The August 2013 issue of Guitar World features a tribute to Slayer's Jeff Hanneman, who influenced a generation and changed the course of metal forever. Guitar World presents the complete, untold story of the late Slayer guitarist who was behind such legendary thrash anthems as "Angels of Death," "South of Heaven" and "War Ensemble."
The August issue also includes Joe Bonamassa, who, on the heels of his London retrospective shows talks about his busy career, his new album with singer Beth Hart and his ongoing love affair with the ultimate blues electric guitar: the Gibson Les Paul "Burst."
Also, on Ready to Die, Iggy Pop and James Williamson fire up a scathing indictment of a world gone horribly wrong. The godfather of punk talks to Guitar World about making Iggy and The Stooges first new studio album in 40 years.
Plus, guitar virtuoso Steve Morse of Deep Purple alive and pumping on stages around the world, and on their new studio album, Now What?! Eric Clapton teams up with Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Gary Clark Jr. and other greats for his latest Crossroads Festival; 25 Guitar apps you need to turn your smartphone or tablet into an extension of your guitar; and much more!
5 Songs with Tabs for Guitar & Bass!
Slayer - "Raining Blood"
Styx - "Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)"
Goo Goo Dolls - "Iris"
Queen - "We Are the Champions"
Deep Purple - "Burn"