Recorded at Johnson’s studio in Austin, Texas, Eclectic — which will be released October 27 — is a tasty collection of songs highlighting the strengths of each guitarist. With an infectious rhythm section consisting of drummer Anton Fig (The Late Show with David Letterman) along with Johnson’s regular bassist, Chris Maresh.
If you're a member of at least two or three guitar-centric Facebook groups, it's likely the video below has shown up on your news feed at least 12 times. It shows an 80-year-old guitarist by the name of Bob Wood performing "Bésame Mucho" on an Epiphone archtop.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video by Bernie Marsden. The track — "Trouble" is from Marsden's new album, Shine, which was released September 30 through Mascot Label Group's Provogue Records — features David Coverdale on vocals. It also happens to be a reworking of the title track from Whitesnake's 1978 debut album.
Each of the nine hand-selected Les Pauls will be played by Haynes during one of the Allman Brothers Band’s final six shows at New York’s Beacon Theatre over the next week. All proceeds benefit the Big House Museum in Macon, Georgia; the purchase will be a tax-deductible donation.
Brian Tarquin produced, engineered and composed Guitars For Wounded Warriors, which showcases Tarquin's guitar prowess on every song alongside Steve Morse, Billy Sheehan, Gary Hoey, Bumblefoot (Gun N' Roses), Reb Beach (Whitesnake), Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), Chris Poland (Megadeth) and Chuck Loeb.
Being a guitarist involves pushing your boundaries with the instrument. Many players find themselves struggling to develop the physical abilities needed to play like their heroes, and they never settle on a consistent set of exercises because they find themselves drowning in so many different suggestions. In this column, I discuss some essential practice techniques you can work into a simple, short daily routine.
It's time to compare the mettle of Jim Dunlop pedals! In GuitarWorld.com's latest readers poll — the first annual Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown — we're pitting Dunlop, Way Huge and MXR pedals against each other in a no-holds-barred shootout. Yes, we're pulling out all the stomps! Thirty-two stompboxes will go head to head — or toe to toe, if you prefer — ending with the crowning of the king of Dunlop pedals.