"'Heatwave' essentially is a song about crowd-surfing based on my personal life experiences with two different friends," says guitarist/singer Jordan Smith. "The first half of the song is about the very first time we crowd-surfed one of my best friends in college and how exciting it was to see her up there getting tossed around by the crowd."
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the third of five exclusive videos featuring Bay Area thrash legends Exodus. Each weekly clip will showcase material from Blood Upon the Goat, the bonus “making of” DVD included with the digipak and imported box set of Blood In, Blood Out, the band's highly anticipated new album.
As we reported yesterday, AC/DC — a band that no longer features Malcolm Young — will premiere their new song, "Play Ball," September 27 as part of Turner Sports' 2014 Major League Baseball Postseason campaign.
We don't know about you, but around here, September brings to mind tours and massive live shows — probably because it's the only month where summer and fall, the two biggest touring seasons, collide. So, as our thoughts turn to the gigs we've reported on, witnessed and celebrated in recent weeks and months, we thought we'd get our readers — as in, you! — involved as we attempt to pick rock's greatest live band or artist!
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Damned Renegades, the new album by Davenport Cabinet. The project, which started out as a solo venture for Coheed and Cambria guitarist Travis Stever in 2007, has expanded into a full-band endeavor where he is joined by Tyler Klose (vocals/guitar), Tom Farkas (bass) and Michael Hickey (drums, percussion, vocals).
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.
Believe it or not, Pantera’s “The Art of Shredding” translates awesomely to acoustic in the hands of the masterful percussive player, Sam Westphalen. Here he is in the studio at the Australian Institute of Music laying it down.
A few more facts about AC/DC's next album — their first in six years — have been released by the band. The disc will be called Rock Or Bust. It will feature 11 songs and will be released November 28 in Australia and December 2 in North America.