Jethro Tull notched their sixth gold record in 1975 with their eighth studio album, Minstrel in the Gallery. Its elaborate production is reminiscent of the band's classic 1972 album, Thick As a Brick, and its songs rock as hard as anything in the band's massive catalog.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of “Lightning,” the new music video by the Glorious Sons. The Canadian band also has provided an exclusive "making of" video for “Lightning,” and you can watch them both below.
Below, check out a video of actors Adam Busch (Men at Work, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Danny Masterson (Men at Work, That '70s Show) performing the Beach Boys' "Be True to Your School" at Brian Fest. The event, which was billed as "A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson," took place March 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles.
The idea of Stevie Ray Vaughan covering a funky song by the great R&B band the Isley Brothers might seem bizarre until you consider that rhythm and blues was a big part of the Double Trouble playbook. Besides, his choice of “Testify” makes perfect sense when you realize that the guitarist on the Isley’s original 1964 version was none other than his hero, Jimi Hendrix.
Jeff Beck will release a new live album—Jeff Beck Live+—that also features a bonus: two new studio tracks. The album will be released May 5 via Atco Records, an imprint of Rhino Entertainment. The two new songs, which appear immediately after the album's many live cuts, are "Tribal" and "My Tiled White Floor."
Three sisters from Monterrey, Mexico—better known as the Warning—have been turning up on a lot of monitors and iPhone screens lately. Why? It's probably their pretty impressive cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman."
My last blog post generated so many replies that I’ve decided to take a brief step away from nut problems to delve deeper into the question of adjusting the straightness of your guitar’s neck. This seems to be a hot topic for many of you. It all ties into the nut repair thing anyway.
Of the four Beatles, George Harrison brought to the group an assortment of electric and acoustic guitar approaches, flavors influenced by everyone from Chet Atkins and Carl Perkins to the Byrds and Bob Dylan.