Surveying the current Southern rock landscape, you can’t blame genre pioneers Lynyrd Skynyrd for feeling increasingly alone with each passing year. Sure, contemporaries like the Allman Brothers Band and ZZ Top are still going strong, and popular acts such as My Morning Jacket and Kings of Leon have opened up strains of Southern rock to a whole new set of ears, but it’s no wonder the “Sweet Home Alabama” rockers dubbed their latest album Last of a Dyin’ Breed.
In the new November 2012 issue of Guitar World, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong tells the story behind this year's most ambitious music project! He discusses the band's biggest move yet — the release of three new albums: ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré!.
Guitar Legends: Southern Rock brings you rebels, rednecks and triple-threat guitars spanning the seven years of the fast and furious southern rock life. From the story of Lynyrd Skynyrd to the lost interview with Duane Allman, you'll hear about your favorite Southern rock artists and learn how to play some of their greatest licks.