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.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Homunculus, the new album by Tauk, an instrumental fusion/pop/rock band. The album, which was produced by Robert Carranza (Mars Volta, Jack Johnson), was released today, April 30.
"Supergroup" is a word that doesn't sit well with a lot of people. For some, it conjures up bloated egos battling for creative control. For others, it makes them think of flash-in-the-pan projects that never had much of a lasting impact.
It seems a couple in Stockholm, Sweden, were making what is being called a “whistling sound” in their apartment. This was enough to send the couple's neighbors — an 81-year-old man and his 71-year-old wife — into a rage. How did they retaliate? By blasting Iron Maiden from their balcony as late as 4 a.m.
For Tool, music and imagery are inextricably united—which is why the group is reissuing its 1992 debut EP, Opiate, in an extremely limited edition with new artwork and collectibles. Adam Jones explains.