Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho was asked to write a song for last Friday's Helsinki Festival in Finland. To help celebrate the occasion, Laiho invited 100 guitarists to join him when he played the song in the city’s Senate Square.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of “Cruising Time,” a new song—and playthrough video—by Puerto Rican guitar sensation Ramon Ortiz. The track is from Ortiz's new album, Portal, which will be released September 15.
Since 1982, Doug Marks has been helping guitarists learn the ins and outs of metal guitar playing with his Metal Method instruction videos. What started out as a supplement to help Marks achieve his dream of taking on the metal world with his own band quickly became one of the most enduring and successful mail-order guitar lesson courses in history.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "The Awakening," a new song by P.O.D. It's the title track from the San Diego mainstays' new album, The Awakening, which will be released August 21 via T-Boy/UMe.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Loving Arms," a new song by the Austin-based Bellfuries. The song is from the band's new album, Workingman's Bellfuries, which will be released August 21 via Hi-Style Records.
Since 2004, Kristian Bush's songwriting has helped Sugarland sell over 22 million albums worldwide. But, his debut solo album, Southern Gravity, introduces Bush as a force to be reckoned with as a solo artist. I recently spoke with Bush about Southern Gravity, his music, gear and more.
Iron Maiden have premiered the official music video for a new song, "Speed of Light," and you can check it out below. In the clip, which was directed by Llexi Leon, longtime mascot Eddie the Head leads viewers on virtual tour of fictional video game history.
In 2012, we ran what turned out to be our largest, most successful and widely read readers' poll—"The Greatest Guitarist of All Time." A bracket was made, players were ranked—a few were voted in—and the mammoth poll was set loose upon the masses. It was a 132-guitarist tournament that would span nearly six months and log close to a half-million votes when all was said and done.