The band that emerged from Oasis is set to tour this year.

31 Jan 2011 19:00

The TD-4K2 is a good option for those looking to improve their drumming skills.

31 Jan 2011 17:00

Bon Jovi have revealed they will take a break of at least two years when their current world tour ends but guitarist Richie Sambora has assured fans it won't be a permanent split.

31 Jan 2011 16:15

Florence Welch has revealed the new Florence and the Machine album is inspired by light and the ''intensity'' of heaven and hell.

31 Jan 2011 16:15

The drummer with Kings of Leon has to rest for three months.

31 Jan 2011 14:57

Aerosmith are making their first album since 2004.

31 Jan 2011 11:04

John Barry, composer of the music of 11 'James Bond' films - has died of a heart attack aged 77.

31 Jan 2011 09:45

KT Tunstall hides her gold discs in a cupboard in Scotland because she feels uncomfortable putting them on display.

31 Jan 2011 06:30

White Lies aim for their live shows to sound even better than their records, to give their fans a different experience of the group.

31 Jan 2011 06:30

The band will be playing, along with My Chemical Romance.

30 Jan 2011 12:00

The band are set to go back into the studio for their 19th album.

29 Jan 2011 12:00

Bob Geldof doesn't think he will sell any copies of his new album, ironically titled 'How To Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell'.

28 Jan 2011 16:15

James Blunt once ended up helping dress Elton John for one of his concerts in the US.

28 Jan 2011 16:15

The members of Bon Jovi may have some time to themselves once the Circle tour is complete.

28 Jan 2011 14:19

Oranges new OPC guitar amp was used by endorsed electric guitarist Tiago Della Vega to break the world's fastest guitarist record.

28 Jan 2011 11:39

The guitar is new to the Vox range.

28 Jan 2011 10:55

Nicki Minaj says Drake ''does what she tells him to do'' -which is why he appeared in her latest music video as her love interest.

28 Jan 2011 09:45

Alice Cooper has blasted Robert Plant for playing ''folk music'' instead of reforming Led Zeppelin to sing rock songs.

28 Jan 2011 09:45

PJ Harvey aims to be a ''war songwriter'', after realising people are branded war poets and war artists, but not composers.

28 Jan 2011 06:30

Katy Perry's upcoming world tour will be a ''sweet and shocking'' mix but ''not in a sexual way''.

27 Jan 2011 16:15

The Strokes' guitarist Nick Valensi admits there are ''undertones of hostility and resentment'' in The Strokes and believes fans will be disappointed by their new album.

27 Jan 2011 16:15

The band are set to follow-up their debut with Pala.

27 Jan 2011 16:03

The group members still have to face hostility from each other, it has been claimed.

27 Jan 2011 14:00

Johnny Borrell is now the only original member left in the band Razorlight.

27 Jan 2011 10:31

Rihanna has been snubbed by drum and bass duo Chase And Status, after they chose not to include her on their new album.

27 Jan 2011 09:45

Sir Elton John has blasted 'idiot' record company bosses for caring more about music sales than their artists' welfare.

27 Jan 2011 09:45

Guitars made by Vintage have a keen following in Nashville.

27 Jan 2011 08:17

Glasvegas feel very protective of their new female drummer, Jonna Pofrgren, and even threatened to ''break the legs'' of anyone who looks at her.

27 Jan 2011 06:30

'Do It Like A Dude' singer Jessie J has revealed she been approached by Simon Cowell about working together.

27 Jan 2011 06:30

Florence Welch sings loudly when she performs because she spent so long in clubs trying to get the attention of the patrons.

26 Jan 2011 16:15

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed his band and fellow Big Four groups Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax have decided to only play one US gig to avoid overstaying their welcome with fans.

26 Jan 2011 16:15

Bernard Butler has expressed his admiration for Universal Audio UAD-2 music software.

26 Jan 2011 16:02

Young musicians who have overcome adversity have played a concert for Prince Harry.

26 Jan 2011 14:00

Kasabian will be previewing their new material around the country in April and May.

26 Jan 2011 11:55

Gibson is remaking two of its classic electric guitars.

26 Jan 2011 10:00

50 Cent has lined up a host of big name producers including Dr. Dre, Swizz Beatz, Alex Da Kid and Boi-1da for his 'Black Magic' album, set for release this summer.

26 Jan 2011 09:45

Kasabian are to debut material from their forthcoming album on an ''intimate'' tour this spring.

26 Jan 2011 09:45

Jennifer Lopez feels like she has an emotional connection to her new dance track 'On the Floor'.

26 Jan 2011 06:30

The Kills ''learned a lot'' from Jack White about recording their ''bigger sounding'' new album, 'Blood Pressures'.

26 Jan 2011 06:30

A total of 20 new acts have been confirmed for Download 2011.

25 Jan 2011 16:45

Beyonce Knowles has collaborated with Brooklyn-based noise pop duo Sleigh Bells on tracks which could appear on her as-yet- untitled fourth solo album.

25 Jan 2011 16:15

Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed late frontman Freddie Mercury wrote Queen's most famous hit 'Bohemian Rhapsody' on the back of a phone book.

25 Jan 2011 16:15

Foals, Arcade Fire and Arctic Monkeys have been shortlisted for various NME Awards.

