When ToneConcepts set out to make a new stomp box, it did the unthinkable by asking guitarists what they wanted that was missing from the plethora of pedals already on the market. The result is the Distillery pedal, which, despite its name, does not make vodka or whiskey but rather is a clean boost/overdrive pedal that allows guitarists to brew up their own signature tones.
Not sure how many bouzouki players we have out there, but this video is worth your attention no matter what stringed instrument you play. Meet the “Bouzoukitara.” Where did it come from? Yossi Sassi – who plays the acoustic bouzouki (think Greek mandolin) and electric guitar – was looking for an efficient way to switch between both instruments.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video from Big Wreck. The song, "Come What May," is from the band's new album, Ghosts, which will be released July 15 on Rounder. The album is the follow-up to last year’s Albatross, which they released after an 11-year hiatus.
In this new feature from the August 2014 issue of Guitar World, the guitarists of Avenged Sevenfold, Morbid Angel, Trivium and other metal acts tell how they'll beat the heat and tame the crowds on the season's biggest tours.
In the mood for a complete vintage Led Zeppelin concert, drum solo and all? Yeah, us too. Check out this complete 1970 show filmed at London's Royal Albert Hall, the site of the band's much-ballyhooed 2007 reunion concert. The lengthy clip, which was posted to YouTube in early 2012, shows the band at their best. Jimmy Page coaxes a host of sounds out of his Les Paul — and the ol' violin bow even makes an appearance.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of part two of a new series of lesson videos by Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun of Suicide Silence. The song, "Cease to Exist," is from the band's new album, You Can’t Stop Me, which will be released July 15.
Remember Babymetal? Of course you do. They're a Japanese metal vocal and dance group consisting of three girls — Su-Metal, Moametal and Yuimetal. And their videos tend to go viral when posted here at GuitarWorld.com. Babymetal are on tour at the moment, and they performed a sold-out July 7 show at the Forum in London. You can check out pro-shot footage from the show below.