Music Gear News
Eric Clapton named as greatest musical influence
Electric guitar player Eric Clapton has been named as the greatest musical influence on other musicians.
In a poll conducted by Allianz Musical Insurance at the Guitar Nation Live conference, Clapton was picked out ahead of fellow rock luminaries such as Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page.
There were also places in the top five for legendary electric guitar players Chuck Berry and Jeff Beck.
Those who voted for Clapton will have the opportunity to see him play live next year, as the star is going on a tour of the UK and Ireland during May.
He is to play shows in Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff, before participating in a six-night residency at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
The Allianz survey also discovered many musicians enjoy pulling out their guitars in unexpected places, with 38 per cent stating they have played the instrument on a beach.
Others claimed to have used their guitars on planes and the underground.
ÂPosted on 25 Nov 2010 18:09 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.
Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame
Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd
Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way
Recent Music News
For those who want to emulate the massive tone of one of the contemporary music scene's biggest percussive heroes, the 'Spooky' signature drum is this winters must have addition to your kit
Some formats of compressed MP3 have been linked with negatively effecting individuals emotional state due to their inherent tonal characteristics
Once again Cubase continue to pave the path of innovation with Cubase Pro 9
Changing colour from its previous grey to a sleek black, the Launch Control XL's appearance has been re imagined to keep it inline with its Launch key and Launchpad counterparts.
Designed to simulate various classic amp tones, Supro's Tremolo Pedal introduces the new school to the old school
A premium belt-drive turntable that features wireless streaming, the BT-500 has been designed to extract every musical detail of your record collection