One of the more influential New Wave bands in history, The Cure have churned out more than 10 studio albums over the course of four decades. Though more of a post-punk band in the early years, the Cure exploded onto international fame in the late '80s with more pop-friendly hits like “Just Like Heaven” and “Friday I’m in Love.”
In 1987, Guitar World made the big jump from six issues to eight. There were plenty of new faces to add to the ever-growing list of Guitar World cover artists (oddly, the omnipresent Edward Van Halen was missing this year).
Eric Clapton has earned a place on a very short list of guitar legends. Some people even went around calling him "God" back in '66. But what is THE Eric Clapton guitar album? Which one simply says it all or captures his style in a nutshell? Or which one would you take with you if you were going to live on a deserted island for 12 years, armed only with a Gibson Les Paul R-0 Reissue ... and an amp ... and maybe some sandwiches?
You may not have heard of Jared Gutstadt, but you've almost certainly heard his music. He's written an award-winning song for the hit TV show Pawn Stars, as well as music for the film and video game industries.
Celebrating the release of The Devil Wears Prada’s newest album, Dead Throne, and their upcoming tour, Ibanez is giving away an ARZ autographed by Chris Rubey to one lucky winner! In addition to winning the same series guitar that Chris plays, the winner will also receive a copy of Dead Throne. Be sure to catch The Devil Wears Prada on their North American tour starting November 3 and heading to a city near you! Click here to visit Deadthrone.com for tour dates and more information.
The Casualties, a New York-based punk rock outfit, have been doing their thing for more than 20 years now, having started out in 1990. They underwent quite a few lineup changes, but all of those came about in their early years, leading up to the debut full-length album "For The Punx" which was released in 1997
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.