Epiphone Heats Up Summer FestivalsThe Stone Roses featuring Gary "Mani" Mounfied on his Epiphone Jack Casady bass will headline the Coachella Festival April 12-14 along with Vampire Weekend, Nick Cave, Dinosaur Jr., Lou Reed, Lee Scratch Perry, and Band of Horses.  Visit the website for more details.
 
Yesterday, we announced the release date for Vampire Weekend's new album and The Stone Roses should be announcing their new album shortly as well along with news about the documentary of their reunion shot last year in London.
 
In other festival news, Gary Clark Jr. will be taking his Casino back to Mountain Jam along with the Avett Brothers, Gov't Mule, and Deer Tick. And you can bet there will be a sea of Les Pauls on stage that weekend, too. Bring one along. And if you need a Les Paul, January is the month to get one!