Happy Birthday today (April 6) to German heavy metal legend Udo Dirkschneider. The former Accept frontman is 65. Also celebrating today is drummer Roy Mayorga of Stone Sour (47) and singer/guitarist Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers) is 57.
Legendary electric guitar innovator Les Paul would have been 100 today, and his birth is being honored across the U.S. with a series of special events that will include appearances by some of the countless musicians he inspired.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd has invited along a slew of classic rock legends -- including Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and Warren Haynes -- as the guitarist revisits iconic blues material on his forthcoming new album.
Enjoy the guitar heroics while you can. Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks are both leaving the Allman Brothers Band at the end of the year. The group’s two ace guitar players, who’ve helped guide the band over the past couple decades, released a joint statement announcing their departures…