Music Gear News
One Direction members learning guitar?
Well, if they're a fan of boy band One Direction, the task may just have become simpler.
Four of the singers are currently giving the guitar a go, according to The Sun – which might make them the perfect role models for guitar strumming youngsters.
It comes after the group had guitars presented to them by another band, Boyce Avenue.
Apparently the instruments - Taylor axes - are worth some £20,000 – doubtless many Gear4Music readers would be more than a little pleased to have that sort of money to spend on music instruments!
"The 1D boys were really grateful but it was a bit of a pointless present as only Niall can play guitar. Harry, Liam, Zayn and Louis are now desperately trying to learn because it was a really kind gift," the Sun's source claimed.
According to the interviewee, the fact that the guitars were individually engraved as a reminder of a tour - on which, the Sun says, One Direction were supported by Boyce Avenue - means that the four less guitar-knowledgeable One Direction members "feel obliged to learn a few chords now".
One Direction are well known for their singles such as What Makes You Beautiful and One Thing.
Published by AW.Posted on 3 Jul 2012 16:36 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
UK Postal service mark 50 years of Pink Floyd with special Pink Floyd stamp set.
Iconic Motorhead bass player Lemmy is set to be commemorated with limited edition stamp run.
Andrew Tkaczyk takes to the drums again for the first time since November 2015 who had lost his leg following a road-traffic accident.
Can you vote for your favourite band?
The drum world mourns the loss of innovator, pioneer and drum icon Remo D Belli.
Tributes pour in for one of the most entertaining artists of modern times.
Recent Music News
Source Audio effects, renowned for innovation and quality, are now available via Gear4music.
Universal Audio is now offering free plug-ins in a limited time offer with the purchase of any new Apollo rackmount audio interface.
We're proud to announce that Akron, Ohio pedal manufacturer, EarthQuaker Devices is now part of the extensive stompbox effects range at Gear4music.
Bass Station II artists have created their own signature sounds culminating in Novation's free new artist sound pack.
Martin guitar reveal award-winning documentary of the Martin Dreadnought - a guitar which has stood the test of time and earned its place in acoustic folklore.
The Hofner HCT shorty bass is now available in a white finish.