25 Jan 2011 14:46

An acoustic guitar has been autographed by Frank Turner to help Support Your Bowel.

25 Jan 2011 12:56

Making a good first impression is vital for electric guitar players looking to earn a professional job.

25 Jan 2011 10:55

Arcade Fire and Foals lead the 2011 Shockwave NME Awards with four and five nominations respectively.

25 Jan 2011 10:00

Van Halen are recording with original lead singer David Lee Roth for the first time in 27 years.

25 Jan 2011 09:45

Suede singer Brett Anderson has admitted he has ''some regrets'' about the reaction to the band's last album, 'A New Morning', in 2002.

25 Jan 2011 06:30

Adele joked Jay-Z ''smells like money'' when she met him at the 2009 Grammy Awards.

25 Jan 2011 06:30

Arctic Monkeys are staying in a Hollywood mansion as they work on the follow-up to Humbug.

24 Jan 2011 17:00

Nicki Minaj says she surrounds herself with male rap peers who are ''lyrical beasts'' that have taught her to be tough in her rapping.

24 Jan 2011 16:15

David Guetta is looking forward to the ''challenge'' of producing U2, and says he's ''honoured'' to have been approached to work with them .

24 Jan 2011 16:15

Piano player James Rhodes has spoken about his desire to break down the barrier between performers and the audience in the world of classical music.

24 Jan 2011 15:00

New versions of Mapex Black Panther drum kits have been manufactured.

24 Jan 2011 12:59

Kanye West wants to release two albums - 'Watch The Throne' with Jay-Z and his next solo album - before the end of the summer.

24 Jan 2011 09:45

Arctic Monkeys are paying £30,000 rent to stay in a £3 million mansion in Hollywood Hills while they record their new album.

24 Jan 2011 09:45

Fender G-Dec 3 Thirty guitar amps made specially for blues, metal and country musicians have been designed.

24 Jan 2011 09:33

White Lies say people assume they are boring because they keep their private lives out of the public eye.

24 Jan 2011 06:30

Bruno Mars is grateful his initial record, signed when he was just 18, didn't work out.

24 Jan 2011 06:30

Next month's Grammy Awards will include a performance by Muse.

23 Jan 2011 09:00

A number of new exhibitors have been confirmed for the Birmingham Guitar Show, including Yamaha, Korg and Line 6.

22 Jan 2011 09:00

TC Electronic received TEC Awards for the PolyTune tuner pedal and the signal processing flagship, System 6000 MKII at this years NAMM.

21 Jan 2011 17:16

Avril Lavigne doesn't feel like she has missed out on any part of life, and reckons she had a normal teenage upbringing.

21 Jan 2011 16:15

Nicole Scherzinger ''wasn't sure'' what she was signing up for when she agreed to become the main singer for the Pussycat Dolls.

21 Jan 2011 16:15

Diago announce the pedal sized guitar amp head 'Little Smasher' with 5 watts ideal for small gigs, studio and home use.

21 Jan 2011 15:36

Arcade Fire could be playing a special gig in London this summer.

21 Jan 2011 12:54

Launched at NAMM 2011 the Tempest professional drum machine is the result of a collaboration between Roger Linn and Dave Smith, that generates its sounds using Dave Smiths powerful, highly-acclaimed analog synthesis voices.

21 Jan 2011 11:07

Renowned cymbal manufacturer Zildjian have been awarded the 'best in show' award at this years NAMM show for its revolutionary Gen16 acoustic electric cymbals.

21 Jan 2011 10:18

Gibson electric guitars have been favoured by The Edge over the course of his career.

21 Jan 2011 10:14

Justin Bieber's co-writer Sean ''The Pen'' Garrett has revealed that the teen singer's next album will be inspired by Justin Timberlake.

21 Jan 2011 10:00

Gary Barlow was serenaded by a crowd wearing masks of his own face and joined onstage by Take That and Chris Martin during his ''emotional'' 40th birthday concert last night (20.01.11).

21 Jan 2011 10:00

Alexandra Burke is working on a new sound for her second album, which she is halfway through recording.

21 Jan 2011 06:30

The White Stripes singer Jack White never plans his career from one day to the next.

21 Jan 2011 06:30

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is to play a concert in support of Amnesty International next week.

20 Jan 2011 17:19

Usher and Justin Bieber are teaming up with Jayden Smith for a performance at the Grammy awards.

20 Jan 2011 16:15

P. Diddy claims he never wins any fights he has with his Dirty Money bandmates, Dawn and Kalenna.

20 Jan 2011 16:15

Panic at the Disco have announced details of their new record.

20 Jan 2011 15:16

Busking was a great way for KT Tunstall to make herself better at playing the acoustic guitar.

20 Jan 2011 14:12

The musical abilities of Bob Dylan are to be celebrated in a tribute concert next week.

20 Jan 2011 12:57

Led Zeppelin fans can purchase a new iPhone app dedicated to the band.

20 Jan 2011 10:30

Lily Allen's 'In The Name Of' record label has been awarded financial backing from music giant Sony.

20 Jan 2011 09:45

Kanye West talked Kim Kardashian into recording her debut pop song, 'Turn It Up'.

20 Jan 2011 09:45

Bruno Mars admits he is ''in awe'' of Alicia Keys and would love to collaborate with her.

