Scratch that new Les Paul off your Christmas wish list and add this: Testament's Alex Skolnick and Megadeth's Chris Broderick have just announced the first annual Skolnick & Broderick’s Winter Guitar Retreat, which is set to take place at Full Moon Resort in New York’s Catskill Mountains from December 26-30.
"Curl of the Burl" was one of the first songs fans heard off the upcoming new album from Mastodon, The Hunter, which is out next Tuesday, September 27. You can now check out the trip-inducing music video for the track, which was directed by Robert Schober, below.
Earlier this year, the world lost a guitar legend in the late Gary Moore. In memory of the guitar great, Eagle Rock just released Live At Montreux 2010, a DVD that catalogs Gary's final show, and are now offering a free download of the video for "Oh Wild One" at Moore's official website, or from the widget below.
In the midst of all the chaos, I caught up with the members of Anthrax fresh from their opening performance of the day to talk about the added pressure of playing Yankee Stadium, how it felt playing news songs during the show and what songs they would choose for the Big For jam.
Twenty Nine years ago today, September 21, 1982, W.A.S.P. played their first show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. On September 21, 2012 -- Yes, you read that right (2012) -- W.A.S.P. will begin their 30 Years of Thunder anniversary Tour. It will start in the UK and eventually wing its way around the world.