Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Ex-Smashing Pumpkins guitarist joins new band

Ex-Smashing Pumpkins member James Iha has joined a new musical outfit, it has been revealed.

A Les Paul Custom, as played by Iha
Buy musical instruments now

The musician, who played guitar with the band, has become part of the newly-formed Tinted Windows, NME.com reports.

Known as the quiet one in the Smashing Pumpkins, Iha played a range of instruments, including a Les Paul Custom guitar.

He has now joined Cheap Trick drummer Bun E Carlos, Taylor Hanson and Adam Schlesinger, the bassist from Fountains Of Wayne, for his latest musical venture.

Tinted Windows have already recorded their first album and are set to make their first publicised performance in the US later this year.

Billboard reports that the album was recorded at Stratosphere Sound Studios in New York, which is co-owned by Schlesinger and Iha.

The source adds that a spring release is planned for the offering.

Meanwhile, the band are set to make their first publicised performance in the US later this year.

Superb value Electric Guitars available now.

ADNFCR-2133-ID-19034084-ADNFCR

Posted on 19 Feb 2009 12:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10
thumbnail

Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health

21 Oct 2016 17:40
thumbnail

Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After changing hands several times over the years, Kurt's revered Hagstrom will now be auctioned today with all the proceeds of the auction going to charity.

16 Feb 2017 12:31
thumbnail

The M-Audio CODE 61 and CODE 49 has been released in a stylish new black design, combining a stunning aesthetic with classic tone.

15 Feb 2017 15:33
thumbnail

Featuring an abundance of exciting new features, the M2 series promises a vast amount of creative and auditory opportunities to the discerning DJ.

15 Feb 2017 10:55
thumbnail

Suffering from a shortage of funds in recent years, the Welsh educational system has experienced a slump in students who are expressing interest in music.

14 Feb 2017 13:19
thumbnail

An excellent audio solution to the mixing processes of the modern day producer, the JBL LSR6325P Studio Monitors are currently available with a huge reduction

13 Feb 2017 11:54
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22