This time around, I decided to grab my rapidly aging black Levi's shirt, my awesome new Levy's guitar strap and my Gibson Music City Jr. with B-Bender and show you three essential rockabilly licks. Bear in mind, I could've chosen three other essential rockabilly licks, but these seemed like nice ones to start out with. There's always next month.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Slim Wray's new "Take It Or Leave It" music video. In the clip, which you can check out below, you can watch the band visit tourist-y sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn and perform out of a U-Haul truck.
In the last three columns, I demonstrated the mechanics of my technique for sweep picking arpeggios and some of my go-to shapes. This month, I’d like to show you a great way to expand upon these shapes, by adding a fretboard tap above the highest note played in the sweep.
When Paul Reed Smith and the R&D team at PRS ramped up their dissection and testing of pickups a couple years ago, it became very clear very quickly that something new was about to be born. Enter the PRS 58/15 pickups, introduced for PRS’s 30th Anniversary year.
Fear Factory have unveiled the lyric video for their new single, "Regenerate." The track is from the band's new album, Genexus, which hit stores August 7 via Nuclear Blast. You can grab a copy right here.
Gatton, who also was known as "the Telemaster" and "the world's greatest unknown guitarist" (a nickname he shared with his friend Roy Buchanan) could play country, rockabilly, jazz and blues guitar with equal authority—and sometimes with a beer bottle!