The Strokes featuring longtime Epi Signature Artist Nick Valensi have announced they will appear at Lollapalooza South American along with Metallica, Duran Duran, and Epi fans the Silversun Pickups. The shows are taking place in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Santiago in March. The band has also released a new EP, Future Present. Check it out at their website

Mr. Valensi still uses his Epiphone Signature Riviera on the road and in the studio. And although the model is currently sold out, if you find one at an Authorized Epiphone Dealer, be sure to check it out.