Korn will release their 11th studio album, The Paradigm Shift, October 1 via Prospect Park. The album marks the return of co-founding guitarist Brian "Head" Welch. It will be his first album with Korn since 2003's Take a Look in the Mirror. The album also is the follow-up to 2011's dubstep/metal hybrid, The Path of Totality, which named Revolver's "Album of the Year."
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” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
Queensrÿche have posted a new music video for “Fallout,” the first single from their new, self-titled album. The video was filmed in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, during the annual Rock Hard Festival in May. It features footage from the band’s set, plus some behind-the-scenes shots.
Pearl Jam ended their big online countdown yesterday by announcing a major North American tour. The 24-date trek kicks off October 11 in Pittsburgh and ends December 6 in Seattle. You can check out the full itinerary below.
Ritchie Blackmore's current band — Blackmore's Night — have released a new music video for the title track from their latest album, Dancer and the Moon. The album was released June 11 by Frontiers Records.