When Seattle-based artist King Dude recently stopped by the Gretsch Artist Showroom, he put a solo spin on two of his haunting tracks. The multi-faceted artist's dark-themed folk is highlighted in these performances of "Watching Over You" and "Lord I'm Coming Home." Watch King Dude in action below and visit his official Facebook page for more
To celebrate the release of their new rockumentary Fading West, Switchfoot was recently the featured guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Fading West offers a behind-the-scenes look at the band as they travel to disparate surfing destinations. The film is also accompanied by an original album of new tracks, including “Who We Are” which saw its way to Leno. Watch Switchfoot in action after the jump and visit their official website to pick up special Fading West packages.
When we caught up with Chicago folk rockers Rivals of the Peacemaker, they performed an excellent version of the track "Let It Rain," which comes off their recent self-titled album. The Gretsch Roots uke and resonator, played by frontwoman Alex Watson help add to the rootsy feel of the track. Watch the band in action
English dark rock duo Royal Blood recently released a new single entitled "Out of the Black" that definitely gets the most out of Mike Kerr and Benji Thatcher's drum and bass configuration. The b-side to that track - "Come on Over" - is also a heavy gem. Check out the music video for "Out of
As their album Save Rock and Roll continues to burn up the radio waves, Fall Out Boy was recently featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they tore through two of their new tracks. Check out the guys igniting the audience with "Alone Together" and "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light 'Em Up)" in
For the first time ever, Lisa Marie Presley recently performed in the legendary Jungle Room at her father Elvis' breathtaking estate Graceland. Elvis himself recorded tracks in that amazing man cave, and his daughter turned in a smoking showing that took over the room. Watch Presley's take on two tracks from her latest album Storm
New York City rock band Beast Patrol might be a fledgling group, having only met in 2011, but they've been gaining buzz with their gritty songwriting and raucous live shows. When Gretsch recently caught up with Beast Patrol, we got a taste of their new music with a mesmerizing version of the song "Lullabye." Watch
This year on The Voice, Austin Jenckes has been killing it for Team Blake (Shelton), but unfortunately, his run recently came to an end. Despite turning in an excellent performance of the Outfield's "Your Love" while donning a Gretsch G6139 Falcon Center-Block Single Cut-Away guitar, Jenckes was eliminated, missing a chance at making it to
The Killers have only put out four studio albums, but it's undeniable that the Las Vegas-based rockers have enough material to fill out a greatest hits record. The band recently did just that with Direct Hits, a compilation of their biggest songs - with two fresh tracks thrown in for good measure. To promote the
When U.K. indie folk-rock band Daughter was promoting their debut full-length album If You Leave in the States earlier this year, they stopped by Seattle’s KEXP studios to play a few new tracks. Two of those were the dreamily haunting “Smother” and “Human,” both of which feature frontwoman Elena Tonra’s ethereal vocal talents. Watch both performances after the jump and visit Daughter’s official Facebook page for more information.