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‘The Tiger Speaks’: Guitarist Jim Peterik Talks New Book, Ides of March and...

Most rock biographies tend to follow a similar pattern. The artist’s road to redemption is paved with tales of debauchery, drug abuse, marital infidelity and a trashing hotel room or two. Although Jim...

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Melvins Guitarists Buzz Osborne and Paul Leary Talk New Album, 'Hold It In'

It’s not often you get to work with one of your heroes, but for Melvins guitarist Buzz Osborne, that’s exactly what happened. Butthole Surfers’ Paul Leary joined the Melvins for their new album, Hold...

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Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Talks New Album, 'Everything Will Be Alright in the End'

This is an excerpt from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus our cover feature on Jeff Beck and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, not to mention features on Eddie Van...

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Review: Prestige Eclipse Cedar/Rosewood Guitar

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or...

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D’Addario and Rolling Stone Seek the Next Generation of Guitar Heroes with...

D’Addario and Rolling Stone are in search of the guitar greats of tomorrow with “The Next Young Gun.” This contest is a continuation of the 30-week Young Guns series on rollingstone.com, which...

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Jeff Bridges & The Abiders New Album 'Live' Available Today

Jeff Bridges & The Abiders new album Live (Mailboat Records) is now available everywhere in stores and online today. The band has announced several new concert dates kicking off with a record...

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Mass Effect: The Top 50 Stomp Boxes, Devices and Processors of All Time

Has any piece of musical equipment proliferated more, or more rapidly, than the humble electric guitar effect unit? Though there is no official tally, suffice it to say that thousands of stomp boxes,...

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Led Zeppelin Premiere "The Rain Song" (Mix Minus Piano) from 'Houses of the...

As we've been reporting, the latest wave of Led Zeppelin remasters will be released October 28. This time, Led Zep fans can prepare for new-and-improved versions of Led Zeppelin IV and Houses of the...

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Stéphan Forté Premieres New Song, "Enigma Opera Black"— Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Enigma Opera Black," a new song by French guitar virtuoso Stéphan Forté. It's the title track from Forté's new album, which will be released...

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Guitar World Presents Girl Rockers at CBGB Festival in New York City

The third annual CBGB Music & Film Festival will take over Manhattan October 8 to 12 — providing five days of incredible concerts, art exhibitions, movies and entertainment-industry shoptalk. And...

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‘Something Supernatural’: Crobot Guitarist Chris Bishop Talks New Album and Gear

There once was a time when rock radio was dominated by great riffs, a period when the only thing that mattered was that unmistakable guitar sound that instantly identified a band or song. Thankfully,...

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Kirk Hammett Lesson: How to Play Metallica's "Master of Puppets"

Here's one fresh from the Guitar World video archives! It's a clip that appeared on the disc that accompanied our January 2006 issue, which features Metallica's Kirk Hammett on the cover. In the first...

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Fender Releases Piha'ea Soprano Ukulele

Fender is proud to announce the release of the Piha’ea Soprano Ukulele. Piha’ea is Hawaiian for playful, and that’s exactly what this soprano-style uke is, and it’ll have players smiling as soon as...

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Proceeds from Orion Guitar Gear's Pink Panther Strap to Raise Funds for...

Orion Guitar Gear has announced its new Pink Panther guitar strap. Proceeds from the sale of the strap will raise funds for breast-cancer awareness through Susan G. Komen Greater New York City. The...

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SongTown: Significant Others

There is a standard joke in Nashville that goes "What do you call a songwriter without a wife or girlfriend?" The punchline is "homeless." There is almost always some truth in a joke. The truth in this...

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Glenn Proudfoot Shares Transcription of New Song, "Angel"

Early last month, GuitarWorld.com posted the exclusive premiere of "Angel," a new instrumental track by guitarist and frequent Guitar World contributor Glenn Proudfoot. Today, we have the sequel, if...

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‘Reckless’: Songwriter Jim Vallance Discusses Working with Bryan Adams

In the context of songwriting partnerships, few teams have been as long-lasting — or as successful — as that of Jim Vallance and Bryan Adams. Since being introduced by a mutual friend in a music store...

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November 2014 Guitar World: Jeff Beck and Billy Gibbons Team Up, Eddie Van...

The all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World is available now! In the new issue, we feature Jeff Beck and Billy Gibbons. As they prepare to hit the road together for a summer tour, the two guitar...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan on 'Austin City Limits'— Three of SRV's 30 Greatest...

This is an excerpt from the October 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, including the remainder of our Stevie Ray Vaughan "Top 30" list, Steve Howe/Yes, the 60th anniversary of the...

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The Top 10 Reasons to Play Guitar

Right now, you're reading a story on a website for (and by) guitarists. This means you already play guitar and are looking for a little vindication of your obsession — or you’re a beginner looking to...

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