As widely reported, especially in Europe, some people weren't happy that Metallica were invited to perform at this Glastonbury Fest in the U.K. The Criticism included witty statements like: "Metallica aren't in the spirit of peace-loving Glastonbury" and "[Metallica can be] a bit abrasive."
We don't know why this pro-shot video of Metallica's complete Glastonbury set is already online — but we're not complaining! Below, you can watch every moment of the legendary band's Saturday-night set at Glastonbury.
Of course, Metallica performed at Glastonbury in the U.K. this past Saturday. However, Jack White gave the crowd an extra shot of Metallica by covering “Enter Sandman” during his own set earlier in the day. White actually meshed bits of “Enter Sandman” with his own song, “Cannon.”
Below, check out a new video about Louis Electric Amplifiers, a New Jersey-based boutique maker of hand-wired guitar amps. Louis Electric has been building tube amplifiers for more than 20 years. Since the very beginning, Louis Rosano has been building signature sounds for musicians of all genres. You can see and hear them on stages in the U.S. and abroad.
I’ll be showing you a relatively unknown picking technique used by Eddie Van Halen. It can be heard in countless Van Halen songs, including "I’m the One," "Spanish Fly" and "Jump." This technique is based on a combination of hammer-on notes and alternate-picked notes. Eddie likes to take a fingering pattern and hammer on the notes on one string, then alternate pick the same pattern on an adjacent string.
The Monster Energy Roast on the Range with Corey Taylor took place May 15 at the LC Pavilion May in Columbus, Ohio. Nearly a dozen musicians and comedians — led by Sebastian Bach — honored (and bashed) the Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist.
Whole Lotta Dulcimer! (Insert your own Led Zeppelin dulcimer puns here.) Below, check out a new video of Led Zeppelin's classic "Whole Lotta Love" performed on a three-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston.
Pro Music Marketing Inc. has announced the release of its Pykmax High Performance Guitar Picks. The pick, the result of a multi-year design and engineering effort, features a patented ergonomic design that fits the hand comfortably and eliminates traditional muscle pressure associated with gripping traditional guitar picks.