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Young South Korean Guitarist Sungha Jung Masterfully Covers "Billy Jean"— Video

Here young South Korean guitarist Sungha Jung digs into a fingerstyle rendition of Michael Jackson's “Billy Jean.” Jung started playing at age 9, and as you can see, he’s progressed to prodigy level....

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Bent Out of Shape: Guitar Rehab, Part 2 — Building Finger Strength with...

Welcome to part 2 of my new series of lessons for guitarists who have spent a period of time away from playing. "Guitar Rehab" is designed to get you back into playing, and each lesson will help you...

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At the Gates Discuss New Album, 'At War with Reality'

It’s been pouring rain for 48 hours straight when Guitar World wakes up in Gothenburg, Sweden, on the day of our photo shoot with At the Gates. We’d planned to take the melodic death-metal legends to a...

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Marilyn Manson Premieres “Deep Six” Music Video

Marilyn Manson dropped the single, "Deep Six" from his forthcoming album, The Pale Emperor, which will be released January 20 via Loma Vista. Now he's released the video for the track. Watch the...

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Sterling by Music Man Previews New JP60-MGR John Petrucci Guitar

If you read the Ernie Ball forum, you'll already have noticed the company has sort of announced the new Sterling by Music Man JP60-MGR guitar. If not, check out the recent post about the new John...

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Jazz Guitar Corner: Melodic Minor Modes Made Easy

When learning how to play jazz, and other improvisational genres of music, learning how to play the seven modes of melodic minor is an essential skill any guitarist should have in their soloing tool...

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The Enigmatic St. Vincent Talks Technique, Out-of-the-Ordinary Gear Choices...

The first truly 21st century guitar hero? A post-modern chops monster? Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, is an enigmatic artist on many levels. As a player, her influences are all over the map. The...

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The Great Kat Previews New Shred/Classical DVD — Video

Longtime shredder (on both violin and guitar) the Great Kat has released a brief preview of her upcoming shred/classical DVD—and you can check it out below. The DVD is expected to be released in 2015....

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Paul Stanley's Folgers Commercial Resurfaces Online — Video

In 2000, Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley appeared in a commercial for Folgers coffee. Although the commercial never aired, audio from the ad has circulated in recent years. But now—thanks to the wonders of...

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Marty Friedman Premieres "Undertow" Music Video

Earlier today, guitarist Marty Friedman released his a new music video for “Undertow,” a track off his 2014 solo album, Inferno. You can check it out below. “The video features an unsullied look at...

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Seymour Duncan Introduces Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickup Set

The sound of Motörhead is defined by the high-output fat tone and midrange grind Lemmy Kilmister has delivered for decades with songs like "Ace of Spades” and "Iron Fist,” combined with a fast pick...

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Guitarist Gretchen Menn to Lead House Band for She Rocks Awards

The Women’s International Music Network announced that the house band for the 2015 She Rocks Awards will be led by acclaimed guitarist Gretchen Menn, and include Zepparella members Angeline Saris on...

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Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70 After Long Battle with Lung Cancer

Singer Joe Cocker, who might be best known for his 1969 cover of the Beatles'"With a Little Help from My Friends," has died at age 70 after a long battle with lung cancer. The singer, who was born in...

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Goodnight, Texas to Bring Their Garage Americana to the 'Wild Child' West...

Starting Feb. 12, Goodnight, Texas are packing up their banjos for the West Coast, bringing what The Boston Globe has coined as a “garage roots Appalachian collaboration” on the road supporting Wild...

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'Work': Bon Jovi Tour Photographer David Bergman Discusses New Coffee Table Book

The first concert I ever attended was a Scorpions show in 1984. I remember this event because, at the time, I was excited about checking out the openers, a young, up-and-coming band called Bon Jovi....

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Session Guitar: Top 10 Guitarists to Emulate for a Successful Studio Career

I'd like to address a very meat-and-potatoes bit of info that very rarely gets mentioned. Who should you emulate in order to be a session guitarist? The answers and the reasons for each might very well...

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Platinum Rush Video Blog #9 — The Vonneguts

We're on tour" has a seductive ring to it. That is until you actually do it. The excitement of an independent artist (no financial support from a record label) traveling from city to city, gaining fans...

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Review: EarthQuaker Palisades Overdrive Pedal — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the February 2015 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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Review: PRS Archon Amplifier Head — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the February 2015 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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Review: Reverend Bob Balch Signature Guitar — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the February 2015 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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