Euronews.com reports that black metal musician and neo-Nazi sympathiser Kristian “Varg” Vikernes was arrested in France Tuesday after investigators decided he might stage a “terrorist act.” The police, who suspect the Norwegian national of planning a "massacre," searched Vikernes' house for weapons and explosives.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
In this fan-filmed video published just hours ago, Pearl Jam perform their catchy new single, "Mind Your Manners," for the first time. The concert took place Tuesday, July 16, at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario.
Rob Zombie, who is out on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, has released a lyric video for his cover of Grand Funk Railroad's “We’re An American Band,” the latest single from his latest album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, which is out now.
Vox Amplification has added the Mini3 G2 to its Mini series of guitar amplifiers. Combining renowned VOX modeling technology, flexible battery or AC power, and versatile onboard features, the Mini3 G2 is ideal for any performer in need of a portable amplifier.
Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage have announced a joint fall North American tour that kicks off October 22 in Toronto. Joining them — at every show except Los Angeles — will be Testament and Huntress.
According to Tool drummer Danny Carey, fans can expect a new studio album from the band in early 2014. The as-yet-untitled album, which will be the band's fifth full-length studio release, will be the followup to 2006's 10,000 Days.
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