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GuitarSite.com Lists Five Great Female Guitarists, Includes Orianthi

By Pauline France Guitar and gear website GuitarSite.com recently posted a brief list of five great female guitarists. Among the gals are Heart's Nancy Wilson, ex-The Runaways guitarist Lita Ford, and of course the fabulous Orianthi, whom we're honoring in our...

Preview Big Harp’s New Album Chain Letters on Paste Magazine

By Pauline France Big Harp, a duet between real-life married couple Chris Senseney and Stefanie Drooten-Senseney, released the second single "Waiting For Some Drunk" off their sophomore album Chain Letters, set to drop Jan. 22 via Saddle Creek records. Head on...

Women In Music Address Industry Challenges in M Magazine’s Roundtable Discussion

By Pauline France Last month, U.K.-based online publication M Magazine gathered an impressive group of accomplished women in music to address a variety of industry-related challenges in a roundtable discussion. Among the ladies in attendance were Shelly McErlaine (singer, songwriter, producer), Helienne...

The WiMN Founder Laura Whitmore Interviews Orianthi in Guitar World

By Pauline France The WiMN's very own Laura Whitmore recently interviewed Orianthi through her Guitar World column "Guitar Girl'd." The guitar-wielding beauty talked about the making of her new album Heaven in This Hell, set to drop in the Spring of...

Award-Winning Multi-Instrumentalist Jennifer Corday to Perform at NAMM

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Corday is set to perform at the upcoming NAMM show in the Anaheim Convention Center's Grand Plaza on Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. with her all-female classic rock cover band, Kiss Me Deadly. Based in Long Beach,...

Bonnie Raitt Talks Music, Activism During Billboard Q&A

By Pauline France Blues legend Bonnie Raitt sat with Billboard for a candid seven-part video Q&A, where she touched on several topics including the early stages of her career and her take on feminism. An interesting fact revealed during the interview...

Taylor Swift Named Most Charitable Celebrity of 2012

By Pauline France Whether you love her or hate her, there's no denying Taylor Swift's done good. According to social change website DoSomething.org, Swift ranks number one on their 20 Celebs Gone Good 2012 list. And it's no surprise. Some of the...

Heart Honors Led Zeppelin With Hair-Raising Cover of “Stairway to Heaven”

By Pauline France Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart offered a hair-raising interpretation of “Stairway to Heaven” as the grand finale of a tribute show honoring classic rock giants Led Zeppelin at the Kennedy Center Honors broadcast yesterday (Dec. 26)...

Miley Cyrus Covers Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”

By Pauline France In case you haven’t paid attention as of late, Miley Cyrus is no longer the young and unassuming “Hannah Montana” you once knew. She’s blossomed into a gutsy and multifaceted singer with an undeniable talent. Just take a...

Blues Guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor Talks to Premier Guitar 

By Pauline France British blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor was interviewed in the January issue of Premier Guitar magazine. The 26-year-old starlet talks about the making of her most recent release, Almost Always Never, her gear, and more. Read the interview...