Guitar World December 2009
Oct 17 2011
Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists. It contains original interviews, album and gear reviews and guitar and bass tablature of approximately five songs each month.
Guitar World – the world’s number one guitar magazine – is a monthly publication for guitarists of all levels, as well as for fans of metal, rock, emo, blues and other styles of guitar-based music. Covers the hottest new guitar players and classic guitarists, with a focus on their music, instruments, and lifestyle. In-depth interviews and features, transcriptions of new and classic songs, private guitar lessons, product reviews and columns written by top players in each of the major music genres. Guitar World December 2009 contents:
- Transcriptions (Bass lines included): “A Rite of Passage” by Dream Theater; “Shock Me” by Kiss; “Main in the Box” by Alice in Chains; “Peace Sells” by Megadeth; “Listen to the Music” by the Doobie Brothers.
- Sunn 0))) They may make the densest-sounding tones in the universe, but Sunn O))) manage to fit orchestral instruments, choirs and a whole lot more into Monoliths & Dimensions, their latest adventure into music’s darkest territory.
- Shadows Fall – After their major-label release Threads of Life tanked, Shadows Fall got smart and dropped out of the corporate music machine. On Retribution, they reclaim their independence with a fury.
- Les Paul – He pioneered recording technology, effects and the solidbody electric guitar. In the process, he paved the way for rock and roll, metal, punk and all forms of modern music. PLUS: Two decades ago, Guitar World brought together Les Paul and Edward Van Halen for’ a quick chat.
- Megadeth – Dave Mustaine says he has one Megadeth album left in him. With Endgame, he returns the band to its classic sound – and brings the group one step closer to its conclusion.
- Jerry Cantrell – When Layne Staley died seven years ago, Alice in Chains died with him. With Black Gives Way to Blue, the band rises from its ashes. Jerry Cantrell reflects on AIC’s past glories and their new lease on life. PLUS G&L Rampage guitars have shaped the sound of every Alice in Chains record. Now the once-discontinued model returns as a Jerry Cantrell signature guitar, complete with a spruced-up feature set.
- Ace Frehley – He was the odd man out in Kiss, but Ace Frehley came into his own on his solo records. Twenty years since his last release, the original Space Ace returns to earth with Anomaly.
- Richard Lloyd: In 1969, Jimi Hendrix slugged Richard Lloyd. Thirty years after, Lloyd punches back with a hard-hitting tribute album to Mr. Purple Haze himself. Writer Charles M. Young traces the Television cofounder’s connection – and devotion – to the world’s most legendary guitarist.
- Alternate-picking lesson, part three. Learn how to develop a solid alternate-picking technique while getting maximum melodic mileage out of one string. Guitar World presents part three of our four-part series on alternate picking.
- Tune-UPS: Black Crowes, Suffocation, Orianthi, Wolfmother, Dear Guitar Hero with Eric Peterson, Def Leppard’s setlist, and more!
- Betcha Can’t Play This with Daath’s Emil Werstler
- Soundcheck: Fender Band-Master VM head and 1×12 cabinet, G&L Rampage Jerry Cantrell Signature guitar, Marshall MG50FX 1×12 combo, Rocktron PatchMate Loop 8, and Plush Noxious high-gain distortion pedal
- Buzz Bin ModTone MT-EM Extreme Metal pedal
- The Hole Truth Martin LXM Tres
- Bass Desires Ampeg BA600-21O combo
- A vulgar display of power – The onstage rig of Whitesnake’s Doug Aldrich
- Dominion with Mark Morton
- Time to Burn with Michael Angelo Batio
- Talkin’ Blues with Keith Wyatt
- Tone Rules with Anthony “Big Tony” Lucas
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Includes original mp3 tracks and video lessons