Sheryl Crow has written a song to be used in a striptease scene in a theatre production - and claims to be so impressed by the results, she would even bare all to the sound of the track.

31 Jul 2010 16:30

Van Halen have been credited with coming up with the greatest guitar album of all time.

31 Jul 2010 12:54

Katie Melua feels a bit like an ''alien'' and is unsure whether she is even human.

31 Jul 2010 07:00

Slipknot rocker Corey Taylor has revealed bassist Paul Gray - who died in May - did not get the credit he deserved for his songwriting skills.

30 Jul 2010 16:30

Liam Gallagher has revealed the only way he would ever reunite will the full Oasis line-up is if he is ''f***ing skint''.

30 Jul 2010 16:30

Lostprophets and Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro picked up prizes at the Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards last night (29.07.10).

30 Jul 2010 10:00

John Lennon's 70th birthday will be marked by a time-capsule ceremony containing the late singer's post-Beatles recordings.

30 Jul 2010 10:00

A piano owned by Elvis could fetch more than $1 million ($645,000) at a forthcoming auction.

30 Jul 2010 07:50

Irish band The Script have revealed while they find comparisons with U2 ''humbling'', the only similarity between the two groups is their shared nationality.

30 Jul 2010 07:00

Hip-hop star Drake has revealed he admires Jay Z and Eminem for their ever-loyal fan bases, and thinks Lil Wayne will follow in their footsteps.

30 Jul 2010 07:00

Iron Maiden founder Steve Harris has revealed he thought about ending the band when singer Bruce Dickinson quit in 1999.

29 Jul 2010 16:30

Veteran rocker Rod Stewart was joined on stage by his four-year-old son Alistair last night (28.07.10) while performing a string of his hits at London's O2 Arena.

29 Jul 2010 16:30

A variety of musical instruments were on show at the recent National Festival of Music for Youth.

29 Jul 2010 14:00

The Epiphone Hummingbird has inspired a new signature guitar designed by Dave Navarro.

29 Jul 2010 11:32

Girls Aloud are reportedly set to reform next year without Nadine Coyle, who has been left out of the plans.

29 Jul 2010 10:00

Sophie Ellis-Bextor is set to try and break into the trance scene and is recording a video for her dance track with DJ Armin Van Buuren in Ibiza.

29 Jul 2010 10:00

Guitarists can learn how to play some Beatles songs with relative ease, it has been suggested.

29 Jul 2010 09:31

Mac users now have more reasons to invest in a Roland V-Studio 20.

29 Jul 2010 07:02

The Libertines drummer Gary Powell has revealed forming new band The Invasion Of. was a ''leap of faith''.

29 Jul 2010 07:00

'Tik Tok' hitmaker Kesha has revealed she hopes to collaborate with a country musician in the future

29 Jul 2010 07:00

Badly Drawn Boy is taking his acoustic guitar on the road this October.

28 Jul 2010 18:02

Indie rockers Arcade Fire always create a vinyl copy of their albums because it makes the recording process feel more ''artistic''.

28 Jul 2010 16:30

British band Klaxons claim now they are sober they are much ''stronger'' when they perform live.

28 Jul 2010 16:30

Line 6 XD-V systems will be exhibited at a forthcoming conference in London.

28 Jul 2010 16:09

Billy Corgan put his Fender Stratocaster to good use during a recent Smashing Pumpkins gig.

28 Jul 2010 14:06

Three new categories have been added to this year's Q Awards ceremony to recognise new musical talent within the UK.

28 Jul 2010 10:00

Madonna has been road-testing dancers for her upcoming six-month tour, which is set to be the pop superstar's ''most unexpected'' performances to date.

28 Jul 2010 10:00

A Yamaha scholarship scheme has paid off for one of this year's Mercury Prize nominees.

28 Jul 2010 09:25

Indie rockers Interpol have revealed they ''aren't afraid'' to continue making music in the absence of former bassist Carlos Dengler.

28 Jul 2010 07:00

French DJ David Guetta has been revealed as the most downloaded dance artist in history in a new study by Nokia's Ovi Music Store.

28 Jul 2010 07:00

Radiohead drummer Phil Selway has spoken about the process of recording a solo album.

27 Jul 2010 19:03

Gibson is to link up with the Rainforest Alliance.

27 Jul 2010 17:01

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has admitted the reason the cartoon band's performance at this year's Glastonbury festival did not work is because the set ''lacked human interaction''.

27 Jul 2010 16:30

Rihanna has revealed the reason she felt so connected to Eminem's 'Love The Way You Lie' lyrics was because they reminded her of her own experiences of domestic violence with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown.

27 Jul 2010 16:30

Zildjian is launching an online cymbals library.

27 Jul 2010 14:59

US rapper DMX is set to return to jail after violating the probation conditions of his 2002 conviction for reckless driving.

27 Jul 2010 10:00

The BRIT Awards will move to London's O2 Arena next year, following a 13-year run at the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre.

27 Jul 2010 10:00

Buying a musical instrument could be the first step to improving IQ levels, it has been suggested.

