If there was ever any question about rock 'n' roll being alive and well, the answer has arrived in the form of Monster Energy's Rock Allegiance Tour. The late summer trek will feature four game-changing rock bands from four different countries, with Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne on the bill.
AXL Guitars has introduced the AXL USA Hand-Aged Bulldog. Each AXL USA Hand-Aged Bulldog has been aged to perfection by AXL's craftsmen to produce a one-of-a-kind instrument. Limited to a first run of 50 pieces, the Hand-Aged Bulldog has the look and feel of a guitar that's been played for years.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Bad Love" by Walter Trout. The track is from Trout's new album, Luther’s Blues: A Tribute to Luther Allison, which will be released June 11 by Mascot Label Group's Provogue Records. The album is available now for pre-order at waltertrout.com.
On April 25, just prior to her show in the hotel's rock venue, Vinyl, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas unveiled a display honoring the work of Australian guitarist — and Guitar World cover start — Orianthi. Hours later, Orianthi along with Glen Sobel (drummer for Alice Cooper) and Vivi Rama (bassist for Macy Gray, Jordin Sparks) performed to a packed house at Vinyl.
In the following video, Guitar World's Paul Riario heads deep in the jungle to test out two new Slash signature pedals, the Dunlop SC95 Cry Baby Classic Slash Signature Wah and MXR SF01 Slash Signature Octave Fuzz.
Deep Purple's 19th studio album — Now What?! — came out today, April 30, in North America. Three songs from the new album, which is available on iTunes, are being streamed on YouTube. They are "Hell to Pay," "All the Time in the World" and the newly posted "Vincent Price," which you can check out below.