Guitarist John McLaughlin, best known for his work with Miles Davis, Tony Williams and Mahavishnu Orchestra, has been working on a new studio album, Now Here This. The album, his second with The 4th Dimension, will be released October 18.
While they have no plans to go full-on dubstep, or even do a hybrid album like Korn, Muse have admitted to taking some influence from American dubstep producer Skrillex for their upcoming new album, The 2nd Law.
Queens, New York-based metal band Emmure recently shot a special guitar demonstration video for their new song "Cross Over Attack," and apparently great minds think alike, because we both had the same thought: what better place to debut it than Guitar World?!
Guitar Legends: Eric Clapton is a must-have for fans of any era in Clapton's long career. The special issue, which is available now at the Guitar World Online Store for $9.99, tells Clapton's story and transcribes five songs, including "Layla," "Cocaine" and "Sunshine of Your Love." It features several interviews, details his solo career and time with John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers and The Yardbirds.
To urge the British government towards a more comprehensive set of measures to quell the problem of Piracy in the U.K., several notable musicians have signed a letter urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to encourage him to put more pressure on websites, search engines and advertisers to help put pirates out of business for good.