed after "fighting a long and courageous battle with M.S."The band's statement can be read below:We are […]

todayAugust 9, 2021 1

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Hear New Song From Late REO Speedwagon Guitarist Gary Richrath

Gary Richrath’s guitar work was a signature element of REO Speedwagon's sound throughout the Illinois band’s glory years, and he remained a favorite even after his departure in 1989. Now fans will get to hear some new music, more than five years after Richrath’s death.You can hear "Help Me Save Me From Myself" from the Richrath Project 3:13 below.Michael Jahnz is at the helm of the group, which pays tribute to […]

todayJuly 23, 2021 7

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Half-Naked Guitarist Arrested in His Driveway for Noise Complaint

An Australian guitarist by the name of Savas Caruso was arrested in his driveway several weeks ago over a noise complaint. He was also half-naked when the apprehension took place.According to Guitar World, Caruso — who's also known as Subblet Hammer — often plays his guitar in his driveway, which lies in the Salisbury Downs suburb of Salisbury, Adelaide. The South Australia Police had apparently issued an environment protection order the day before […]

todayJuly 6, 2021 3

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Queensryche Guitarist Parker Lundgren Exits the Band

Queensryche guitarist Parker Lundgren has announced he's leaving the band to focus more on other business opportunities. Late Friday (July 2), both the band and Lundgren offered statements on the move, which appears to be an amicable one.Queensryche offered, "Hello Queensryche Fans, Parker Lundgren, guitarist for Queensryche, has recently decided to step down to pursue other business ventures, which he has become very invested in over the past couple of […]

todayJuly 3, 2021 3

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Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Guitarist Helps Save Missing Man’s Life

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus guitarist Randy Winter used his hearing to help save a missing man's life in the rock band's hometown of Middleburg, Fla., last week.According to a report from nearby Jacksonville's News 4 Jax, Middleburg resident David Willard was revealed as missing by the Clay County Sheriff's Office on April 26. Being familiar with the area that searchers were focused on, Winter offered to lend a hand — or an ear […]

todayMay 5, 2021 5

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Puddle of Mudd Guitarist Sues Hospital Over Alleged Brain Injury

Guitarist Paul Phillips, best known for his time with Puddle of Mudd, has filed suit against Florida's Baptist Medical Center of the Beaches, alleging that while being treated in 2019 he suffered a brain injury that has left him with concerns about his ability to continue making a living.According to the documents obtained by TMZ, Phillips stated that he was admitted to the hospital in November 2019 complaining about an […]

todayMay 5, 2021 3

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Ex-Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Sentenced for Burglary + Assault

Former Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien has been sentenced to time served and five years of probation plus a fine of $23,793.45 for the bizarre series of incidents that played out on Dec. 10, 2018.The musician had been arrested and charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling, assault and aggravated assault on a police officer that took place while firefighters were also attempting to extinguish a blaze that was engulfing […]

todayMay 2, 2021 1

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How John 5 Landed His Guitarist Gig With David Lee Roth

Talent will only get you so far, and if there's a case to be made for initiative taking you that extra step, John 5 could certainly be an example of that. Though the guitarist's career has included a number of high profile stints, one of the earliest came with David Lee Roth and he detailed how a little initiative put him on the path to landing that gig during an […]

todayMay 2, 2021 2