Who the F*** creates a YouTube video where he reads a bunch of tweets and presents it as a news story? Even worse, who watches that sh**? Even worse, who shares it on TGP like its news when the dumb story is 6 years old?
If their statement is factual, it’s not really on them. If I’m told I can play an outdoor gig, and social distancing and mask wearing will be encouraged (were masks mandatory, or suggested? Huge difference), I’ll play the gig. If the audience members don’t feel the need to protect themselves...
I always enjoyed the quote:
“Nirvana is punk music with Smashing Pumpkins production.”
Of course, it was Billy Corgan who said it, so take it for what it is.
Absolutely Pumpkins for me.
But while we’re on the Kurt vs. Billy kick, how about the fact that Courtney Love managed to get both of...
Over the last decade I kept discovering Hum inspired bands like Torche, Spotlights and Anakin”. And each time thinking “damn, these guys almost have that Hum sound. Then Hum drops a new record, and my immediate reaction is “Nope, no one is has this Hum sound”. So happy to have new music from...
My default answer to that is always Buckethead, for 2 reasons:
A. It’s probably true.
B. I love to see people’s reactions when they look him up (especially non-guitarists who aren’t familiar with him).
When I worked at Dean Guitars in the mid 00s, they were trying to lure Jerry with a sig model. They sent him a few Soltero models which I think he used on tour. Nothing came of it though. I did get a chance to play one before we sent it to him, I was pretty thrilled about that.