The year was musically memorable for the release of the original Kiss lineup's first album in over 18 years, as well as the studio reunion of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Other seminal releases include Van Halen III and Korn's Follow the Leader. Check out these albums and more in this week's Best Album poll, below.
After kicking off their tour support of their new album, I'm With You, in Europe, Red Hot Chili Peppers have just announced the first leg of their 2012 North American tour, which looks to kick off on January 25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can check out the tour dates below.
Just months shy of the launch of Gigantour 2012 -- which sees them hit the road with Megadeth, Motorhead and Lacuna Coil -- Volbeat have announced that they have parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl.
There's little doubt as to who owned the covers of Guitar World in 1998. With a new singer and a new album and a Number One song on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks, Van Halen was once again standing on top of the world.
Earlier this month, Megadeth performed at the Maquinaria Festival in Santiago, Chile. Pro-quality footage from the performance has been posted online, and you can check out select clips from the band's November 12 show below.
There are plenty of great, affordable guitars available these days. With all the precise automation in guitar manufacturing, it’s difficult to find poorly made guitars. Here are two of five cool choices for less than $500. Click here to read about the next three guitars.
We were making Tales from Topographic Oceans, and we were in a studio called Morgon. It was the first 24 track-studio in London, and we were there for four months. When we got in the studio, being post-hippie, we needed to make it a bit friendly. Jon said, "I'd like a bathroom to sing in." So he had three walls brought in, tiled, and he sung in a booth with three walls of tiles so it sounded like his bathroom. Jon and I were having a lot of fun.