Switchfoot Perform Two Fading West Tracks on Kimmel

Just as they hit the road in support of their 2013 album Fading West, Switchfoot stopped by the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to play two of their newer songs. Performing in front of a crowd that was ready to rock, Switchfoot sounded tight as ever when they pulled out “Say It Like You Mean It” and “When We Come Alive.” Watch both performances after the jump and visit Switchfoot’s official Facebook page for a list of tour dates.

Watch New U2 Video for ‘Invisible’

After originally premiering a sixty second clip of their song "Invisible" during the Super Bowl, U2 has now unveiled the full video. Directed by Mark Romanek, the black and white clip was shot over a three day period in January at an airport hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. U2 launched a partnership with (RED) and

New Guitar Collection: George Harrison iPad App Features Famous Gretsch Duo Jet

The new Guitar Collection: George Harrison iPad app from Bandwdth Publishing presents a fascinating digital guided tour of one of the world’s most historic guitar collections belonging to one of the world’s most famous and beloved guitarists. It delivers 360-degree views and an unbelievably detailed close-up look at every scratch, ding, dent and modification of the guitars that Harrison used to make his many monumental contributions to music. Fans can dive much deeper, too—Guitar Collection: George Harrison also presents the facts about and the story behind each guitar through detailed descriptions, a wealth of images, historical and contemporary video footage, a full list of Beatles and Harrison songs on which each guitar is heard, and even the unmistakable voice of Harrison himself. Among the many famous instruments on digital display, the app presents a remarkably detailed look at the highly distinctive Gretsch Duo Jet that figured so prominently in Harrison’s early career and that he was photographed with for the cover of acclaimed 1987 solo album Cloud Nine. Harrison played the guitar extensively from summer 1961 through spring 1963—a historic period that encompassed the Beatles’ meteoric rise from regional popularity at home in Liverpool, the band’s gritty rock ‘n’ roll “apprenticeship” in the seedy nightclubs of Hamburg, Germany, 1963 debut album Please Please Me, the phenomenal rise of Beatlemania and the opening salvos of the British Invasion.

Conan Checks out George Harrison Guitars

Conan invited Dhani Harrison by his show last week to unveil the new iPad app featuring his father's collection. Harrison, in turn, allowed Conan to actually hold and play a few of the valued instruments.  Watch what happened below when he got his hands on George's Duo Jet.

Bruno Mars Wins Two MTV EMAs

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

An Intimate Look Into George Harrison’s Life

The "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" exhibit at the Grammy Theater gets off to a rousing start.

British Band Gomez Rock Letterman Show

Acclaimed British rock act Gomez gave a stellar performance of "Options," a track off their latest album Whatever's On Your Mind on the Late Show with David Letterman on July 13. Watch the video below as Gretsch-wielding guitarist Ben Ottewell performs on his Gretsch Duo Jet... To order Whatever's On Your Mind, click here.

Vintage Guitar Details the History of the Gretsch Duo Jet

Vintage Guitar’s February 2011 issue includes a spread on the birth of the Gretsch Duo Jet™. The magazine rewinds to 1953 to share a detailed history of the first Gretsch Electromatic Solid Body Guitar, aka the model 6128 Duo Jet. The article explains what sets apart the very first 150 guitar run (with serial numbers