It’s probably not a coincidence that effects such as wah pedals and fuzz boxes started appearing en masse about the same time that recreational drugs like marijuana and LSD became popular with rock musicians.
You're on tour with Dio during the 2005 Holy Diver Live tour, and the band is approaching the closing chords of "Shame on the Night." Before he disappears from the stage, the bossman, Ronnie James Dio, screams your name and points you out, meaning it's your time to own the stage and melt off the faces of the unsuspecting audience.
Deep Purple’s latest album, 2013's Now What?!, marked the opening of next chapter in the band’s 46-year career. Blending the spirit of classic Seventies Deep Purple with modern production and a progressive mindset, the album reached Number 1 in several countries, including Germany and Russia, and gave the band its first British Top 20 album in 20 years.
In the newly posted video below, Paul Rivera Jr. interviews Slash about how he used the Rivera RockCrusher Recording power attenuator, load box and speaker emulator on his upcoming album and how he plans on integrating them live.
We thought we'd share this late-2013 video of an 8-year-old Japanese girl named Li-Sa-X covering none other than Paul Gilbert. Below, watch her perform an instrumental Racer X tune called "Scarified." The track originally appeared on Racer X's 1987 album, Second Heat, and was written by Gilbert and Scott Travis.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Haunted Factory," the new music video by Megafauna. The track is from the band's new album, Maximalist, which was released April 15 through Danimal Kingdom.
Gretsch has introduced several new products for the summer including the limited-edition G6137TCB Panther in Flagstaff Sunset, the limited release G9515 Jim Dandy Flat Top, G9202 Honey Dipper Special Round Neck and G9212 Honey Dipper Special Square Neck.