When Simen Hestnæs -- better known to most at ICS Vortex, or simply, Vortex -- unceremoniously parted ways with Dimmu Borgir in 2009, he posted that he was looking forward to "concentrating fully on my own project now." Fast forward two years, and Vortex now has his first solo album under his belt.
GuitarWorld.com is happy to bring you this exclusive premiere of a new song by Texas guitarist Carolyn Wonderland. The song, "Victory of Flying," is from Wonderland's upcoming album, Peace Meal, which comes out September 27 on Bismeaux Records.
Jesse Hughes embodies the full scope of rock ’n’ roll: His career is crafted on a tasty recipe of three parts skill and one part dick-swinging madman antics. The Eagles of Death Metal frontman has jumped headlong into a sexy and audacious new project called Boots Electric. The band is a funky, post-modern nod to funk pioneers George Clinton and Bootsy Collins, but also pays homage to classic rockers such as Led Zeppelin and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Here's Guitar World's interview with Rush bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee from the May 1986 issue (with Steve Stevens on the cover). The original headline was "Geddy Lee: More Bass, More Space in the Modern World," and the focus of the interview is Rush's new album at the time, Power Windows.
GuitarWorld.com is proud to offer this free download of "Jet Fuel Genetic" by NYC street metal band IKILLYA. The song is from their 2011 album, Recon. You can stream the song -- and/or download it -- below.
Master of Puppets, Reign in Blood, Slippery When Wet and Somewhere in Time are just a few of the monster albums that owned 1986. Check out the list here and see what other greats you can vote for in this week's readers poll.