Metallica''s Album to Debut on Guitar Hero from The Associated Press Metallica''s much-hyped new album will now debut for download on Guitar Hero the same day as it comes

Metallica''s Album to Debut on Guitar Hero

from The Associated Press


Metallica''s much-hyped new album will now debut for download on Guitar Hero the same day as it comes out in stores. The announcement was made at the video game industry''s version of NAMM, E3.

Best Buy Guitar Section Launches

from Naperville Sun


We told you some time ago about Best Buy carrying musical instruments. Well, they''re kicking off the launch of their Chicago-area stores with a bang. The launch party features Buddy Guy and Jim Peterik. Are we going to Best Buy to buy our next guitar? Um no.

Gibson Island in Second Life

from Market Watch


If you''re not nerdy enough to know what Second Life is, you might just want to stop reading now. For those of you still with me, Gibson has launched their own island in the game for virtual guitarists. The island will feature real performances by acts like Bob Welch, along with exclusive virtual guitar models so your avatar can have GAS too.

A faithful recreation of the Germanium Mosrite Fuzzrite with a modern twist.

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Kenny Greenberg with his main axe, a vintage Gretsch 6118 Double Anniversary that he found at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville for a mere $600. “It had the original pickups, but the finish had been taken off and the headstock had been repaired. So, it’s a great example of a ‘player’s vintage instrument,’” he says.

On his solo debut, the Nashville session wizard discovers his own musical personality in a soundtrack for a movie that wasn’t, with stops in Africa and Mississippi hill country.

Kenny Greenberg has been Nashville’s secret weapon for decades. He’s the guitarist many insiders credit with giving the Nashville sound the rock ’n’ roll edge that’s become de rigueur for big country records since the ’90s. It’s the sound that, in many ways, delivered country music from its roots to sporting events.

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Andy Wood on Eric Johnson's "Cliffs of Dover" | Hooked

The hot picker recalls receiving a mix CD of must-know guitarists and the Grammy-winning track was the one that "hit him like a ton of bricks."

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