• Troy Stangle passes

    Troy Strangle - photo by Chuck Neel Banjo player and resonator guitarist Troy Stangle has passed away at age 58 after a two-year battle with cancer. Troy was a longtime member of All4Hym and Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band in Maryland. He assisted

  • Jacob Metz to Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

    Oxford, Kansas native Jacob Metz has been named as the new reso-guitarist with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. A 2021 graduate of the Bluegrass, Old Time and Roots Music program at ETSU, Jacob had until recently been playing both banjo and

  • Danny Milhon passes

    Popular Ohio/Michigan reso-guitarist and singer Danny Milhon passed away on October 28, 2023. He was 85 years of age. During the 1960s and '70s, Milhon recorded regularly with prominent artists like Hylo Brown, Les Moore, Raymond Fairchild, J.E. Mainer, Tater Tate,

  • D for Dobro – Chris Eaton 

    Following hot on the heels of 2023's The UK & Ireland Dobro Celebration, comes D for Dobro, from Chris Eaton.  Whereas the 'Celebration' album featured a collection of Dobro players from around the British Isles (compiled, produced, and played on by

  • Frank Harlow passes

    Frank Harlow, noted builder of Harlow Resonator Guitars, died yesterday at his home in Vandalia, OH. He was 83 years of age. Born in Bristol, VA, Frank worked as a truck driver for General Motors, and retired from that position to

  • Travis Tucker taking his leave from Backline

    Popular South Carolina grassers Backline have announced that founding member Travis Tucker is stepping away from the band due to time constraints. Travis has played resophonic guitar with the group from the time they started seven years ago, and says