Here young South Korean guitarist Sungha Jung digs into a fingerstyle rendition of Michael Jackson's “Billy Jean.” Jung started playing at age 9, and as you can see, he’s progressed to prodigy level. His YouTube covers collectively have hundreds of millions of views.
Another Friday, and another viral video is making the rounds in stringed-instrument land. This time, it's a fan-filmed clip of Taimane Gardner, a Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso, performing at the 2014 San Diego Ukulele Festival.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Feel Good Inc.," a new song (and free download) by Malibu, California-based rockers Irontom. As a bonus, we're also premiering the band's new music video for "The Minista." You can enjoy both below. Yes, "Feel Good Inc." is a Gorillaz cover, and that is indeed Charlie Sheen in the "Minista" video.
In this Monster Lick Unleashed, I'm using the diminished 7th scale in the key of E. The notes used in the scale are E, G, Bb and C#. I particularly love this scale for the intense sound it creates when played fast or slow. This scale is perfect to use in combination with the pentatonic.
Last month, Guitar World and Supro Amps got together to launch the Led Zeppelin Guitar Solo Video Challenge. Below, you can check out the all entries we've received! In fact, if you DON'T see your video here, please send it again ASAP because we stopped accepting videos on December 10.
St. Vincent has shared the music video for “Birth In Reverse,” a track off of her 2014 self-titled album. Annie Clark (St. Vincent) has had a great year; her album even landed in Guitar World's50 Best Albums of 2014.