Even though Metallica's James Hetfield makes it look all too easy, there are countless guitarists who find it challenging to sing while doing anything on the guitar — besides strumming. Some players (myself included) even get bent out of shape when they're asked to provide the simplest of vocal harmonies while playing basic to semi-challenging riffs.
According a recent online chat with his fans, Jack White is working on two new albums, one of which is a solo disc, the followup to 2012's Blunderbuss. "I'm producing two albums this month, and finishing them," White wrote in the chat. "One of them is mine."
Elton John has spilled the beans about his new project with none other than Jack White. Hollywood Reporter recently interviewed John, who discussed his experience working with producer T Bone Burnett on several recent studio albums. And although Burnett produced John's brand-new album, The Diving Board, it turns out he and John are already working on something else.
Jack White wrote, recorded and produced his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, which debuted atop the Billboard 200. This new tab book, which is available at the Guitar World Online Store for $19.99, provides the notes and tab for all the songs from his acclaimed 2012 CD.
Jack White, who was recently named the official ambassador for Record Store Day 2013, brought a camera crew to United Record Pressing in Nashville, the LP pressing plant that creates vinyl for his Third Man Records label.
Jack White, who is full steam ahead on his next album, has already said it's “all over the place” in terms of sounds. That means one of the most prolific musicians out there will be adding a few new sounds to his repertoire. While I'm sure whatever he goes after will be up to White's demanding standards, there are some genres he should just forget. Here are three he shouldn't touch with a 10-foot guitar.
Today we bring you "Paul's Not Home," a new song by Jack White and Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes. You can hear the track — a cover of a 30-year-old Adrenalin OD tune — via the SoundCloud player below.