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Are These the Top 10 Hardest Rock Songs to Play on Guitar?

Slash performs with Guns N' Roses at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts FestivalWatchMojo.com posts top-10 "list" videos about just about everything. They've done lists about spaceships, explosions, deaths you didn't see coming, theme parks, good robots, evil robots, robots that die and make you sad, skyscrapers, zombies, sexy aliens ... you get the idea. They do a lot of lists! Sometimes, they even ...

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How to Unlock the Fretboard Using Shapes

If you’re looking for ways to increase your understanding of the fretboard, a good place to start is by looking at the shapes your fingers create as you play scales and chords. If you’re looking for ways to increase your understanding of the fretboard, a good place to start is by looking at the shapes your fingers create as you play scales and chords. In this video, Sean Daniel explores the fretboard using ...

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Guns N' Roses Announce Summer 2018 Tour

Guns N' Roses have extended their Not in This Lifetime tour for another year, announcing a run of European dates that will take place next summer. The dates—which begin in early June and extend through the end of July—will take the band across the continent, and include a headlining slot at the Download Festival. The tour—which brought original members Slash and Duff McKagan back into the fold—has been a re ...

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Sinaro Premiere "Break the Paradigm" Music Video Featuring All That Remains' Oli Herbert

Gus Sinaro (left) and Oli HerbertNew York City-based heavy metal band Sinaro, led by guitarist Gus Sinaro, have been hitting the scene hard in recent months. Today, GuitarWorld.com is serving up a heaping helping of heavy metal greatness with the band's exclusive new music video, "Break the Paradigm." The track—and video—features guitar work by Oli Herbert of All That Remains.  The song, which was mixed by ...

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Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band, Taj Mahal and Jerry Douglas Perform "Leaving Trunk" Backstage at the Beacon Theatre

A few years ago, the folks in Tedeschi Trucks Band gave their fans a unique look at a backstage rehearsal following a pair of shows at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. On this particular evening, Tedeschi Trucks Band—which includes Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi—once again put out the welcome mat, inviting Jerry Douglas, Taj Mahal and Jaimoe to join the band on stage.In the clip, Taj leads TTB and Jerry Dou ...

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PRS Unveils the New Custom 24-08

For 2018, PRS is introducing a new model based on the Custom 24 platform: the Custom 24-08.A marriage of the Custom 24 and PRS 408 models, the Custom 24-08 keeps all the same foundational specifications as the original Custom—maple top, mahogany back and neck, 24 frets, 25” scale length, the PRS patented Gen III tremolo, and dual 85/15 humbuckers—but adds a new level of versatility with its simple switching ...

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How to Play Fast Arpeggio-Based Licks Without Sweep Picking

I’ve often been associated with players that use specific picking techniques, such as sweep picking, economy picking, hybrid picking and so on. In truth, I have no idea what any of these terms mean. Sweep picking does not appeal to me at all. I’ve often been associated with players that use specific picking techniques, such as sweep picking, economy picking, hybrid picking and so on. In truth, I have no ide ...

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Watch Black Sabbath Perform "N.I.B." at Their Final Show

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxjz6VhUOr8&w=560&h=315] Black Sabbath recently announced The End, a concert film and live album documenting their final show at the Genting Arena in the band's hometown of Birmingham. Now—in this preview of the film—you can watch the band run through "N.I.B.," one of their earliest classics. “Because it was Birmingham, it was a special night for us,” guitari ...

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Watch an In-Depth Look at Using the Kemper Profiler for Bass

In this clip from Andertons Music, company reps Nathan and Lee take an in-depth look at using the Kemper Profiler for bass. With the Kemper Profiler, players are able to extract the exact tone and feel from any amp in their collection. A profile doesn't only capture the amp itself, but every aspect of the cabinet and microphone configuration as well. The Profiler also ships with hundreds of amps and rigs al ...

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Locking Tuners or Traditional Tuners?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TQBiQheDzo&w=560&h=315]In this brand-new new video, Gear Gods' Trey Xavier tackles the subject of tuners. More specifically, Xavier pits traditional tuners against locking tuners. Though Xavier makes his own preference fairly clear, we would love to know what you think! Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook. Also, be sure to visit Gear Gods’ YouTu ...

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