An untold number of heavy metal artists and fans, many of whom are in Los Angeles for tonight's 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, instantly expressed their grief over Hanneman's death via Twitter.
If there was ever any question about rock 'n' roll being alive and well, the answer has arrived in the form of Monster Energy's Rock Allegiance Tour. The late summer trek will feature four game-changing rock bands from four different countries, with Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne on the bill.
AXL Guitars has introduced the AXL USA Hand-Aged Bulldog. Each AXL USA Hand-Aged Bulldog has been aged to perfection by AXL's craftsmen to produce a one-of-a-kind instrument. Limited to a first run of 50 pieces, the Hand-Aged Bulldog has the look and feel of a guitar that's been played for years.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Bad Love" by Walter Trout. The track is from Trout's new album, Luther’s Blues: A Tribute to Luther Allison, which will be released June 11 by Mascot Label Group's Provogue Records. The album is available now for pre-order at waltertrout.com.
On April 25, just prior to her show in the hotel's rock venue, Vinyl, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas unveiled a display honoring the work of Australian guitarist — and Guitar World cover start — Orianthi. Hours later, Orianthi along with Glen Sobel (drummer for Alice Cooper) and Vivi Rama (bassist for Macy Gray, Jordin Sparks) performed to a packed house at Vinyl.