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Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Essential Acoustic Cuts of Yusuf Islam,...

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the March 2015 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at...

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Frontal Assault: The Top 10 Guitar-Playing Frontmen in Rock

Even though Metallica's James Hetfield makes it look all too easy, there are countless guitarists who find it challenging to sing while doing anything on the guitar — besides strumming. Some players...

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Blackberry Smoke's 'Holding All the Roses' Serves Up a Dozen Southern-Fried Cuts

The rise of Blackberry Smoke, a hard-working, heavy-riffing quintet of southern-fried road monsters, hasn’t exactly been meteoric. For the past 14-plus years, the Atlanta-based rockers have been...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Robin Trower Discusses 'Bridge of Sighs,' His Vibrato,...

Robin Trower's mind-blowing landmark album Bridge of Sighs came out 40 years ago. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is… The legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick worked on your great...

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UFO Release Trailer for New Album, 'A Conspiracy of Stars'— Video

UFO have released a teaser video for their new album, A Conspiracy of Stars, which will be released March 3 via Steamhammer/SPV. The band, which consists of Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Raymond (keyboards,...

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Slipknot Premiere "Custer" (Live) on Facebook — Video

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Guitarist Plays 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Simpsons' Themes on Two Guitars at...

Here are two more videos from the "they're not exactly new, but they're totally new to me" file. It's a pair of 2009 videos of a young guitarist named Zack Kim playing the Super Mario Bros. theme and...

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Guitarist Yana Mulyana Plays Yngwie Malmsteen's "Brothers"— Video

As you can see in the top video below, Indonesian guitarist Yana Mulyana has overcome some serious obstacles in order to reach his guitar-playing goals. The video, which shows Mulyana performing Yngwie...

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March 2015 Guitar World: Riffing with Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, 30...

The all-new March 2015 issue of Guitar World is available now! The new issue focuses on Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Ozzy Osbourne as they spill the details on drugs, debauchery and...

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The Guitarist's Guide to Playing Bass: 20 Guidelines to Help You Think and...

Bass is more than just a guitar with two fewer strings. It has a different tone, scale length, feel and musical role, and in many cases it requires a different conceptual and technical approach....

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The DIY Musician: The Meanest Guitar Tone of the 1950s

This is the first GuitarWorld.com column by Shane Speal, the King of the Cigar Box Guitar. Speal is a musician and historian of homemade instruments and even created the Cigar Box Guitar Museum. Expect...

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Electro-Harmonix Introduces Octavix Pedal — Demo Video

Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Octavix, a pedal that delivers the definitive late-1960s fuzzed-out, octave-up sound together with modern enhancements that update the classic concept. Housed in...

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Periphery's Mark Holcomb Demos His Signature Seymour Duncan Alpha/Omega...

In this newly posted video below, Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb demos his new signature Alpha/Omega pickups, which will be produced by the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop. The video was actually posted...

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International Guitar Night's Fiery Acoustic Extravaganza — Show Review

This year I moved from California to Massachusetts. Many folks have expressed how I must be crazy to leave the mild and sunny weather to venture to the snowbound north. And it’s true, there are some...

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Review: TC Electronic Mini Pedals — Video

GOLD AWARD WINNER In the constant quest for great tone, many guitarists eventually decide that the effects on their pedal boards simply aren’t enough. The problem is that most of us have already filled...

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Guitar Chalk Sessions: Power Chords, Perfect Fifths and the Consonant Interval

For those who might not be familiar with intervals, we’ll start by reviewing the core concept. The term sounds kind of advanced, but an “interval” simply refers to the distance between two notes, while...

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Bent Out of Shape: Improve Your Fretboard Knowledge with This Arpeggio Exercise

In this lesson, I'm going to teach you an arpeggio exercise that will help improve your music theory and knowledge of the fretboard. Players often play exercises only to improve technique, but it's...

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Man of Steel with Steel Panther's Satchel: How to Play the Bridge and Guitar...

Hey! Satchel here, with part two of our look at the Steel Panther classic, “Gang Bang at the Old Folk’s Home,” from our latest release, All You Can Eat. It never gets old, does it? I mean, it does get...

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Rob Scallon Cuts Off Eight Guitar Strings to Play "00000," a One-Note Metal...

In this new video (posted to YouTube February 2), guitarist Rob Scallon—the guy who brought you "Metal in Inappropriate Places" and several other hilarious guitar-based masterpieces—plays a one-note...

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Review: TC-Helicon VoiceLive 3 Pedal — Video

PLATINUM AWARD WINNER Whether you grunt like Tom Waits with strep throat or sing like the love child of Luciano Pavarotti and Freddie Mercury, every vocal performance can sound a hell of a lot better...

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