You're wife's cousin talks you into going on a hike with "the whole gang." Then your wife says, "Why not bring your guitar for when we're sitting around the campfire?" You oblige. Hours later, just as your wife's cousin tries to start the campfire, he realizes he didn't bring matches—and no one knows how to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together.
Ritchie Blackmore will make his return to rock at the 2016 Monsters of Rock Festival in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, according to multiple sources. The festival takes place June 18, 2016. The show will mark the first rock performance by the legendary guitarist since he began playing Renaissance-style folk music with his group Blackmore’s Night in 1997. Their latest album, All Our Yesterdays, was released September 18.
Prestige Guitars has announced the launch of it newest model, the Troubadour. The Troubadour will be the first new addition to the company's 2016 lineup and the first guitar to be launched in its new Prestige Custom Series, which will feature solid and semi-hollow body guitars with hot-rodded custom designs, finishes and components.
Pop Evil’s third album, 2013’s Onyx, introduced a darker and more serious edge to the band’s pile-driving post-grunge sound, with songs about death, addiction and various life struggles. But when it came time to record a follow-up, the Michigan-based modern hard rockers decided to take things in a different direction.
Who doesn’t like a power ballad, that soft underbelly of a hard rocker that's rarely seen in the light of day? You’ve probably heard the story: the power ballad often is the biggest hit for heavier bands, opening up their music to the love-song-loving masses.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "The Open Door," the new music video from Nashville's Blacklist Royals. The song is from the band's latest full-length release, 2014's Die Young with Me (Krian Music Group).