Guitar World Holiday 2009
Oct 18 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 Holiday 2009 contents:
- Transcriptions (bass lines included): “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd; “Bad Things” by Jace Everett; “Cult of Personality” by Living Colour; “Papyrus” by Nile; “Who Do You Love?” by George Thorogood;
- Children Of Bodom – The Finnish heavy metallers unleash a white-hot collection of cover tunes on Skeletons in the Closet. Alexi Laiho talks about the inspirations behind the group’s ash-kicking musical selections.
- George Thorogood. The blues-rocker talks about his influences, hits and slide style, and delivers the lowdown on his band’s latest album, The Dirty Dozen.
- Kiss – Paul Stanley said for years that Kiss would never make another studio album. But when the latest lineup proved to be a stage-smoking performance machine, he changed his tune. The result is Sonic Boom, an explosive return to form by a group that never really went away.PLUS Stanley talks about Kiss’ success as a live act and how he and Gene Simmons once again found their old chemistry and made Sonic Boom pure dynamite.
- Lynyrd Skynyrd – On God & Guns, a newly resurrected Lynyrd Skynyrd reclaim their right to bear arms – and to rock and roll. PLUS: How guitarist Mark “Sparky” Majetka remains consistent as Skynyrd’s third man. A Gary Rossington axology
- Behemoth’s Nergal tells how the finer points of guitar technique and songwriting helped make Evangelion one hell of an extreme metal album.
- Success didn’t elude Rory Gallagher. He turned it away throughout his short, sad life. Now, in death, he’s more successful than ever. Guitar World presents the story of the Irish rocker’s demise and his posthumous revival.
- Alternate-Picking Lesson, Part 4. In our fourth and final chapter on alternate picking, we wrap things up with a look at five- and seven-note groupings.
- Tune-Ups: Zakk Wylde, Lynch Mob, Dead by Sunrise, Winds of Plague, Skeletonwitch, Dear Guitar Hero with Vernon Reid, the Sword’s setlist, and more!
- Betcha Can’t Play This with Daath’s Emil Werstler
- Soundcheck: PRS Starla solidbody electric guitar, DigiTech RP1000 Integrated Effect Switching System, Visual Sound Open Road Overdrive and Truetone Clean Boost pedals, Victoria Golden Melody 2×12 combo and Boss TU-12EX, TU-88 and TU-1000 tuners
- Buzz Bin eMedia EarMaster Essential 5
- Bass Desires – Fender Bassman TV Ten and TV Fifteen combo amps
- A Vulgar Display Of Power – The onstage rig of Chimaira’s Matt DeVries
- Dominion with Mark Morton
- Time to Burn with Michael Angelo Batio
- Talkin’ Blues with Keith Wyatt
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Includes original mp3 tracks and video lessons