News Archive

Dolly Parton Performs Duet with Guitarist Richie Sambora

Monday, June 30th, 2014

At Dolly Parton’s recent O2 arena concert, the singer was surprised and delighted when Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora took to the stage to perform a duet with her.

Dolly and Richie teamed up for the Bon Jovi hit, “Lay Your Hands on Me,” written by Richie. The mighty combination...

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Saturday, June 28th, 2014

We are running some fantastic guitar offers this Month for new subscribers to My Guitar Lessons and newsletter subscribers. For the chance to win Marshall amplifiers, guitars, guitar lesson T-shirts and much more please fill in the box below to start receiving some great guitar news and unbelievably...

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Def Leppard Guitarist Starts Chemo as Cancer Returns

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has started chemotherapy to treat the Hodgkin’s lymphoma that he first revealed he had last summer.

By November, Campbell had said that the cancer was in remission, a statement which, unfortunately, may not have been true. Within a couple of months,...

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Guitarist Teenie Hodges Dies Aged 68

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Guitarist and songwriter Teenie Hodges who helped shape the sound of Memphis has died in Dallas aged 68.

The cause was complications of emphysema, his daughter Sheila Hodges said.

Along with his brothers Leroy, on bass guitar, and Charles, on organ, Mr. Hodges was part of the celebrated...

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Whitesnake has Found a New Guitarist

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale announced the band has now found a replacement guitarist after long time member Doug Aldrich left in May this year.

Coverdale released the following statement:

“We have had a new super guitarist in play for a while now, as I hinted some time...

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Guitarist Bob Bielarz’s Body Has Been Recovered

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The body of Bob Bielarz, guitarist for the nu-metal band No One, was recovered and identified yesterday following a crash between a 19-foot boat and a 66-foot commercial towing vessel. He was 39 years old.

Bielarz’s body was recovered about 10 a.m. Monday in the Cal-Sag, about 11/2 miles...

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Guitarist Bob Bielarz Missing After Boating Accident

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Bob Bielarz, guitarist for nu-metal band No One, is missing after a boat capsized in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Hills, Illinois.

The 19-foot boat collided with a 66-foot commercial towing vessel around 11 p.m on Friday night, according to the Coast Guard.

The body of Bob Bielarz’s...

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Guitar Rockers AC/DC Not Finished yet

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

AC/DC’s Newcastle born frontman Brian Johnson says the guitar legendary rock band are “very likely” to start touring again by the end of 2014. The singer made the quote on his own motor car website. He said: “There is the slight distraction of my day job with AC/DC and...

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How to become a guitar teacher with My Guitar Lessons

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

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