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Jimi Hendrix's Curtis Knight Recordings to Be Released in March — Hear...

On March 24, we'll finally (well, officially, anyway) get to hear early recordings of Jimi Hendrix when he was a member of Curtis Knight and the Squires. A new album, You Can’t Use My Name: Curtis...

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Black Star Riders Release New Album, 'The Killer Instinct,' Premiere "Finest...

“Through The Motions,” “Finest Hour,” “Soldierstown,” “Blindsided” and “Sex, Guns & Gasoline” are all tracks from The Killer Instinct, the new studio album by Black Star Riders. Each track proves...

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Archer Perform "Belief" at Gibson Las Vegas Showroom — Video

Prior to their show with HellYeah, Archer recently stopped by the Gibson Las Vegas ER showroom and Fox-5 News Studio to perform a new song, "Belief." You can check it out below. The Santa Cruz-based...

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In the Studio: Five Tips to Bring Live Energy Into Your Studio Recordings

As the guitarist for Kalen & The Sky Thieves, I had a great time recording our album, Bluebird, at the Bunker Studio in Brooklyn. I'm proud of the band's ability to bring our "in the moment" live...

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Yngwie Malmsteen Lesson: The "Sevens" Mechanic — Video

In his latest instructional video (posted February 5), guitarist Troy Grady investigates one of the unusual asymmetrical groupings of Yngwie Malmsteen’s scale playing: a concept known as "sevens."...

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Lord Dying: Five "Offering Pain" Performance Videos — Exclusive

Below, check out five new performance videos of "Offering Pain" by Lord Dying. Each video features a different member of the band playing the song, which can be found on their new album, Poisoned...

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Seymour Duncan Vise Grip Compressor — Exclusive Demo Video

Today we have an exclusive demo video of Seymour Duncan's Vise Grip compressor pedal, which was introduced at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show. The video stars guitarist Steve Booke, who also happens to write...

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Weird Al Gets 'Whiplashed' in New Spoof — Video

Here's one for those among you who have seen "Whiplash," one of this year's Oscar-nominated films (Best Picture). The actual film stars Miles Teller as a student jazz drummer who seeks the respect of...

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Electro-Harmonix Introduces Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus/Vibrato Pedal —...

Electro-Harmonix has introduces its new Good Vibes Modulator pedal. The pedal, a demo of which you can check out below, is a re-creation of classic “flower power”-era chorus/vibrato pedals. “We...

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ESP Guitars and Takamine Guitars Announce Partnership in U.S.

ESP Guitars and Takamine Guitars have announced a partnership in which Takamine instruments will be available exclusively through ESP and selected dealers in the U.S. This new distribution partnership...

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Darren Hanlon’s “When You Go” — Exclusive Video Premiere

Here’s a bouncy, get-your-butt-outta-of-bed testimonial to the power of optimism. The song is from Aussie-based Darren Hanlon's upcoming release Where Did You Come From?, due out March 24 on Yep Roc...

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The Commander-In-Chief Premieres "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso"...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the premiere of a new performance video by the Commander-In-Chief and classical guitarist Craig Ogden. The piece, "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso," is from the duo's...

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Dark Horse: George Harrison's Top 10 Solo Albums

Despite the diversity of George Harrison's many pursuits during his 58 years on earth—racing, gardening, Indian religion and culture, film making and anything remotely associated with ukeleles, Mel...

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The Beatles' Secret Weapon: George Harrison’s 1963 Rickenbacker 360/12

Although the last thing the red-hot Beatles needed in early 1964 was a “secret weapon,” that’s exactly what they got when George Harrison received his first Rickenbacker 12-string, in a beautiful...

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Six Hidden Gems Made Magnificent in Headphones

Okay, so you have your headphones out—what do you want to listen to? Something beautiful? Something cool? Something you’ve never heard before? How about all three? The following are six tracks by five...

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The Fab 50: The Beatles' 50 Greatest Guitar Moments

In 2014, on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in the United States (and legendary February 1964 appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show), Guitar World celebrated the 50 best guitar moments from...

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Have We Accidentally Spotted a Prototype Orange Amps Effect Pedal?

Earlier today, the gang at Orange Amps posted this photo (below) to the company's official Facebook page. The photo was accompanied by the harmless caption, "Orange Ambassadors Monolord took a tour of...

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Review: Taylor Guitars 618e — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the April 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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Review: Schecter Guitars Jeff Loomis JL-7 — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the April 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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Review: Roland Cube 10GX Guitar Amplifier — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the April 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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