Here is the exclusive premiere of "Missing Three," a new track by Jake Shimabukuro, who has been called "the Jimi Hendrix of the Ukulele." The song is from Shimabukuro's upcoming album, Grand Ukulele, which will be released October 2 through Mailboat Records.
Learn to play in the style of Jimmy Page, Johnny Winter, Billy Gibbons, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson and other blues greats. This lick pack will teach you classic 12-bar shuffle rhythm patterns, walking bass lines, how to add fills to rhythm patterns, using hybrid picking and palm muting, classic blues turnarounds and expressive elements, such as finger slides, sweeps and bends, plus much more.
Earlier today, Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde announced his new signature-edition guitar-instruction DVD series. The Zakk Wylde Signature Edition Guitar Apprentice will be available October 1 at Guitar Centers across the country.
In the late '60s, someone stole Frank Zappa's beloved Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, the guitar he used during the early days of the Mothers of Invention. More than 40 years later, Dweezil Zappa — Frank Zappa's son — is on a mission to recover the guitar.
Australia's Tracer will release their new album, Spaces In Between, October 9 via Mascot Records. The band's unique blend of '90s stoner rock and '70s classic rock has yielded a worldwide following for the act.
Flying under the radar of the familiar major guitar manufacturers, Sweden's Strandberg Guitars has quietly built an impressive following featuring some of today's brightest young guitarists, including Tosin Abasi, Periphery's Misha Mansoor and Scale the Summit's Chris Letchford.
Bangles' guitarist Vicki Peterson is no stranger to royalty. The stunning beauty has rubbed elbows and played alongside some of the giants of rock and pop over the course of her career. Her tasty guitar work, soulful vocals and songwriting prowess continue to be an inspiration to male and female musicians.
While Avenged Sevenfold have been laying low for most of 2012, the band evidently found time to record a brand new track for the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Listen to "Carry On" via the YouTube clip below.