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Whitesnake Premiere New Cover of Deep Purple's "Burn"

Whitesnake are streaming their new version of “Burn,” which started its life as the title track for a 1974 Deep Purple album featuring Whitesnake's David Coverdale on vocals. Coverdale was a member of Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976 and released three albums with the band — Burn, Stormbringer (both 1974) and Come Taste the Band (1975).

Hand Chord Presents an Alternative to Learning Barre Chords — Video

We know you guys like hearing about new pieces of gear—including gear-related oddities that appear on Kickstarter from time to time. Ergo, we present the Hand Chord, a new product that's the subject of a new Kickstarter campaign.

Hear Eric Clapton's Isolated Guitar Track from The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"

On September 6, 1968 — at the behest of George Harrison — guitarist Eric Clapton entered Abbey Road Studio Two in London to overdub lead guitar onto a brand-new Beatles song called "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."

Hannes Coetzee Plays Teaspoon Slide Guitar — Video

Ever wish you had the equivalent of a third hand? Below, check out some professionally shot footage of South African guitarist Hannes Coetzee playing teaspoon slide guitar.

E.C. Listening: Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments

There was a time when the name Eric Clapton meant one thing and one thing only: guitar god. His incendiary six-string exploits with the Yardbirds, followed by a pair of mind-blowing 1966 albums—Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton and Fresh Cream—briefly put the passionate young Clapton atop the U.K.’s, if not the world’s, guitar hierarchy.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy Jam at Legends in 1989 — Video

Some more incredibly rare video of the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan in action has suddenly become available on YouTube. Below, watch Buddy Guy jamming with Vaughan on July 30, 1989, at Buddy Guy's Chicago club, Legends. The event? Buddy Guy's 53rd birthday party!

Josh Weaver Discusses Making of Royal Thunder's New Album, 'Crooked Doors' — Video

Today, Royal Thunder, the female-fronted outfit NPR calls "a modern master of hard-rock restraint,” begin a series of webisodes documenting the making of their new album, Crooked Doors, which will be released April 7 via Relapse Records.

Joe Bonamassa's "Vintage Marshall Amp Shootout" — Video

Gear lover and self-declared guitar geek Joe Bonamassa has posted another gear-centric video to his Facebook page, asking fans to "share it along." So that's exactly what we're doing.

Robben Ford Premieres New Album, 'Into the Sun' — Exclusive

Five-time Grammy nominee Ford, who has worked with George Harrison, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell and many others, describes the 11-song set as “one of the top recordings I’ve ever done,” a pretty staggering observation considering his extensive discography, which includes more than 35 albums under his own name and with his various bands.

The Next Bend: Basic Country/Blues B-Bender Lick in C — Video

For the uninitiated, a B-bender is a contraption (the perfect word for it) that lives in- or outside your guitar and allows you to pull—usually with some sort of arm, palm, shoulder or hip movement—your guitar's B string up a perfect whole step. So, a B note would suddenly become a C# (or a C, if you don't bend the string all the way).