27 Jul 2010 09:43

Manic Street Preachers guitarist James Dean Bradfield has revealed having former Guns N' Roses rocker Duff McKagan appear on the band's upcoming album was an ''awe-inspiring'' experience.

27 Jul 2010 07:00

Fans of classical guitar music will be heading to Somerset in August.

26 Jul 2010 19:20

Users of Yamaha Pocketrak audio recorders have the chance to watch free tutorials via YouTube.

26 Jul 2010 17:20

Bobby Gillespie's new band Silver Machine - which included his Primal Scream bandmates Andrew Innes and Barrie Cadogan, former Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock and drummer Zak Starkey - performed at the 1234 festival in London's Shoreditch Park on Saturday (24.07.10).

26 Jul 2010 16:30

A new record featuring remastered Elvis Presley classics is to be released in November to mark what would have been the legendary singer's 75th birthday.

26 Jul 2010 16:30

British rapper Tinchy Stryder has revealed his upcoming album 'Third Strike' is a lot ''deeper'' than his past records.

26 Jul 2010 16:30

The achievements of Les Paul are to be celebrated next month.

26 Jul 2010 15:13

Praise has been given to the USB Midi Keyboard.

26 Jul 2010 10:21

Kings of Leon abandoned a concert in St. Louis, Missouri, on Friday night (23.07.10) after bass player Jared Followill was hit in the mouth with pigeon droppings.

26 Jul 2010 10:00

'House' actor Hugh Laurie is to release a New Orleans-inspired blues album with the help of Grammy-winning producer Joe Henry.

26 Jul 2010 10:00

D12 rapper Bizarre has revealed the group's upcoming mix tape is not an official ''comeback'', but more of a ''warm-up'' for a new album.

26 Jul 2010 07:00

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has revealed his solo efforts are ''nothing like'' his former records, as the tracks came about much more ''naturally''.

26 Jul 2010 07:00

The Saturdays have a stylist who helps them look ''uniform but individual'', but they would never wear anything they were not happy with.

25 Jul 2010 10:00

British rapper Tinchy Stryder has been getting advice from music mogul Jay-Z, and always pays attention to his words of wisdom.

25 Jul 2010 07:00

Johnny Marr says one of his proudest achievements is The Smiths' 1985 album 'Meat Is Murder' inspiring many of their fans to go vegetarian.

24 Jul 2010 16:30

Queens of the Stone Age are preparing to work on a new album, which frontman Josh Homme has promised will be filled with ''explosions''.

24 Jul 2010 07:00

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has revealed his band were ''always destined'' to headline festivals, as they feel so comfortable performing to large crowds.

23 Jul 2010 16:30

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has revealed he has ''no memory'' of collapsing while performing in Florida on Wednesday night (21.07.10).

23 Jul 2010 16:30

Boyzone's Shane Lynch thinks Robbie Williams will benefit from the Take That reunion not only on business terms, but also as a ''human being''.

23 Jul 2010 10:00

Pendulum are planning ideas for their next album and are hoping to go back to their ''raw and aggressive'' roots.

23 Jul 2010 10:00

British rapper Dizzee Rascal has revealed he believes he contributed to the success of artists such as Tinchy Stryder and Tinie Tempah by making grime more mainstream.

23 Jul 2010 07:00

British girl band The Saturdays have chosen to go for a new direction with their music, as they don't want to ''bore'' their fans.

23 Jul 2010 07:00

The XX are to begin writing their new album as soon as they finish touring.

22 Jul 2010 20:00

The XX are to begin writing their new album as soon as they finish touring.

22 Jul 2010 20:00

Praise has been given to the Korg Kaossilator Pro Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer.

22 Jul 2010 17:50

Praise has been given to the Korg Kaossilator Pro Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer.

22 Jul 2010 17:50

British band The Libertines are to perform an intimate gig at London's Forum venue as a warm-up to their appearances at this summer's Reading and Leeds festivals.

22 Jul 2010 16:30

Jordin Sparks was initially unsure about releasing a dance track, but really enjoyed making new single 'S.O.S (Let the Music Play)'.

22 Jul 2010 16:30

A new pilot scheme is encouraging children on the Isle of Man to become more interested in musical instruments.

22 Jul 2010 16:11

The drummer in The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things has spoken about recording with his Yamaha Oak Custom kit.

22 Jul 2010 16:11

A new pilot scheme is encouraging children on the Isle of Man to become more interested in musical instruments.

22 Jul 2010 15:49

The drummer in The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things has spoken about recording with his Yamaha Oak Custom kit.

22 Jul 2010 10:19

Iconic group The Beach Boys are set to reform for a one-off show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band's formation.

22 Jul 2010 10:00

Sir Elton John has cancelled a concert in Arizona, stating he is too ill to sing after contracting food poisoning.

22 Jul 2010 10:00

Singer/songwriter Ne-Yo has revealed his new album 'Libra Scale' was inspired by the creativity of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson.

22 Jul 2010 07:00

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke has revealed taking a break from his bandmates to record his first solo album 'The Boxer' was a ''liberating'' experience.

22 Jul 2010 07:00

Some of the most famous players of guitars have received nods in the Mercury shortlist.

21 Jul 2010 20:30

Some of the most famous players of guitars have received nods in the Mercury shortlist.

