GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal has released the fifth in a series of singles being made available digitally this year, an original song entitled "Father". Described as "melodic and grungy," the track is available in MP3 (320kps), AAC, and higher-quality formats FLAC, MP3 HD, Apple Lossless and WAV. An instrumental version of the song is available in these formats as well.
For guitarists, there's a Player Pack that has a transcription of the entire lead guitar track as a PDF file musical notation, TAB, fingers, picking, and helpful hints. Included with the transcription is a Backing Track mix and a Boosted Lead Guitar mix, in both WAV and MP3 formats.
The Producer Pack contains 48kHz/24-bit Stereo WAV files of the mix "stems" there's a file of drums, bass, guitar, strings, lead vocals and backing vocals that you can load into your multi-track software and play with levels, make your own mixes, and hear every nuance of each instrument's performance on its own track.
For more information, visit Bumblefoot.com.
Bumblefoot revealed in a new update via Twitter that he will soon be in "'studio hermit' hibernation mode. [I] will be producing two albums, finishing up a longtime project started in '04... tweakin' gear, gettin' back into producer mode." He added, "If anyone needs their demo/album mastered before I disappear, hit me up!"