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Guitar Chalk Sessions: A Clean Guide to Understanding Seventh Chords

This is a compressed version of The Complete Guide to Actually Understanding Seventh Chords, which is published at guitarchalk.com. Both versions contain the same core information. We can always...

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Epiphone Launches Free EON App for iOS and Android — Video

Epiphone has introduced its new Epiphone owners newsletter app, also known as EON. It's the first official app designed especially for new and longtime owners of Epiphone instruments. The app is free...

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Session Guitar: Why We Need So Many Guitars!

Why do session guitarists need a variety of guitars? Reason 1: Be prepared. Just like a plumber or carpenter, the right tool for the right job goes a long way to making the music we are playing sound...

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Platinum Rush Video Blog #15 — Andrew Tufano

Thinkin' bout coming to Nashville to make it in the big time? Here's a crash course in not "thinking" but "doing"! Meet Andrew Tufano. I saw him playing for a line of people waiting to get into...

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The Grahams Premiere "Mama" from their Upcoming Release 'Glory Bound'

Alyssa and Doug Graham have spent nearly their entire lives exploring music together. Friends since she was 7 and he was 9, they became a couple in their teens, then husband and wife. Somewhere along...

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Static-X Frontman Wayne Static’s Reported Cause of Death Revealed

The late Static-X frontman Wayne Static's cause of death has reportedly been revealed as “mixed prescription drug (oxycodone, hydromorphone, alprazolam) with alcohol toxicity (hours) due to chronic...

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Steel Panther "Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World" on 'Larry King...

Steel Panther recently appeared on a particularly awesome episode of Larry King Now. Below, you can watch a video of their acoustic performance of "Party Like Tomorrow Is the End of the World." Below...

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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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Win a One-of-a-Kind, Custom-Built Yamaha Pacifica Electric Guitar!

Teaser Content:  Here's your chance to win a one-of-a-kind, custom-built Yamaha Pacifica electric guitar! The guitar, which you see in the exclusive video below, was designed and built by Yamaha’s...

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Spirits of the Western Sky: Justin Hayward Talks PBS Package, Solo Albums and...

Justin Hayward—whose career has spanned a staggering 50 years—has played a huge role in modern music history. Whether it’s his tasteful guitar playing with the Moody Blues or as a solo artist, or his...

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Guitar Chalk Sessions: Four Ways to Mix Distortion and Modulation Without...

MESSAGE FROM THE AUTHOR: Arguing or blasting each other's opinions over stuff like this is a poor expenditure of energy, especially on Facebook, because we all know it takes guts to get aggressive...

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New Monster Lick Showcases How to Create Legato Runs Using the Pentatonic Scale

In this Monster Lick, I'm using the "B pentatonic major 3rd scale." This scale is very similar to the B Mixolydian scale, so keep this in mind if you're ever chasing that sound but want to give it a...

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Sweeping Arpeggio Workout: Navigating Chord Changes

So you’ve spent time learning some arpeggio shapes. Now what? Arpeggios are a great musical tool that allow you to make melodic statements using harmonic (chordal) information. When playing over chord...

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Kaki King Teaches us to Play "Trying to Speak Parts 1 & 2"— Lesson

Here’s Kaki King teaching us how to play the fingering pattern from the song “Trying to Speak Parts 1 & 2.” It’s a cut from her brand new album The Neck is a Bridge to the Body, the soundtrack to...

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Terrible Guitarist Mistreats His Cat, Is Repaid with a Flower Pot to the Head...

It's a shame it wasn't a bowling ball. Post by UNILAD.

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Monster Licks Unleashed: Getting Ferocious with a Diminished-Seven Arpeggio —...

In this Monster Lick, I'm using the E-diminished-seven arpeggio and finishing with the pentatonic. This particular combination works incredibly well for heavy rock or a more progressive style of...

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Thomas Rhett on His Next Album, Picking Style and Being a Well-Rounded Musician

Becoming a country music singer wasn’t high on Thomas Rhett’s list of priorities when he moved to Nashville. Born and raised in Georgia, Rhett played guitar and sang, and tested the music-industry...

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Betcha Can't Play This: Mike Groisman's Insane A Minor Tapping Lick — Video

In Guitar World's latest edition of Betcha Can't Play This, virtuoso New York City-based "subway shredder" Mike Groisman returns with this blazing tapping lick (with a touch of string skipping) in A...

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Thrash Course with Dave Davidson: How I Employ Dissonance in "Labyrinth of...

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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Kyser Musical Products Launches Line of American-Made Guitar Straps

Kyser Musical Products has launched its new line of American-made guitar straps. These straps feature a front elastic/leather slip (the "capo-keeper") for secure storage of your Kyser Quick-Change when...

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