I Heart Guitar Podcast Episode 1: Rich Ward, Tony MacAlpine & Tony Iommi

Well, I’ve finally gone and done it: meet the I Heart Guitar Podcast! The first episode is online now and it features Rich Ward of Fozzy, Tony MacAlpine, and an interview from the archives with Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi. I hope you enjoy it, and there’s a lot more where that came future will include guest co-hosts, gear reviews, blogpods from various events, and lots more.

I’ve also started a Patreon for those who wish to support this site and the podcast. $3 monthly subscribers will get a patron-exclusive bonus podcast each week. 

You can listen to the podcast below, or at the following links:

Here’s where to listen:
I Heart Guitar Podcast on iTunes
I Heart Guitar Podcast on Stitcher
I Heart Guitar Podcast on BlogTalkRadio
I Heart Guitar Podcast on Podbean

Listen To The New Black Sabbath Album Now!

13Head over to the Black Sabbath artist page on iTunes to stream the 8-track regular version of their new album 13 right now! It’s incredible – lots of great guitar playing, killer Geezer Butler riffage, and Ozzy is in fine form. It’s a very dark album – y’know how Sabbath Bloody Sabbath kinda sounded like ‘Yay! We’re young and we have drugs and groupies and everything’s going to be awesome forever!’? Well this one is kind of like ‘Oh… we’re old now and we know what comes next…’ So it’s a bit of a downer. But in a good way. If you can’t be bothered wading through iTunes, go here then click View In iTunes to go straight there. 13 is out on June 11, and you can order 13 [Deluxe Edition] from Amazon and other retailers – it has three extra songs.

The Beatles ‘Help!’ Coming To Blu-Ray

Help!My son is a huge Beatles fan. Dude is six years old and he loves them. Every now and then he’ll tell me how sad he is that ‘John Lemon’ is dead. And he loves Yellow Submarine. He’s already got (okay, I’ve already got) the previous release of Help! on DVD, but now that rather excellent film is about to be released on Blu-ray for the first time, with an hour of extra features. And I dunno about you, but this is definitely on my ‘Must own on Blu-ray as well’ list. Here’s the press release: Read More …