With a new album called American Beauty/American Psycho coming out this week, Fall Out Boy have been rocking the promotional cycle. Last week, that tour ran through the BBC Radio 1 studios, where the band talked with host Fearne Cotton and performed a few songs. One of those tracks was quite a surprise, as Fall
The 55th annual Grammy Awards show honored several breakout acts this year, drawing from an eclectic group of artists. The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach actually led the night with four trophies, sweeping the rock categories (song, album and performance) while also nabbing a Grammy for producer of the year. British folk band Mumford & Sons won Album of the Year for Babel, indie-pop act Fun. won Song of the Year for “We Are Young,” Halestorm was honored with the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for “Love Bites (So Do I)” and Australian singer Gotye won Record of the Year for “Somebody That I Used to Know.” Gretsch signature artist Tim Armstrong might not have won an award with his punk outfit Rancid, but the singer-songwriter did take home some hardware for his collaboration with reggae icon Jimmy Cliff.
Bruno Mars brought out a special green Gretsch G6118 on the cover of the April edition of Playboy, which is on newsstands now. Mars is only the 10th male to appear on the cover, joining Peter Sellers (April 1964), Burt Reynolds (October 1979), Steve Martin (January 1980), Donald Trump (March 1990), Dan Aykroyd (August 1993),
Bruno Mars took home some hardware at the 2011 MTV EMAs Sunday night in Belfast, as the Hawaiian musician won Best New Artist and Best MTV Push Artist. In the Best New Artist category, Mars was up against Jessie J, Far East Movement, LMFAO and Wiz Khalifa. As for best MTV Push Artist, he was
11/12 - UPDATE: Here’s Bruno Mars performing “Grenade,” his second single from debut album Doo-Wops and Hooligans on David Letterman. +++ Bruno Mars will be playing his brand spanking new G6118T Anniversary tonight on David Letterman, and per his tweet below, is apparently looking for some help with naming his newest guitar. “I just got