Motor Sister Cover AC/DC

Motor Sister’s got rhythm. The supergroup gave a thunderous performance of AC/DC’s “Girls Got Rhythm” off their hit 1979 album Highway to Hell. Frontwoman Pearl Aday showed off her potent vocals, while guitarist Scott Ian captured Malcolm Young’s iconic rhythm work flawlessly on his G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young "Salute" Jet. As Ian says, watch

The G5422TG Electromatic Earns Guitar World Gold

In the January issue of Guitar World, editor Chris Gill reviewed the G5422TG Electromatic and gave it the magazine's Gold Award. “The feel and playability of a great vintage Gretsch guitar is truly unique, and the G5422TG Electromatic delivers a playing experience that’s instantly familiar to the most devoted Gretsch fanatic,” wrote Gill. Gill praised

Master Builder Stephen Stern on Making the Malcolm Young ‘Salute’ Jet

During the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Gretsch unveiled the new G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young “Salute” Jet —  a meticulously crafted Gretsch Custom Shop recreation accurate down to every last nick, scratch and dent acquired over Young’s long and raucously illustrious career. In this clip, Master Builder Stephen Stern gives a very quick

Watch AC/DC Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies caught up with AC/DC techs Trace Foster and Greg Howard for a close look at the gear that is driving their massive show. After taking an in-depth look at Angus Young's rig with Foster to start the clip, Howard shares some fascinating insight into the gear

Stevie Young Talks About Playing Rhythm Guitar in AC/DC

In a new video posted on the official AC/DC YouTube channel, guitarist Stevie Young talks about his playing style, how he constantly works at his craft, his tendency to destroy guitar picks and what it is like to try to fill the shoes of his uncle, Malcolm Young. "I'm not trying to imitate or copy

AC/DC Announce 2016 U.S. Tour

Following a massive 2015 that saw them kicking off the 57th annual Grammy Awards with an incendiary performance, headlining at Coachella and touring across Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand, rock giants AC/DC will spend more time closer to home in 2016. The band announced a 20-city U.S. tour that kicks off on Feb.

Top 5 Gretsch Road Trip Songs

Hopefully you have at least one road trip planned for the summer. And whether you’re driving in a Toyota Prius or a ’64 Chevy Impala, a solid soundtrack is a must.  It’s an important list, one that requires the requisite consideration to match the tempo of the ride and the terrain of the pavement. We

AC/DC Debuts New Video for ‘Rock the Blues Away’

AC/DC recently dropped an electric new music video for the track "Rock the Blues Away," which comes off their 16th studio album, Rock or Bust. The clip features fans from all around the world who came to the Dragonfly Club in Los Angeles to watch the rock juggernauts perform. The historic taping was filmed by

AC/DC Open the Grammy Awards

AC/DC opened the 57th Annual Grammy Awards show with a blistering two-song set that included latest hit “Rock or Bust” and throwback classic “Highway to Hell." AC/DC were without founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young due to health issues, but his nephew Stevie Young paid homage to his uncle by playing a replica of Malcom's favorite

Billy Duffy Discusses Career and Gear with Sweetwater Sound

The Cult's Billy Duffy recently sat down with Mitch Gallagher of Sweetwater Sound to discuss his storied career and his signature Gretsch White Falcon. Duffy noted that he was first turned on to the White Falcon via Neil Young, while Brian Setzer's work in the Stray Cats similarly piqued his interest in Gretsch guitars. "I've