Guitar legend Uli Jon Roth and Guitar World have teamed up to premiere "Virgin Killer," a track from Roth's new studio album, Scorpions Revisited. The album, which features 19 "re-invented" Scorpions tracks, will be released March 10 via UDR.
Jeff Beck has signed an exclusive publishing deal with London-based Genesis Publishing Group. Plans to release a high-quality "signed, limited-edition" book are in the works for release in the last quarter of 2015. Beck also is hard at work on an officially sanctioned documentary and is writing his autobiography.
Beatles Gear is a landmark book that details exactly which guitars, drums, amplifiers and keyboards The Beatles used at key points during their career. The book was even considered the official technical reference book for Beatles Rock Band, and its author, musician Andy Babiuk, was the official technical consultant to the game.
Earlier today, AC/DC announced North American dates for their Rock or Bust World Tour. The North American dates kick off August 22 in Foxborough, Massachusetts, at Gillette Stadium and run through September 28 in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium. You can check out all the dates below.
Dave Mason’s name is synonymous with Traffic, a legendary British band that was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. These days, the guitarist can be found doing shows from coast to coast with his “Traffic Jam” project. But Mason also is known for his solo work and his countless collaborations with a veritable who’s who of rock, including members of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix.
YouTube user Drew Creal has created and posted a video of him and his friends performing a Slayer classic, “Raining Blood.” The twist is, it’s all performed on kids instruments—and it’s pretty impressive.
Regarded by many as the three most vital purveyors of pure hard rock/heavy metal sonic evil, AC/DC’s Angus Young, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi have each forged a distinct, instantly recognizable guitar style and sound. After more than three decades of dedicated service, all three players continue to influence countless up-and-coming metalheads the world over, and an in-depth study of each guitarist’s distinct musical personality is mandatory for any aspiring hard rock player.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the premiere of "Bad Child," a new song by Bachman, Randy Bachman's new band. The song, which is from Bachman's new album, Heavy Blues, features Joe Bonamassa on guitar. You can check it out below.