He is held in the highest regard by Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, was close friends with Jimi Hendrix, and his mid-Sixties recordings with the Yardbirds invented the sound for heavy metal guitar. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is ...
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of the Stax Remasters edition of Albert King's classic Born Under a Bad Sign album. This new deluxe version of the album, which originally was released in 1967, will be released April 2 by Stax Records, a unit of Concord Music Group. It features several bonus tracks, including an untitled instrumental and alternate takes of "Born Under a Bad Sign," "Crosscut Saw," "The Hunter" and "Personal Manager."
The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Vol. 1 (Revised): The Art & Technique of the Classical Guitar is the premier method for the beginning classical guitarist, by one of the world's pre-eminent virtuosos and the recognized heir to the legacy of Andrés Segovia.
Maryland rockers Clutch released their long-awaited 10th studio album, Earth Rocker, March 19. The album, the followup to 2009's Strange Cousins From The West, was produced by Machine, who worked with the band on their Blast Tyrant album in 2004.
Slash has partnered with Guitar World magazine in search of the ultimate “Anastasia” cover artist. After hundreds of fans sent in videos performing Slash’s new single “Anastasia,” Guitar World magazine editors have chosen the top five finalists. Check out the videos below.