21 Jul 2010 20:30

An acoustic guitar player from Bristol has beaten 150 other acts to win a prestigious music prize.

21 Jul 2010 18:30

An acoustic guitar player from Bristol has beaten 150 other acts to win a prestigious music prize.

21 Jul 2010 18:30

N.E.R.D have revealed while new album 'Nothing' is primarily about women, it doesn't mean men won't enjoy it.

21 Jul 2010 16:30

'Golden Skans' hitmakers Klaxons have revealed they worried they would be one-album wonders and would never make music again.

21 Jul 2010 16:30

Learning to read music and play a musical instrument can help a child to grow mentally

21 Jul 2010 16:20

Learning to read music and play a musical instrument can help a child to grow mentally

21 Jul 2010 16:11

A rock star has decorated his American Special Telecaster with a Union Jack.

21 Jul 2010 16:11

Across Europe, IK Multimedia's AmpliTube for iPhone has become the app of the week in Europe and Australia.

21 Jul 2010 15:34

AmpKit LiNK is a high fidelity iPhone, iPod touch* and iPad interface for electric guitar, bass, or any line level source, with an output that can be connected to headphones, powered speakers or a PA.

21 Jul 2010 14:59

The KSM42 and KSM44A mark the pinnacle of Shure advancements in microphone development, delivering world-class sound reproduction from advanced design and technology.

21 Jul 2010 14:11

A rock star has decorated his American Special Telecaster with a Union Jack.

21 Jul 2010 10:41

'Harry Potter' actor Tom Felton has landed a record deal with indie label Six Strings Productions.

21 Jul 2010 10:00

Robbie Williams' father Pete Conway thinks rejoining former band Take That may help him to conquer the crippling stage fright which led to part of the singer's 2006 solo tour being cancelled.

21 Jul 2010 10:00

Paul Weller and Corinne Bailey Rae are hoping to work together, but are struggling to find the time to fit in a collaboration.

21 Jul 2010 07:00

Sheryl Crow didn't think her smash hit single 'All I Wanna Do' would be a popular song, and almost scrapped it from her debut album altogether.

21 Jul 2010 07:00

U2 have been named as the world's highest-earning musicians.

20 Jul 2010 18:30

U2 have been named as the world's highest-earning musicians.

20 Jul 2010 18:30

Slash has spoken about his love of collaborations.

20 Jul 2010 16:40

Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker is to feature on legendary British crooner Tony Christie's new album in a rework of the theme from iconic gangster movie 'Get Carter'.

20 Jul 2010 16:30

Dizzee Rascal, Paul Weller and The xx are among the nominees for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.

20 Jul 2010 16:30

Slash has spoken about his love of collaborations.

20 Jul 2010 16:11

A talented guitarist is to show off his musical skills in Yorkshire later this year.

20 Jul 2010 16:11

A rock star has spoken about his collection of Fender guitars.

20 Jul 2010 16:11

A talented guitarist is to show off his musical skills in Yorkshire later this year.

20 Jul 2010 14:10

A rock star has spoken about his collection of Fender guitars.

20 Jul 2010 10:32

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has said he is ''ready to rock'' and will not let last week's motorcycle crash get in the way of appearing in the band's upcoming tour of North America.

20 Jul 2010 10:00

Tom Jones says he's ''baring his soul'' on his new album, 'Praise & Blame', as the songs mean something to him.

20 Jul 2010 10:00

Hip hop star Lil' Kim has revealed she is to appear on rap legend Dr Dre's upcoming 'Detox' LP.

20 Jul 2010 07:00

'Like A Star' singer Corinne Bailey Rae has revealed she would rather find her feet and perform on her own than collaborate with other artists.

20 Jul 2010 07:00

A single from drum player Stuart Cable's former band is set to be released for charity.

19 Jul 2010 20:30

A single from drum player Stuart Cable's former band is set to be released for charity.

19 Jul 2010 20:30

French children from disadvantaged backgrounds have been taught to play musical instruments.

19 Jul 2010 18:30

French children from disadvantaged backgrounds have been taught to play musical instruments.

19 Jul 2010 18:30

Welsh crooner Tom Jones has revealed he has been in talks with 'Mr Brightside' hitmakers The Killers about the possibility of collaborating in the future.

19 Jul 2010 16:30

Jupiter is to launch a repairs manual aimed at users of its musical instruments.

19 Jul 2010 16:23

Jupiter is to launch a repairs manual aimed at users of its musical instruments.

19 Jul 2010 16:11

A member of the Heartbreakers has spoken about the importance of his Gibson Les Paul to Tom Petty's latest record.

19 Jul 2010 16:11

Roland have announced the release of Mac compatible drivers for the highly regarded Cakewalk V-Studio 20.

19 Jul 2010 11:02

Take That are reportedly planning a family-friendly tour, enabling them to take their wives and children on the 52-date event next summer.

19 Jul 2010 10:00

Grace Jones closed proceedings at the Lovebox festival in east London last night (18.07.10), singing hits including 'Slave to the Rhythm' and 'Nightclubbing' and performing a hula-hoop inspired dance.

