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Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown, Round 2: Jimi Hendrix Fuzz Face Vs. Joe...

GuitarWorld.com's latest readers poll—the first annual Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown—has reached Round 2! For the past month, we've been pitting Dunlop, MXR and Way Huge pedals against each other...

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Review: Legator Helio DCH 300-Pro Guitar

It takes a lot for a newcomer to stand out in today’s crowded guitar market, but Legator has already proven that it has what it takes to become a competitor. Despite its relative youthfulness, the...

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Pink Floyd Premiere "Louder Than Words" Music Video

Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, is available pretty much everywhere as of today. In honor of the release, Pink Floyd have posted the official music video for a track off the new album,...

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Monster Licks Unleashed: Glenn Proudfoot Unleashes the Madness — Video

In this Monster Lick Unleashed, I'm using the diminished 7th scale in the key of E. This is a real technical challenge because I'm switching my fretting hand over the top of the fretboard to play one...

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Platinum Rush Video Blog #3 — "The 78 Project"

I heard about this film "The 78 Project" and saw the poster with an old record player so I just HAD to see it! Drove up from Nashville to Memphis to catch it at The Memphis Indie Film Fest and met up...

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Cris Jacobs’ “Devil and Jesse James” — Exclusive Song Premiere

Here’s a driving tale from singer/songwriter Cris Jacobs called “The Devil or Jesse James.” Jacobs’ gravelly voice and chimey acoustic accompaniment intertwined with some sweet riffs fill out this song...

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SHEL Named as Opening Act for the 2015 She Rocks Awards

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) is thrilled to announce Americana band SHEL as the opening act for the 2015 She Rocks Awards. Recognizing women who stand out as role models in the...

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12 Brilliant Acoustic Guitars for Under $500

What do you like? A traditional acoustic? One with a pickup? A funky re-issue? A cool classical? Whatever you have a hankering for, we’ve found a solid choice for under $500. What? Yep. Today’s...

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Jackson Releases Pro DK2M Dinky Limited-Run Guitar in Yellow Tiger

Jackson has announced the latest addition to its Pro Series, the Pro DK2M Dinky Limited Run guitar featured in Yellow Tiger. The DK2M Pro Series Dinky features an alder body, flat-sawn...

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Watch Metallica’s Concert for Valor Set — Video

In appreciation of Veterans Day, Metallica played the Concert for Valor—a show that honors the courage and sacrifice of veterans, active-duty service members and their families. Check out footage of...

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Turn the Heat Up in Your Solos in Five Easy Steps

Variety is the spice of life. Musically speaking, I think “spice” translates to a certain amount of dissonance. Dissonance is a tension resulting from the lack of harmony among musical notes. In this...

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Learn Jimi Hendrix's Signature Licks with Guitar World's Andy Aledort

Jimi Hendrix: Signature Licks, a book/CD pack by Guitar World's Andy Aledort that's available now at the Guitar World Online Store, offers a unique and thorough examination of 12 of Jimi Hendrix's...

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Gibson Introduces Robby Krieger 1954 Les Paul Custom Guitar

Robby Krieger’s 1954 Les Paul Custom became a constant writing companion, workhorse, performing partner, muse and musical soul mate all rolled into one right from the time he acquired it used in 1968....

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Gibson Introduces Collector's Choice #26 1959 Les Paul "Whitford 'Burst" Guitar

In his unwavering pursuit of success, particularly through the challenges of Aerosmith’s early years, Brad Whitford displays a kinship to the ultimate tenacity of the Les Paul design: the...

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Machine Head Premiere “Now We Die” Music Video

Machine Head have premiered their new music video for "Now We Die." Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook. The track is from the band's recently released...

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Paul Gilbert Demos TC Electronic Ditto Looper with AC/DC Riffs — Video

Although it's certainly not a "must," demo videos that feature big-name guitarists who happen to be great teachers have that extra element of "cool." Case in point: The guys at TC Electronic have...

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Into It. Over It. Announce 2015 Acoustic Tour with Kevin Devine and Laura...

As Into It. Over It.'s Evan Weiss prepares to close out the year on the road with Lemuria this November and December, he's also looking ahead to 2015. This coming February Into It. Over It. will embark...

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Grant Stinnett's Solo Bass Tapping Masterpiece, "Born of Fire and Light"— Video

Although we typically don't share bass-centric lessons and videos (Check out bassplayer.com for your daily dose of bottom end), we think guitarists will appreciate this new solo performance video...

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decker. to Release 'Patsy' on Feb 17. Hear the First Track Now!

Since 2009, Brandon Decker has written, produced and released a trove of mesmerizing music, an expansive palette of folk, gospel, rock and psychedelia recorded under the nom de plume decker. While hard...

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Vox Introduces MINI5 Rhythm Portable Mini Amp — Now Available in Ivory

Vox, whose AC30 amp was instrumental in the British invasion, has introduced the MINI5 Rhythm, a new portable modeling amp with built-in rhythm patterns. Now available in ivory, the MINI5 Rhythm IV is...

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