Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has recorded a series of 65 guitar loops that can be used by producers and disc jockeys for various projects. Friedman's loops, which range from high-gain leads and rhythm parts to clean-tone melodies influenced by Japanese and Middle Eastern scales, are available now as a loop library called "Exotic Guitar."
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Born To Rise," a new song by Redlight King. The track, which is from the band's new album, Irons in the Fire, will be available on iTunes Tuesday, July 9. The new album will be released September 10.
Since their formation in 2009, Oak Street Blues — guitarist/vocalist/founder Chris Hall, bassist Jenny Arias, keyboardist Stephanie Sheer and drummer Alejandra Arellano — have become known for their unique mix of traditional country and alternative rock combined with elements of electronic and pop.