Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a readers poll in partnership with Samson — the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time! We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of guitarists from different genres, locations and age groups, you — like us — have strong opinions about the skills (or lack thereof) of some of rock's most legendary singers.
The September 30 edition of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon featured an SNL-style phony infomercial for a new album, The Avett Brothers Sing Heavy Metal. The clip, which you can check out below, shows the hugely successful US folk band, the Avett Brothers, performing Iron Maiden‘s "Run to the Hills," Black Sabbath‘s "Iron Man" and Metallica‘s "One."
Metallica, who recently spent a great deal of seriously quality time in New York City while promoting their new film, Through the Never, have posted an official recap video of their September 21 show at New York City's 1,500-capacity Apollo Theater. You can check out the complete video — all 22-plus minutes of it (perfect for your lunch break) — below.
According to a new report by The Wrap, Through the Never, Metallica's new 3D movie, opened this past weekend (September 27) to an estimated $1.67 million, making it the best opening for a concert film ever at IMAX theaters.
"We’ve been in the studio so long -- a war has come and gone, and we're still stuck in here!" A heavy weariness, quite evident behind James Hetfield's steely gaze, underscores the intense pressure that has been Metallica's constant as they labored over the past few months to record Metallica, their first album in over three years, and fifth overall.
Metallica have posted two new clips from their new 3D film, Through the Never, and you can check them out below. The film debuted yesterday, September 9, at the Toronto International Film Festival. It will open on every IMAX screen in North America September 27 and make its way to standard theaters October 4.
It’s definitely true that Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of my all-time favorite guitarists. Ironically, I was never really into Stevie while he was alive. Then, shortly after he died, I got hold of a video of him playing a live show and was just totally blown away by his timing, his tone, his feel, his vibrato, his phrasing — everything. Some people are just born to play guitar, and Stevie was definitely one of them.