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Kurt Cobain’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” guitar sells at auction for $4.5 million
Kurt Cobain’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” guitar sells at auction for $4.5 million
The 1969 Fender Mustang Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" music video sold for $4.5 million. The guitar was sold at Julien's Auctions May 22. The Jim Irsay Collection of Indianapolis won the bidding war. Read more: Kurt Cobain’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” guitar is up for auction The Cobain family is donating a portion of the proceeds and other select Cobain items
15 Father’s Day gift ideas to celebrate the music lover in your life
15 Father’s Day gift ideas to celebrate the music lover in your life
With Father’s Day just around the corner, some of us are still struggling to find that perfect gift. Time is ticking, so for all those music-loving dads out there, we’ve compiled a list of gifts that are sure to be a hit. Whether you’re on a budget or willing to splurge on your loved one, you’re sure to find something to please their music tastes below! Read more: Coheed And...
Chrissie Hynde never really wanted to be punk-rock royalty
Chrissie Hynde never really wanted to be punk-rock royalty
Since 1978, the Pretenders’ outspoken singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Chrissie Hynde and her band have brought sophisticated compositional smarts and instrumental chops to punk rock. They took the music to radio and MTV in the early ’80s, subversively selling it to people who thought they were just listening to exciting rock ’n’ roll. Hynde spoke exclusi...
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two we’ve compiled is the inclusion of several women. Punk did much to democratize rock ’n’ roll in the ’70s, with many pioneering all-female (the Runaways, the Slits) or mixed-gender lineups (X-Ray Spex, Talking Heads). But only one ’70s female punk guit... Read Mo
Billie Eilish’s ‘The World’s A Little Blurry’ documentary is officially on its way
Billie Eilish’s ‘The World’s A Little Blurry’ documentary is officially on its way
Last year, rumors emerged that Billie Eilish is planning to release a new documentary. Now, the award-winning artist has confirmed that her new documentary The World's A Little Blurry is actually happening. Read more: Tyler Posey makes his OnlyFans debut with naked guitar serenade teaser 2020 has been big for Eilish...
Gerard Way might record a new song using Billie Eilish’s ukulele
Gerard Way might record a new song using Billie Eilish’s ukulele
It looks like a Gerard Way and Billie Eilish collaboration may happen, but not in the way you may think. The My Chemical Romance frontman is now the owner of Eilish's new Fender ukulele that he may record a new song with. Read more: ‘Euphoria’ confirms a new episode after Zendaya’s historic Emmys win Earlier this month, Fender unveiled its latest collaboration with Eilish. Together, they t... Read
Billie Eilish adds her signature flair to a new Fender ukulele
Billie Eilish adds her signature flair to a new Fender ukulele
In a nod to her early musical background, Billie Eilish has launched a signature ukulele in collaboration with Fender.  The announcement comes shortly after the addition of six Billie Eilish songs to Fender Play. Through the platform for guitar, bass and ukulele lessons, fans can learn hits such as “ocean eyes” and “my strange addiction,” the latter of which features notable samples from The Offic
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Are you dreaming about leaving your hometown? Sure you are. Because pop-punk kids have felt self-isolated long before the pandemic. All the shows are canceled, and there’s nothing else to do, so there’s no better time to order in an unhealthy amount of pizza, reminisce about Warped Tour and dust off that Fender or Gibson you’ve been neglecting to learn some genre classics.  These tracks... Read Mo
Dan Sugarman rediscovered his love for sharing music with Ice Nine Kills
Dan Sugarman rediscovered his love for sharing music with Ice Nine Kills
Ice Nine Kills guitarist Dan Sugarman is revealing his solo album, , after completing it over three years ago. The guitarist put together what he calls a "living album" on Patreon throughout 2016, but after shelving the record due to his mother's passing, he's finally unveiling it to the world. Read more: H... Read More ...
Watch Frank Iero show fans how to play iconic My Chemical Romance riffs
Watch Frank Iero show fans how to play iconic My Chemical Romance riffs
Frank Iero is giving a closer look at some of his guitar parts for My Chemical Romance songs with a new video breaking down his riffs. The guitarist explains the guitar parts for “Ghost of You” and “Welcome to the Black Parade” in a new clip sparking Fender to make a donation to the MusiCares COVID-19 relief fund. Read More: Gary Holt says he tested ... Read More ...
Fender offers free guitar lessons to make your isolation cooler
Fender offers free guitar lessons to make your isolation cooler
Iconic guitar company Fender is offering free lessons online. In response to the coronavirus pandemic keeping the world under isolation, the brand is giving away three months of guitar lessons as part of their Fender Play platform. "With everything happening in the world, music has the power to connect us," reads the statement on the Fender site...
Brendon Urie opens Notes For Notes studio for young musicians
Brendon Urie opens Notes For Notes studio for young musicians
Panic! At The Disco frontman, Brendon Urie opened Notes For Notes, a new music studio aimed to help young people create music, at the Boys and Girls Club in Henderson, Nevada. The studio was also made possible with a $500,000 donation from State Farm, who Urie began partnering with in 2018 during the companies Neighborhood Of Good campaign. Read more: M... Read More ...

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