19 Jul 2010 10:00

A member of the Heartbreakers has spoken about the importance of his Gibson Les Paul to Tom Petty's latest record.

19 Jul 2010 09:17

'Ride' singer Ciara has revealed collaborating with Justin Timberlake on hit single 'Love Sex Magic' last year taught her how to be ''humble''.

19 Jul 2010 07:00

Sheryl Crow - who has two adopted sons - thinks being a parent has made her a better musician.

18 Jul 2010 16:30

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has admitted he hated the group's name because it was ''twee''.

18 Jul 2010 10:00

Children and teenagers are increasingly opting to play the drums, keyboards and electric guitar, a report has found.

18 Jul 2010 09:00

Children and teenagers are increasingly opting to play the drums, keyboards and electric guitar, a report has found.

18 Jul 2010 09:00

A guitar player is on his way to the big time after graduating from street performing to playing festivals.

17 Jul 2010 09:00

A guitar player is on his way to the big time after graduating from street performing to playing festivals.

17 Jul 2010 09:00

Bisexual Blue singer Duncan James has admitted he can't wait to tour with the group because he wants to get more attention from men and women.

17 Jul 2010 07:00

Veteran singer Tom Jones, 70, has pledged never to retire because he doesn't want to regret not achieving even more before he dies.

17 Jul 2010 07:00

Pink Floyd rockers Roger Waters and David Gilmour are to reunite for a one-off gig following the success of their recent collaboration for the Hoping Foundation in Oxford last weekend.

16 Jul 2010 16:30

Former Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon has revealed he can only come to terms with the death of his father when he performs live on stage, where he finds ''peace'' with the situation.

16 Jul 2010 16:30

Recovering soldiers are being offered the chance to play a Yamaha Pacifica guitar.

16 Jul 2010 16:11

Recovering soldiers are being offered the chance to play a Yamaha Pacifica guitar.

16 Jul 2010 10:16

Take That - who announced Robbie Williams had rejoined the group yesterday (15.07.10) - are to play a 54-date arena tour, which will see the band perform for three million fans and net an estimated £15 million each.

16 Jul 2010 10:00

'You've Got the Love' singer Florence Welch broke down in tears on stage last night (15.07.10) as she announced she would taking a break from performing to work on new material.

16 Jul 2010 10:00

Grime rapper Wiley has revealed he gave away 203 of his songs on the internet for free because knowing people couldn't hear his music was making him ''feel sick''.

16 Jul 2010 07:00

Pop singer Eliza Doolittle has revealed she gets the inspiration for the majority of her songs while she is in the shower.

16 Jul 2010 07:00

Chris Martin has given guitar lessons to wife Gwyneth Paltrow.

15 Jul 2010 19:00

Chris Martin has given guitar lessons to wife Gwyneth Paltrow.

15 Jul 2010 19:00

Guitarist Johnny Marr has been in Los Angeles to perform at the Inception premiere.

15 Jul 2010 17:00

Guitarist Johnny Marr has been in Los Angeles to perform at the Inception premiere.

15 Jul 2010 17:00

The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas has revealed while writing and recording the band's fourth album has been ''a labour'', it is going to be ''fantastic''.

15 Jul 2010 16:30

Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable is to be remembered with a charity single, which is to be released by his most recent band Killing for Company.

15 Jul 2010 16:30

Fans of Roland's musical equipment have the chance to get a first look at its new product range next month.

15 Jul 2010 16:11

A musical celebrating the Fender Stratocaster will be back on stage next month.

15 Jul 2010 16:11

Fans of Roland's musical equipment have the chance to get a first look at its new product range next month.

15 Jul 2010 14:30

Leading online musical instrument retailer Gear4music.com has lowered the prices across several pieces of equipment in its range.

15 Jul 2010 14:20

A musical celebrating the Fender Stratocaster will be back on stage next month.

15 Jul 2010 10:32

British rock band Muse have revealed they are set to take a break when their current world tour comes to an end in December, but will begin recording a new album next year.

15 Jul 2010 10:00

Mark Ronson is fed up with being seen as just a celebrity DJ and wants to be taken more seriously as a musician.

15 Jul 2010 10:00

Wu-Tang clan legend Raekwon has revealed he and 'Lose It' hitmaker Eminem have been ''scheming and plotting'', and hope to collaborate on a new track.

15 Jul 2010 07:00

Black Eyed Peas rapper Will.I.Am has revealed he doesn't care if people don't consider him to be a hip hop artist, as he will ''win'' by branching out into the pop sector.

15 Jul 2010 07:00

Footballer Ashley Cole played the violin while at school, it has been reported.

14 Jul 2010 17:18

Chris Wolstenholme - bassist for 'Uprising' rockers Muse - has likened writing a song for the new 'Twilight' soundtrack to ''selling his soul''.

14 Jul 2010 16:30

Imprisoned rapper Lil Wayne has revealed he has been writing new material while behind bars, which he describes as beyond ''amazing''.

14 Jul 2010 16:30

Footballer Ashley Cole played the violin while at school, it has been reported.

14 Jul 2010 16:11

Guitar band Iron Maiden have announced details of their new video.

14 Jul 2010 16:11

People who are learning to play a guitar must be persistent, it has been said.

