BETWEEN THE FRETS |:| 02/20/12: A Celebration...
NEW ALBUMS IN THE WORKS! It’s the winter months, and slews of bands are hard at work churning out new music aiming for spring or summer releases. Here a just a few things to look forward to in the coming months: 1. Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will release their new album, “Stones Grow Her Name,” on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. The album will include 11 new tracks and,...
SHOW NOTES: THE SHREDCAST EPISODE 14
Hello once again, friends. Let’s get right down to business. (Now with convenient time markers!) Before we begin our journey, have you downloaded Episode 14? What We Were Listening To (3:25) Brian was getting his funk on with a little Craig David. Dave was revisiting the golden Warp Tour days with an Enema… of The State. Tim was big bandin’ it up with Brian Setzer. And I...
BETWEEN THE FRETS |:| 02/15/12
IT’S OFFICIAL: EX-DEO DROPS OFF THE BILL FOR PAGANFEST So long, Maurizio Iacono and friends. The Canadian rockers won’t be joining this year’s North American tour of Paganfest, but fear not: the lineup still includes Alestorm, Arkona, and Huntress with Finnish folk metallers Turisas headlining (don your battle gear). Iacono issued the following statement explaining the...
BETWEEN THE FRETS |:| 02/13/12
FOO FIGHTERS SNAG FIVE GRAMMYS, INCLUDING BEST ROCK ALBUM No real surprise there. If you tuned in to our 10th Shredcast, the guys here at Fret12 unanimously guessed the Foos would overtake the awards in the rock category, in which they won for best Rock Song (“Walk”), best Rock Album (Wasting Light), best Rock Performance (“Walk”), best Hard Rock Metal performance...
SHOW NOTES: THE SHREDCAST EPISODE 13
No bad luck here, ladies and gents. ShredCast 13 was easily the most free-flowing and organic episode yet. And yes, does sound a little bit like hokey mumbo jumbo but when you listen, I’m sure you’ll agree. If you’ve checked out FRET12’s Weekly Riff videos (and if you haven’t, you should!), you’ve probably seen Mr. Tim Tournier shredding away on some licks...
SHREDCAST EPISODE LUCKY TH1RT3EN →
Attention all loyal followers of The ShredCast! The guitar-savvy crew of the ShredCast was quite nervous as we embarked further down the corridor of double-digit episodes. Yet, we steered strong, and persevered further into the depths of the podcast universe. T’was upon the ALWAYS thrill inducing moment, upon which we would eventually hit the superstitious LUCKY 13th episode. Your guess...
A studio update from Mark Tremonti
SHOW NOTES: THE SHREDCAST EPISODE 12
Hello friends! Episode 12 of The ShredCast was a delicious one (both in terms of audio goodness and snack-related conversation) so let’s break it down. Right off the bat I want to apologize for the last minute of banter being cut out. I’m not sure how or why it happened but it was unfortunate for two reasons. 1) We didn’t get to hear Brian’s “Go!” 2) More...