Monday, June 6, Charlie Benante from Anthrax stopped by Guitar World HQ to play us some new songs from the band's long-awaited new album, Worship Music. A few lucky staffers got to hear three fully mixed songs and a couple of rough mixes, not to mention check out a miniature version of the album art on Charlie's iPhone. Here are some first impressions.
As previously reported, Machine Head are in the studio finishing up the recording of their as-yes-untitled new studio album. An official release date has now been confirmed, and the follow-up to 2007's The Blackening will be released on Sept. 27 via Roadrunner Records.
GibsonGuitar.in has posted a new interview with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett about Metallica's upcoming show in India. During the interview, Hammett discussed the possibility of new material from Metallica in the near future.
NASA Astronaut Michael Fossum, on his way to the International Space Station aboard the Russian Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhastan, is treating his fellow astronauts and cosmonauts to an appropriate sneak preview of a track from ZZ Top’s still-untitled upcoming album.
The Who were not just another rock band. And Pete Townshend was never your run-of-the-mill guitar hero. Without Townshend, the terms 'power chord,' 'Marshall stack' and 'feedback' might never have entered the modern guitarist’s vocabulary.
Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix pioneered the explosive possibilities of the electric guitar. Hendrix's innovative style of combining fuzz, feedback and controlled distortion created a new musical form.