Guitar Center recently started creating "product spotlight" demo videos for gear that happens to be available at their stores. The week' video showcases the 40-watt, all-tube Marshall DSL40C amp, a versatile combo that's great for gigging.
Courtney Love has premiered the music video for her current single, "You Know My Name." The video, which was directed by Maximilla Lukacs, shows the singer trashing a room while wearing a white gown. Love released her double A-side single "Wedding Day/You Know My Name" on May 4.
Last night — or was it early this morning? — Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out the official clip of "Angel of Mercy" below. The song is from Catacombs of the Black Vatican, the band's new album.
Earlier this week, Stryper's Michael Sweet released an autobiography (Honestly) and a new solo album (I'm Not Your Suicide). Among the album's 13 tracks is a cover of Neil Young's "Heart of Gold" that features vocals by Electra Mustaine, the 16-year-old daughter of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine.
The minor scale is the most commonly used scale in metal. This month, I’d like to detail the most prevalent minor scales in metal: natural minor (also known as the Aeolian mode), the Dorian mode, the Phrygian mode and the harmonic minor scale.
Yes, sometimes we find ourselves checking out guitar forums on other websites. Such was the case earlier today, when we stumbled upon the video below, which is called "The Best of Betcha Can't Play This."
Jeff Beck has released a new three-track CD — Yosogai — in Japan. Don't bother looking for it on iTunes in the U.S. — it's not there, although some of the songs might wind up on his much-anticipated 2014 album.