November 2018

Guitarists

Joe Perry Releases New Single and Announces Tour Dates

November 9, 2018
His touring band features Brad Whitford and Gary Cherone of Extreme.
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Iron Maiden Announces 2019 Tour

November 9, 2018
The setlist will feature rarities such as "Flight Of Icarus," "Sign Of The Cross," and "The Clansman."
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Matt Pike: Chug, Punch, and Sustain

November 8, 2018
The patient riffer of darkness reveals the sonics secrets—and head space—that drives his bands Sleep and High on Fire.
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Rig Rundown: Nine Inch Nails

November 7, 2018
Robin Finck and Alessandro Cortini create the perfect drug for NIN fans with a bevy of heavy-hitting custom guitars and basses and a high-tech hybrid setup that marries digital with analog.
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Zappa Family Trust Announces Frank Zappa Hologram Tour

November 7, 2018
“The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” will include longtime and legendary Zappa players Ray White, Mike Keneally, Scott Thunes, Robert Martin and Ed Mann with Joe “Vaultmeister” Travers.
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Cory Wong: The Sound of Joy

November 6, 2018
Funky, fluent, and fun, the modern rhythm guitar star from Vulfpeck steps into the groove of his buoyant new solo album, The Optimist.
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Listen to Mark Knopfler's "Back On The Dance Floor"

November 2, 2018
The new track is from his upcoming ninth solo studio album, Down The Road Wherever.
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Mudhoney’s Mark Arm & Steve Turner: Not Doing It for the “Likes”

November 1, 2018
The Seattle garage-rock legends accept our apology for the 30-year snub from guitar media, and discuss Digital Garbage—their 10th LP since helping to launch Sub Pop records.
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Rig Rundown: Lynyrd Skynyrd [2018]

October 31, 2018
The Southern rock guitar army of cofounder Gary Rossington and longtimers Rickey Medlocke and Mark Matejka tells the stories behind their vintage guitars, high-powered amps, and classic approach to tone.
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Album Spotlight: Richard Bennett’s 'Ballads in Otherness'

October 29, 2018
Travel through time with this master of twang.
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Riff Rundown: Tremonti's "Unable to See"

October 28, 2018
The Alter Bridge guitar star breaks down the fingerpicking pattern used on his solo single from Dust.
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Joe Bonamassa’s Redemption

October 26, 2018
Once, the blues-rock hero was motivated by anger. Now he’s enjoying a Zen-like balance of his 6-string, singing, and songwriting skills.
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Listen to John Mayer's New Song “I Guess I Just Feel Like”

October 25, 2018
The folky number was debuted at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles.
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Rig Rundown: Minus the Bear [2018]

October 24, 2018
Before the storied math-rock outfit rides off into the sunset, Jake Snider, bassist Cory Murchy, and looper-extraordinaire Dave Knudson give us one last glimpse at how they build their fascinating, IDM-inspired textures.
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Reeves Gabrels Revisits His Bowie Years

October 23, 2018
On the new, reimagined Never Let Me Down, the versatile rock-based improviser who plays guitar with the Cure and leads his own vibrant trio brings vitality to an album Bowie called his nadir.
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Watch Steve Vai's Otherworldly Video for "Dark Matter"

October 23, 2018
The video was shot entirely on green screen utilizing a full Blackmagic Design pipeline.
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Tom Morello’s 'The Atlas Underground'

October 18, 2018
The Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave guitarist continues to redefine the role and sound of the 6-string with his new EDM-heavy album and his boundless imagination.
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Rig Rundown: Shakey Graves

October 17, 2018
The Austin singer-songwriter generates a retro-hip vibe with ’60s-style guitars, small-but-mighty amps, and a pair of pedalboards.
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Listen to Bad Religion's Latest Single, "The Profane Rights of Man"

October 17, 2018
The timely song is based on a historical document from 1789.
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