The folks over at Electro-Harmonix have created and posted a new demo video for the company's EHX Tortion overdrive/distortion pedal. You can check out the video, which features guitarist Bill Ruppert, below.
Although most fans of Ozzy Osbourne and the late Randy Rhoads have already seen Osbourne's After Hours TV appearance from the spring of 1981, you might want to check out these new "enhanced" versions of two clips.
Extreme metallers Arch Enemy have introduced a new member — Alissa White-Gluz, former vocalist of Canadian act the Agonist. Angela Gossow, who joined Arch Enemy in 2000 and made her debut on Wages Of Sin (2001), will be stepping down as front-woman and focusing on the band's management.
Part 4 of the series, which you can watch below, shows Slash & Co. — better known as "Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators" — hard at work at a studio in Los Angeles working on their next album.
Conquering Dystopia, the new project featuring Schecter signature artists Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow, released their self-titled debut album earlier this month. Now you can check out a guitar play-through video of "Ashes of Lesser Men," a track off the new album, below.
Here's a fast run up the fretboard that I call "the Dominizer" because it’s based on a dominant seven arpeggio, specifically, A7 [A C# E G]. In the first two bars, I play the arpeggio classical-style through several inversions on the top three strings, four notes up, then four notes down, with a quick position shift every two beats.
In this month’s column, I’d like to initiate a detailed breakdown of the guitar solo on the title track from Nevermore’s latest album, The Obsidian Conspiracy. This is a fairly complex solo, 14-bar bars in total length, so let’s begin with a look at the first six bars, including both the rhythm and lead guitar parts.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Be There Again," the new music video by Philadelphia-based trio Transitshop. The song is from their debut album, Velocity, which was released last year through Rock Ridge Music.