Cinderella, the '80s band that broke out of the Philadelphia glam music scene and brought us songs like "Shake Me," "Nobody's Fool" and “Shelter Me,” continue to bring their brand of hard rock, blues and metal to audiences nearly three decades later.
Finally, somebody came out with a beginner instructional guitar method book series for adults and teenagers that’s not an outdated, depressing turn-off that makes you want to throw your guitar off a cliff after having struggled to learn embarrassingly unsatisfying versions of the audience favorites “Mary Had a Little Lamb” and “Three Blind Mice.”
So you've built a cigar box guitar, eh? Want to add some vocals while you rock the box? Then let's build a beer can mic. I've built several of these, and they have a great, old-time sound that's even better with a little gain.
Two decades, thousands of touring miles and many albums later, rock band MxPx embarked on their 20th anniversary tour this summer, shortly after the release of their ninth studio album, Plans Within Plans.
You'd be hard pressed to find a guitarist who wouldn't consider the guitar, by its very nature, to be a work of art. The colors, the shapes, the wood and all those little idiosyncrasies make each guitar While many manufacturers have created showcases of their instruments in specific museums, there has yet to be one singular museum in the United States to focus on the guitar word as a whole.
Tomorrow, Sumerian Records will release the highly anticipated sophomore album from Periphery, the aptly named Periphery II. And if you're not excited enough by that prospect alone, you will be after checking out the killer new music video for the album's lead single, "Make Total Destroy."
All around the Internet today, the Word Alive are debuting their new album, Life Cycles, one track at a time. Guitar World was lucky enough to snag the track "For You're Health," which you can stream via the YouTube clip below.
Ever since the first Metal Massacre compilation in 1982, Brian Slagel has left an indelible mark on the world of heavy metal. In his thirty years as the head honcho over at Metal Blade Records, Slagel has overseen the rise of some of metal's most enduring acts, including Cannibal Corpse, Gwar, Amon Amarth, the Black Dahlia Murder, King Diamond and more, not to mention featuring the likes of Metallica, Slayer, Ratt and more on the early editions of the Metal Massacre compilation.