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Dear Guitar Hero: Slash

The "Sweet Child O' Mine" riff mangles my fingers every time I try to learn it. Do you use some kind of secret technique? -Matthew SteeleThere's no secret technique. That's just my pick-up-a-guitar and fuck-around-with-it style of playing. That whole riff was just a mistake-a joke, really. To this day, I find it incredibly ironic and hilarious that it turned into a song, especially such a... …

Last Gigs: Slash with Guns N' Roses

Originally printed in Guitar World, November 2008 July 17, 1993 - Buenos Aires, Argentina   By the time Guns N’ Roses wrapped up their world tour behind their two Use Your Illusion albums in 1993, they had played 192 shows in 27 countries, in front of more than seven million people. The band had been on the road for two and a half years, which made the jaunt for that time—and perhaps still—the... …

Guns N' Roses to Begin Tour in March 2009?

The Gunners are planning to hit the road in late March 2009 for a wold tour in support of their latest release, Chinese Democracy, GN'R guitarist Richard Fortus has told U.K.'s TheTelegraph.com. The tour will likely last at least two years. ... …

Guitar World Lands Ritchie Blackmore!

Greetings once again, everyone...sorry it's taken me so long to make another Fine Print post. We've been a little extra busy these last few weeks between our company retreat in Monterey, California, an internet outage in the NYC office that lasted two full days, and just general magazine/CD-ROM/DVD/web site madness.We've had some interesting visitors the past few weeks, all of which should... …

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 6 "November Rain" (Slash)

Long before the world embraced Guns N’ Roses as the quintessential Eighties rock band, the L.A.-based outfit recorded in one day a demo tape that featured many of what would become the band’s best-known songs, including “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City” and “Mr. Browstone,” all of which would wind up on the band’s 1987 breakthrough album, Appetite For Destruction. Also on the tape was a... …

Rock Band 2 Song List - Including New Guns N' Roses Track - Announced!

Harmonix, the world’s premier music video game development company, and MTV Games, a division of Viacom’s MTV Networks, along with marketing and distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc., today revealed at the 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit new features for the next evolution of the groundbreaking music platform, Rock Band 2. With the original Rock Band title providing millions of players with... …

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