Monthly Archives: October 2017

Jeff Beck Releases ‘Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ Concert Film

In the summer of 2016, Jeff Beck celebrated the first 50 years of his musical career with an extraordinary concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Beck set the stage ablaze with incredible live versions of “For Your Love,” “Beck’s Bolero,” “’Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers,” “Big Block,” “Over Under Sideways Down,” “A Day in the Life,” […]

Stream Thursday’s Interview with Jackie Greene Right Here

BackStory Events and Guitar World invite you to join us for the live stream of our exclusive interview with Jackie Greene. The interview will take place Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m., live from the Cutting Room in New York City. We’ll be discussing Green’s new self-recorded album, The Modern Lives – Vol 1, which […]

World Guitar Day 2017: Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water tops greatest riffs poll

News / 1 hour ago / by Scott Munro Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water voted Greatest Guitar Riff Ever in World Guitar Day 2017 poll Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water has been voted the Greatest Guitar Riff Ever. Ritchie Blackmore’s iconic riff on the 1972 track has long been hailed as a classic […]

MTV Revived “TRL.” Can It Reboot Rock As Well?

MTV’s revival of “TRL,” its daily music-video countdown, premièred on Oct. 2, and the initial slate of guests—including DJ Khaled, Ed Sheeran, and Migos—reflected the prismatic tastes of the young adults the network covets. But so far the new “TRL” hasn’t made much space for rock, despite the fact that bands like Blink 182 and […]

World Guitar Day 2017: The Guitars That Built Rock’n’Roll

Features / 22 minutes ago / by Ed Mitchell They’re the instruments played by the men and women who built rock’nroll, from Scotty Moore to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, from Ritchie Blackmore to Randy Rhoads… and here are their stories Where would Jimi Hendrix be without his Stratocaster? Jimmy Page without a Les Paul? Michael Schenker […]