Eric Clapton

Robert Plant to headline Bearded Theory Festival 2018

Robert Plant & The Sensational Shape Shifters have been unveiled as the headliners of Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering Festival.

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Hawkwind's Dave Brock: “We do go off at tangents quite often, but the essence to everything is having good melody lines”

<b>With a new album, Into The Woods, landing in the UK’s Top 40, Hawkwind’s mission control and de facto leader, Dave Brock, joins us to discuss his</b> …

Guitar

Eric Clapton Acknowledges Racist Past, Expresses Remorse For ‘Chauvinistic’ And ‘Fascistic’ Behavior

Eric Clapton is an essential figure in the Rock Against Racism movement. Namely, it was his racist comments and enthusiasm for the National Front (along with David Bowie’s remarks on fascism) that nudged the U.K. campaign into existence. At a Q&A for the new documentary <i>Eric Clapton: Life in 12 …

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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars review – mournful tonight

A documentary of Eric Clapton’s tragic-tinged life lacks the verve and brilliance of the guitarist’s celebrated playing<p>Your heart goes out to Eric Clapton during this documentary, which examines the bone-deep sadness that has been as much a part of much of his life as the guitar. Unfortunately, …

Guitar

Eric Clapton: I'm Going Deaf But Will Still Keep Playing

Legendary blues guitarist Eric Clapton is going deaf and losing the skin on his hands, but promises to keep playing as long as he can.<p>In an interview …

Guitar

Dali and PSB Side by Side

With Dali and PSB—not to mention NAD and Bluesound—all distributed by Lenbrook, at CES the white Dali Callisto System active tower loudspeakers with …

Audiophile

JOE SATRIANI Says 'G3' Tour Was Created Because 'Success Had Isolated' Him From Everybody

Guitar virtuoso <b>Joe Satriani</b> says his long-running <b>"G3"</b> tour was created because success had isolated him from his fellow musicians. The tour, which …

Guitar

Hip-hop vs Rock and Roll: Why hip-hop tops the charts, but rock shows are here to stay

CLOSE<p>Nielsen Music's 2017 year-end-report puts rap at the top of the list for most listened to genre of 2017.<p>Rock ’n’ roll has been king of the music …

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Today in Entertainment: Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams respond to pay-discrepancy controversy, James Cameron calls Eliza Dushku 'brave'

James Cameron calls Eliza Dushku ‘brave’ for speaking out on sexual misconduct allegations<p>Michelle Williams responds to Mark Wahlberg offer to donate $1.5 million to Time’s Up after pay discrepancy revealed<p>Fox pulls Patty Hearst film after she blasts Jeffrey Toobin's ‘American Heiress’<p>Oprah Winfrey …

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Eric Clapton Spent A Year As An Island Recluse Grieving Infant Son Who Fell 53 Stories To His Death

Eric Clapton opened up in an interview about his grief after his son fell to his death from a New York skyscraper in 1991.<p>He revealed that after the …

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Today in Entertainment: Carrie Underwood-Ludacris anthem ‘The Champion’ set for Super Bowl; Fox pulls Patty Hearst film

Carrie Underwood-Ludacris anthem ‘The Champion’ set for Super Bowl, Winter Olympics on NBC<p>‘Late Night’ breaks out a ‘little ditty’ about ‘Sneaky Dianne’ Feinstein<p>Fox pulls Patty Hearst film after she blasts Jeffrey Toobin's ‘American Heiress’<p>Oprah Winfrey FaceTimes Ellen DeGeneres for an update on …

Entertainment

Why January 13th Matters In Rock History

It’s January 13th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1973, <b>Eric Clapton</b> made his stage comeback at London’s Rainbow …

Rock Music

Eric Clapton Apologizes for Racist Past: ‘I Sabotaged Everything’

The drink, the drugs, the women. It's all in the new Eric Clapton rockumentary, even his disturbing 1976 racist outburst.<p>The British guitar legend …

Culture

Rock Guitar Virtuoso Eric Clapton Makes Devastating Announcement

Rock and blues guitar virtuoso Eric Clapton has said he’s basically falling apart with old age. But when you’re a musician, some indignities are …

