The great majority of metal music is based on the Aeolian mode, and in this month’s column I’d like to show you a simple, effective way to take any Aeolian line and change and mutate its character, which entails altering only one note.
Bassist and vocalist Chris Squire, a founding member of prog-rock legends Yes, died today, June 28, at age 67 after a brief battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). The U.K.-born Squire had been receiving treatment in Phoenix, where he lived, since being diagnosed with the disease only last month.
There's a reason NME awarded Noel Gallagher the Godlike Genius Award, and it was on full display at the Opera House in Boston on June 6. At first it seemed pretty much business as usual. Gallagher and his band of High Flying Birds walked out, pickup their gear and tore into “Do the Damage.”
We Came As Romans are out on the road at the moment—with a very busy July ahead of them. But that didn't prevent WCAR guitarists Joshua Moore and Lou Cotton from showing Guitar World their live rig/gear setup.
The Grateful Dead have announced Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead, a live box set that will be released in limited 12-CD/7-Blu-ray or 12-CD/7-DVD formats by Rhino/Grateful Dead November 20.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a live video for "Failure" by Breaking Benjamin. The original version of the song is from the band's new album, Dark Before Dawn, which was released June 23 via Hollywood Records.