Missing Link: Hear "Son of Rumble," Link Wray's Previously Unreleased Followup to "Rumble"

Nearly 60 years ago, first-generation rocker Link Wray released "Rumble," a pulsating, slow-burning guitar instrumental that forever changed the sound of rock and roll. Iggy Pop did a fine job of summing up the song's menacing magic when he said, “'Rumble' had the power to help me say ‘fuck it, I’m going to be a musician'.”

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.