20 Jan 2011 06:30

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington will start the bands US tour injured, but has vowed not to let it affect his performance.

20 Jan 2011 06:30

The Strokes are planning to call their next record Angles.

19 Jan 2011 18:00

Stevie Wonder has helped to launch the Korg Kronos music workstation.

19 Jan 2011 16:21

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has revealed he died and came back to life on an operating table last year.

19 Jan 2011 16:15

The Kaiser Chiefs and Tinchy Stryder are to contribute to next month's BBC Introducing Musicians' Masterclass.

19 Jan 2011 14:19

The Enemy are due to head into the studio to begin recording their third album.

19 Jan 2011 12:39

Jeff Beck's musical tribute to Les Paul is coming out on DVD.

19 Jan 2011 10:35

Kanye West, Arcade fire, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon have been announced as headliners for California's Coachella festival 2011.

19 Jan 2011 10:00

The Strokes admit they are ''like a house of cards'', and have a fragile relationship as a band.

19 Jan 2011 09:45

Bjork is halfway through recording her seventh album in Iceland, but won't say too much about it because she is ''very superstitious''.

19 Jan 2011 06:30

Lauryn Hill has left fans ''confused'' and ''underwhelmed'' on her present US tour, by playing unrecongisable versions of her hits.

19 Jan 2011 06:30

Foo Fighters are to play in London next month.

18 Jan 2011 17:57

50 Cent says he feels his new album is ''80 percent'' complete, only a week after he revealed he's put a whole other album's worth of material ''in the vault''.

18 Jan 2011 16:15

Kings Of Leon have rescheduled their show at London's The O2, which was originally planned for December but cancelled after a fire at the venue.

18 Jan 2011 16:15

Howling Bells have been in the studio with Killers star Mark Stoermer.

18 Jan 2011 15:55

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Telecaster Fender have released a number of limited edition Telebration instruments.

18 Jan 2011 14:52

Vox Series 22 electric guitars were on display at the recent NAMM conference.

18 Jan 2011 14:37

Korg announce the nanoSERIES2; three compact and convenient USB-MIDI controller models consisting of the nanoKEY2, nanoPAD2 and nanoKONTROL2 to be launched at this years NAMM.

18 Jan 2011 14:36

Focusrite released the revolutionary VRM monitoring box at NAMM 2011 - here they talk us through what's so special about the VRM box.

18 Jan 2011 14:22

At NAMM 2011 Fender expanded their acclaimed G-Dec 3 Thirty practice amp range. We caught up with Product Manager Neil Witcher who showed us the three genre-specific FSR (Factory Special Run) versions tailor-made for blues, metal and country guitarists.

18 Jan 2011 14:11

Avid demonstrate their widely anticipated M-Audio Venom Synth at NAMM 2011.

18 Jan 2011 14:03

A large number of artists made their way to the Fender Showcase event recently.

18 Jan 2011 13:04

Highly regarded bass amp manufacturer Ashdown show us their new range of innovative bass amps.

18 Jan 2011 12:48

Samson's have unveiled a universal solution for recording music on your computer, the Meteor mic at this years NAMM.

18 Jan 2011 12:40

Announced in April 2010, the OPC Music Computer drew a lot of attention at NAMM 2011 - Gear4music.com got an exclusive demo of the new machine.

18 Jan 2011 12:29

At NAMM electronic music manufacturer Novation announced the Golden Ticket Giveaway - here they let us know what you can win!

18 Jan 2011 12:23

Behringer announce a new addition to the XENX mixer family in the form of the new XENYX 302USB ultra compact mixer at this years NAMM.

18 Jan 2011 12:16

British amplifier manufacturer Hayden launched a number of new guitar amps at NAMM 2011 - here they talk us through them.

18 Jan 2011 12:05

Behringer have announced details of the new and affordable P16 personal monitoring system at this years NAMM.

18 Jan 2011 11:38

TC-Helicon talk through the newly announced VoiceTone Singles range ? four vocal processing pedals, each with a single mission.

18 Jan 2011 11:33

NAMM 2011 saw Korg release a huge update to their popular PA range of professional arranger workstation keyboards; the PA3X.

18 Jan 2011 10:52

Yamaha has produced five special versions of the Yamaha RGX A2 guitar.

18 Jan 2011 10:49

At NAMM 2011 Alesis launched a raft of new electronic percussion instruments. Dan Rayman of Alesis US talked us through their new gear.

18 Jan 2011 10:44

Amp manufacturer Bugera has announced details of its new INFINIUM valve life multiplier technology at this years NAMM.

18 Jan 2011 10:27

Queens Of The Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen has revealed the band's next album will be a blues inspired one that will get fans dancing.

18 Jan 2011 10:00

P. Diddy turned his Dirty Money bandmates into ''monsters'', putting them through a ''boot camp'' to become part of the group.

18 Jan 2011 09:45

Gaz Coombes reckons Noel Gallagher's forthcoming debut solo album will be more challenging than his brother's new band, Beady Eye.

18 Jan 2011 06:30

Bruno Mars is planning to buy a house in the UK, after he scored his second number one single with Grenade at the weekend.

