Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive new-album preview clip by US progressive metal pioneers Fates Warning. You can sample the band's new album via the YouTube player below. The album, Darkness In A Different Light, will be released September 30 in Europe and October 1 in North America via InsideOutMusic.
Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a readers poll in partnership with Samson — the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time! We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of guitarists from different genres, locations and age groups, you — like us — have strong opinions about the skills (or lack thereof) of some of rock's most legendary singers.
On September 18, Halestorm pulled into downtown Los Angeles to headline a show at the Wiltern. Their powerful 19-song, 90-minute set included an assortment of tracks from the band's two studio albums, along with selections from their upcoming ReAnimate 2.0 covers EP, leaving the fans beyond satisfied.
Below is an exclusive track-by-track rundown of Exhumed's new album, Necrocracy, by vocalist/guitarist Matt Harvey. Necrocracy was released August 2 via Relapse Records. For more about Exhumed, check out their Facebook page.
Following a full North American tour last year, heavy metal giants Iron Maiden returned to the US for one final leg of the Maiden England tour. The final show took place in San Bernardino, California, on September 13.
In the very cool video below, guitarist Alex Chadwick at Chicago Music Exchange plays 100 well-known guitar riffs — in one take — providing a chronological history of rock and roll. And while some of you might've seen this clip before (It was posted in June 2012 and has been viewed almost 7 million times), you might enjoy a recent update to the video — TABS for everything Chadwick plays.
Deftones have released a new music video for "Romantic Dreams" off last year's Koi No Yokan, which was named Revolver's Album of the Year. The clip was directed by skater and filmmaker Brett Novak and features fellow skater Jason Park.
The Beatles' 19th single in Britain — "Get Back," backed with "Don't Let Me Down" — was released April 11, 1969, so the song was already well known when the Let It Be album was released more than a year later. However, the single version (available on Past Masters) was recorded January 28, 1969 (as was "Don't Let Me Down"), while the album version was recorded the previous day — and it shows.