Sure, there are scores of stellar live versions of Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of "Texas Flood" online, but there's simply something magical about this raw performance from July 17, 1982, at the Montreux Jazz and International Music Festival. The extended, dynamics-filled rollercoaster ride finds SRV reaching into his bag of King-meets-Hendrix Licks—not mention behind his back, where his Strat rested for the final third of the song.
Guitar Workshop Plus has announced its 2015 program with yet another incredible artist lineup. This top-ranked summer music program continues to provide the ultimate experience in music education and has scholarships available.
In this new video, guitarist Steve Lukather walks you through his signature Luke model electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. For more about this guitar, check out the specs below and visit its page on music-man.com.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive playthrough video of "L'exorde" by Beyond Creation. The song is from the band's second album, Earthborn Evolution which was released October 28 via Seasons of Mist. You can order the album right here.
Yesterday, June 9, 2015, was the 100th anniversary of the late, great Les Paul's birth. To celebrate the occasion, the guitar community threw one hell of a party in New York City's Times Square, not far from the Iridium, where the legendary guitarist and innovator played during the last years of his storied life.