Corey Taylor, the Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman, has announced a new project with Dark Horse Comics — House of Gold & Bones. With covers by Jason Shawn Alexander (Empty Zone, Abe Sapien), this limited four-issue series marks Taylor’s debut in the comics genre.
After nearly half a million total votes were cast, Eddie Van Halen has been named the victor in Guitar World's first-ever Greatest Guitarist of All Time poll. The tournament-style readers poll began in April with 132 guitarists, including four — Malcolm Young, Nuno Bettencourt, Jake E. Lee and Chet Atkins — who were voted in by readers.
What a long, strange trip it's been. Back in early April, we set out to determine your choice for the greatest guitarist of all time. A bracket was made, players were ranked — a few were voted in — and we kicked off our Greatest Guitarist of All Time readers poll. It was a mammoth 132-guitarist tournament that would span nearly six months and log close to a half-million votes when all was said and done.
Joe Walsh performed with the Les Paul Trio last night at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City. It's not uncommon for some big names to drop by unexpectedly, and such was the case last night when Jimmy Page walked in to check out the show.
The impending release of Celebration Day, the CD/DVD/Blu-ray and big-screen representation of Led Zeppelin's December 10, 2007, reunion show at London's O2 Arena, has sparked a reasonable amount of reunion talk.
Rocker Ted Nugent, a strong proponent of Gibson Byrdlands and the Second Amendment (the right to keep and bear arms), is about to get a lot more face time on national TV. His new show, Ted Nugent's Gun Country, debuts on the Discovery Channel 10 p.m. (9 p.m. Central) Wednesday, October 10.
In honor of Heart's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination, which was announced earlier today, GuitarWorld.com is proud to bring you this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Nancy Wilson's touring guitars — all the guitars (and other stringed instruments) she uses on the road with Heart.
With less than a week to go until the release of their twentieth studio album, Kiss are now streaming two new songs from Monster online. Check out "Long Way Down" and "All For the Love of Rock & Roll" below.