14 Jul 2010 16:11

Gibson guitar player Marcus Bonfanti has played a session in London.

14 Jul 2010 16:11

Influential guitar group Gang of Four have announced details of their new album.

14 Jul 2010 16:11

Guitar band Iron Maiden have announced details of their new video.

14 Jul 2010 16:08

People who are learning to play a guitar must be persistent, it has been said.

14 Jul 2010 15:43

Laney Prism P20 & P65 combo amps have been praised in this month's issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine with the P20 scoring an impressive 82% and the P65 scoring 80%.

14 Jul 2010 14:23

Gibson guitar player Marcus Bonfanti has played a session in London.

14 Jul 2010 13:48

Influential guitar group Gang of Four have announced details of their new album.

14 Jul 2010 11:43

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn was snubbed by Sex Pistols legend John Lydon, who turned down an offer to appear on the animated band's 'Plastic Beach' album.

14 Jul 2010 10:00

Professor Green has praised pop star Lily Allen for supporting him through his rise to fame, and admits the first time they performed their new song 'Just Be Good to Green' was the ''maddest day'' of his life.

14 Jul 2010 10:00

'Stone Cold Sober' hitmaker Paloma Faith has revealed performing at this year's Isle of Wight festival was the most ''moving'' experience of her career to date.

14 Jul 2010 07:00

Political activist Bob Geldof has revealed he was terrified he couldn't pull off Live Aid and while he didn't care if he looked ''a prat'', he didn't want to let people down.

14 Jul 2010 07:00

Muse plan to be playing their new tunes through studio monitors sometime next year.

13 Jul 2010 17:20

Rapper Snoop Dogg has admitted he doesn't think many aspiring artists will be able to follow in his musical footsteps, as walking in his shoes is ''hard''.

13 Jul 2010 16:30

Hip hop star Soulja boy has explained he wasn't aware of how good the tracks on his new album 'Dre' were until he got the official stamp of approval from the likes of Kanye West and Jamie Foxx.

13 Jul 2010 16:30

1970s guitar band The Pop Group are to reform for a string of shows.

13 Jul 2010 16:26

Muse plan to be playing their new tunes through studio monitors sometime next year.

13 Jul 2010 16:11

1970s guitar band The Pop Group are to reform for a string of shows.

13 Jul 2010 16:11

Singer and guitar player Richard Ashcroft has discussed the theme of his new single.

13 Jul 2010 16:10

New York electric guitar band Interpol have announced details of their new single.

13 Jul 2010 16:10

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has hinted that there is another collaboration with fiddle player Alison Krauss in the pipeline.

13 Jul 2010 16:10

New York electric guitar band Interpol have announced details of their new single.

13 Jul 2010 15:48

Singer and guitar player Richard Ashcroft has discussed the theme of his new single.

13 Jul 2010 13:39

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has hinted that there is another collaboration with fiddle player Alison Krauss in the pipeline.

13 Jul 2010 11:52

Jay-Z is planning to help JLS launch their music in the US and thinks they have a great chance of cracking America because they have a fantastic sound.

13 Jul 2010 10:00

Kylie Minogue has become the first solo artist in UK chart history to have four number one albums in different decades, after her latest offering 'Aphrodite' topped the charts on Sunday (11.07.10).

13 Jul 2010 10:00

Simon Neil - frontman of 'Mountains' hitmakers Biffy Clyro -thought he had broken his leg when he landed awkwardly after jumping off a speaker at Glastonbury festival.

13 Jul 2010 07:00

'Numb' rockers Linkin Park have admitted they don't think it matters what the songs on their new album 'A Thousand Suns' sound like as long as the band likes them.

13 Jul 2010 07:00

Guitarists who want to learn how to play the songs of The Proclaimers can download a new app.

12 Jul 2010 20:00

Guitarists who want to learn how to play the songs of The Proclaimers can download a new app.

12 Jul 2010 20:00

David Gilmour and Roger Waters have performed together for charity.

12 Jul 2010 18:00

David Gilmour and Roger Waters have performed together for charity.

12 Jul 2010 18:00

Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz has revealed while he was initially lost when his former band announced their indefinite hiatus, he is now pleased he can focus on something new.

12 Jul 2010 16:30

Katie Price has revealed she is going to tour her new single 'Free To Love Again', starting with a live performance at London's G-A-Y club.

12 Jul 2010 16:30

Users of acoustic and bass guitars will have the chance to attend two new conferences next year.

12 Jul 2010 16:10

People planning to buy a new musical instrument may wish to donate their old one to a charity appeal.

12 Jul 2010 16:10

Users of acoustic and bass guitars will have the chance to attend two new conferences next year.

12 Jul 2010 15:51

People planning to buy a new musical instrument may wish to donate their old one to a charity appeal.

12 Jul 2010 10:10

Robbie Williams is set to rejoin Take That for a new album and a 2011 tour.

12 Jul 2010 10:00

'It's My Life' rocker Jon Bon Jovi tore a calf muscle while performing with his band Bon Jovi in New Jersey on Friday night (09.07.10), but continued to the end of the set.

