The Lego guitar shown in the video below was made by Italian luthier Nicola Pavan. And apart from the neck, electronics and hardware, it is made of nothing but Lego blocks, with only their own interlocking parts to hold them together.
Here's a weird one. On September 19 in Anaheim, California, Foo Fighters brought Yes singer Jon Davison out on stage (who knew he was Foos drummer Taylor Hawkins' best friend?) to perform Rush's "Tom Sawyer."
In this exclusive video, the Winery Dogs' Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy discuss "Empire," a track off their new album, Hot Streak. As it turns out, "Empire" almost didn't make it onto the new album. Find out the full story in the video below!
When Labor Day came and went earlier this month, it reminded us of the American labor movement and the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the good ol' U.S. of A. However, since we're Guitar World people, we couldn't help but apply those sentiments to music and the American people who made and make it—bands!
The Kinks will release a new best-of album, Sunny Afternoon, October 16 on the BMG label. The album features original Kinks recordings of songs from the successful West End musical Sunny Afternoon, including "You Really Got Me," "Waterloo Sunset," "Sunny Afternoon," "Dedicated Follower of Fashion," "Lola," "All Day and All of the Night" and much more.
The event, which takes place November 7 and November 8 at SIR Studios, 6465 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, features exhibits by top gear manufacturers and clinics by world-class bassists. An all-star concert featuring this year’s award recipients will take place November 7 at Musicians Institute, 6752 Hollywood Blvd.
After taking the world by storm with their infectious 2013 debut album, the Winery Dogs are back with a blistering new album that runs the gambit of musical styles. For Hot Streak, which will be released October 2, we find the power-trio of Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy once again firing on all cylinders, expanding their horizons while staying true to their roots.
Meet Guitar Boy, a guitar that's also a large and fully functional Game Boy. The instrument was built by Fibbef, a forum administrator for BitFixGaming, who created it as a submission for a 2015 Game Boy classic build off.
Thanks to the wonders of YouTube, you can now watch all of Metallica's September 19 show at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, right here, right now. The pro-shot videos, which you can check out below, feature the band's full set.