Quantcast
Channel: Guitar World
Browsing all 4164 articles
Browse latest View live

Session Guitar: Why You Should Include Yourself on Your List of Favorite...

Greetings! This week, I pose a question: Who are your favorite guitarists? It's a tricky subject, but since this is a session guitarist blog, and so many people ask me questions about what they need to...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Exclusive Album Premiere: Omar Dykes — 'Runnin' With the Wolf'

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Runnin' with the Wolf, the new album by Omar Dykes. The album will be released July 9 via Mascot Label Group's Provogue Records. Dykes and his...

View Article

Gig Review: Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters Perform in Los...

Legendary rock singer Robert Plant and his ensemble, the Sensational Space Shifters, were in Los Angeles Wednesday, June 26, to perform at the Shrine Auditorium near the University of Southern...

View Article

Full Tilt: Destroy Your Heroes

One problem, or perhaps excuse, I've often heard from musicians who profess the desire to write songs is that their efforts always end up sounding like their favorite bands or artists. I chalk this up...

View Article

Exclusive Song Premiere: Iwrestledabearonce — "Carnage Asada," Featuring...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Carnage Asada," a new song by Iwrestledabearonce. The track — which features a guitar solo by none other than Steve Vai — is from the band's...

View Article


Song Facts: The Beatles — "Fixing a Hole"

Prior to Sgt. Pepper's, the Beatles had recorded at the studios outside of Abbey Road when circumstance required — "Can't Buy Me Love" was recorded at EMI's facility in Paris during a 1964 tour, and...

View Article

Audio Interview: Arsis Frontman James Malone Talks New Album, 'Unwelcome,'...

Virginia tech-death metal band Arsis — who have recently undergone a few lineup changes — released their fourth studio album, Unwelcome, April 30 in the US via Nuclear Blast Records. It seems nothing...

View Article

Listen: LeAnn Rimes with Jeff Beck — "Gasoline and Matches"

Although the video below was posted back in April, and the song itself was officially released June 4, we never really got around to sharing or discussing Jeff Beck's recent appearance on the new LeAnn...

View Article


Video: Roland CUBE-40GX Guitar Amplifier

Here's a new Guitar World video detailing Roland's new CUBE-GX series of guitar amps. In the video, Paul Riario briefly checks out, demos and explains the CUBE-40GX. Look for a complete review in the...

View Article


Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Free Bird" (Allen...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

View Article

Guitar World Girls: Anna Sengthavongsa

Anna is the latest addition to our Girls of Guitar World Gallery. All photos by Glenn Fricker, spectremedia.ca Scroll down to see the complete photo gallery! If you think you have what it takes to be a...

View Article

Fourth of July Sale: Get 40% Off Guitar World DVDs at the Online Store!

Celebrate the Fourth of July with big savings at the Guitar World Online Store! Through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 7, you can get 40 percent off any Guitar World DVD at the store! Choose from Rock Guitar...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dominion: More on Traveling Up, Down and Across the Fretboard, and a...

In this month’s installment of Dominion we’re going to check out a couple of lead playing ideas based on arpeggios, both of which have a pretty cool neo-classical sound. FIGURE 1 covers a lot of...

View Article


Video: Voivod Joined by Phil Anselmo for Pink Floyd's "Astronomy Domine," and...

At their June 23 Hellfest show in Clisson, France, Canada's Voivod were joined by a pair of special guests. In the 12-minute video below, you'll see former Pantera frontman Philip Anselmo join the band...

View Article

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "All Along the...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

View Article


Ghost B.C. Premiere New Music Video, "Monstrance Clock"

Ghost B.C. have premiered a new performance video for the closing track off their latest album, Infestissumam. Directed by Rob Semmer, the clip was shot on location at the El Rey in Los Angeles and...

View Article

The Top Five Studio Guest Appearances by Stevie Ray Vaughan

For someone who spent a mere seven years in the spotlight, Texan Stevie Ray Vaughan left behind an impressive amount of recorded material. He released four studio albums, a double live album and a...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Jazz Guitar Corner: Intro to Spread Triads for Guitar, Part 2

When learning to play guitar, many of us explore open-position triads, and maybe barre chords on the fifth- and sixth-string roots after that. But, while these shapes are essential to get under your...

View Article

How to Buy an Acoustic Guitar: A Guide for the First-Time Buyer

You've got the bug—you’ve decided to buy an acoustic guitar—and nothing will stop you, not even the haunted, hungry look in your children’s eyes. So you empty your bank account, raid your kids’ college...

View Article

Dear Guitar Hero: Tommy Thayer of Kiss Talks Makeup Sex, His Signature...

His first brush with success came in the Eighties with rockers Black ’N Blue, and now he’s the lead guitarist in Kiss. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is … Is it true that you did...

View Article
Browsing all 4164 articles
Browse latest View live