Posts Tagged “whitesnake”

Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

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Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

As I write this blog I am listening to The Purple Album by Whitesnake for the 50th time (or more). It is difficult to put into words how I feel about this album because it just makes my days better and better. I can recall being introduced to Deep Purple at a young age by…

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Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra Dynamic Duo

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Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra Dynamic Duo

(Editor Note: This article was originally written in March of 2015 and has been updated due to unforeseen circumstances.) A new dynamic duo has been created between two of the greatest guitarists in rock. Everyone knows that Whitesnake lost Doug Aldrich because he had other commitments to fulfill. Let’s face it it was time for…

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Joel Hoekstra

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Joel Hoekstra

(Editor Note: This article was originally written in March of 2015 and has been updated due to unforeseen circumstances.) The timing is just perfect for us to announce this month’s guitar player of the month. Why you ask. Last month we featured Doug Aldrich. This month we would like to feature Joel Hoekstra because not…

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Doug Aldrich

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Doug Aldrich

(Editor Note: This article was originally written in March of 2015 and has been updated due to unforeseen circumstances.) For the month of February of 2015 Digital Guitar Player would like to crown Doug Aldrich as the guitar player of the month. Doug Aldrich has made a huge impact for guitar players by helping to…

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WHITESNAKE’s LIVE IN 84 – BACK TO THE BONE FINALLY RELEASED

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WHITESNAKE’s LIVE IN 84 – BACK TO THE BONE FINALLY RELEASED

I have been watching updates of this recording and DVD to be released on facebook for months. This is so exciting because there is not much Whitesnake music available that has John Sykes on guitar and the late Jon Lord (Deep Purple) playing his last Whitesnake gig on keyboards. The band even has legendary late…

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Rated X Approaches 2015 Keeping Rock Alive

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Rated X Approaches 2015 Keeping Rock Alive

A band that consists of some of the finest session musicians in rock history released a brand new rock album today. The name of the band is Rated X and the album is a self-titled recording released on Frontiers records. The members include vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple, Yngwie Malmsteen), guitarist Karl Cochran…

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Guitar Battle

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Guitar Battle

Digital Guitar Player wants to celebrate Throwback Thursday this week by honoring the collaboration of eight of greatest guitar players in guitar history. Two of them have been out guitar player of the month. In 1997, these guitar heroes recorded the ‘Guitar Battle’ album where they covered some of the greatest songs in music history….

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The Dead Daisies – Face I Love

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The Dead Daisies – Face I Love

We at Digital Guitar Player have been paying close attention to music that has been emerging this summer.  The Dead Daisies is a band that features some of the best musicians that have played in some legendary bands.  The current lineup includes Jon Stevens (Lead Vocals) of INXS fame, Richard Fortus (Lead Guitar) of Guns…

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Doug Aldrich – Steamroller

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Doug Aldrich – Steamroller

We are sure that you have heard of the incredible Doug Aldrich?  The guitar god that played in Whitesnake, Dio, House of Lords and even Hurricane. Well he started this project with his (at the time) Whitesnake bandmates Brian Tichy (Drums) and Michael Devin (Vocals/Bass).  The name of project is Steamroller and has been active since…

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Reb Beach – August 2014

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Reb Beach – August 2014

The 1980s was a decade that has introduced some of the most incredible guitar players on the planet.  One of these guitar players is Reb Beach.  Reb Beach is a Pittsburgh, PA native with that got his start as a session guitar player recording solos and lead guitar work for some of the biggest names…

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