18 Jan 2011 06:30

Ian Brown has lent his support to a musical scholarship being offered by the School of Sound Recording.

17 Jan 2011 17:30

Renowned microphone manufacturer Audio-Technica have released details about their new AT2022 X/Y stereo condenser microphone being launched at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 17:24

The latest offering from Peavey could appeal to guitarists favouring a variety of sounds.

17 Jan 2011 16:36

Shure have announced new headphones and in ear personal monitoring systems being launched at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 16:18

Adele called her second album '21' because she wanted to be ''honest rather than trying to be clever''.

17 Jan 2011 16:15

Blur will ''definitely'' get back together this year according to drummer Dave Rowntree.

17 Jan 2011 16:15

Renowned Bass Amp Manufacturer Hartke announce details of the new Kilo bass amps being launched at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 15:36

Drummers looking to add to their kit might find the new range of Alesis multi drum pads is flexible.

17 Jan 2011 15:34

Zoom have announced details of two new guitar pedals the G3 Guitar Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal and the G2.1DM Dave Mustain Signature pedal at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 14:56

Yamaha is updating its APX and CPX electro-acoustic guitar models.

17 Jan 2011 13:49

Line 6, industry leaders in digital technology for musicians, performers and audio professionals, announced the expansion of its XD-V line of digital wireless microphone systems at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 12:11

Renowned manufacturer Peavey debuts the Composite Acoustics line of premium carbon fiber acoustic guitars at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 11:39

Renowned guitar amp manufacturer Blackstar has announced new additions to the already popular Series One amp range at this years NAMM.

17 Jan 2011 10:58

Details of the new Korg Kaoss Pad Quad have been released.

17 Jan 2011 10:19

Chic guitarist and producer Nile Rodgers has revealed he has been fighting cancer since October.

17 Jan 2011 10:00

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won a Golden Globe last night for their work on 'The Social Network' soundtrack.

17 Jan 2011 09:45

Cee Lo Green, Adele, Arcade Fire, and Mumford And Sons have been confirmed to perform at the BRIT Awards.

17 Jan 2011 09:45

Elbow have revealed their new album 'Build a Rocket Boys' moves their sound back towards that of heir debut.

17 Jan 2011 06:30

Mark Ronson wanted to make an album with Black Lips because they both like ''spooky, warbly and eerie and ghostly'' sounds.

17 Jan 2011 06:30

Yamaha has taken the opportunity to show off a new drum kit at NAMM 2011.

16 Jan 2011 09:00

One of NAMM's biggest announcements has been Akai's range of analog effects pedals - they talk us through them here.

15 Jan 2011 18:00

Leading beat boxer DubFX demonstrates the new Boss RC-30 looper to devastating effect.

15 Jan 2011 17:00

Korg have announced the revolutionary Kronos synth workstation at NAMM 2011, and they gave Gear4music.com a demonstration.

15 Jan 2011 16:30

Yamaha talk us through the details of new DSR speakers including DSR112, DSR115, DSR215 and DSR118W at this year's NAMM 2011.

15 Jan 2011 16:00

Jackson is to work with David Ellefson on its bass guitar designs

15 Jan 2011 09:00

Leading British bass amp manufacturer Ashdown has released a stack of new bass gear.

14 Jan 2011 23:15

Respected guitar amp manufacturer Hayden has announced a raft of new MoFo amps at NAMM 2011.

14 Jan 2011 22:30

Focusrite have launched a revolutionary product that allows studio quality monitoring in a highly portable format.

14 Jan 2011 22:15

Renowned Canadian cymbal manufacturer Sabian have released details of new AAX OMNI cymbals being launched at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 17:03

Renowned Canadian cymbal manufacturer Sabian have released details of new Holy China cymbals being launched at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 17:03

Renowned Canadian cymbal manufacturer Sabian have released details of new B8 Pro cymbals being launched at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 17:02

Renowned manufacturer Korg has released details of the new Pandora Mini Personal Effect Processor at this years NAMM 2011.

14 Jan 2011 17:01

Korg have announced an addition to the Wavedrum family in the Wavedrum Oriental dynamic percussion synthesizer, launched at this years NAMM 2011.

14 Jan 2011 16:49

Daniel Bedingfield has performed for charity.

14 Jan 2011 16:35

The Veronicas singer Jessie Jessica Origliasso is caught up in the current Australian floods in Brisbane.

14 Jan 2011 16:15

La Roux says she has changed her voice and the way she singes for the band's second album.

14 Jan 2011 16:15

Renowned manufacturer Peavey announce new PV 115D & PV 215D Powered Enclosures at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 15:33

Renowned Guitar Amp Manufacturer Peavey announces the new Triple XXX II three-channel, 120-watt guitar amplifier at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 15:30

Renowned Guitar Manufacturer announces the new Xport USB Guitar Interface at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 15:26

Renowned Guitar Amp Manufacturer Peavey announces the new TransTube Special 212 Combo Amplifier at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 15:19

Statues of Slash and Lemmy may be erected in Staffordshire.

14 Jan 2011 15:16

Renowned Guitar Amp Manufacturer Peavey Announces New ReValver MK III.V Amplifier Modeling Software at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 15:13

The nominees for the Brit Awards 2011 have been announced.