12 Jul 2010 10:00

British electronic duo the Hurts have revealed they shot their 'Wonderful Life' video for just £20 with the help of a dancer they found in a Post Office.

12 Jul 2010 07:00

Dizzee Rascal's tastes have refined as he has become more of a mainstream pop star, and he no longer thinks of ''pop'' as a ''dirty word''.

12 Jul 2010 07:00

British singer-and-actor Plan B believes people find him ''unapproachable and intimidating'' because of his hardman movie roles.

11 Jul 2010 10:00

British pop star Diana Vickers admits she has ambitions to make it in Hollywood as an actress.

11 Jul 2010 07:00

Robyn hated being pigeonholed by the music industry and was delighted to break off from the mainstream.

10 Jul 2010 10:00

Jimi Hendrix is to be inducted into the Fender Hall of Fame.

10 Jul 2010 09:00

Jimi Hendrix is to be inducted into the Fender Hall of Fame.

10 Jul 2010 09:00

Sting says he will never reform The Police again because he thought their last reunion tour lacked ''energy''.

10 Jul 2010 07:00

British indie rockers The Futureheads have appealed to fans to request their favourite songs to feature on a new a cappella album.

9 Jul 2010 16:30

Kelly Rowland has admitted she cried the first time she heard 'When Love Takes Over', as she immediately knew she wanted to collaborate with dance legend David Guetta.

9 Jul 2010 16:30

A musician who works with Terry Wogan has paid a visit to Yamaha's head office.

9 Jul 2010 16:10

Drummer Phil Selway has praised his Radiohead bandmate Thom Yorke.

9 Jul 2010 16:10

Casio believes its digital piano range will continue to grow in popularity, it has been suggested.

9 Jul 2010 16:10

A musician who works with Terry Wogan has paid a visit to Yamaha's head office.

9 Jul 2010 15:53

Casio believes its digital piano range will continue to grow in popularity, it has been suggested.

9 Jul 2010 12:42

Pendulum guitarist Peredur ap Gwynedd selects custom range of Peavey's HP Special guitars for the band's latest tour.

9 Jul 2010 11:56

Plan B will release his new album on his own after his record label rejected his return to rap.

9 Jul 2010 10:00

Lil Wayne will be more ''focused'' than ever once he leaves prison, according to fellow rapper Fat Joe.

9 Jul 2010 10:00

Korg's long awaited budget analog mono synth has been picking up plaudits ahead of its delayed release in a couple of weeks.

9 Jul 2010 09:51

Drummer Phil Selway has praised his Radiohead bandmate Thom Yorke.

9 Jul 2010 09:19

A film star is to learn the violin.

9 Jul 2010 09:00

A film star is to learn the violin.

9 Jul 2010 09:00

Dance pop trio Chew Lips have revealed they expect their set at this year's GlobalGathering festival to be ''vomit inducing''.

9 Jul 2010 07:00

British rapper Plan B has revealed although he has become a ''role model'' since topping the UK album charts, he thinks if he becomes too ''responsible'' his music will pay the price.

9 Jul 2010 07:00

White Stripes star Jack White believes he is more of a ''director'' than a musical artist as he works on so many varying projects.

9 Jul 2010 07:00

Demetri Martin has revealed he only discovered his musical talent at the end of his 20s.

8 Jul 2010 18:00

Demetri Martin has revealed he only discovered his musical talent at the end of his 20s.

8 Jul 2010 18:00

The Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has revealed the rockers' new album is ''all about wiggling hips''.

8 Jul 2010 16:30

Mark Ronson admits singing on his new 'Record Collection' album was a challenging experience, he thinks he did a pretty good job.

8 Jul 2010 16:30

A proposed Yamaha Music and Technical Skills Centre is Darlington is reliant on a change of heart from the local council.

8 Jul 2010 16:10

The creator of the Peavey company has recalled how he got the firm off the ground.

8 Jul 2010 16:10

A new album is being released to help support the Jail Guitar Doors initiative.

8 Jul 2010 16:00

A new album is being released to help support the Jail Guitar Doors initiative.

8 Jul 2010 16:00

Musical instrument company Fender has a new boss.

8 Jul 2010 14:00

Musical instrument company Fender has a new boss.

8 Jul 2010 14:00

A proposed Yamaha Music and Technical Skills Centre is Darlington is reliant on a change of heart from the local council.

8 Jul 2010 11:48

British rock band The Who will tour in spring 2011 and have promised to incorporate their famous rock opera 'Quadrophenia' into their set.

8 Jul 2010 10:00

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has penned the soundtrack for new movie 'Submarine'.

8 Jul 2010 10:00

The creator of the Peavey company has recalled how he got the firm off the ground.

8 Jul 2010 09:22

Liam Howlett - frontman of The Prodigy - is annoyed his band keep being compared to fellow electronic group Pendulum.

8 Jul 2010 07:00

Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft has revealed the band are unlikely to reform as a band, as they have nothing left to achieve.

8 Jul 2010 07:00

A charity is helping to organise a special musical workshop in Huntingdon.

7 Jul 2010 18:30

A charity is helping to organise a special musical workshop in Huntingdon.

