In our latest Geared Up interview, we speak with Eamonn (Yimeng), guitarist of the fast-rising Chinese alt-rock band Life Awaits, about his favourite gear including a 2003 Gibson 1959 reissued guitar and Eventide H9 Max pedal.
Gibson’s “Behind the Board” series takes an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at some of the greatest music of our time…
Halestorm lead vocalist Lzzy Hale discusses touring with Alice Cooper, hobbies, writing songs, upcoming projects, and 2018’s Atlantic Records release, Vicious.
London, Ontario band Texas King asked the questions and Royal Tusk’s bassist Sandy MacKinnon and singer Daniel Carriere were nice enough to provide the answers in this special artist-on-artist interview.
We spoke with lead singer and guitarist Jared Schneider of New York’s The Exits for our latest edition of Geared Up to find out more about his Gibson ES-335 and other favourite gear.
Rob Hill, guitarist for Winnipeg, Manitoba’s post-punk foursome Softswitch, talks about his gear and how it impacted the band’s Steve Albini and Bob Weston-assisted Happiness EP.
With Willie Nelson: American Icon, you have yourself an inspiring, good-looking, historically-accurate piece of literature that may be hard to put down.
We recently had a chance to sit and chat with Frankie Poullain, bassist of The Darkness, about his favorite piece of gear, a Gibson Thunderbird guitar.
The Chicago-based hard rock quartet, A.D.D., recently released Core, arguably their best work to date. Guitarist Dave Adams told us about his fave piece of gear!
We grabbed some with time with Kicking Harold lead vocalist and guitarist, Tim David Kelly, to see what gear he used for the band’s latest recording, Red Light District.
We chatted with Adrien L, guitarist for the Parisian metallic hardcore/sludge quintet Cowards, to discern just how he’s able to get his sound so dark!
Dean Landry, guitarist for the New York-based hardcore/progressive metal band Tiger Flowers, spoke to me about the 1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior guitar that he uses to achieve his unique tone.
With some gnarly photos thanks to Luke Mouradian, we managed to chat with Enabler vocalist and guitarist, Jeffrey Lohrber, about not only the band’s latest album, La Fin Absolue Du Monde (released May 27, 2014), and show off what gear he holds dear! Melding metal, hardcore, punk, and crust, this Ohio-based 3-piece is loud as hell and ready to rip ya a new one!
Swedish folk power metal quintet, Falconer, released their acclaimed new recording, Black Moon Rising, on June 10th, 2014 via Metal Blade Records. The new album, the band’s eighth to date, contains 11 original songs led by the soaring opener and lead single, “Locust Swarm.” Rather than bore you with other facts, we managed to score some time with guitarist Jimmy Hedlund who, in discussing some of his gear, helped us to better understand how the album came together.