14 Jan 2011 13:47

Renowned guitar manufacturer Vox have announced the launches of new Virage II, Series 77, Series 55, Series 33 and Series 22 electric guitars to add to their growing electric guitar catalogue at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 11:44

Renowned guitar amp manufacturer Vox have announced details of the new Dynamic Looper Pedal at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 11:26

Musicians can make effective use of distortion pedals, a Gibson commentator has suggested.

14 Jan 2011 11:24

Casio unveil new CTK and WK music keyboards

14 Jan 2011 11:19

Renowned guitar amp manufacturer Vox have teamed up with legendary American boutique amp designer Tony Bruno to create the new TB35C1 & TB35C2 guitar amplifiers being launched at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 11:14

Renowned Guitar Amp Manufacturer release the newest member of the VOX Night Train family: the Night Train 50 at this years NAMM.

14 Jan 2011 11:05

A poll has shown that London's The O2 is the biggest-selling music venue in the world - beating New York's Madison Square Garden by over 50 per cent.

14 Jan 2011 09:45

Adele thinks she has ''saved'' Bob Dylan with her cover of 'Make You Feel My Love'.

14 Jan 2011 09:45

Jessie J's debut album, 'Who You Are', will be eclectic and give ''a very honest impression'' of her.

14 Jan 2011 09:45

Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell says the band's new album will be inspired by Muse and Radiohead.

14 Jan 2011 06:30

Drake says The xx's Jamie Smith is ''one of the most exciting producers'' he's heard, and has confirmed he is also working with Florence And The Machine.

14 Jan 2011 06:30

Leading software manufacturer Steinberg has announced Cubase 6, taking the already popular DAW even further forward.

14 Jan 2011 00:00

Leading pro-audio specialists Avid have released the M-Audio Venom Synth.

13 Jan 2011 21:49

Frank Turner has updated his followers about the progress of his next record.

13 Jan 2011 19:34

Billie Joe Armstrong may be making his way to the big screen with the rest of the cast from the American Idiot musical.

13 Jan 2011 18:30

Yamaha Drums announce new kits at Winter NAMM 2011

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Yamaha add YSS-82Z and YSS-82ZR to Custom Z Soprano line

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland have announced details of two new modules, the new BK-7m backing module and the VIMA JM-5 entertainment module.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of new Cube XL Bass Amps to be launched at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of new CY-12C V-Cymbal Crash and KD-9 Kick Pad electronic drum pads.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of two new audio interfaces the DUO-CAPTURE USB audio interface and TRI-CAPTURE USB interface at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of the Roland GR-55, a revolutionary guitar synthesizer at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of two new loop pedals the RC-3 and RC-30 loop stations at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of a new stage piano the RD-300NX at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of a new upgrade for the TD-4 electronic drum kits with the TD-4K2 & TD-4KX2 being released at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of a new upgrade for the TD-9 electronic drum kits with the TD-9K2 & TD-9KX2 being released at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned Japanese electronic musical instrument manufacturer Roland has announced details of a new USB Midi Interface the UM-ONE at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Renowned electronic musical instruments manufacturer Korg have announced details of a new dynamic effects processor the Kaoss quad pad at this year NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Korg KRONOS Music Workstation unveiled at NAMM 2011

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Korg have announced microPIANO Digital Piano at NAMM 2011

13 Jan 2011 18:00

Electrovoice have announced details of the RE320 Dynamic Microphone at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 17:28

Electrovoice have announced details of the new R300 Wireless Microphone System at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 17:28

Electrovoice have announced details of the new Live X series of loudspeakers at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 17:27

Renowned drums and percussion manufacturer have released details of a new drum and bell kit bein released in as well as an innovative Maracabasa.

13 Jan 2011 17:23

Renowned drum manufacturer Peal have released details of new maple and birch drum kits as part of the popular vision series at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 17:23

Gear4music.com is in Anaheim, California to bring you the latest action from NAMM 2011 - let's hit the show!

13 Jan 2011 16:53

50 Cent has confirmed his 'Black Magic' album is consigned to ''the vault'' saying he only made it ''recreationally''.

13 Jan 2011 16:15

Tinie Tempah is giving his trademark Ray Ban sunglasses, which he wore in the video for his track 'Pass Out' away to a fan.

13 Jan 2011 16:15

The man who attacked Professor Green with a broken glass bottle - leaving him with a six-inch scar on his neck - has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

13 Jan 2011 16:15

sE Electronics announce new Egg studio monitors

13 Jan 2011 14:48

Coldplay want to deliver a "masterpiece" with their next record.

13 Jan 2011 14:32

Acoustic guitar player Bobby Long has spoken about his musical inspirations.

13 Jan 2011 14:31

Yamaha announce updates to APX and CPX Acoustic Guitars

13 Jan 2011 14:20

Radiohead's OK Computer is acting as the inspiration for Kasabian's new album.

