Vivid is an excellent representation of Vernon Reid's distinct, versatile style. He unleashes "power rhythm" and a blues·drenched solo on "Middle Man," the band's first single, while the "Funny Vibe" showcases his clean rhythm playing and screaming urban lead style. His alternately subtle and savage whammy bar technique is an LP highlight.
Stryper have released audio samples of three tracks from their forthcoming studio album, No More Hell to Pay. Check out samples of "Revelation," "Saved By Love" and "Marching Into Battle" below. And be sure to tell us what you think of the songs in the comments!
Electro-Harmonix has reissued its CMOS Hot Tubes Overdrive pedal. Originally released in 1978, the EHX Hot Tubes was designed to replicate the organic overdrive of a vintage tube amp. The reissue Hot Tubes is a faithful re-creation of the original design, but presented in a compact, nano-sized chassis.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Jonny Lang's new lyric video for "Blew Up (The House)." The track is from Lang's new album, Fight For My Soul, which will be released September 17 by Concord Music Group. Fight For My Soul is Lang's first studio album in seven years.
In the video below, Guitar World's Paul Riario demos the Guitar Jam Tracks app by Ninebuzz. Practice jamming, learning the pentatonic scale and soloing to five great-sounding jam tracks in keys the keys of A, B, C, D, E, F and G — right from your iPhone or iPad!
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive video by Five Finger Death Punch. It's an extended clip featuring the band's track-by-track recap of their entire new album, The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 1. Check it out below!