Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new guitar-playthrough video featuring Pascal (Paco) Jobin and Danny Marino of the Agonist, a Montreal-based five-piece metal outfit. The track in the clip, which you can check out below, is "A Necessary Evil," a single from their latest album, Eye of Providence.
Nobody knows the ins and outs of Jimi Hendrix's guitar sound like Roger Mayer. Mayer introduced Hendrix to his Octavia, a unit that added an octave overtone to the original note. Hendrix loved the sound and used it on the solo to "Purple Haze." The rest, as they say ...
Rarely can you point to a single musician and make a valid claim that they invented an entire genre virtually on their own. But that description isn't much of a stretch for Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, one of the most influential and oft-imitated guitarists in the history of music.
Epiphone has announced the all-new Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom, designed by the "Godfather of Heavy Metal" himself and featuring Gibson USA Tony Iommi Signature Humbuckers, a 24-fret Ebony fingerboard and a beautiful Ebony gloss color finish.
Guitar World presents everything you need to turn your smartphone or tablet into an extension of your guitar, including apps that will advance your playing, improve your tone, record your songs and maybe teach you something along the way.
Buddy Guy’s new album, Born to Play Guitar, will be released July 31, but he’s made the title track available for listening in advance of the disc’s release. “I’ve got a reputation and everybody knows my name,” Guy sings on the tune. “I was born to play the guitar. People, I got blues runnin’ through my veins.”