Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the gang at the Blackstar Amplification booth to check out the company's new ID Series guitar amps. For more about the series, head to blackstaramps.com.
Country shredder Brad Paisley has confirmed the track listing for Wheelhouse, his eighth studio album, which will be released via Arista Nashville on April 9. The album, which is produced by Paisley, features 14 songs and three interstitials (a common Paisley-ism). All guest collaborations of note are listed below.
Since December, Queens Of The Stone Age have been sending cryptic letters to UK-based music magazines. The first one was published in Mojo, with subsequent letters appearing last month in NME and Uncut.Since December, Queens Of The Stone Age have been sending cryptic letters — actual snail mail — to UK-based music magazines. The first one was published in Mojo, with subsequent letters appearing last month in NME and Uncut.
Down have announced that they'll perform a handful of headline dates in May. The tour, which will start May 23 in Birmingham, Alabama, will will stop in seven cities in the Southeast, including Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest, and wrap up with a May 31 hometown show in New Orleans. Tickets go on sale to the general public February 16 and include VIP packages with opportunities to meet the band and hang out at soundcheck.
FLEXeFX has re-imagined the guitar effects pedal by introducing foot wheels that allow guitarists to control their sound in real time with their feet, without bending over or taking their hands away from their instrument. The company also has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the new project.
As you might've heard by now, Metallica are headlining the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which will take place Thursday, May 2, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. Simply put, what songs should they play that night?
Megadeth have unveiled the title of their next studio album, which will hit stores in June. The album, the band's 14th, will be called Super Collider and will be released through Dave Mustaine's own label, Tradecraft, which is distributed by Universal.