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Three Sisters' Cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman" Takes Over the Internet —...

Three sisters from Monterrey, Mexico—better known as the Warning—have been turning up on a lot of monitors and iPhone screens lately. Why? It's probably because of their pretty impressive cover of...

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Jeff Beck Announces Live Album Featuring Two New Studio Tracks

Jeff Beck will release a new live album—Jeff Beck Live+—that also features a bonus of sorts: two new studio tracks, his first since 2010. The album will be released May 5 via Atco Records, an imprint...

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Judah & the Lion Announce Extended US Tour

Nashville trio Judah & the Lion is thrilled to announce that they will be joining Mat Kearney as direct support on a second leg of Kearney’s “Just Kids” Tour. The trio spent last month playing sold...

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Armless Guitarist Shreds with His Feet — Video

Australia's Triple M Sydney recently posted this video to its Facebook page. It shows a young, armless guitarist doing some serious shredding with this feet, backed only by a drummer. He's doing it...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Testify" Source: Jimi Hendrix's Original Version with...

The idea of Stevie Ray Vaughan covering a funky song by the great R&B band the Isley Brothers might seem bizarre until you consider that rhythm and blues was a big part of the Double Trouble...

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Beyond the Fretboard: Knowing "a Ton of Scales" Made Simple, Part 1

We all know the true measure of an accomplished guitarist is not dependent upon how many scales he or she can blaze through. Instead, it's much more enjoyable to hear a player who has great command and...

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Danny Masterson and Adam Busch Perform The Beach Boys'"Be True to Your...

Below, check out a video of actors Adam Busch (Men at Work, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Danny Masterson (Men at Work, That '70s Show) performing the Beach Boys'"Be True to Your School" at Brian Fest....

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Jethro Tull Premiere Previously Unreleased "Minstrel in the Gallery" (BBC...

Jethro Tull notched their sixth gold record in 1975 with their eighth studio album, Minstrel in the Gallery. Its elaborate production is reminiscent of the band's classic 1972 album, Thick As a Brick,...

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Black Sabbath Cancel Their "Farewell" Show

Remember that big farewell show Black Sabbath announced last month? Well, um, scratch that. The band's previously scheduled Ozzfest last-hurrah, which was set for November 21-22 at Makuhari Messe...

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The DIY Musician: One String Sam — the Backstory to Jack White’s Diddley Bow

If you’ve seen the 2008 documentary It Might Get Loud, you’ll probably remember the unusual introduction scene: Jack White stands next to the porch of an old house, hammering a nail into each end of a...

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Hear Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck Sing on Their Debut Solo Singles

In early 1965, when Jimmy Page was an in-demand London session guitarist, he—thanks to the encouragement of pop singer/songwriter Jackie DeShannon—decided to branch out a bit. He—for the first...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Stray Cats' Brian Setzer Talks Gretsch Guitars, Joe...

He revitalized rockabilly with the Stray Cats and revived swing and jump blues with the Brian Setzer Orchestra. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is … Your playing style is so...

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25 Things Every Guitarist Should Know

Many people believe that possessing talent alone is enough to guarantee an artist success in the music business. Nothing could be further from the truth. In a perfect world, the best musicians — the...

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Sunday Strum, Episode 20: Rhythmic Displacement 2 — Lesson

Here's a rhythm guitar lesson to mix things up a bit. This week I expand upon rhythmic displacement. In episode 10, I first mentioned this topic. You can check that previous lesson out here. In this...

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Marc Ford: Faith, Formation Flying and Fuzz

J.J. Cale was one of those players—an incredibly gifted soul who made any musical situation he was a part of better. Lauded by other players—some of the best in the business, in fact—but blessed/cursed...

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Sleeping With Sirens Announce "We LIke It Quiet" Acoustic Summer Tour

Sleeping With Sirens, fronted by Kellin Quinn, released their new record Madness last month via Epitaph Records and dominated the Billboard Top 200, as well as the iTunes Charts with the #1 Top Rock...

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Moody Blues Bassist John Lodge Talks New Solo Album, '10,000 Light Years Ago'

10,000 Light Years Ago is the superb new studio album by legendary Moody Blues bassist John Lodge. It’s Lodge’s first album of new solo material since 1977's Natural Avenue. The album contains some of...

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Practice Made Perfect: Guitar World Rounds Up 17 Amazing Practice Amps

Playing live might be the best way to hone your performance skills, but when it comes to technique, you need practice, practice, practice. If you play an electric guitar, your woodshedding sessions...

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AC/DC's "Thunderstruck"— Classical Guitar Performance by Ash Wainman — Video

Here's a new one that was posted to YouTube over the weekend. It's a fingerstyle classical-guitar performance of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" by U.K. guitarist Ash Wainman. Some of you might remember Luca...

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Eric Clapton and Duane Allman's Isolated Guitar Tracks from "Layla"

We recently shared our story about Eric Clapton's isolated lead guitar track from the Beatles'"While My Guitar Gently Weeps." This, of course, reminded us of the equally fascinating lead guitar and...

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