By Steve Byrd
When Glitter Rose was a youngster in her native California back in the early 1990s, she took up dancing lessons. That led to her participating in recitals, as well as national competitions. Then, she sang in school choirs, but by the age of 12, she was also writing her own songs. From there, she recorded an album of country songs that she wrote back in 1997, as well as played in malls and video arcades from California to Texas, where she relocated, sacrificing formal education for homeschooling in the process.
By Steve Byrd
Ringo: Peace & Love opens at The GRAMMY Museum Tomorrow, June 12, 2013. The exhibit is an in-depth look at Ringo Starr's musical and creative life. It is the first major exibit dedicated to a drummer, and the first dedicated to 7-time GRAMMY Award winner Ringo Starr. Guitar Girl Magazine was able to get a sneak preview of the exhibit.Continue Reading
By Amy Rollinson
Sonic Youth is a band that has had some pretty bad luck over the years when it comes to having their musical equipment stolen. While touring in 1999, the band had their entire van of musical equipment stolen. With the help of fans, they were able to recover only a couple of guitars.
Miranda Lambert brings home two awards at the 2013 CMT Music Awards on June 5 in Nashville, TN.Continue Reading
Interview with Eric Sands and Alex Auxier of Orange USA, Atlanta, GA
By Steve McKinley
Most guitar players and enthusiasts are completely enthralled with Fender, Marshall and even Vox amps to mention a few. But there’s another amplifier manufacturer that has found its way into the hearts of the most sophisticated guitarist down to the entry level guitar player’s heart and that is Orange Amps. They are one of the most incredible and coolest names in the music industry and their amps give you beautiful, world-class tone.