Guitar

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars review: the guitarist's wounded soul laid bare

<b>Dir: Lili Fini Zanuck, 15 cert, 134 mins</b><p>“Music saved me”, Eric Clapton says towards the end of this long, partially self-authored portrait. He’s talking specifically about the aftermath of his life’s worst tragedy – the death of his 4-year-old son Conor, who fell from the 53rd floor of a Manhattan …

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Eric Clapton ‘disgusted’ by past racist outburst

Eric Clapton has confessed he is still “disgusted” at himself for shouting racist and fascist slogans on stage at a 1976 concert.<p>More than 40 years …

Guitar

Legendary Musician Eric Clapton Admits He's Losing His Hearing

One of music's greatest living legends revealed that his job is getting harder and harder on Jan. 11. Eric Clapton, 72, admitted in a BBC Radio 2 …

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Today in Entertainment: Mira Sorvino severs ties with Woody Allen; James Franco talks Time's Up

Oprah Winfrey FaceTimes Ellen DeGeneres for an update on their mudslide-stricken Montecito homes<p>Eric Clapton says he's going deaf and 'it's amazing to myself I'm still here'<p>Catherine Deneuve among 100 French women denouncing ‘puritanical wave’ of #MeToo<p>Mira Sorvino joins Greta Gerwig in severing …

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Movie Review Round-Up: The New Releases

Two must-see films, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Darkest Hour open this weekend. There's also a sublime Eric Clapton documentary and …

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Bass Transcription: Andy Fraser’s Bass Line on “Mr. Big” by Free

<i>This is the seventh in a series of transcriptions of the work of unsung British bassists, as prompted by conversations on the No Treble Facebook</i> …

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Q&A – Owner of Rockmount Ranch Wear on the Iconic Store’s Future

Rockmount Ranch Wear is a Denver institution. The shop is one of the most iconic and historic stores located in Downtown Denver. <b>It is the birthplace</b> …

Colorado

The Elements of a Disaster in Montecito

A look at how California’s largest wildfire on record and an intense rainstorm combined to create a trail of death and destruction.<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>The Elements of a Disaster in Montecito</b><p>As officials in Santa Barbara County continued to search for missing people in this week’s mudslides — and release the …

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Eric Clapton: 'I'm Going Deaf'

"It's amazing to myself I'm still here," singer-guitarist says while discussing new documentary<p>Eric Clapton revealed that he was going deaf while …

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Eric Clapton Says That He’s Going Deaf While Battling Other Health Issues

It seems that decades of standing in front of giant amplifiers, blasting super-charged blues rock has caught up with Eric Clapton. In a recent interview with BBC2, the man they call “Slowhand” revealed that, like his peers Pete Townshend and Stephen Stills, he is lately battling hearing problems. …

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Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Life Bars review: it's emotional – and bruising

From the secrets and lies of small town Surrey to the drink- and drug-fuelled global superstardom, Lili Fini Zanuck's candid documentary re-invents …

Guitar

Eric Clapton recalls his Yardbirds days in an exclusive clip from his new documentary

Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars opens on January 12<p>A new documentary, <b>Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars</b>, opens in cinemas this Friday, January 12.<p>Directed …

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Eddie Clarke obituary

Motörhead guitarist who brought a lithe, blues-influenced playing style to the heavy metal group’s sound<p>Motörhead, the British heavy rock band, were not renowned for their good behaviour. In 1976, after playing a set at the Punkaroka Midnight Sun festival in Finland, the trio were warned by the …

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Eric Clapton is losing his hearing

Musician Eric Clapton tells BBC Radio 2 that he is losing his hearing and suffers from tinnitus.

Eric Clapton Losing His Hearing: Can High-Tech Fixes Help Boomers?

Add Eric Clapton to the growing list of baby boomer rock musicians, and their fans, who are losing their hearing. But a growing number of high-tech …

Mary J. Blige Talks ‘Mudbound,’ Divorce and ‘Messing Up in Front of the World’

The transition from music to acting has been a bridge too far for many musicians, but Mary J. Blige isn’t just any singer. She brought multiple …

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