Dream Theater's upcoming studio album now has a name. The band's 13th album, which is due in early 2016 via Roadrunner, will be called The Astonishing. John Petrucci and company have been working on the followup to 2013's Dream Theater since January at Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, New York.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Temporal Landrons," a new song by Suhy, Silvergold & Alvarado. The guitar-heavy track, a tribute to groundbreaking guitarists Shawn Lane and Eric Johnson, is from Suhy, Silvergold & Alvarado's new album, Tessellations, which will be released November 13.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of “Deadhead,” a live performance clip by the Devin Townsend Project. The performance is from Devin Townsend Presents: Ziltoid Live at the Royal Albert Hall, the band's new DVD, which will be released November 13 via Inside Out Music.
What, exactly, is a headphone song? The definition changes depending on who you are. For audiophiles, a headphone song—or album—is a work that is so exquisite that it demands you listen to each beautifully recorded note under a sonic microscope. Miles Davis’ "Kind of Blue" fits that bill, the song and the album.
The Rock Guitar 101 DVD is available now at the Guitar World Online Store for $14.99. Rock Guitar 101 is an incredible one-stop DVD providing over 70 minutes of instruction on all the basic skills you need to play rock guitar.
Following the release of "Thank God For Girls" last week, Weezer have released a second new track, "Do You Wanna Get High?" You can hear it below. The track will be available on all digital streaming platforms tomorrow, November 4.
As we reported yesterday, Tool performed their only show of 2015 on Halloween and dressed up as Led Zeppelin for the occasion. The group also opened with their cover of Zeppelin’s “No Quarter,” which they have not performed live since 1998.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive edition of Betcha Can't Play This featuring Devil You Know guitarist Francesco Artusato, who has been featured on the site several times in the past. Artusato's new D harmonic minor lick is chock full of fast legato and hybrid picking. Give it a shot! Devil You Know's new album, They Bleed Red, will be released November 6 via Nuclear Blast.
In case you haven't noticed, Metallica recently redesigned their website. To celebrate the revamped site, Metallica's Lars Ulrich created a brief video that offers a quick peek at the band's recording sessions.