Last month, Guitar World kicked off its first transcription challenge — and we picked a good song to set the tone for the monthly contest: Jason Becker's instrumental masterpiece, "Perpetual Burn." The song has been a perpetual source of inspiration (and challenge) for guitarists since it was released in 1988.
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Jason Becker's instrumental masterpiece, "Perpetual Burn," has been a perpetual source of inspiration — and challenge — for guitarists since it was originally released in 1988. In fact, we decided to challenge our own staff, who turned in a spot-on, 17-page transcription of Becker's shred classic in the new July 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine. Now it's time to challenge you!
Here's your chance to win a signed Epiphone guitar (electric, of course) from Slash! Slash has partnered with Guitar World in search of the ultimate cover artist. Starting Wednesday, March 13, musicians can upload a YouTube video of themselves playing along to Slash's new single “Anastasia,” using the interactive guitar tab feature found below.
ooVoo gets RECKLESS and RELENTLESS with Asking Alexandria! Ten lucky fans will win an ooVoo call with Asking Alexandria! All you have to do is fill out the form here with your contact information and include the two questions you want to ask the band on ooVoo.
Australia's Tracer will release their new album, Spaces In Between, October 9 via Mascot Records. The band's unique blend of '90s stoner rock and '70s classic rock has yielded a worldwide following for the act.
The Seymour Duncan Invader has a well-earned reputation as the most aggressive passive pickup ever. It's the first choice for metal, punk and rock players who seek maximum power and sustain without switching over to a battery-powered active system.
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