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1. Tall Tales and the Silver Lining Share New Single "Unknown Forces" (9/15/2014)
Other Music Recording Co., the eclectic label born out of the long-running and influential New York City record shop, announces the signing of Tall Tales and the Silver Lining, an L.A.-based musical project of songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tr...
 
2. Overwhelming Response to Los Angeles George Fest Leads to Venue Change (9/15/2014)
Last week, The Best Fest, sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, announced the first-ever George Fest to celebrate the music of legendary George Harrison and raise money to help musicians and their communities via The Jameson Neighborhood Fund. Du...
 
3. Martin Guitars and Danny Davis Collaborate on Burton's New Winter 15 Easy Livin Snowboard (9/15/2014)
Olympic snowboarder and C.F. Martin & Co. Ambassador Danny Davis has combined his love of music and sports by creating Burton's new Winter 15 Easy Livin Snowboard with one-of-a-kind Martin Guitar graphic on the base. This is the same board ...
 
4. Matt Turk's "Cracked Egg" — Exclusive Premiere (9/15/2014)
Here’s a gorgeous cascading song from Matt Turk that appears on his upcoming album Cold Revival, due out October 7. “Cracked Egg” has stark lyrics and pounding rhythms that add to the angst conveyed by this talented artist. The song builds to f...
 
5. Megadeth Vinyl Picture Discs Coming in November (9/15/2014)
On November 11, 2014, Universal Enterprises (UMe) will issue the first five platinum-selling Capitol Records Megadeth albums on limited edition picture disc vinyl for the first time in the U.S. Titles include 1986’s Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?...
 
6. Win Three Limited-Edition Custom Way Huge Rich Robinson Effect Pedals from Dunlop! (9/15/2014)
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7. Talking Shop: LV (9/15/2014)
Read more about Talking Shop: LV at MusicRadar.com This month London duo LV (aka Will Horrocks and Simon Williams) release their third full length LP, Islands, which once again sees the producers uniting with vocalist Joshua Idehen (pictured cen...
 
8. Win a private guitar lesson with Philip Sayce (9/15/2014)
Read more about Win a private guitar lesson with Philip Sayce at MusicRadar.com To celebrate the release of new album, Influence, blues ace Philip Sayce is offering one lucky winner the chance to share a 30-minute one-on-one guitar lesson via Sk...
 
9. Marmozets' guitarists on inspirations, live energy, rigs and more (9/15/2014)
Read more about Marmozets' guitarists on inspirations, live energy, rigs and more at MusicRadar.com Some bands jus
 
10. Review: The Eastman E20SS Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar (9/15/2014)
It isn’t every day I get to sit down and play a beautiful instrument like the Eastman E20SS acoustic guitar. Well, okay, maybe it IS every day. But I’ve enjoyed in immensely nonetheless! Here I have a bit of fun sharing a quick overview and then...
 
11. Vote now for the Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year Award 2014 (9/15/2014)
Read more about Vote now for the Guitarist Electric Guitar of the Year Award 2014 at MusicRadar.com There have been a lot of great new electric guitars released over the past 12 months, but now Guitarist magazine wants you to choose your favouri...
 
12. Drum Heroes Week: Brian Downey on Thin Lizzy's Don't Believe A Word (9/15/2014)
Read more about Drum Heroes Week: Brian Downey on Thin Lizzy's Don't Believe A Word at MusicRadar.com In their 12-year recording career, Thin Lizzy put out 12 albums and a slew of killer singles. Don't Believe A Word, taken from 1976's Johnny Th...
 
13. Phillip Phillips Extensive North American Tour Kicks Off Sept 12 (9/12/2014)
Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips has announced dates for his North American headline tour, kicking off Sept. 12 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Phillips’ national tour will include stops in Dallas, Boston, Nashvil...
 
14. Amplifier gear tour (9/12/2014)
Read more about Amplifier gear tour at MusicRadar.com With a new album chockfull of balls-to-the-wall riffs, tripped-out middle eights and copious pedal abuse, it's fair to say that Amplifier know a thing or two about guitar tone.If, like us, yo...
 
15. 10 questions: Phil Collen (9/12/2014)
Read more about 10 questions: Phil Collen at MusicRadar.com Phil Collen He sold 100 million records with Def Leppard and inspired countless kids to pick up a six-string. But will he get 'hysterical' when he confronts the 10 questions we ask ever...
 
16. Jackson Unveils New Pro DK2M Dinky in Slime Green Swirl (9/11/2014)
Jackson has just announced a new addition to its Pro Series, the Pro DK2M Dinky Limited Run guitar featured in Slime Green Swirl. The DK2M Pro Series Dinky features an alder body, flat-sawn graphite-reinforced bolt-on maple neck with wrap-around...
 
17. Oh Cassius! to Release 'On such a Full Sea Are We Now Afloat' on October 14 (9/11/2014)
Oh, Cassius! plays beautiful and haunting songs that are simultaneously classic and modern. The Connecticut duo is where Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris meets Of Monsters and Men and they release their debut EP, On Such a Full Sea Are We Now Af...
 
18. Decibel Eleven Introduces New Series of Hot Stone Isolated DC Power Supplies (9/11/2014)
The thousands of stomp boxes, effects pedal devices and processors created for electric guitars across all musical genres all have one thing in common, the need for an equally impressive power supply source. Enter, the new Hot Stone Deluxe and H...
 
