While Avenged Sevenfold have been laying low for most of 2012, the band evidently found time to record a brand new track for the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Listen to "Carry On" via the YouTube clip below.
Continuing to support the metal scene in awesome and exciting new ways, the folks at Scion AV will be releasing a free EP from Boston-based thrashers Revocation tomorrow. And thanks to them, we're bringing you the very first taste of the Teratogenesis EP in the form of "Bound By Desire," a technically-minded behemoth of a death/thrash tune.
Guitar World magazine has debuted a special digital issue dedicated entirely to Paul Reed Smith Guitars. The issue is available now at iTunes. To get it on your IPhone or iPad, use the "Store" feature on your Newsstand app and search for Guitar World.
Metallica have announced an early Christmas present for their fans — a two-disc DVD featuring a combination of their two 2009 World Magnetic concerts from Quebec City. It's scheduled to be released in December.
Earlier today, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin made a rare public appearance at the first screening of their upcoming film, Celebration Day, which chronicles their 2007 reunion show at London's 02 Arena.
From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, Guitar Aerobics: A 52-Week, One-lick-per-day Workout Program for Developing, Improving & Maintaining Guitar Technique is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned.
Nearly half a century has passed since the Allman Brothers Band released their ground-breaking eponymous debut album on Capricorn Records, in 1969. Combining elements of blues, rock, jazz and country, the Brothers forged a unique sound that emphasized virtuoso guitar playing, powerfully emotive vocals, and deft, inspired group interplay and improvisation.