13 Jan 2011 12:42

Renowned Bass Amp Manufacturer Ampeg has announced the new Portaflex series bass head and cabinets at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 11:54

Renowned Bass Amp Manufacturer Ampeg has announced details of two new bass combo amps the BA-108 and BA-110 at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 11:41

Arturia introduce Spark software/hardware hybrid Drum Machine

13 Jan 2011 11:30

Renowned Cymbal manufacturer Zildjian have announced details of a groundbreaking acoustic-electric cymbal the Gen16 at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 11:29

Behringer iNUKE Power Amps - Featherweight Amplifiers Pack Massive Power

13 Jan 2011 11:03

Renowned American speaker manufacturer Mackie have released details of two reference monitors the new TH-12A Powered Loudspeaker at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 11:01

Renowned American speaker manufacturer Mackie have released details of two reference monitors the MR5mk2 and MR8mk2 at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 10:52

Samson release Auro D12 & D15 Passive Speakers and D1800 Subwoofer

13 Jan 2011 10:24

Electric guitar manufacturer Vintage has released details of the new V100AFD Paradise Electric Guitar at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 10:09

Roland's new product lines are to go on display at NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 09:57

This year's BRIT Awards will be presented by James Corden- who thinks he will do a better job than when he last presented them alongside Mat Horne and Kylie Minogue in 2009.

13 Jan 2011 09:45

Eminem, Katy Perry and Arcade fire have been confirmed to perform at this year's Grammy awards, held in Los Angeles next month.

13 Jan 2011 09:45

British singer Adele has credited former republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin with helping her to become successful in America.

13 Jan 2011 06:30

Beady Eye claim there is not one ''clanger'' - or bad track - on their debut album.

13 Jan 2011 06:30

Danish audio equipment manufacturer TC Electronic announce details of new mind blowing guitar effect pedals at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 00:00

Danish audio equipment manufacturer TC Electronic announce details of new overdrive and distortion pedals at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 00:00

Danish audio equipment manufacturer TC Electronic announce details of Blacksmith bass amp at this years NAMM.

13 Jan 2011 00:00

A collection of images showcasing what famous drummers see on stage has been published.

12 Jan 2011 18:30

Alesis add 16-channel MulitMix 16 USB FX to USB mixer series

12 Jan 2011 18:00

Alesis announce new iO4 24-Bit Audio Interface

12 Jan 2011 18:00

Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces the new EIE I/O premium audio interface and USB hub.

12 Jan 2011 18:00

Numark unveils new iM9 DJ Mixer with iPod dock

12 Jan 2011 18:00

Akai Professional have released details of ten new analogue guitar pedals to be launched at this years NAMM.

12 Jan 2011 17:57

Akai professional has released details of new professional studio monitors the RPM3 monitors at this years NAMM.

12 Jan 2011 17:56

Renowned electronic musical instruments manufacturer Alesis have announced details of two new DM8 electronic drum kits to be launched at this years NAMM.

12 Jan 2011 17:55

Two Door Cinema Club have said they prefer to have a drum machine in the studio.

12 Jan 2011 16:39

Lady Gaga has confirmed she will perform at the Grammy awards in February, where she is expected to unveil her new single 'Born This way'.

12 Jan 2011 16:15

R.E.M's new album, 'Collapse Into Now', ''sounds really classic'' and will be ''beautiful and heartbreaking'' according to guitarist Peter Buck.

12 Jan 2011 16:15

Nas says he feels Kanye West has kept hip-hop alive by ''entertaining all audiences'' while staying tru to his musical roots.

12 Jan 2011 16:15

Leading high end guitar maker PRS introduces 53/10 pickups, phase III tuners, V12 finish and an adjustable bridge.

12 Jan 2011 15:00

The new album from The Strokes will come out in the latter half of March.

12 Jan 2011 14:38

The qualities of the Fender Stratocaster have been praised by Ana Popovic.

12 Jan 2011 12:32

Arctic Monkeys are in Los Angeles to work on their next record.

12 Jan 2011 10:25

The Jackson 5 are set to team up with Sir Cliff Richard on a new album produced by David Gest.

12 Jan 2011 09:45

Muse fear their impressive live light show could end up blinding them.

12 Jan 2011 09:45

Blue release new multi-pattern Reactor microphone

12 Jan 2011 09:00

Kanye West reportedly wanted the cover of his 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' album - which shows a caricature of him next to white female with wings and a tail - to be banned.

12 Jan 2011 06:30

Britney Spears has thanked fans for their overwhelming support for her 'Hold It Against Me' single - which has already gone to number one in the iTunes chart.

12 Jan 2011 06:30

Rock music still has a healthy future despite declining single sales, a columnist has stated.

11 Jan 2011 18:15

Renowned British guitar amp manufacturer Orange Amps have released details of the new TH100 head being launched at this years NAMM.

11 Jan 2011 17:38

A new film about the Oxford music scene is due to be released.

11 Jan 2011 16:15

Steven Tyler hopes Aerosmith will have a recorded their 15th studio album and have it released before the end of the year.

11 Jan 2011 16:15

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wants to work on another musical following the success of the band's 'American Idiot', which opened last year.

11 Jan 2011 16:15

It is possible to find out how musical you are by taking a new BBC test.

11 Jan 2011 14:17

The Gibson Les Paul electric guitar appeals to Slash for a number of reasons.

11 Jan 2011 11:50

Bjork held a three day karaoke marathon over the weekend in protest over a takeover of an Icelandic energy company.

11 Jan 2011 10:00

Drummer and guitarist Dave Grohl is to be given a special prize at the NME Awards.

