From certified ragers to haunting, meditative fretboard excursions: here are this week's essential guitar tracks

Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts performs during 2019 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 14, 2019 in Manchester, Tennessee.
Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts (Image credit: Erika Goldring/WireImage)

Fall has arrived, and when it comes to new tunes with which to soundtrack the season, we’ve been spoiled for choice.

In one corner, Tom Morello continues his collaboration hot streak with the appropriately titled, Bring Me The Horizon-featuring Let’s Get the Party Started, in another, Portland, Maine's Weakened Friends bring riffs aplenty with their cathartic pop-punk gem, Quitter.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.