Finally, a handy guide to help you find the perfect gift for the rock guitarist in your life!
Before we begin, let’s get a few things straight, there are no air guitar references here! These are inspired gift ideas for the serious rock and roll fan in your life. And no, we aren’t suggesting you break your wallet with yet another Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul. Whether you’re looking to buy for someone who's still sporting the exact same flannel t-shirt from ‘94, or trying to nail the guitar licks in Rod Gator's latest album, we got you covered.
Rod Gator: For Louisiana – Bundles starting at $24
You can take the Gator out of Louisiana, but you can't take Louisiana out of the Gator. Years before launching his career as an internationally-celebrated southern songwriter, Rod Gator grew up in the Louisiana backcountry, making trips to his family's crayfish pond while absorbing the sounds, stories, and swampy swagger of his surroundings. Rod’s new album, For Louisiana, is a love letter to his home State and chock full of crunchy loud guitar parts.
Eat Like A Rock Star Cookbook – Offerings starting at $16.99
Featuring recipes from some of the world's most iconic rock stars, this cookbook will help you on the road to eating like a rock star! Who knew that Bill Wyman (The Rolling Stones) makes an amazing Lamb Chops with Endive and Blue Cheese Salad, that Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) loves Pasta with Ham and Parmesan Cheese, or that Boz Scaggs eats Tuscan Grilled Chicken? Even though you may not be a rock star in real life (yet), with this book, you can cook, eat, and drink like one!
Nirvana: Nevermind 30th Anniversary – Vinyl starting at $31.99
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana's seminal 1991 release,Nevermind has been newly remastered from the original analog tapes. The 1 LP version has been expanded to a premium tip-on gatefold jacket for the first time and includes a brand new 7-inch vinyl for "Endless, Nameless" with B-sides "Even In His Youth" and "Aneurysm."
Jesse Dayton: Beaumonster Soundtrack and Memoir – Bundles starting at $25
Jesse Dayton’s signature guitar licks are legendary, and he’s added his South-Texas flair to recordings by Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, as well as touring alongside L.A. punk pioneers X, Social Distortion and the Supersuckers. Even Rolling Stone thinks “Jesse Dayton is electrifying.” You can hear stories about all this and more in Jesse's new Beaumonster memoir and companion album, and you can even pick up aBeaumonsterfishing lure while you’re at it!
Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp – Reservations starting at $599
If you’re an aspiring rock star guitar player and want to share the stage with Joe Perry or Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) then this experience is perfect for you! Imagine you’re on stage, learning, rehearsing, writing and performing with the World’s Greatest Rock Stars -- as their motto says, “We nurture your inner Rock Star and put you on stage with your rock heroes.” The experience is life-changing!
The Vegabonds: Sinners and Saints – Bundles starting at $20
With a sound reminiscent of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers mixed with the grit and twang of the Allman Brothers Band, The Vegabonds tunes are packed with powerhouse guitar riffs and impactful songwriting, a perfect combo for any rock music lover. Their sixth studio album,Sinners and Saints was produced by Tom Tapley (Blackberry Smoke, Sugarland, Mastodon). The Tennessee-bred Southern Rockers are set to close out 2021 back on the road where they belong so grab the album before catching the live show!
Nancy Wilson: You And Me – Offerings starting at $11.49
The Heart co-founder and rock guitar goddess wowed fans earlier this summer when she released her first solo album. Featuring original tunes as well as a few covers from the songbooks of Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen, Nancy also welcomed a few friends to contribute: Sammy Hagar, Duff McKagan and Taylor Hawkins. Her ode to good friend Eddie Van Halen is as heartfelt as it gets!