Sixty years of plucking the Rickenbacker 4000

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Rickermaster 4000 bass.

Dee Dee Ramone grave at Hollywood Forever Cemetery - Rock Star Graves

Rock Star Graves

Isn’t visiting the graves of people you’ve never met just a bit creepy? But what if they are Rock Star Graves? That’s homage, right? Visiting Rock Star Graves paying your respects to your heroes. Well, that’s how I’m looking at it. Back in the mid 80s, I managed to persuade with my parents to sign […]

Are You Experienced? Half A Century Of Hendrix’ Great Album

How to recognise a great rock album? Are there any methods that can determine good from great? Great from legendary?

The five most expensive guitars ever sold.

Before looking at five of the most expensive guitars ever sold, guitarists need to be warned.  Feelings of envy, unjustified poverty and sounds of sighing may prevail. The ‘Reach out to Asiaâ’ Fender Stratocaster sold in Qatar in 2005 for £2 179 000 (US$2.7 mill.) was signed by the likes of Brian May, Eric Clapton, […]

Lemmy Motorhead

If there was ever a man to rock on till death do us part it was Lemmy Kilmister.  Best known as the bass player for Motorhead he sung with a voice like your favourite bovver boots stomping over gravel.  Some rockers got softer as they got older, not Lemmy. In his youth, Lemmy was a […]

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