11 Jan 2011 09:58

Supergrass split up via email because they weren't ''connecting'' and didn't want to create an album they felt was ''mediocre''.

11 Jan 2011 06:30

PJ Harvey spent two years writing only words in preparation for her new album, 'Let England Shake'.

11 Jan 2011 06:30

Manic Street Preachers enjoyed working with some of their heroes while recording Postcards From a Young Man.

10 Jan 2011 19:00

Frank Turner is in the studio for the opening day of work on his fourth solo record.

10 Jan 2011 17:00

Renowned German synth manufacturer Access has revealed details about their last special edition Virus TI WhiteOut synth at this years NAMM.

10 Jan 2011 16:37

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch has clarified he is still undergoing treatment for cancer, but thanked fans for the ''positive energy'' they have been sending him.

10 Jan 2011 16:15

Drake is set to collaborate with Florence and the Machine, following her surprise appearance at his concert in London on Saturday (08.01.11).

10 Jan 2011 16:15

Guitar manufacturer Epiphone has announced that they are re-issuing the classic Nighthawk Custom electric guitar at this years NAMM.

10 Jan 2011 15:13

A new Gibson acoustic guitar has been developed by Jackson Browne.

10 Jan 2011 15:00

Renowned music manufacturer Novation has released details of a golden ticket competition they are launching at this years NAMM.

10 Jan 2011 14:43

The bass guitar player in The Mars Volta is impressed with his new Fender Squier.

10 Jan 2011 12:54

Renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste have released details about new Paiste Alpha Swiss crash cymbals to be launched at this years NAMM.

10 Jan 2011 12:42

Renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste have announced the return of its legendary 602 series cymbals at this years NAMM.

10 Jan 2011 12:40

Footage of Radiohead's charity gig for Haiti is being released.

10 Jan 2011 11:23

The late Michael Jackson wanted to work with Cheryl Cole, according to their mutual friend will.i.am.

10 Jan 2011 09:45

Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are planning to move in together, while the former made chart history in the UK with her 'What's My Name' single yesterday (09.01.11).

10 Jan 2011 09:45

Jason Derulo once autographed a baby's forehead after the child's mother ''begged'' him to do it.

10 Jan 2011 06:30

Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij has tried his hand at composing a film score.

9 Jan 2011 09:00

Paul McCartney has been lined up to play at the Royal Wedding reception.

8 Jan 2011 09:00

Kimberly Wyatt says leaving Pussycat Dolls was the ''hardest decision'' she ever made in her career so far.

7 Jan 2011 16:15

Coldplay's said their fifth album is a ''thinly veiled account of what happens within the group'' and may give insight into their inner workings.

7 Jan 2011 16:15

Renowned pro audio manufacturer Behringer has released details of five new DJ mixers as part of the NOX series to be launched at this years NAMM.

7 Jan 2011 15:56

Linkin Park, Duran Duran and Rumer will all play at this July's iTunes Festival.

7 Jan 2011 15:11

Orange unveil Tiny Terror TB300C & TB500C Bass Combo Amps

7 Jan 2011 14:35

Acclaimed manufacturer Fostex have announced the launch of the unique TH Series headphones at this years NAMM show.

7 Jan 2011 13:13

Pearl Jam are planning a series of special events to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

7 Jan 2011 13:03

German audio specialists Bayedynamic has revealed details about its new DT 1350 professional monitoring headphones with Tesla technology being launched at this years NAMM show.

7 Jan 2011 11:36

World renowned speaker manufacturer Celestion have collaborated with George Lynch to create the signature G12-50GL ?Lynchback?.

7 Jan 2011 11:30

MOTU release 828mk3 Hybrid FireWire & USB Audio Interface

7 Jan 2011 11:29

Jimmy Page has a long-running history with Gibson Les Paul guitars.

7 Jan 2011 10:42

Yamaha announce details of new DSR speakers including DSR112, DSR115, DSR215 and DSR118W at this years NAMM 2011.

7 Jan 2011 10:11

Jessie J wrote her debut single 'Do It Like A Dude' as ''a joke song'' in reaction to the bling heavy videos she was seeing on TV at the time.

7 Jan 2011 09:45

Adele doesn't like British stars who rap over ''Swedish dance music'', and prefers to take a more ''organic'' stance to music making.

7 Jan 2011 09:45

IK announce iRig Mic: The first handheld Mic for the iPhone

7 Jan 2011 09:37

Beastie Boys will release a ''big'' new video to introduce their first album since 2004, 'Hot Sauce Committee Part II'.

7 Jan 2011 06:30

The Rolling Stones have joined up with their former bass guitar player Bill Wyman to record a Bob Dylan song.

6 Jan 2011 19:00

Fostex begin shipping PM0.4n and PM0.5n studio monitors

6 Jan 2011 18:00

Kurzweil is expanding the PC3 line to include the PCK8 with key new features along with backwards compatibility with the legendary K Series product line and an OS update.

6 Jan 2011 17:00

Ozzy Osbourne is to attend a special ceremony in Los Angeles later this month.

6 Jan 2011 16:55

Kanye West wants to produce ''a bunch of new songs'' on Justin Bieber's next album.

6 Jan 2011 16:15

Plan B is retiring his soul alter ego Strickland Banks, and will not release another soul record.

