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Whitechapel Premiere "Elitist Ones" Music Video, Release New Album, 'Mark of the Blade'

Whitechapel have unleashed their sixth full-length, Mark of the Blade, today worldwide via Metal Blade Records. To buy the record in various formats, visit metalblade.com/whitechapel. In conjunction with Mark of the Blade's release, Whitechapel have launched a new video for the album track "Elitist Ones." Directed and produced by Jim Foster, "Elitist Ones" can be viewed below. Jim Foster comments: "As fans ...

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IK Multimedia Launches iKlip A/V Broadcast Mount

IK Multimedia is pleased to announce that iKlip A/V, the first broadcast mount for professional audio and video recording with smartphones is now shipping. iKlip A/V now gives broadcasters, videographers and digital storytellers the ability to capture and monitor professional-quality audio for their videos on the go using its integrated high-quality XLR mic preamp with phantom power and built-in wireless re ...

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D’Angelico Guitars to Release Strings Engineered by D’Addario

At the 2016 Summer NAMM show in Nashville, D’Angelico Guitars has announced the launch of their all-new electric guitar strings: D’Angelico Electrozinc. Co-designed and engineered by D’Addario, Electrozinc marks the return of the partnership between these two legendary brands.   The story of the string begins more than 75 years ago. In 1938, John D’Angelico was already a living legend known for his signatur ...

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Jackson Releases New Artist Signature Models

Jackson proudly announces the upcoming release of new signature models with Def Leppard’s Phil Collen, Revocation’s Dave Davidson, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and Lamb of God’s Mark Morton. USA Signature Limited Edition Phil Collen PC1 DX Slated for July, Jackson will offer a new incarnation of Collen’s revered model in the form of the USA Signature Limited Edition Phil Collen PC1 DX. Th ...

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Taylor Announces Redesigned 700 and New 800 Deluxe Series

Taylor Guitars announces the redesigned 700 Series, the addition of new rosewood models to the 400 Series, as well as a new “Deluxe” class of 800 Series guitars. The Redesigned 700 Series Taylor’s design team has been hard at work redesigning the company’s rosewood/spruce 700 Series, one of the few remaining guitar classes in the Taylor acoustic line that hasn’t undergone a makeover in the past couple of ye ...

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Susanna Hoffs and Vicki Peterson Talk New Album, ‘Ladies and Gentlemen… The Bangles’

Hand-selected from their personal archives, the Bangles' new album, Ladies and Gentlemen . . . The Bangles!, is a 16-track collection of re-mastered Eighties-era rarities, demos and live recordings from the band that would burst out of the Paisley Underground music scene and into pop/rock super-stardom. Unavailable for nearly 35 years, this “new” album, which is set for a June 24 release, includes their deb ...

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Watch Guns N' Roses Rock Detroit: "Welcome to the Jungle," "Paradise City" and More

Guns N' Roses kicked off their Not in This Lifetime tour in full force last night at Ford Field in Detroit. The two-and-a-half-hour set stood in stark contrast to the band's earlier warmup shows in Los Angeles and Las Vegas this past spring. This was different—this was a rock powerhouse flexing its muscle in front of 40,000 fans. For starters, Axl Rose stood up this time—no longer needing the throne he borr ...

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Paul Riario Demos Accel Audio FX22 Command Center

As many pedal board fanatics know, mounting a switcher to your board can come with its share of challenges. Maybe you’re having trouble finding space on your board—or figuring out a streamlined way to route your cables?  Luckily, Accel Audio has created a pedal board designed to solve these problems. In the clip below, Guitar World’s Paul Riario demos the FX22 Command Center. Here’s some more from the compa ...

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Eric Clapton Premieres "Stones in My Passway" Music Video

Eric Clapton has premiered the official music video for his new cover of Robert Johnson's "Stones in My Passway." The black-and-white clip, which you can watch below, shows the 71-year-old Clapton at work in the recording studio, playing slide on his 1960 Gibson ES-335. "It's a beautiful, very rich-sounding guitar," Clapton tells Guitar World. "I used that when I was playing slide because it can sustain rea ...

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Bluegrass Music Patriarch Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday from difficulties with skin cancer. He was 89. Stanley was born and raised in southwest Virginia, a land of coal mines and deep forests where he and his brother formed the Stanley Brothers and their Clinch Mountain Boys in 1946. Their father would s ...

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