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Guitar World's New 'Talkin' Blues Part 3' DVD Features Seven New In-Depth...

A new DVD, Talkin' Blues Part 3, is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. With more than two hours of instruction, Talkin' Blues Part 3 provides you with seven NEW in-depth video lessons to...

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Steve Vai Premieres "Gravity Storm" from 'Stillness in Motion: Vai Live in...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Gravity Storm," a new live video taken from Steve Vai's new 2CD/2DVD, Stillness in Motion: Vai Live in L.A. The album and DVD, which will be...

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Tedeschi and Trucks Perform an Acoustic "Rollin and Tumblin" Live — Video Finds

Here’s a down and dirty blues by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi performed live at the White House on two acoustic guitars. It’s the song “Rollin and Tumblin,” a blues tune first recorded by...

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What In the World: Celtic Phrasing Using Grace Note Articulations

Different styles of music have varying approaches to ornamenting notes — from a subtle trill in classical music, to gamaka, the technique of quickly going back and forth from a pitch to the closest...

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Gear Review: Shift Line Termofuzz Fuzz Pedal

Fuzz often gets treated like the black sheep of the family. Overdrive comes to Thanksgiving dinner in a flashy sports car with his trophy wife. Distortion strolls in fashionably late with pictures from...

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Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer Discusses Epiphone White Lightning Les Paul,...

Kiss guitarists and Les Pauls just seem to go together. Just ask Tommy Thayer, who just introduced his new Epiphone White Lightning Les Paul. We caught up with Thayer—just days before he headed out on...

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Deconstructing The Beatles'"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"— Video

Some of you might remember an ad that appeared in guitar magazines in the late Eighties or early Nineties. It showed a photo of the Beatles'Sgt. Pepper's Hearts Club Band LP propped up against a shiny...

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Vahid Iran Shahi — the Fastest Guitarist in the World? — Video

As some of you out there might know by now, we enjoy sharing YouTube videos of guitarists who claim to be the "world's fastest guitarist." Mind you, we don't have a hand in declaring anyone the...

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Dropkick Murphys “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” Acoustic — Video Finds

Alright folks, it's time to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit! We've dug up a killer live-in-studio acoustic performance from everyone’s favorite Celtic-punk band, Dropkick Murphys. Here they...

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Maple’s Musical Revival: Taylor Guitars Introduces Inspired New 600 Series —...

Taylor Guitars is known for advancing the design of the acoustic guitar, setting a modern course for playability, tone and style. In 2014, the company unveiled a comprehensive redesign of its flagship...

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Rob Scallon’s “14th Fret Capo Metal” — Video

By now you should be familiar with Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon, the guy who covers Slayer and Cannibal Corpse songs with banjos and ukuleles. Below, Scallon creates an original metal song with...

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Learn 'The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method: The Art & Technique of the...

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Vol. 1 (Revised): The Art & Technique of the Classical Guitar is the premier method for the beginning classical guitarist, by one of the world's...

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E.C. Listening: Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments

Guitar World celebrates the 50 greatest guitar moments of Eric Clapton's five-decade career—from the Yardbirds to Cream to Derek and the Dominos and beyond. There was a time when the name Eric Clapton...

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PRS Guitars Introduces New SE Alex Lifeson Thinline Acoustic — Video

PRS Guitars is pleased to continue its relationship with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson with the announcement of its all-new SE thinline acoustic signature model. From the company: The SE Alex Lifeson...

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Acoustic Rush: The Top 10 Acoustic Rush Songs

If you’re a fan of Rush like I am, you probably know them for their hard-hitting, prog masterpieces like “Tom Sawyer,” “Spirit of Radio” and “Limelight.” Decidedly electric and undeniably energetic,...

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Lola Marsh Premieres New Single "Sirens"— Listen Now

Fresh, pop-folk duo Lola Marsh has unveiled their newest single “Sirens.” The tune, a perfect fit for the next Quentin Tarantino movie soundtrack, embraces a spaghetti-Western backbeat. The song’s...

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The 100 Greatest Metallica Songs of All Time

Metallica are undeniably the most influential rock band of the past 30 years. That fact can be perceived simply by looking at the numbers. They are on the exclusive list of music artists who have sold...

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10-Year-Old Girl Plays Elmore James'"Dust My Broom" on Slide Guitar — Video

Below, we direct your attention to a 10-year-old girl who plays the blues. The fact that such a thing exists in the world makes us happy enough. What's better, however, is that she plays blues guitar,...

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Eddie Van Halen Tests New EVH Gear 5150IIIS Amp Head — GoPro Video

OK, this is kinda cool. Check out this just-posted video of Eddie Van Halen testing the new EVH Gear 5150IIIS amp head. The catch is, everything is shot with GoPro cameras, so you're seeing things from...

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March Madness Sale: Save 25 Percent on Any Single Item at Guitar World's...

It's March Madness time at the Guitar World Online Store! Through 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 23, take 25 percent off the price of any single item! Just be sure to use code MADNESS15 at checkout. Once...

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