6 Jan 2011 16:15

Funeral for a Friend are to release a DVD of their July gig at the Shepherd's Bush Empire.

6 Jan 2011 14:53

Kurzweil has released details of two new stage pianos, the SP4-7 & SP4-8 at this years NAMM.

6 Jan 2011 14:33

An Australian musician is to conduct a host of guitar players in a Manchester concert.

6 Jan 2011 12:53

Orange release details of new tube bias technology DIVO

6 Jan 2011 12:49

Electric guitar manufacturer ESP has a slew of new guitars to be showcased at NAMM 2011 next week including Signature models, 200 Series and Deluxe models.

6 Jan 2011 12:09

An attempt is to be made to break the world record for the fastest electric guitar playing later this week.

6 Jan 2011 10:42

Renowned guitar manufacturer Squier has released details of new vintage modified models.

6 Jan 2011 09:57

Amy Winehouse is set to preview new material at her comeback shows on her mini tour of Brazil this month.

6 Jan 2011 09:45

John Lydon - also known as Johnny Rotten - is set to write new songs for the Sex Pistols as he thinks the time is right to reunite.

6 Jan 2011 09:45

Courtney Love is being sued by fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir over comments she made on twitter.

6 Jan 2011 06:30

Jack Black's musical project, Tenacious D, are presently recording a new album.

6 Jan 2011 06:30

Dave Sitek is to play the bass guitar on the new Jane's Addiction record.

5 Jan 2011 19:07

Respected bass and amp manufacturer Fender is set to expand its popular range of bass amps at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 17:09

Lindsey Buckingham is to be honoured at the Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards later this month.

5 Jan 2011 17:04

Renowned electric guitar manufacturer Fender has released details of new Fender signature guitars for MC5 guitarist Wayne Karamer and Blink 182 bassist Mark Hoppus.

5 Jan 2011 16:58

The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture has admitted the group found it difficult when they reunited after a five year break and said there was a ''weird energy''.

5 Jan 2011 16:15

Liam Gallagher reckons he has already heard most of his brother Noel Gallagher's solo album - because he claims the tracks on it were robbed from their former band Oasis.

5 Jan 2011 16:15

Renowned electric guitar manufacturer Fender has released details of more road worn guitars to be showcased at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 16:02

Renowned bass guitar manufacturer Fender have released details about their new American special bass guitars being launched at this years NAMM.

5 Jan 2011 15:20

A new record from The Strokes is just a couple of months away from release.

5 Jan 2011 15:02

Highly regarded guitar and amp manufacturer Fender have released details of more Mustang amps to be showcased at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 14:36

Renowned guitar manufacturer Fender Announce New 60th Anniversary Telecaster Electric Guitar & 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Guitar at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 14:31

Stars from Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park and Slipknot have contributed to Travis Barker's new album.

5 Jan 2011 13:16

Electric guitar manufacturer Hagstrom introduced the 'Viking Rex-Tone' & 'Swedie' guitars at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 12:44

Hagstrom has announced it will introduce the Limited Edition Absolut Vodka Ultra Swede electric guitar at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 12:27

New to Hagstrom's line-up for 2011 are the Deuce and Deuce-F Electric Guitar models, launching at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 12:24

Wayne Kramer has spoken about the design of his Fender Stratocaster.

5 Jan 2011 10:50

Renowned microphone manufacturer Sennheiser has unveiled the MK 4 large diaphragm studio microphone, to be debuted at NAMM 2011.

5 Jan 2011 10:41

A week before NAMM 2011, revered microphone manufacturer Blue has announced the Yeti Pro, the world's highest resolution USB microphone with XLR output.

5 Jan 2011 08:44

'Baker Street' singer and songwriter Gerry Rafferty has passed away in England aged 63.

5 Jan 2011 06:30

Jane's Addiction have drafted in TV On The Radio frontman Dave Sitek to work on their new album after bassist Duff McKagan quit last year.

5 Jan 2011 06:30

Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire thinks it's ''really boring'' not drinking and wishes he could go back to having wine.

5 Jan 2011 06:30

Top electric guitar player Jimmie Vaughan has said he has always admired Fender Stratocasters.

4 Jan 2011 19:00

Dave Grohl has expressed his excitement about the next Foo Fighters album.

4 Jan 2011 17:18

Metaller's favourite guitar manufacturer ESP has announced James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Slayer Reign in Blood signature guitars to be released at NAMM 2011.

4 Jan 2011 16:52

Pink Floyd have signed a new record deal with EMI, just weeks after winning a long-running court battle against them.

4 Jan 2011 16:15

Matt Bellamy wants to take his electric guitar into space for a special performance with Muse.

4 Jan 2011 15:16

Jamie Cullum is planning to book himself in for some piano lessons this year.

4 Jan 2011 13:26

Electric guitar players have been advised on how to take care of their musical instrument.

4 Jan 2011 10:31

Nas is planning to give away tracks from his much-anticipated 'The Lost Tapes: Vol. 2' album for free - in a move against his record bosses who he feels haven't handled the record's release correctly.

4 Jan 2011 09:45

Eminem and Arctic Monkeys are set to headline this year's V Festival, with the 'Lose Yourself' rapper set to perform with Rihanna.

4 Jan 2011 09:45