Dwight Yoakam will release a new album, Second Hand Heart, April 14. The album marks the multiple Grammy Award winner's return to the Warner family. Yoakam released a series of albums on Reprise Records beginning with his debut, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., in 1986.
Guitar Player’s February 2015 issue features a cover feature about Les Paul’s 1954 Black Beauty. For those unfamiliar with the story, the Black Beauty is the very guitar on which Les performed many modifications over the years as he sought to improve upon Gibson’s original design.
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the March 2015 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.
I know, I know. Die-hard Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan fans—myself included—have already seen this video 43.677777 times. However, that doesn't make it any less appealing. And, since it wound up in my crowded inbox this morning, I thought I'd share it with the masses!
Today, Guitar World and Metropolis Records are premiering (and giving away) "Afraid," a new song by the Dreaming. You can hear it—and download it for free—below. The song is from the Dreaming's new album, Rise Again, which will be released Tuesday, February 10.
Whether you’ve been playing guitar for only two years or more than 20, you probably already know that Fender’s American Standard Series Stratocaster and Telecaster guitars are a great value. Thousands of guitarists rely on these workhorse axes on a daily basis, and odds are good that you already own one if you’ve ever shopped for a new Strat or Tele.