Our friends over at SongTownUSA have just announced a new songwriting contest with some pretty unique prizes. You can't just set foot in Nashville and write with a hit songwriter any day of the week, after all!
The Faceless, EMG Pickups and Guitar World are teaming up to present the Faceless "Accelerated Evolution" Guitar Contest. As Faceless guitarist Michael Keene explains in the video below, the Faceless are looking to find the best cover of "Accelerated Evolution," a track off their latest album, Autotheism.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Whitechapel's new lyric video for "Vicer Exciser." The song is from the new re-issue of The Somatic Defilement. As a bonus, Whitechapel are also giving you the chance to win a new ESP guitar signed by the entire band!
Last month, Guitar World kicked off its first transcription challenge — and we picked a good song to set the tone for the monthly contest: Jason Becker's instrumental masterpiece, "Perpetual Burn." The song has been a perpetual source of inspiration (and challenge) for guitarists since it was released in 1988.
Enter now to win free tuition to Guitar Workshop Plus! Also, if you register for Guitar Workshop Plus during June, you'll receive a $100 discount off your tuition. Spend a week learning and playing with some the best musicians around, including Tosin Abasi, Andy McKee, Dave Martone, Mike Stern, Stu Hamm, Gary Hoey, Rhonda Smith and more!
Jason Becker's instrumental masterpiece, "Perpetual Burn," has been a perpetual source of inspiration — and challenge — for guitarists since it was originally released in 1988. In fact, we decided to challenge our own staff, who turned in a spot-on, 17-page transcription of Becker's shred classic in the new July 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine. Now it's time to challenge you!
Here's your chance to win a signed Epiphone guitar (electric, of course) from Slash! Slash has partnered with Guitar World in search of the ultimate cover artist. Starting Wednesday, March 13, musicians can upload a YouTube video of themselves playing along to Slash's new single “Anastasia,” using the interactive guitar tab feature found below.
ooVoo gets RECKLESS and RELENTLESS with Asking Alexandria! Ten lucky fans will win an ooVoo call with Asking Alexandria! All you have to do is fill out the form here with your contact information and include the two questions you want to ask the band on ooVoo.