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Iron Maiden Launch Maiden England Tour

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Iron Maiden kicked off their “Maiden England World Tour” Thursday night in Charlotte, NC.

The tour will closely mirror, in terms of production and content, the original 1988 concert video of the same name, shot on the “Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son Tour.”

Maiden were joined...

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Pearl Jam Accountant Steals Over $380,000 From The Band

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

A former financial executive for Pearl Jam has been charged after allegedly stealing over $380,000 from the band since 2005.

Rickey Goodrich started as the band accountant in 2005, and within a year he was given full responsibility of their funds. Little did they know, Goodrich was allegedly...

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Kiss and Family Guy Join Forces

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Here at MGL we have just heard that KISS and “Family Guy” have announced a new partnership that will see a “Family Guy”/KISS product line hit shelves this coming fall.

The “Family Guy”/KISS line is a collaboration that taps into the band’s references within...

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New Bury, LancashireTutor Joins MGL

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

We are delighted to announce that Michael Pickstone based in Bury in Lancashire has joined My Guitar Lessons as a tutor.

Students have come to him as complete beginners and have been able to play their first gig within a year! Having been taught by some of the worlds best guitar tutors, Michael...

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Metallica Help FBI in Hunt For Killer

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Metallica continue their efforts to help authorities solve the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared while attending the band’s concert in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Harrington was at Metallica’s October 17, 2009 show at the John Paul Jones Arena...

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Rock Of Ages: Def Leppard Back ‘Surreal’ Tom Cruise Performance

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Tom Cruise’s performance in new movie Rock Of Ages has received the backing of 80’s rock legends Def Leppard, with the band impressed by his vocal abilities.

Cruise plays the lead role of Stacee Jaxx in the film, adapted from the hugely successful stage musical, and takes on a number...

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Pete Cosey, jazz guitarist, dies at 68

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Pete Cosey, a jazz guitarist who was best known for his work in Miles Davis’ electric band in the 1970s has died aged 68.

His daughter said he died at a Chicago hospital of complications from surgery on 30 May.

During the 1960s Cosey was a member of the studio band for Chess Records,...

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G’n’R Guitarist Slash To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

My Guitar Lessons has been informed that Slash is set to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has confirmed that Slash will be on hand for the event, set for Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood...

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Les Paul Auction Sets Records

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

A day auction of Les Paul’s guitars and gear took place at Julien’s Auctions in Beverley Hills. The auction concluded on the 9th June 2012 which would have been Les Paul’s 97th birthday.

The auction sale raised nearly $5 million for the Les Paul Foundation which supports...

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Green Day Release Details For Their New Albums

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Green Day have confirmed the full release details of their new trilogy of studio albums “¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré!”.

The pop punk veterans announced late last year that they would be releasing three albums, one in September, one in November and one in January and have now revealed exactly...

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Guitarist Bob Welch Commits Suicide

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch was found dead at the age of 66 by his wife Wendy at their Nashville home on Thursday 7th June with a gunshot wound to his chest.

It has been reported that he committed suicide as he believed that he would never recover from his recent spinal surgery...

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012

New Team Member

Friday, June 8th, 2012

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New Jimi Hendrix Movie?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Outkast’s Andre 3000 has been snapped in his Jimi Hendrix consume as he films a forthcoming biopic about the late guitarist.

We managed to catch a glimpse of the rapper in Dublin where the film is being shot, as he appeared from his dressing room with a full Hendrix-style afro.


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Doc Watson, Guitar Picking Master Dies.

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

My Guitar Lessons would like to pay tribute to guitarist Doc Watson who passed away on Tuesday 29th May 2012.

Doc Watson (real name Arthel Lane Watson)  ignited the imaginations of countless guitar players who learned the possibilities of the instrument from the humble picker who never quite...

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