I’ve always used the Les Paul and Gretsch White Falcon, and they’re both heavily featured on the new album. Regarding the second part, that’s a very pragmatic question. One thing I’ve done with the White Falcon is put things in the body — little bits of T-shirts or whatever — to help stop some of the feedback.
In the crudest possible way, one that veers dangerously close to Spinal Tap territory, the cover art for Asking Alexandria’s new album, From Death to Destiny, illustrates the band members’ changed priorities since they started working on the disc.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "I'm No Angel," the latest music video by the Winery Dogs, a new power trio featuring guitarist Richie Kotzen (Mr. Big, Poison), bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold).
Slayer continue their quest for global domination with World Painted Blood, their annihilating new album. Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King talk about working hard, playing fast and living life on the dark side.
For those of you who missed Guitar World's Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde, which took place in January at The Grove in Anaheim, California, worry not! We're in the process of bringing you as much footage as possible from that night. In fact, here's comedian Jim Norton's segment of the Roast, which features some great one-liners, including, "What an amazing collection of people. If a bomb went off right now, the record industry would lose exactly $500 next year."
Here's a behind-the-scenes photo gallery — and video — from our 2013 Review Guide, which is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. "This year, we finally made it happen," said Paul Riario, editor-in-chief of the 2013 Review Guide. "With a truck full of the latest gear and some beautiful ladies by our side, we headed west to Malibu, California, for sand, sun and fun."
We've been saying it for years: We need to shoot the next Review Guide on a beach. This year, we finally made it happen. With a truck full of the latest gear and some beautiful ladies by our side, we headed west to Malibu for sand, sun and fun.