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Watch Chris Cornell Cover Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U"

Chris Cornell has posted his new version of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U," and you can hear it below. When Prince died in April 2016, Soundgarden main man Chris Cornell shared his heartfelt version of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U."After Cornell's shocking May 18 death, the performance—and the sentiment of the classic song—took on new meaning."Prince's music is the soundtrack to the soulful and beautiful ...

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Outlaw Effects Launches Four New Pedals

Outlaw Effects has launched four new pedals: the Cactus Juice Overdrive, the Wrangler Compressor, the Eldorado Echo and the Wye ABY Box. Outlaw Cactus Juice OverdriveThe Outlaw Cactus Juice Overdrive ($49)From the company: One dose of this tonic for your tone will cure all that ails your overdrive sound. Two distinct modes offer a wide array of classic, screamer-inspired crunch: Normal Mode gives you that t ...

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'Concert for George' Box Set to be Released in Honor of George Harrison's 75th Birthday

In honor of George Harrison's 75th birthday on February 25, the eight-time platinum Concert for George will be available for the first time on vinyl, as a 4-LP box set and a Limited Edition Deluxe 10-disc box set via Concord Music."We will always celebrate George's birthday, and this year we are releasing Concert for George in a very special package in memory of a special man," said Olivia Harrison, George' ...

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Enter to Win an Epiphone Limited Edition 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying V Signed by Joe Bonamassa

We’ve teamed up with Epiphone to give away a Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying V, autographed by the man himself!As Bonamassa’s fifth custom Epiphone signature model, the guitar honors one of his most cherished instruments, the rare “Amos” Flying V—one of the first of only 91 Flying Vs produced in 1958. Bonamassa worked closely with Epiphone’s luthiers in Nashville to ensure that every ...

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Using Out-of-the-Box Scale Fingerings to Master the Fretboard

Two of the most common questions I hear from students are, “How do I break out of box patterns?” and “How can I learn the notes on the neck without just memorizing each fret?” Two of the most common questions I hear from students are, “How do I break out of box patterns?” and “How can I learn the notes on the neck without just memorizing each fret?” Over the years, and after working with hundreds of student ...

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Ormsby Unveils GTR Headless Multiscale Guitar

Ormsby GTR Headless Multiscale six-, seven- and eight-string modelsOrmsby Guitars has unveiled its new GTR Headless Multiscale guitar. The guitar's headless design reduces its weight and length, while its chambered body adds a pleasant mid-range, weight relief and acoustic resonance. The guitar also features a multiscale fret system, which is designed to improve ergonomics and intonation. The GTR Headless M ...

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How to Construct Classic Eighties-Style Metal Guitar Parts

Back in the Eighties, during the heyday of metal, bands like Van Halen, Judas Priest and the Scorpions were releasing incredible, killer albums packed with amazing guitar playing. Today, I feel that the majority of metal is more focused on rhythmic parts with less harmonic movement than what I think of as the approach representative of Eighties-style metal. Back in the Eighties, during the heyday of metal, ...

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Squirrel Nut Zippers Premiere New Song, "Karnival Joe (from Kokomo)"

The Squirrel Nut Zippers are back!Today we've gotten together with the Squirrel Nut Zippers—the ultra-creative, ultra-bizarre jazz/blues/swing/klezmer band you know and love—to premiere a new song, "Karnival Joe (from Kokomo)." The track is from Beasts of Burgundy, the band's first studio album in 18 years. It'll be released March 23 via Southern Broadcasting.“It’s not a reunion, it’s a revival,” says longt ...

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Dead & Company Announce Summer Tour

Deadheads have a lot to look forward to in 2018. Last month, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh announced that—in the spring—they would embark on their first ever tour as a duo, playing back-to-back sets of acoustic and electric versions of Grateful Dead classics. Now, Dead & Company—the Grateful Dead offshoot comprised of Weir, drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge and keybo ...

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Ethan Brosh Announces New Album, 'Conspiracy'

Veteran guitarist (and occasional Guitar World columnist) Ethan Brosh has announced a new album, Conspiracy. The album—Brosh's third—is set for a February 16 release and will contain 14 hard-rocking instrumentals. Conspiracy was mixed by Max Norman (Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, Bad Company) and mastered by Brad Blackwood (Alison Krauss). It also features a guest appearance by Steel Panther's Satchel on "Tomb of ...

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