Tag: The Allman Brothers Band
Rock on the Talks Recap: The Cult, Gregg Allman, Tenacious D (listen to full stream of ‘Rize of the Fenix’), Carlos Santana
Gregg Allman made a stop to talk to Conan O'Brien on 'Conan' the night of May 15th to promote his new memoirs. He touched on some of his old songs, his brother Duane, his friendship with President Carter, the Fillmore East album, and when Johnny Rotten and The Allman Brothers Band were on Conan's NBC show and what exactly went down.
Jack Black and Kyle Gass made the rounds last week to hit the stage on the Late Show with David Letterman (May 14th), Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (May 15) and The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (May 18) to perform songs off their new album 'Rise of the Fenix,' On Letterman they did their tribute song, 'Roadie,' with Jimmy Fallon the guys performed the title track to the album and a web-only exclusize of 'Beelzeboss,' and with Leno the guys brought forth 'Low Hanging Fruit.' Watch the performances below and listen to the full stream of their album.
Check out 'Low Hanging Fruit' here.
The Cult rocked the Bud Light concert stage on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on May 18th, with their new track 'For The Animals' from their new album 'Choice Of Weapon.' The guys follwed that up with one of their classic tracks 'Wild Flower':
Jimi Hendrix was named the greatest guitar player in history by Rolling Stone magazine in a list compiled by a panel of music experts and top guitar players.
"Jimi Hendrix exploded our idea of what rock music could be: He manipulated the guitar, the whammy bar, the studio and the stage," said Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello in the magazine, citing Hendrix's "Purple Haze" and "The Star-Spangled Banner" as key tracks.
The panel recruited to vote for their favorite guitar players included Tom Morello, Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Melissa Etheridge, Don Felder (The Eagles), David Fricke (Senior writer, Rolling Stone), Steve Cropper, Dave Davies (The Kinks), Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing editor, Rolling Stone), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Lenny Kravitz, Robby Krieger (The Doors), Jon Landau (Manager), Alex Lifeson (Rush), Nils Lofgren (The E Street Band), Mick Mars (Mötley Crüe), Brian May (Queen), Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Robbie Robertson, Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes), Carlos Santana, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Derek Trucks, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Walsh, Nancy Wilson (Heart), Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Tom DeLonge (Blink-182), Rick Derringer, Warren Haynes (The Allman Brothers Band), and many more.
McCready called Eddie Van Halen "a master of riffs" and Joe Perry praised Jimmy Page's "vision of how to transcend the stereotypes of what the guitar can do."
Below is a list of some of the hard rockers in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."
1. Jimi Hendrix
3. Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
8. Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
24. Angus Young (AC/DC)
25. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
36. Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
40. Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine)
65. Slash (Guns N' Roses)
72. John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
73. Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
87. James Hetfield (Metallica)
92. "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (Pantera)
Check out the complete list at www.rollingstone.com