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Make Your Mark This Holiday Season

Looking for the perfect gift for yourself or a guitarist in your life? Look no further than Martin X-Series! All the guitars in the X-Series are designed to have the look and feel of natural wood,...

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Contest: Enter to Win a BOSS VE-2 Vocal Harmonist Pedal!

This November we’re giving you the chance to win the ultimate performer’s companion — the BOSS VE-2 Vocal Harmonist Pedal. Open to residents of North America only. All entries must be submitted by...

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Static-X Frontman Wayne Static Dead at 48; Rockers Pay Tribute Via Social Media

Wayne Static, the frontman of industrial metal act Static-X, has died at age 48, only three days shy of his 49th birthday. Although no official cause of death has been announced as of this writing, the...

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Big Strokes: A Beginner's Guide to Sweep Picking

Although often regarded as a “shredder’s” technique, the notion of sweeping (or raking) the pick across the strings to produce a quick succession of notes has been around since the invention of the...

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Top 10 Best (and Worst) Comeback Albums of All Time

"Don't call it a comeback / I've been here for years." So said LL Cool J in the title track from 1990's Mama Said Knock You Out, which came out when many fans and critics thought his career was just...

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Andy McKee “Art of Motion” Live — Exclusive Video

Recently we posted a live video of fingerstyle master Andy McKee performing his track “Mythmaker.” Today we’re excited to share another video; McKee’s “Art of Motion,” a composition from his 2009...

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Steel Panther's Satchel Demos Yamaha THR10X Amp, Plays AC/DC Riffs and More —...

In the video below, Steel Panther's Satchel discusses some of his influences, plays a few of his favorite riffs (including a fair amount of AC/DC) and, most importantly, demos the Yamaha THR10X guitar...

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Betcha Can't Play This: Monster Lydian Shred Lick by Elliot Klein

Here's a brand-new edition of Betcha Can't Play This featuring New York City guitarist Elliott Klein. Try your hand at his monster Lydian shred lick below! As with the other new-for-2014 "Betcha Can't...

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Blackstar Introduces 3-Watt Fly 3 Guitar Amplifier

The Fly 3 Amp, the latest 3-watt amp from Blackstar, was introduced November 1. From the company: The Fly 3, for guitar, phone or tablet, features the big sound quality of a traditional amplifier...

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Machine Head Premiere New Song, "Night of Long Knives"— Video

Bay Area metal heavyweights Machine Head have released a new song, “Night of Long Knives,” and you can check it out below. The track comes from their upcoming Nuclear Blast debut, Bloodstone &...

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Jazz Guitar Corner: Five Introductory Jazz Guitar Tunes

When learning how to play jazz guitar, many of us know we need to learn scales, arpeggios and chords, but we are sometimes stuck when looking for jazz tunes to learn that are appropriate for our level...

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Glenn Proudfoot Shares Transcription of New Song, "Now That You’re Gone"

Last month, GuitarWorld.com posted the exclusive premiere of "Now That You’re Gone," a new instrumental track by guitarist and frequent Guitar World contributor Glenn Proudfoot. Today, we have the...

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3 Years Hollow Announce Tour with Nonpoint, New Single

The good old fashioned way that rock bands built a large and loyal audience was via slugging it out non-stop on the road. And that is exactly how the fast-rising 3 Years Hollow is going about it, as...

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James Taylor Teaches You to Play “Country Road” — Lesson

Yes, here it is straight from the man himself. He tunes to dropped D and demonstrates his hammer off method for performing this classic. In his official lesson series, Taylor also includes a camera...

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Review: DigiTech Luxe Polyphonic Detune Pedal — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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Man of Steel with Steel Panther's Satchel: Using All Downstrokes, and How to...

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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Thrash Course with Dave Davidson: Investigating Two Forms of the Diminished...

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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String Theory with Jimmy Brown: An Effective Strategy for Soloing on John...

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Using Drop-D Tuning to Write Heavy Riffs

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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In Deep with Andy Aledort: Examining the Blues-Rock Virtuosity of the Late...

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the Holiday 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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