Right off the bat, this one is not new. In fact, it's from 2013. Still, we like it—and you might too! It's a fan-shot clip of Chris Cornell performing "One." Songs titled "One" were huge for U2 and Metallica, even though their respective "One" compositions have very little to do with each other. However, that didn't stop Cornell from blending both songs into one song.
Acoustic guitarist Justin King—who is recognized as a pioneer for his percussive "tapping" playing style—dropped by the increasingly popular Guitar World studio in Manhattan to perform "Phunkdified." The song originally appeared on his 2009 album, Le Bleu.
From its introduction in 1942 through the Seventies, the J-45 was known as a “workhorse” guitar due to its affordable price and reliable performance, but as time progressed both vintage and new models, which are still produced today, became too expensive for the everyday working guitarist.
Rodrigo y Gabriela's new interpretation of the song is one of the highlights of Jaco: Original Soundtrack, the soundtrack album for Metalica bassist Robert Trujillo's new film, Jaco. The album will be released November 27 via Legacy; it boasts 11 crucial songs by Pastorius, along with three brand-new recordings.
Here’s a cool stripped down live acoustic performance by New York City rockers, The Cringe of their song “Anything You Say,” featuring frontman John Cusimano and guitarist James Rotondi. Chock full of tight vocal harmonies and driving guitars, the anguish behind the lyrics comes across with in-your-face force. Some sweet guitar stylings round out this gem of a rocker.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of “It’s Never Too Late," a new song by Australian virtuoso guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. It's the title track from his new album, which will be released September 18 via Thirty Tigers.
If you are familiar with the Breedlove Oregon Series, then you are acquainted with Breedlove's affinity for crafting instruments using a historically versatile tonewood, called Myrtlewood. Breedlove is the first large scale U.S. manufacturer to incorporate this fantastic tonewood in a production line of instruments. Myrtlewood as a top tonewood yields jaw-dropping aesthetics.
Here’s a cool acoustic foray from Kyle Park for his song, “What Goes Around Comes Around.” I must say, this heartfelt rendition is pure magic. The tragic message sinks in with a quiet delivery. Sometimes all it takes is a baseball cap and an acoustic guitar to get the point across.