Thirty years after the release of his breakthrough album, Tones, guitar legend Eric Johnson is releasing his first all-acoustic solo effort, aptly titled EJ.
Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna joined Slayer’s Tom Araya, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph for a run-through of Bryan Adams’ 1984 hit, “Summer of ’69” during a soundcheck on September 13.
About 17 hours ago, Nirvana—or, to be more precise, the person who runs the long-defunct band's Facebook page—was forced to shut down a rumor that Kurt Cobain is alive and well and living in Peru.
Some wild things happen at Keith Urban shows.
Michael Sweet’s new solo album, One Sided War, is packed with hook-laden songs that transcend the tasty fretwork and soaring vocals we’ve come to expect from the Stryper frontman.
Joe Satriani recently sat down with Classic Rock for a revealing look into his musical history and outlook.
A few weeks ago, musician Tom Ward wowed the internet with his stunning live performance using what appeared to be a “broken” guitar.
As we learned from the beginning of my "Of Wolf and Man" solo, using open notes is a very easy way to achieve this—as long as it's done with a bit of thought, of course. So, as promised, this time...
Steve Vai is not just a virtuoso guitarist—he’s also a deep thinker who integrates his philosophical outlook into every aspect of his life, including, and especially, his music.
Ritchie Blackmore says he’s suffering from the effects of age and believes his former Deep Purple bandmates are working themselves too hard given the advanced years of its collective members.
Back to the Front, a new book focusing on Metallica’s final album with the late Cliff Burton, will be available September 13.
When you first learn the three-note-per-string and/or single position seven-note scale, you learn the patterns starting on the low E string and work your way up to the high E and back. You do this...
Some of the greatest memories we have as people are the TV shows we grew up watching. After not seeing some of these shows for years, it’s easy to forget how special they were to us.