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Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email:

Gibson announces Chuck Berry guitar

Chuck Berry

Gibson is releasing Chuck Berry’s favorite ES-355 guitar in wine red Gibson Custom Shop has announced the release of the limited edition Chuck Berry 1970s ES-355 in wine red. A founding father of Rock and Roll, Berry’s stagecraft and musicianship…

Bon Jovi prepping 40th anniversary box set

Jon Bon Jovi

News was revealed during a SXM roundtable discussion Jon Bon Jovi has confirmed that he is compiling a follow up to Bon Jovi’s 2004 box set, 100 Million Fans Can’t Be Wrong, for the band’s 40th anniversary in 2023. During…

Travis Tritt cancels shows with COVID mandates

Travis Tritt

Four shows have been canceled Travis Tritt has announced he will not perform at venues that require proof of COVID vaccination, mask mandates, or testing. As a result, the following, Tritt has canceled upcoming performances in Muncie, Indiana on October…

Jack White returns with ‘Taking Me Back’

Jack White

New single featured in trainer for Activision’s Call of Duty: Vanguard Jack White is back with his first new solo music in nearly four years. The incendiary “Taking Me Back” is available digitally worldwide via Third Man Records. The single,…