In 1995, one of the Big Four, Megadeth, released a compilation called Hidden Treasures, which was a strong B-side EP of fist-pumpers that were found on film soundtracks and tribute albums. It looks as if multi-platinum-selling Chicago-based rockers Disturbed is following loyally in Megadeth's footprints.
It's once again time to cure those Monday blues with some metal, as we've got a brand new video from Maine's Last Chance to Reason. Watch the exclusive premiere of the new music video for "Prototype" below.
"It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock and roll." Truer words have not been spoken. And no one knows the value of those words better than Mark Evans. From the time he joined AC/DC at age 19 right up until today, Evans has seen both the highs and lows the rock 'n' roll lifestyle has to offer.
Snow Patrol’s sixth album, Fallen Empires, delivers what most fans have come to expect over the years. It’s not the leap a band like Coldplay had attempted; instead, it is a subtle tweak to their style with hope of bringing something slightly new. Singer Gary Lightbody and gang appear to be inspired by U2 and R.E.M. throughout.
Guitar World will be starting a series of epic newsstand specials that will focus on the greatest rock bands and artists. We need your help determining which newsstand special will be first. So, which of the bands/artists in the poll below would you most like to see as the topic of our first special issue?
For most bands, writing a debut album with the perfect mix of humor, pop sensibilities, memorable songs, and a vibe that recaptures the feel of a time gone by, is no easy task. Writing a follow-up album? Damn near impossible.
“When we were making our last record, nobody knew who the fuck Kurt Cobain was!” Kirk Hammett, at ease in the lounge of the New York City recording studio where he and the rest of Metallica are rushing to finish their sixth album, Load, is acutely aware of how much the musical climate has changed in the five years since the band put out their last studio recording.