Slash teamed up with polish pop singer Doda for a performance of the Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child O' Mine,” on November 20 at Atlas Arena in Lodz, Poland. You can watch video from the performance below. Doda, a.k.a. Dorota Rabczewska, is the former finance of Behemoth guitarist Adam “Nergal” Darski.
This Wednesday night (November 25), Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan and drummer Gregg Bissonette will get together at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of David Lee Roth's Eat 'Em and Smile album. They'll be joined by guest vocalist Ralph Saenz, also known as Steel Panther's Michael Starr.
It's a chance for all those classic-rock holiday favorites (think of the Kinks' "Father Christmas" and/or Greg Lake's "I Believe in Father Christmas") to go head to head against each other, not to mention several much more recent—and possibly harder-rocking entries—in a festive, friendly showdown.
Escape the Fate guitarist Thrasher recently visited the Guitar World studio to shoot a few quick videos. These include a playthrough of "Alive," a track from the band's new album, Hate Me, and a brand-new edition of Betcha Can't Play This.
PRS Guitars recently added two new baritone guitars, the new SE 277 Semi Hollow Soapbar and the SE 277, to its bevy of more affordable guitar model options. Tuned B to B, two and a half steps below standard, the two new baritones offer a taut muscular low end, with powerful aggressive tones and flexibility of going from chimey clean, to warm depth, to articulate tonal hostility.
Last night in Seattle, at the Experience Music Project Museum, a group of musicians got together to honor Jimmy Page. But no one expected the former Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin and Firm guitarist to actually perform.
It’s probably not a coincidence that effects such as wah pedals and fuzz boxes started appearing en masse about the same time that recreational drugs like marijuana and LSD became popular with rock musicians.
The Fender Custom Shop is proud to introduce the Mike Campbell Limited Edition "Heartbreaker" Guitar. Meticulously reproduced by the team of Dream Makers at the Custom Shop, led by Master Builder Dale Wilson, this guitar is nearly indistinguishable from the original.