On May 23, Paul Gilbert and ArtistWorks launched Rock Guitar School With Paul Gilbert, an online school that enables students of all ages and ability levels to learn directly from the Racer X and Mr. Big guitarist.
Leslie West grew up in New York City and started out as one of the original members of The Vagrants. Of course, he is best known as the guitarist for the hard rock group Mountain, who Rolling Stone once called “a louder version of Cream.” The band gave us classics like “Mississippi Queen” and “Theme from an Imaginary Western” and was credited with helping the development of heavy metal.
While rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young recently said a new AC/DC album might be a few years away, singer Brian Johnson says the boys will be meeting within the next couple of weeks to start working on songs.
Slash recently sat down with All Axess to discuss the most important guitars throughout his stories career, including his first ever guitar — one-string, Spanish acoustic guitar — and the infamous Appetite Les Paul. Watch the video interview below.
Progressive metal icons Dream Theater recently put out the call for fans to send in their videos for the band's song "Lost Not Forgotten," off their latest album, A Dramatic Turn of Events. Yesterday, the band announced the winning video, which you can view below.