Wes and Vivian Rydell’s “Black Bow Tie” struck gold again this year, taking home the Goodguys 2014 March Performance Street Rod d’Elegance award during last weekend’s Goodguys 14th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals. The rare 1935 Chevy Standard Phae
Pleasanton, CA- Rock & roll music and custom cars have a lot in common. A creative spirit, immense talent and uncompromising dedication are required to create and reveal the inner soul of a song or a car. James Hetfield has mastered both. His band Metallica sits in the prestigious Rock & Roll Hall of Fame while serving as the face of heavy metal music for decades. His ever-growing stable of custom cars have won hot rodding’s biggest prizes. His latest effort, a coach built custom he designed with partner Rick Dore is his most powerful statement yet.
He calls it the “Black Pearl.” Last weekend in Pleasanton, California the car won Goodguys’ 2014 Mother’s Custom of the Year award during the Goodguys 32nd annual All A
Daytona Beach Florida - - The 28th running of the “World’s Most Famous Soundoff” was held last weekend at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach. Over sixty one brands of mobile electronics were represented by factories, distributors and dealers in three vignettes; there was an Audiophile Zone, an SQ Zone, and an SPL Zone.
The audiophile Zone, a new addition to SBN, was an area of extreme quiet. Close to 200 enthusiasts personally experienced the most defined sound system designs in a noise free environment. “The Audiophile Room was a great place to intently listen to a hi-end sound system” said Ben Vollmer of Audition Audio, Cumming, GA. Vollmer was showing his 1988 Acura Legend that once belonged to IASCA Competitor/ Judge Harry Kimura. This “legendary” Legend wa