Today we’re going to simplify and understand an extremely important part of music theory: chord progressions. Like all the knowledge areas we’ve covered so far in this series, I’m going to explain this in the simplest of terms so you can achieve a thorough understanding and absolute mastery of this concept.
For today's Flashback Friday video, we're dropping in on Yngwie Malmsteen, circa-1984. Fans who got to see Alcatrazz perform in the early to mid-'80s were treated to bits and pieces of Malmsteen's mastery in pretty much every song — but especially when he took his extended solo breaks.
Mastodon have premiered the music video for their new single, “High Road.” Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments. The track comes off Once More 'Round the Sun, their sixth studio album, which will be released June 24 via Reprise.
Eric Clapton has released the animated lyric video for his new single, "Call Me the Breeze," and you can check it out below. The track is from The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, a new album attributed to Eric Clapton & Friends. It will be released July 29.
Although Robert Plant has been seemingly hesitant to play live with his former Led Zeppelin bandmates, he was happy to sing three Led Zeppelin favorites with the Sensational Space Shifters at the Pinkpop Festival this past weekend. Check it out!
We already posted a fan-shot video of Metallica's first-ever performance of deep album cut "The Frayed Ends of Sanity," but now Metallica have released their own, professionally shot, clip of the performance.
Last night, Jack White appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to discuss his new album, Lazaretto — and to perform two songs from the new disc. You can check out one of the performances ("Just One Drink") below.
Below, check out Guitarworld.com and RevolverMag.com's exclusive premiere of "I Don't Want to Be Here Anymore," the new lyric video by Rise Against. The track is from the band's new album, The Black Market, which will be released July 15 via Interscope Records.