Neo-classical guitar shred master Yngwie Malmsteen will be embarking on a full US tour this spring in support of his latest album Spellbound>. The tour kicks off April 24th in Cleveland, OH and wraps up May 18th in Houston, TX. The full touring schedule can be seen below. READ MORE
Artist Maxim Dalton painted a poster of 35 of the greatest guitar players ever. While it doesn’t include some famous axe wielders (I don’t see Dimebag Darrell on there), it is a pretty comprehensive painting of guitarists who have shaped and influenced their genres. The painting was released as a limited edition poster but sold out long ago.
But what I want to know is can you identify them all! So head on below to test yourself on your guitar player knowledge! READ MORE
Coming out July 26th is Fullforce‘s debut album, One, which is one hell of a sci-fi metal powerhouse album. The band features members of Cloudscape, Hammerfall, Yngwie Malmsteen, Narnia, and Heed. To celebrate this upcoming release, singer Mike Andersson has shared his Top 10 horror films with Bloody-Disgusting! You can check it out after the jump, along with a video for ‘Wall Of Secrets‘.
Today is yet another sad day in music as Paul Gray, bassist of Slipknot, has been found dead in a hotel in Iowa. I saw this news on Blabbermouth.net, so I’ll just repost a bit of their article here. I will say though that although I didn’t enjoy the last few Slipknot records, their debut album was one of my favorite records for the first several years of the 2000 decade. I spun that record more times than I can count and I credit that album as one of the reasons I got into the more extreme genres of metal.