Seemingly trying to distance themselves as much as possible from their early days, back when they'd perform songs about absent fathers and teenagers shooting themselves in school, Pearl Jam performed a snippet of "Let It Go" — a song from the Disney film Frozen — during a show in Milan, Italy, over the weekend.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new guitar-playthrough video by Vancouver's Archspire. The track, "Lucid Collective Somnambulation," is from the band's new album, The Lucid Collective, which is available now through Season of Mist.Archspire
Being a metal guitarist is both a blessing and a curse. The blessing is that metal is one of the few musical styles where every variety of guitar tone—from pristine clean to high-gain heaviness—is welcome.
The curse is that most amps that can deliver the necessary variety of tones needed to play metal are friggin’ expensive. The Blackstar HT Metal 100 is an affordable exception, providing three channels, versatile EQ and more than ample gain for players of any style of metal.
Friday night, June 20, Foo Fighters took the stage at the Firefly Festival stage in Dover, Delaware, and surprised the crowd by playing a rocking collection of covers. “We’re gonna do something we’ve never done before," Dave Grohl said. "For the next 20 minutes, we’re a bar band called the Holy S-–s that plays classic rock songs.”