Here's an exclusive video of Mayday Parade rhythm guitarist Brooks Betts breaking down his guitar parts for the band's hit single "Stay" -- chords included. "Stay" is off the band's new self-titled album, which debuted at No. 12 on Billboard's Top 200.
Check out this exclusive premiere of a new track by New York City's The Cringe. "Rushing Through The World" will appear on the band's upcoming fourth studio album, Hiding in Plain Sight, which will be released October 9.
Hello, fellow guitar freaks! This week I'm going to discuss a topic that has been on my mind a lot lately: Is it better to mic an amp on a track or use an emulator? (By emulator, I'm talking about either an external box like a Line 6 Pod or an internal software based amp simulator like Amplitude.)
For this year's Guitar World Buyer's Guide, we packed a truck with guitars, loaded an RV with Playboy's 2012 Playmate of the Year, Jaclyn Swedberg, and Playboy's Miss September 2011, Tiffany Toth, and headed west into the California desert.
“A lot of people said to me, ‘Enough with the guest vocalists for a while,’” Carlos Santana says with a laugh. “‘We want to hear the Mexican play the guitar!’” The legendary guitarist heard the call of the public and now he has responded. His new album, Shape Shifter, is a compendium of new, blazing guitar-driven instrumental tracks. They run the gamut of styles that we’ve come to expect from Carlos Santana: churning rock, sizzling Latin grooves and passionate ballads that dance between the cosmic poles of earthly and divine love.
Graph Tech Guitar Labs, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium guitar nuts and saddles, is giving away a weekly prize package featuring 36 TUSQ picks, one bottle of PrePlay and one Graph Tech beanie. Contest ends August 11.