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AC/DC Announce North American 'Rock or Bust' Tour Dates

Earlier today, AC/DC announced North American dates for their Rock or Bust World Tour. The North American dates kick off August 22 in Foxborough, Massachusetts, at Gillette Stadium and run through...

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Platinum Rush Video Blog #13 — Cody Brooks

When someone says "you have to see this guy" and that someone is Ken Coomer, former Wilco drummer and current hot producer in Nashville, you listen. Expecting a lot and hearing/seeing twice as much,...

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Sweet Acoustic Gear for Your Valentine

I know! It’s so hard to find just the perfect gift for that someone special. That’s why we’re here to help. This year, if your honey is into acoustic guitar, we’ve got some great ideas for a...

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Tour Dimebag Darrell's Guitar Vault, Home and Recording Studio — Video

Guitar World's February 2015 issue, which is available at the Guitar World Online Store, is the ultimate tribute to the late, great Dimebag Darrell. As part of our coverage, which was timed for the...

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Jeff Beck Announces Autobiography, Official Documentary and 2015 Tour Dates

Jeff Beck has signed an exclusive publishing deal with the London-based Genesis Publishing Group. Plans to release a high-quality "signed, limited-edition" book are in the works for late 2015. Beck...

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Uli Jon Roth Premieres New Song, "Virgin Killer," from 'Scorpions Revisited'—...

Guitar legend Uli Jon Roth and Guitar World have teamed up to premiere "Virgin Killer," a track from Roth's new studio album, Scorpions Revisited. The album, which features 19 "re-invented" Scorpions...

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Led Zeppelin Premiere "Brandy & Coke," an Early Mix of "Trampled Under Foot"

Below, check out Led Zeppelin's premiere of "Brandy & Coke," an early version of "Trampled Under Foot," a classic Physical Graffiti track. It's from the new remastered and expanded version of the...

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The DIY Musician: Freak of the Week — Barn Wood Tenor Guitar

I’m obsessed with weird and unusual guitars. If it has a strange shape, made from unusual materials or just looks like something from the Star Wars cantina band, I want it. This week’s Freak of the...

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An Abridged Guide to the World of Stage Amplification with Silverstein's Paul...

In this brief video, we explore the Orange amp and cabinets used by Silverstein guitarist Paul Marc Rousseau during the band's DTW10 tour. You'll notice Rousseau really loves his Orange Rockerverb 50...

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Slow Burn: The Top 10 Slow Guitar Solos

Remember those old Bugs Bunny cartoons where a pompous Bugs would race a tortoise—and lose? The moral of the story: slow and steady wins the race. The same principle can hold true with guitar...

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Ringo Starr's New Album, 'Postcards from Paradise,' to Feature Joe Walsh,...

Ringo Starr will release his 18th studio album, Postcards from Paradise, March 31 via Universal Music Enterprises. The album, which features 11 original compositions, is the first Starr album to...

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Paul Weller Premieres "White Sky" Music Video, Announces North American Tour

Paul Weller will release a new studio album, Saturns Pattern, May 12 via Warner Bros./Parlophone. The album was recorded in Weller's own Black Barn Studio and produced by Jan "Stan" Kybert (Oasis,...

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Metal Gone Soft: Five Acoustic Metal Love Songs – Video

As we’re sure you’re aware, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. What better way of getting in the spirit then hearing your favorite hard rock crooners bare their affection? That’s why we’ve...

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Julie Mintz Announces Debut Ep 'The Thin Veil' Produced By Moby Releasing May 5

With her graceful grasp of melody and poetic yet piercing lyricism, Corpus Christi, Texas-bred and L.A.-based multi-instrumentalist Julie Mintz creates Gothic Americana—a country-infused take on folk...

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Creedence Clearwater Revival: Step-by-Step Breakdown of Guitar Styles and...

Dave Rubin's Creedence Clearwater Revival: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Guitar Styles and Techniques of John and Tom Fogerty teaches the trademark riffs and licks behind 12 of CCR's biggest hits....

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The Top 10 Songs That'll Get You Lucky

When you first started playing guitar, it was to get girls, right? Perhaps you were influenced by the party scene in Animal House where the collegiate folkster attracts a gaggle of swooning females by...

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Never Shout Never to Release 'Recycled Youth Volume One' March 3

Alternative pop band Never Shout Never, aka Christofer Drew and his fellow band mates, have announced the release of a new album titled RECYCLED YOUTH (VOLUME ONE) on March 3rd. The album is a...

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Eddie Van Halen Plays Guitar (and Discusses Innovation) at the Smithsonian —...

Last night (February 12), Eddie Van Halen spoke at Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square as part of the institution's "What It Means to Be...

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Adrian Belew, Matt Smith and Snarky Puppy Demo Supro Royal Reverb Amp — Video

Matt Smith, Adrian Belew and Snarky Puppy's Chris McQueen and Bob Lanzetti dropped by the Supro Amps booth at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show to demo the company's new Royal Reverb amp. You can check out the...

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Double-Hand Thumb Tapping with Eight-String Guitarist Zac Tiessen — Video

In the past, we've highlighted the eight-string-guitar work of Josh Martin and Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi. Today, we bring you a guitarist who's relatively new to the scene, 17-year-old Zac...

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