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Ace Frehley Unveils 'Space Invader' Audio Samples

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has unveiled audio samples from each track on Space Invader, his new solo album.

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has unveiled audio samples of every track on Space Invader, his new solo album.

Space Invader is Frehley's first solo album since 2009, and it's set for an August 19 release via eOne Music. The album includes 11 original songs and a cover of Steve Miller's "The Joker."

Audio samples off all of the album's tracks can be found at amazon.co.uk

Metallica Release Official Footage of July 8 Prague Performance, Including "Orion" and "St. Anger" — Video

The good folks over at MetallicaTV have posted official footage from the band's July 8 performance in Prague. Check it out below!

The good folks over at MetallicaTV have posted official footage from the band's July 8 performance in Prague.

The clip features backstage footage of the band warming up, plus concert performances of "Orion" and "St. Anger."

The band are in typically fine form in this video, which you can see below:

Weezer Premiere New Song, "Back to the Shack" — Listen

Weezer has premiered their first new song since 2010, "Back to the Shack." Check it out below!

Weezer has premiered their first new song since 2010, "Back to the Shack." The track is the first taste of the band's new album, Everything Will Be Alright In the End.

The new single is available for download on iTunes today. Everything Will Be Alright In the End is set for a September 30 release on Republic Records.

Here's the audio of "Back to the Shack":

10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Sabbath

Consider yourself a Black Sabbath expert? Here are 10 things even the most die-hard Sabbath fan may not know.

It’s been nearly 45 years since Black Sabbath emerged out of Birmingham, England, and defined the genre of heavy metal with detuned guitar riffs, occult themes and monolithic heaviness.

Think you know everything there is to know about the pioneering metal band?

Click through the gallery below to test your Sabbathian knowledge!

Review: Epiphone Casino Coupe and Riviera Custom P-93 Guitars — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the September 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the September 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Eric Clapton Premieres New Song, "Train to Nowhere," from J.J. Cale Tribute Album 'The Breeze' — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Train to Nowhere," a track from The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. The album, which features covers of 16 Cale compositions performed by Clapton, Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks and Don White, will be released July 29. In fact, "Train to Nowhere" features vocals by Knopfler, White and Clapton.

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Train to Nowhere," a track from The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale.

The album, which will be released July 29 by Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records, features 16 Cale songs—from "Call Me the Breeze," "Starbound" and "Lies" to "Magnolia" "Songbird" and "Crying Eyes"—performed by Clapton and a host of guests, including Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and Don White.

Godsmack Premiere New Song, "Generation Day" — Listen

Godsmack have debuted "Generation Day," a new track taken from their forthcoming album, 1000hp.

Godsmack have debuted "Generation Day," a new track taken from their forthcoming album, 1000hp.

In an interview with Grammy.com, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna described "Generation Day" as "one of my favorite songs on the record."

1000hp is due for an August 5 release on Republic Records.

Check out "Generation Day" here:

Metallica at Sonisphere in Switzerland: Rehearsal, "Ride the Lightning" and "Sad But True" — Video

The gang over at MetallicaTV has posted official, pro-hot video from the band's July 4 show at Sonisphere in Basel, Switzerland.

The gang over at MetallicaTV has posted official, pro-hot video from the band's July 4 show at Sonisphere in Basel, Switzerland.

The footage, which you can watch below, shows the band rehearsing and then performing "Ride the Lightning" and "Sad But True" at the actual show.

The Basel show was one of the final shows of the band's "By Request" European tour, which ended July 13 in Istanbul, Turkey.

2014 Summer NAMM Show Photos: Gear Galore in Nashville

Another Summer NAMM Show has come and gone! As always, Guitar World was there in force, shooting photos and videos, gathering endless gear news and trying out (and gawking at) all the new cool stuff being introduced for 2014.

Another Summer NAMM Show has come and gone!

As always, Guitar World was there in force, shooting photos and videos, gathering endless gear news and trying out (and gawking at) all the new cool stuff being introduced for 2014.

Since we spent most of our time on the floor of Nashville's Music City Center, Guitar World's Twitter feed and Facebook pages were our primary means of sharing photos of new gear and other NAMM scenery.

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Discusses New Album, 'Turn Blue'

Black Keys guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach is obsessed with arcane, el-cheapo mid–20th century guitars: Teiscos, Nationals, Supros, Silvertones. But that fixation is rivaled only by his passion for collecting vintage vinyl and under-the-radar new music. “Yesterday, I was listening to some dub [reggae] that I have on vinyl,” he says. “And this morning, I was listening to some South American Sixties psych music.”

This is an excerpt from the September 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus features on Dan Auerbach's off-beat guitars, Eric Clapton and his new J.J.