Sixty years ago, barely a decade into the electric guitar era, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown unleashed one of the wildest guitar instrumentals ever captured on record. “Boogie Uproar” was just that, a dose of pure, in-your-face electric energy that musically linked the past—the sophistication of swing—to the future: the raw ferocity of rock and roll.
Guitar legend George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob) is offering fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to partake in a one-on-one guitar lesson via Skype. Lynch has taken to Indiegogo to raise money for his new documentary, Shadowtrain: Under a Crooked Sky. The film, which addresses the plight of Native Americans, is set to be released in 2014.
Last night in Hollywood, Anthrax, who are headlining the Metal Alliance Tour, played to a sold-out crowd at the House of Blues. But the fans got a little more than Anthrax playing their classic Among The Living album front-to-back, or songs from the just-released covers EP, Anthems.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive debut of "Give," a new track by LA-based rock band Owl. The song is from Owl's new album, The Right Thing, which will be released April 9 by Overit Records. Owl is Chris Wyse (vocals/bass), Dan Dinsmore (drums) and Jason Achilles Mezilis (guitar/vocals).
After hundreds of fans sent in videos performing Slash’s new single, “Anastasia,” Slash has selected the winning cover artist today, Wednesday, March 27. Watch the winning “Anastasia” clip below. The winning performer will receive a guitar from Epiphone/Gibson signed by Slash.
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