Music Masters Camps offer attendees the chance to get hands-on learning experience from various musical greats — and to meet and play with like-minded musicians from around the globe. Last week, the Winery Dogs — guitarist Richie Kotzen, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Mike Portnoy — hosted their first-ever Dog Camp, and I was fortunate enough to attend.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Driving Me Insane," a new track by Southern California psychedelic savages Joy. The band's new album, Under the Spell of Joy, will be released August 19 via Tee Pee Records.
As always, several members of the Guitar World crew were on hand at the 2014 Summer NAMM Show in lovely and talented Nashville, Tennessee, taking pics, getting the latest gear news and shooting plenty of videos.
Led Zeppelin have announced deluxe reissues of 1971's Led Zeppelin IV and 1973's Houses of the Holy. The two reissues are due for an October 28 release, and, like the reissues of the band's first three LP's, each album will include a remastered copy of the original album, with a second disc of previously unreleased music culled from the band members' vaults.
In this interview from 2009, Rush’s guitarist — Alex Lifeson — and bassist — Geddy Lee — choose 60 minutes' worth of the music that is closest to their hearts, essentially putting together the ultimate Rush-approved "mixed tape."
It's the ultimate DVD instructional guide to playing slide guitar like a pro. The disc, which was designed for beginning-to-intermediate guitar players, contains more than two hours of lessons that will help you play in open and standard tunings, learn slide scales for soloing in all keys, plus improvising, open-tuning chord forms, muting, vibrato, Delta and electric blues and more.
Vox Amplification has announced three Special Edition versions of its current, popular guitar amplifiers. For a limited time only, the new AC4C1-12; Night Train NT15C1-CL; and Lil' Night Train NT2H-GD will offer a variety of new options for guitarists and collectors alike.
Reverend Horton Heat have premiered the music video for "Mad, Mad Heart," a track off their latest album, Rev, which was released in January by Victory Records. It's their first album since 2009's Laughin' & Cryin' with the Reverend Horton Heat.