Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Our Cosmic Casket," the new music video by Allegaeon. Track is from the band's new album, Elements of the Infinite, will be released June 24 by Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in Colorado earlier this year.
Today, the guys in Judas Priest are previewing another new song from their upcoming studio album, Redeemer of Souls. Check out the under-two-minute teaser for "Battle Cry" below! The clip also features an intro and commentary by Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner.
Yngwie Malmsteen has been flashing his flawless guitar chops to the world for three decades now. But, he is not afraid to look back in time for inspiration. Check out this video of him ripping it up on a cover of one of Deep Purple's greatest classics.
Slash and his bandmates, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, have premiered the lyric video for “World On Fire,” the first single and title track off their new album, which will be released September 16.
The car looks fantastic. I chose a '41 Willys in the same color as the car I drive, metallic orange (I like Halloween). The car doesn't simply sit there and do nothing. To add to the cool factor, the engine lights up on either side when the pedal is engaged, along with the headlights.
The exercises in this month’s column emphasize pick-hand techniques that are intrinsic to my style: sweep picking, alternate picking and multiple-finger fretboard tapping. Specifically, I wanted to create a convergence of these different playing techniques within a musical-sounding piece.
A new cover of Iron Maiden's "The Trooper" is getting a lot of attention lately, and you can check it out below. The classic Maiden tune is given the hillbilly treatment by a Finnish band called Steve'n'Seagulls, complete with acoustic guitar, banjo and mandolin. What's even cooler is that these guys do an incredible job.
I call this month’s column “The Riff Welder” because in it I demonstrate a variety of ways you can bring more melodic content to your power-chord-driven ideas through the use of single-note lines and small two-note chord voicings, often referred to as “diads.” I will take a few fairly “stock” chord progressions and, by moving a few notes and voicings around, show you how to devise much more interesting and effective rhythm parts.
Former Pantera bassist Rex Brown joined fellow Pantera alumnus and current Down frontman Philip Anselmo on stage at the Download festival on Sunday at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. They performed the Pantera classic "A New Level."