Traditionally, the rock guitar hero is a lone gunslinger who swaggers onstage, commandeers the spotlight, and out-sols the competition with a blazing display of showmanship. Don't tell Mr. Shred, but he's playing in the Masturbatoryian mode. Perhaps that's why some of rock's most enduring acts feature two guitarists.
In this new video (November 4), shred-metal legend Marty Friedman drops by the EMGtv stage—that's EMG as in EMG pickups—for the first time to perform "Amagigoe," a track that appeared on his 2009 solo album, Tokyo Jukebox. In this clip, Friedman also happens to be showing off his EMG 81X and EMG 60X humbuckers.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Moving On," a new music video by the Zombies. The track is from the legendary British band's new studio album, Still Got That Hunger, which was released October 9 via The End Records.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of the teaser for Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal's epic, seven-minute-long “Don’t Know Who to Pray to Anymore" music video. The track is from his latest album, Little Brother Is Watching, which was released earlier this year via Bumblefoot Music. The full video will premiere November 23.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Sector A Undead," a new NSFW music video by Stéphan Forté. The track is from Forté's latest album, Enigma Opera Black. “Being a big horror movie fan, I’ve always wanted to do a short about vampirism, but with my own vision of the subject," Forté says.
What, exactly, is a headphone song? The definition changes depending on who you are. For audiophiles, a headphone song—or album—is a work that is so exquisite that it demands you listen to each beautifully recorded note under a sonic microscope. Miles Davis’ "Kind of Blue" fits that bill, the song and the album.
Hyundai and The Recording Academy today announced the launch of the fourth annual Grammy Amplifier program. The Grammy Amplifier is an innovative online music initiative providing aspiring artists with the opportunity to realize their passion and further their musical careers through one-of-a-kind experiences that serve to showcase their talent.
Active and retired military, police, fire and emergency medical service personnel will receive a 50 percent discount on all interior, ocean view and balcony staterooms (excludes $220 flat per person fee, for taxes, port fees and gratuities). The sale kicks off today and goes through Tuesday, November 17.
“We are proud to announce our involvement in ‘Black Ops 3.’ Treyarch asked us if we would like to create a score to accompany a portion of the multiplayer soundtrack and we gladly accepted. On November 6th you can pick up a copy of the game and check out our instrumental score entitled ‘Jade Helm’ while you play Multiplayer or in your personal bunk inside the Safe House of the Campaign.”