Jack White's Third Man Records have created a special guitar pedal, called The Bumble Buzz.
The Bumble Buzz effects pedal is only available at the Third Man store in Nashville and online at Thirdmanrecords.com. The pedal is a special Black Friday release and goes on sale at 10am (CT) on November 29, sold in a wooden box complete with custom bandana. Click above to see Jack using the fuzz pedal in a video clip.
As Mark Lanegan prepares to release a career-spanning compilation, Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011, early in 2014, we look back at March 2012’s Uncut (Take 178), where the Screaming Trees frontman and solo artist discusses the highs and lows of his catalogue, from collaborating with Kurt Cobain, attempting to thrown session tapes into a river and embracing the synthesizer. Interview: Alastair McKay
Bruce Springsteen's manuscript for Born To Run is up for auction at Sotheby's on December 5, Billboard reports.
The handwritten manuscript is expected to fetch between $70,000 (£43,000) and $100,000 (£61,000).
Billboard reports that the document was written in blue ink on an 8½-by-11 sheet of ruled notepaper in 1974 in Long Branch, New Jersey.
Alex Turner has discussed the possibility of a follow-up to the Arctic Monkeys current album AM.
Speaking in this week's NME, which is available digitally and on newsstands now, Turner says he already has an idea for the record, mentioning the fact that a similar idea led to the creation of AM.
Black Flag vocalist Ron Reyes was reportedly fired in the middle of a show in Australia.
Writing in a Facebook post that has since been deleted (via Exclaim), Reyes during a recent show in Australia, skateboarder Mike Vallely - who sang with the band at a 2003 reunion show - took the microphone from him and asked him to leave before finishing the set for him.