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Jimmy Page and Chris Cornell Talk Led Zeppelin on Stage at Guitar World Event

To celebrate the release of Jimmy Page’s lavish new photo book, Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page, the guitar legend appeared with Chris Cornell, guitarist and singer for Soundgarden, at the Theater at Ace...

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Chaos Theory with Chris Broderick: Adapting Keyboard-Style Arpeggios to...

This month’s column focuses on an original composition of mine that acknowledges the influence of classical pianists on my playing style, specifically the way in which pianists will play arpeggios...

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2015 Guitar World Review Guide: Gear Year in Review, with Playboy's Jaclyn...

Guitar World's 2015 Guitar Review Guide is available now for $7.99! The 2015 review guide includes the top picks of the year's best gear, modeled by Playboy Playmates Jaclyn Swedberg, Raquel Pomplun...

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"One Man Zepp" Covers Led Zeppelin's "The Song Remains the Same,""Whole Lotta...

A talented YouTube user known as larzgallows on YouTube creates and posts what he calls "One Man Zepp" videos. Although it's hard to be sure, we're assuming he's playing all the instruments in the...

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Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown, Round 2: MXR Uni-Vibe Chorus/Vibrato Vs....

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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Guitar Tricks: Eight Things You Need to Know About Arpeggios

As you advance in your guitar studies, you'll surely come across the term "arpeggio." Arpeggios are a great way to add color and complexity to your playing. You can make riffs out of them, use them in...

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Secret Broadcast Pulled Over While Filming "Killing Time" Music Video in Van

Toronto-based rockers Secret Broadcast have released a new music video for a song called "Killing Time." You can check it out below. If you do, stick around for the unplanned ending ... the part where...

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From Bach to Rock: Using Diatonic Power Chords and Inverted Borrowed Chords...

One of the most enjoyable things when learning to play the guitar can be writing your own music. This was the case for me when I first learned to play, and many of my students love to write their own...

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Betcha Can't Play This: Winger's Reb Beach Taps Into His Pentatonic Side

Here's a cool tapping run that starts on the high E string and moves across the neck to the A string. It’s based around the A minor pentatonic box at the fifth fret and includes a couple of color tones...

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Thomas Zwijsen’s Acoustic Cover of Iron Maiden’s “Fear of the Dark” — Video...

It’s always fun to hear fresh acoustic interpretations of songs. But there’s something about covering Iron Maiden acoustically that just seems to work. Take this classical guitar version of “Fear of...

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Glenn Proudfoot Premieres New Song and Video, "Fractals"— Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the premiere of "Fractals"—the song and the music video—by guitarist and frequent Guitar World contributor Glenn Proudfoot. The song is from his new album, Ineffable,...

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Dennis DeYoung and Guitarists Jimmy Leahey and August Zadra Discuss New...

It’s hard to believe it’s been 15 years since Dennis DeYoung’s acrimonious split from Styx. But one thing’s for sure: DeYoung’s contributions to the success of that band run much deeper than his role...

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New York City’s The Living Kills Release 'Odd Fellows Hall' EP

The Living Kills bring all the fun of garage psychedelia–instrumental freak-outs, creepy organ, 12-string guitar, light shows and lots of noise, but with a decidedly modern sensibility. Unlike a lot of...

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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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Fretboard Freedom: One-Lick-Per-Day Method for Visualizing and Navigating the...

Fretboard Freedom is now available at the Guitar World Online Store. This revolutionary approach to chord-tone soloing features a 52-week, one-lick-per-day method for visualizing and navigating the...

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Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown, Round 2: Way Huge Angry Troll Boost Vs....

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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AC/DC Premiere New Song, "Rock or Bust"

AC/DC have released "Rock or Bust," the latest single (and title track) from their new album, which will be released December 2. The track is available immediately on all album pre-orders, along with...

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Colbie Caillat to be Honored at 2015 She Rocks Awards

Today the Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) announced that it will honor Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum artist Colbie Caillat with a Video of the Year award for her song “Try” at the...

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Betcha Can't Play This: Frantic Lydian Arpeggios 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 "Frantic Lydian Arpeggios" (our title) lick below! As with the other...

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Breakthrough: Overview of New Boss Effect Pedals and Amps for 2014

Below, check out an overview of Boss' new products for 2014. From the company: Boss has always been about helping musicians make killer music. But stability is overrated, and brand boredom is the kiss...

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