When witnessing the fury of a Metallica show, it can be easy to forget just how many variables there are in making it all work. Few people know this better than Bob Cowan and Adam Correia, Metallica's two live monitor engineers.
Conquering Dystopia, the new project featuring Schecter signature artists Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow, released their self-titled debut album earlier this year. Now you can check out a guitar play-through video of "Autarch," a track off the new album, below.
This is an alternate-picking run based on an add9 arpeggio shape on the top three strings that’s moved up and down the neck to four different positions and tonal centers, with a slight variation in bar 2. It begins in E, moves down to C with a little twist—more on that in a moment—then up to D and finally A.
Below, check out a recently posted demo video for the ServoBender guitar. What is it? It's the latest — and perhaps the most successful — attempt at replicating the sound of a 10-string pedal steel guitar using the six-string variety (You know, the thing most of us play).
The collaboration features highly acclaimed album artwork from Black Sabbath's classic records Never Say Die and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath as well as iconic live photography. The collection marks Black Sabbath's third footwear collaboration with Converse.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new video by Adelitas Way. In the clip, which you can check out below, Adelitas Way frontman Rick DeJesus discusses "Undivided," a track off the band's new album, Stuck, which will be released July 29 via Virgin Records.
It's time for some more behind-the-scenes footage of Metallica! The MetallicaTV crew has posted an official 18-minute video that shows the band rehearsing tunes July 1 in Rome, Italy, and then performing "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" and "Blackened" from the actual show later that night.