Deadhand frontman Brendan Scholz cultivates the look of a dim punk rocker (nice face tattoo of a spider, dude), but don’t judge this 25-year-old fret-board-shredding book by its cover. Scholz, who until recently worked in a guitar shop, is a cross between Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne) and James Williamson (Iggy and the Stooges). With his 1969 black Les Paul custom, this six-string wizard does everything—arpeggiated runs, pinch harmonics. Pays to pick up the ax at age 9, right?
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products