19. Alert! New Documentary 'Inside Metal L.A.' Needs Your Help (9/11/2014)
The early '80s metal scene in Los Angeles has become legendary, as it spawned such worldwide headliners as Mötley Crüe, Ratt, Dokken, W.A.S.P., and originally, Metallica (before the latter relocated to San Francisco). And the new documentary, 'I...
 
20. Andy Timmons discusses his rock fusion work on Protocol II (9/11/2014)
Read more about Andy Timmons discusses his rock fusion work on Protocol II at MusicRadar.com As a solo artist, session musician and Ibanez endorsee Andy Timmons' CV is most impressive. We caught up with the Texan guitarist to talk about the rele...
 
21. Wishlist: PRS Custom 24 Semi-Hollow (9/11/2014)
Read more about Wishlist: PRS Custom 24 Semi-Hollow at MusicRadar.com While PRS's SE line has produced some excellent semi-hollow electrics, not least the 2014 Zach Myers, the USA production line has always preferred - with a few exceptions, suc...
 
22. Tips for Choosing the Perfect Guitar Gig Bag (9/10/2014)
More and more guitarists are using gig bags, and it’s easy to see why. They weigh less than hardshell cases and the idea of a lighter guitar load is certainly enticing. But the main reason so many players have opted for gig bags is that, thanks ...
 
23. Motorhead’s Motorboat Cruise to Include All-Star Band Featuring Philip Anselmo, Chris Broderick, Jon Donais, Scott Ian, Rex Brown and more (9/10/2014)
Metal Allegiance promises Motörboaters the rare opportunity to see a diverse group of metal legends interacting and performing together on the same stage. Singers Philip Anselmo (Down, ex-Pantera), Joey Belladonna (Anthrax), and Chuck Billy (Tes...
 
24. The Lumineers Begin Writing Next Album and Resign to Dualtone Records (US) and Decca (ROW) (9/10/2014)
Following the success and acclaim surrounding their 2012 self-titled debut and world tour, The Lumineers have inked the paper on LP2 and resigned with Dualtone Records (North America) and Decca/Universal (ROW). The band has returned to their ho...
 
25. Nita Strauss, Alice Cooper's New Touring Guitarist, Gets Into the Act (9/10/2014)
This interview is from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World: As the newest guitarist in Alice Cooper’s touring band, Nita Strauss has some large shoes to fill. The 27-year-old Los Angeles native, who assumed the post this past spring...
 
26. Ben Howard Announces 'I Forget Where We Were' to be Released October 21 (9/10/2014)
Ben Howard is pleased to announce the details of his eagerly anticipated second album. I Forget Where We Were will release on October 21, 2014 through Republic Records. It was produced by drummer Chris Bond at Deep Litter Studios in Devon. Fans...
 
27. Jeff Beck and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Discuss the Rocking Relationship Between Guitars, Cars and Everything in Between (9/10/2014)
This is an excerpt from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus new Gibbons/Beck photos by Ross Halfin, not to mention features on Weezer, George Thorogood, MXR & Eddie Van Halen, the guitar pick rev...
 
28. Weezer Announces New Album and Previews First Cut "Cleopatra" (9/10/2014)
Santa Monica, CA’s Weezer are thrilled to share the iTunes pre-order for their highly anticipated ninth album, Everything Will be Alright In The End, released October 7th on Republic Records. Those who pre-order the album TODAY will receive an...
 
29. Eliot Bronson’s “Comin’ For Ya North Georgia Blues” – Exclusive Premiere (9/10/2014)
I’m listening to Eliot Bronson’s “Comin’ For Ya North Georg Blues” late at night in my dimly lit living room. Perhaps not the best setting for this rollicking eye opener. Bronson knows how to deliver some fantastically fun music with solid arran...
 
30. Fender adds Vibrolux Reverb to '68 Custom amp line-up (9/10/2014)
Read more about Fender adds Vibrolux Reverb to '68 Custom amp line-up at MusicRadar.com Fender has announced the newest addition to its electric guitar amplifier line: the 2x10, 35-watt '68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb. Autumn 2013 saw Fender debut it...
 
31. Guy Chambers on his gear, George Harrison and golden rules (9/10/2014)
Read more about Guy Chambers on his gear, George Harrison and golden rules at MusicRadar.com A few minutes into our interview, Guy Chambers says what we're thinking. "Robbie and me are the complete opposite," observes the songwriter, "in so many...
 
32. 10 Reasons Why Today’s Music Industry Doesn’t Suck (9/9/2014)
There have been a ton of articles and posts published lately about the dire straits of the music industry. And most of them have several good points. But is it all woefully bad? Should we just throw in the towel? If you think so, then just move ...
 
33. Review: Epiphone PRO-1 Acoustic and Les Paul Classic-T Guitars (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. Playing gu...
 
34. In Deep with Andy Aledort: Exploring Mixolydian-Based Melodies and Chord Structures (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. In the las...
 
35. Review: Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. Gretsch ha...
 
36. Review: TC-Helicon VoiceLive 3 (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. Whether yo...
 
37. Review: MXR M68 Uni-Vibe Chorus/Vibrato Pedal (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. Heard on n...
 
38. Review: Zoom G1Xon Guitar Multi-Effects Processor (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. I’ve spent...
 
39. Review: Prestige Eclipse Cedar/Rosewood Guitar (9/9/2014)
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store. Today’s ass...
 
40. U2 release new album, Songs Of Innocence, free on iTunes (9/9/2014)
Read more about U2 release new album, Songs Of Innocence, free on iTunes at MusicRadar.com If you're a U2 fan, you might have noticed a gift in your iTunes playlist today – or maybe you haven't seen it yet, so go look. One of the big surprises d...