Led Zeppelin is widely considered one of the most influential bands in rock-guitar history, and now Guitar World and Ultimate-Guitar.com have joined forces to bring fans an extraordinary box set of Zeppelin tabs, magazines and collectibles.
Although often labeled as a “traditional” metal band, Icarus Witch’s new album, Rise, shows a much broader scope of musical ability. We sat down with Icarus Witch's bassist Jason Myers and guitarists Quinn Lukas and Dave Watson to discuss changes in the band and the new album.
Guitar World made history in Milan, Italy, on July 6, 2011, by getting Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Slayer’s Kerry King and Anthrax’s Scott Ian to pose for group photos — the first photos ever to feature all the guitarists of thrash metal’s momentous Big Four tour.
To get your week started right, we've teamed up with New Jersey's The Ugly Club to offer you a free download of their brand new song, "Loosen Up." Stream and download the track via the SoundCloud player below.
Aside from the battle over the maximized compression on many modern albums, there's a different kind of "loudness war" raging. And New York's A Place To Bury Strangers are winning. On their latest effort, Worship, the band once again launch a full-on assault on your ear drums from the first track, kicking things off "Alone," a track that sounds something like Nine Inch Nails masquerading as a shoegaze band.
It's been roughly six years since Welsh band Lostprophets last set foot on U.S. soil. Now, on the heels of the June 19 release of Weapons (Buy it on iTunes) on Fearless Records, Lostprophets fans are about to get a much-needed dose of the band on the second half of this year’s Warped Tour, which kicks off July 12.