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Jonny Lang to Release New Album, 'Fight For My Soul,' September 17

Jonny Lang has announced the upcoming release of Fight For My Soul, his first studio album in seven years. The album, the followup to 2006's Turn Around, will be released September 17 via Concord...

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Video: Deconstructing The Beatles'"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

Some of you might remember an old Tascam print ad from the '80s or '90s. It showed a photo of the Beatles'Sgt. Pepper's Hearts Club Band LP propped up against a shiny new Tascam four-track recorder....

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Eruption" (Eddie...

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,...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 1 — "Hotel California"...

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,...

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Guest Starrs: The Top 5 Guitar Solos on Ringo Starr Songs

Today, July 7, is Ringo Starr's birthday. So I figured I'd celebrate this most joyous of occasions by gathering up five songs that feature the best guitar work to be found on Ringo's solo albums. After...

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Review: $89.28 California Classic Series Guitar from Monoprice.com

What can you buy with $89.28? That’s probably close to your monthly unlimited* smartphone bill. In gear land, $89.28 could buy you an overdrive pedal, maybe a nice strap and a good cable — or 357...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Neil Giraldo Talks B.C. Rich Eagles, "Jessie's Girl," Jeff...

He’s married to Pat Benatar and has played guitar on every one of her records, but what Guitar World readers really want to know is … Pat Benatar’s “You Better Run” was the second music video ever...

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Interview: Chris Hall Talks Higher Education, Musical Education and Oak...

Since their formation in 2009, Oak Street Blues — guitarist/vocalist/founder Chris Hall, bassist Jenny Arias, keyboardist Stephanie Sheer and drummer Alejandra Arellano — have become known for their...

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A Tribute to Jeff Hanneman: The Slayer Guitarist’s Wife Recalls the...

This is an excerpt from the August 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine. For the rest of this story, plus a Jeff Hanneman poster and features on Buzz Osbourne of the Melvins, Joe Bonamassa, Iggy and the...

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Bent Out of Shape: Jake E. Lee-Inspired, Staccato-Style Riffs

A couple of weeks ago, I showed you how to play a solo I recorded for the new White Wizzard album. In that solo, I highlighted a riff/lick where I double-picked each note with palm muting to create a...

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TC Electronic Announces Spark Mini Booster Pedal

TC Electronic has announced its new Spark Mini Booster, a booster pedal that combines the best qualities of the company's original Spark Booster with a miniature footprint. Spark Mini Booster is the...

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Martin Guitar Announces LX1E Ed Sheeran Signature Edition

C.F. Martin & Co. has announced its newest Artist Signature Edition from the Custom Shop: the LX1E Ed Sheeran Signature Edition. Designed in collaboration with the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum...

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Original Eagles Guitarist Bernie Leadon to Rejoin Band for History of the...

According to Eagles singer/drummer Don Henley, guitarist Bernie Leadon— an original member of the Eagles — will join the band on their upcoming History of the Eagles world tour. It will mark the first...

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Video: Metallica Perform "Blackened" at Orion Music + More

Just a few hours ago, the very busy gang over at MetallicaTV posted a new pro-shot video. This time it's the band's performance of "Blackened" from Orion Music + More on June 9 in Detroit. Check out...

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Marty Friedman Releases 'Exotic Guitar,' His First Guitar Loop Library

Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has recorded a series of 65 guitar loops that can be used by producers, disc jockeys and other artists for various projects. Friedman's loops, which range from...

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Video: Black Label Society Release First Gigantour Webisode

Black Label Society — who are on the road with Megadeth, Newsted, Hellyeah and Device as part of Gigantour 2013 — have released the first in a series of behind-the-scenes Gigantour webisodes. Be sure...

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Avenged Sevenfold Release Teaser of New Song, "Hail to the King"

Avenged Sevenfold have posted a 30-second preview of the title track from their highly anticipated new album, Hail to the King, which will hit stores August 27. Check it out below and let us know what...

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Pigtronix Introduces Gatekeeper Noise Gate Pedal

Pigtronix Gatekeeper is a lightning-fast, studio-quality noise gate pedal that locks out all unwanted noise from any rig. Sporting threshold and release time knobs, the Gatekeeper provides 100 percent...

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Interview: Ted Nugent Talks Upcoming US Tour: "If I Wasn't Me, I'd Definitely...

A few days ago, GuitarWorld.com tracked down the Motor City Madman himself — Ted Nugent — who's gearing up for a seven-week US tour that kicks off July 11 in Boise, Idaho. We discussed the tour, his...

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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...

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