Last week millions around the globe tuned in to the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The show took place in the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium, and the whole evening was designed to honor country music’s most talented. PRS guitars were well represented at the award show as over a dozen PRS artists were either nominated for awards or performing on stage that evening. Check out this article to learn more about the artists playing PRS at the 50th annual ACM awards!
Between the Buried and Me recently released a new song titled “Memory Palace” off of their anticipated album Coma Ecliptic set to release July 10, 2015. The band’s rhythm guitarist and PRS artist Dustie Waring can be heard laying down his aggressive yet melodic riffs. Dustie recently released his Dustie Waring Signature Model in late 2014 / early 2015 and it will be heard all over the band’s new album. Check out this post to listen to the new track!
Last spring, there were talks of a possible reunion between Carlos Santana and Journey guitarist, Neal Schon. It’s been more than 40 years since Neal Schon left Santana to form the band that would become Journey. Recently, Schon has given us evidence that he is indeed working closely with Carlos Santana on the much anticipated album Carlos IV.
You may recognize John Bohlinger’s face from the dozens of YouTube gear reviews he’s been a part of as Premier Guitar’s resident demo artist. John hails from Nashville and is a well known guitar-slinger and songwriter. His songs have been heard on over two hundred television spots and he’s worked alongside popular artists like Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Jordin Sparks, Trace Adkins, and The Beach Boys, to name a few. We took the time to ask John some questions about his gear and his experience as a full-time musician, check it out!
Here at PRS we strive to offer quality tools for every musician and across a multitude of genres. For years, a number of country and rock artists have been embracing PRS guitars for their seamless ability to offer multiple tones out of one guitar. As the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards airs, keep an eye out for many of our artists rocking PRS guitars during live performances at the award show.
Recently, Florida Georgia Line appeared on FOX’s American Idol as guest mentors and performed their new single “Sippin on Fire”. Check out PRS artists Tyler Chiarelli and Jimmie Deeghan playing their PRS guitars live on stage. Tyler is playing his JA15, and Jimmie is on his S2 Mira.
Fret 12 is more than your ordinary guitar store, part of their mission is to give people an up close look at the lives of professional touring guitarists. They recently filmed an interview with PRS artist Mark Holcomb, guitarist for the prog-metal band Periphery. Check out the two part video series to get a closer look at the life of this talented musician and his PRS signature guitar.
Most of us know PRS artist Zach Myers for his role as guitarist in the popular rock band Shinedown and his awesome PRS signature guitar. What you may not know is that Zach is a talented and accomplished songwriter in genres other than rock. His recent album release of “Just South of Moonlight” is a testament of his ability to cross musical genres seamlessly. We took the time to ask him some questions about this new project!