Eric Gales trades guitar solo blows with Joe Bonamassa in dueling new single, I Want My Crown

Eric Gales and Joe Bonamassa
(Image credit: Eric Gales/YouTube)

After it was teased last week that blues guitar phenom Eric Gales would be stepping into the ring with electric guitar ace Joe Bonamassa for the “World Heavyweight Guitar Battle”, we knew we were in for a treat. 

After all, what could be more satisfying than seeing two titans of the guitar world slugging it out over some six-string activity? The answer is a resounding “not much”.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.