Two former members of Metallica were part of this year's Gigantour 2013 — Megadeth‘s Dave Mustaine and Newsted's Jason Newsted. As a result, fans were hoping the guys would — at some point — take the stage together to run through one or two tunes from the old days.
Last night, during a TeamRock Radio interview, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian made it public that the band's new guitarist is Shadows Fall axman Jon Donais. Donais has been filling in with Anthrax since Rob Caggiano left the band in January.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (01).
Guitarist Laura Wilde grew up 8,000 miles from the US in Melbourne, Australia. At 19, she followed her dream to make her living as a musician and moved to Los Angeles. Not even four years later, Wilde has released her debut album, Sold My Sold, and is touring the US as Ted Nugent's opening act.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Meine Brille," a brand-new music video by Germany's We Butter The Bread With Butter. The song is from the band's new album, Goldkinder, which was released today, August 13. Goldkinder is the quartet's third full-length and their first official physical release in the US.
Sony Legacy will release Higher! — the first-ever career-spanning box set from Sly & The Family Stone — August 27. To celebrate the release, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive photo gallery below. It features several rare photos of Sly with various guitars, including a few very nice Telecasters.