As we reported earlier, Red Hot Chili Peppers have been selected to be in inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year along with Guns N' Roses, Donovan, Beastie Boys, the Small Faces/Faces and Laura Nyro.
Today's lick is a ripping glam-metal solo from Satchel of the band Steel Panther. It's a portion of his solo from "17 Girls in a Row," off the album Balls Out, and features a glitzy raked bend followed by some descending tapped pull-offs and hammer-ons, which cascade down a modified pentatonic scale.
Last night, the Black Keys hit the stage on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report to perform two tracks off their new album, El Camino. You can check out performance videos for "Lonely Boy" and "Gold on the Ceiling" below.
Continuing what has become a long-standing holiday tradition, Warren Haynes will host his 23rd Annual Christmas Jam this Saturday, December 10, at The Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Guests will include Phil Lesh & Friends (featuring Lesh, Haynes, Jackie Greene, Jeff Chimenti and Joe Russo), Gov't Mule and first-time Christmas Jam appearances by Los Lobos, Bela Fleck and other artists, including Bill Evans and Jimmy Herring.
Inspired by the recent passing of blues legend Hubert Sumlin, we here at Guitar World searched through our video archives and found this blues guitar lesson Sumlin filmed at our office several years ago.