7 Jul 2010 18:30

The popular BOSS DS-1 Distortion Pedal is now available on your desktop, thanks to Roland's give-away.

7 Jul 2010 17:22

Recording the follow-up album to 2007's 'Neon Bible' was challenging for Arcade Fire because they are so compulsive about getting everything right.

7 Jul 2010 16:30

Ray Davies has been working with Mumford and Sons.

7 Jul 2010 16:30

The Mystery Jets have revealed their songwriting has matured to the extent that new album 'Serotonin' is their best record yet.

7 Jul 2010 16:30

Ray Davies has been working with Mumford and Sons.

7 Jul 2010 16:30

Music lovers in Birmingham will have the chance to attend a guitar conference at the NEC next year.

7 Jul 2010 16:10

A bass guitar player has stated that Lady Gaga is a very talented musician.

7 Jul 2010 16:10

Music lovers in Birmingham will have the chance to attend a guitar conference at the NEC next year.

7 Jul 2010 14:35

Recent pictures show John Lennon and Frank Zappa playing an Orange Amp during legendary performance.

7 Jul 2010 12:40

Lady Gaga wowed her fans at her sell-out show at Madison Square Garden in New York last night (06.07.10), the first of three sell-out homecoming concerts.

7 Jul 2010 10:00

50 Cent has blasted rap rival P. Diddy calling him an ''ugly b***h'' and accusing him of sucking ''the life'' out of people.

7 Jul 2010 10:00

A bass guitar player has stated that Lady Gaga is a very talented musician.

7 Jul 2010 09:41

Kate Nash has attacked the music industry for what she sees as a ''sexist'' attitude towards female artists.

7 Jul 2010 07:00

Cheryl Cole's second studio album has been scheduled for release in October, after the next Girls Aloud record was pushed back until 2011.

7 Jul 2010 07:00

Paolo Nutini has encouraged youngsters to pick up a musical instrument.

6 Jul 2010 20:30

Paolo Nutini has encouraged youngsters to pick up a musical instrument.

6 Jul 2010 20:30

Prince has claimed playing the electric guitar has prevented him from going bald.

6 Jul 2010 18:30

Prince has claimed playing the electric guitar has prevented him from going bald.

6 Jul 2010 18:30

'Unfinished Sympathy' hitmakers Massive Attack have revealed their new album is likely to be ''completely different'' to 'Heligoland' and more instrumentally-based.

6 Jul 2010 16:30

'Swagga Like Us' hitmaker M.I.A has revealed she has the ''perfect song'' to produce for hip hop artist Jay-Z.

6 Jul 2010 16:30

Young musicians have had the chance to play on a Yamaha grand piano.

6 Jul 2010 16:30

Young musicians have had the chance to play on a Yamaha grand piano.

6 Jul 2010 16:30

Iron Maiden took only six weeks to record The Final Frontier, guitarist Dave Murray has said.

6 Jul 2010 16:10

An accolade has been given to the SpongeBob SquarePants ukulele.

6 Jul 2010 16:10

The strengths of the Fender Telecaster have been outlined by Graham Coxon.

6 Jul 2010 16:10

VoiceLive Touch is the first vocal processor to feature an ingenuously integrated mic stand mount and interface. Now every vocalist can take control of their sound, no matter where they are.

6 Jul 2010 15:11

The popular YAS275 saxophone from Yamaha has been the choice of music teachers for many years, and has recently been praised in the industry magazine.

6 Jul 2010 14:55

Steinberg has announced the release of two new USB audio interfaces, CI1 and CI2+. Together with last year's released CI2, all three portable units make up the CI series.

6 Jul 2010 14:33

Iron Maiden took only six weeks to record The Final Frontier, guitarist Dave Murray has said.

6 Jul 2010 14:32

An accolade has been given to the SpongeBob SquarePants ukulele.

6 Jul 2010 12:45

Kylie Minogue has revealed she plans to hold a series of small gigs in London to air the tracks that didn't make it onto her new album 'Aphrodite'.

6 Jul 2010 10:00

Rapper Lil' Kim has hinted a collaboration with singer Rihanna could happen in the near future.

6 Jul 2010 10:00

The strengths of the Fender Telecaster have been outlined by Graham Coxon.

6 Jul 2010 08:50

'Milkshake' singer Kelis has admitted while she would love to work alongside British group La Roux, she was oblivious about the work of Cheryl Cole until recently.

6 Jul 2010 07:00

OutKast rapper Big Boi has admitted while he doesn't have a lot left to prove to the industry, he wishes the focus would be taken away from musicians' personal dramas and brought ''back to the music''.

6 Jul 2010 07:00

Electric guitar player Slash has been honoured at a recent awards ceremony.

5 Jul 2010 21:00

Muse's drummer has said the band want to top their Glastonbury performance when they play Wembley Stadium later this year.

5 Jul 2010 19:00

Robert Plant is tour the UK later this year in support of his new album.

5 Jul 2010 17:00

Robert Plant is tour the UK later this year in support of his new album.

5 Jul 2010 17:00

British girl band The Saturdays have revealed their new eight-track album 'Headlines' will be similar to their previous material.

