Over the weekend, Metallica headlined Rock in Rio USA, a rock festival that took over the Las Vegas Strip. Metallica's two-hour set was streamed around the world via Yahoo! Live, and you can check it out below (in case you happened to miss it).
A guitar licks goldmine awaits you in this incredible rock collection, the 200 Rock Licks: Guitar Licks Goldmine DVD (Hal Leonard). The DVD, which is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. is jam-packed with killer lead lines, phrases and riffs personally taught to you by professional guitarists Greg Harrison, Matthew Schroeder and Troy Stetina.
Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci recently visited the Platinum Room at the Carle Place, New York, Guitar Center. During his visit, he discussed his musical beginnings, the genesis of his sound and his signature guitars with Ernie Ball Music Man.
Internet guitar dude—and possibly the closest thing to an up-and-coming guitar hero in whatever messed-up age we're in these days—Rob Scallon has come up with a good one. It's his cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman," performed entirely backwards, including guitars and vocals.
Selected from Guitar World's Lick of the Day vault, this collection of tasty country-style guitar licks and lessons is presented by an elite group of seasoned guitar pickers and teachers, including Jerry Donahue, Peter Stroud, Lyle Brewer, Guthrie Govan, Keith Wyatt, Dale Turner, Jimmy Brown, Andy Aledort and others.