“They always try to write off the blues. Well, we’ve proven tonight that at least 9,000 people like the blues.” So says Joe Bonamassa on Joe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, a new live CD, DVD and Blu-ray that will be released March 24.
Followers of Joe Bonamassa's Facebook page know the guitarist likes to shoot quick, spur-of-the-moment videos backstage at his shows. These videos usually show him playing rare, oddball or just plain insane stringed instruments. As evidenced below!
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the premiere of "Bad Child," a new song by Bachman, Randy Bachman's new band. The song, which is from Bachman's new album, Heavy Blues, features Joe Bonamassa on guitar. You can check it out below.
Last week — wait, was it last week? Yeah, it was last week — Joe Bonamassa posted a Facebook video of himself noodling backstage on a 1978 Charvel black-and-yellow stripe guitar, a guitar long associated with Eddie Van Halen. This week, Bonamassa posted another backstage Facebook clip; this time, he's playing a 1931 National Duolian guitar.
GuitarWorld.com's latest readers poll—the first annual Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown—has reached Round 2! For the past month, we've been pitting Dunlop, MXR and Way Huge pedals against each other in a no-holds-barred shootout. Now the competition is guaranteed to get even tougher.