5 Jul 2010 16:30

The Strokes' lead singer Julian Casablancas has admitted the band's new album is only halfway finished and so its release will be delayed until at least March 2011.

5 Jul 2010 16:30

Kasabian are to play two gigs in Belfast and London next month.

5 Jul 2010 16:10

Kasabian are to play two gigs in Belfast and London next month.

5 Jul 2010 14:52

Joe Strummer inspired Sharleen Spiteri to play a Fender Telecaster.

5 Jul 2010 10:02

Duff McKagan's Loaded will start recording their new album in August after writing material for the past few months.

5 Jul 2010 10:00

Rock group The Darkness are reforming after brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins ended their long-running feud.

5 Jul 2010 10:00

Scissor Sisters' frontman Jake Shears has revealed he stills feel under pressure to prove himself to people who bullied him in the past.

5 Jul 2010 07:00

Dave Rowntree has said his love of drumming is undiminished.

4 Jul 2010 09:00

Photos charting the career of guitarist Joan Jett have been put together in a new book.

3 Jul 2010 09:00

Condoleezza Rice is to showcase her skills on the piano alongside Aretha Franklin.

2 Jul 2010 17:30

British rockers Muse picked up the 02 Silver Clef Award at the annual Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards in London today (02.07.10).

2 Jul 2010 16:30

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rupert Everett, Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce are reportedly in talks to star in a movie about the origin of the vibrator.

2 Jul 2010 16:30

Iconic rocker Slash was ''flattered'' Rihanna impersonated him in her video for 'Rockstar 101', as she is ''all round better looking'' than him.

2 Jul 2010 16:30

Billy Corgan played the ukulele at a recent show.

2 Jul 2010 16:10

Bassist Pete Wentz is involved in a new project.

2 Jul 2010 15:30

Bassist Pete Wentz is involved in a new project.

2 Jul 2010 15:30

Billy Corgan played the ukulele at a recent show.

2 Jul 2010 13:33

Singer Enrique Iglesias has revealed a secret desire to duet with Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino from MTV reality show 'Jersey Shore'.

2 Jul 2010 10:00

'Back to Black' singer Amy Winehouse is reportedly set to form a new band with The Roots drummer ?uestlove and guitarist Raphael Saadiq.

2 Jul 2010 10:00

Former Fall Out Boy bassist has revealed that he has started his own electro-pop group called Bl4ck C4rds.

2 Jul 2010 07:00

Kasabian's songwriter and guitarist Serge Pizzorno is attempting to educate music fans about the ''rock'n'roll'' way.

2 Jul 2010 07:00

Kings of Leon have played a headline show in Hyde Park.

1 Jul 2010 19:00

Kings of Leon have played a headline show in Hyde Park.

1 Jul 2010 19:00

The solo songs of John Lennon are to be rereleased.

1 Jul 2010 17:00

The solo songs of John Lennon are to be rereleased.

1 Jul 2010 17:00

Rap star Lil Wayne has been sentenced to three years probation, after pleading guilty to drugs possession charges.

1 Jul 2010 16:30

Former Sugababes singer Keisha Buchanan's new track has been leaked online on music producer Charlie Holmes' MySpace page.

1 Jul 2010 16:30

Scissor Sisters' lead singer Jake Shears thinks Lady Gaga is ''wonderful'' and believes she has made pop more exciting.

1 Jul 2010 16:30

A famous face is lending her support to Casio's Piano for Schools campaign.

1 Jul 2010 16:10

Arcade Fire are to perform in London next week.

1 Jul 2010 15:00

Arcade Fire are to perform in London next week.

1 Jul 2010 15:00

A famous face is lending her support to Casio's Piano for Schools campaign.

1 Jul 2010 13:10

Leading manufacturer of microphones and headphones launches initiatives to ensure customers get the best service from retailers.

1 Jul 2010 12:00

The first MI Retail Conference & Expo has been hailed as a success by attendees, exhibitors and organisers.

1 Jul 2010 11:44

Peavey Electronics, a renowned innovator in power-amplifier design for more than 30 years, introduces the new IPR Series of ultra-lightweight and efficient power amplifiers.

1 Jul 2010 11:00

Peavey is making its highly respected, high-gain 6505 Series amplifier available for the first time in a 1x12 combo-amp configuration.

1 Jul 2010 10:38

Boutique synth manufacturer Elektron have demonstrated their trilogy of revolutionary synths at Sonar Festival 2010, including the much anticipated Octatrack,

1 Jul 2010 10:26

Kings of Leon performed four new songs from their upcoming album during their sell-out gig in London's Hyde Park last night (30.06.10).

1 Jul 2010 10:00

Kid Rock has collaborated with rapper T.I. in the hope of taking the hip-hop star's music in a ''very different direction''.

1 Jul 2010 10:00

A rereleased Bruce Springsteen album will be out in time for Christmas, guitarist Steven Van Zandt has revealed.

1 Jul 2010 08:47

Hitmaker Macy Gray believes her music is an ''art'' and thinks music should not be valued on how much money it can make.

1 Jul 2010 07:00

Deftones frontman Chino Moreno has revealed seeing Depeche Mode play live made him ''want to make music''.

1 Jul 2010 07:00