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Exclusive: Blackfield, Featuring Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen, Premiere...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Jupiter," the new music video by Blackfield, a duo featuring Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) and Aviv Geffen. The song is from Blackfield's new...

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Video: Peavey Electronics Vypyr VIP Amplifier Demo

Here's a just-posted demo video from the guys at Peavey Electronics. The video, which was published July 19, shows off the company's new Vypyr VIP guitar amp. The guitarist in the video is Steve Blaze...

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'Skydog: The Duane Allman Story' is Newly Revised and Expanded

Now in paperback, Randy Poe's Skydog: The Duane Allman Story (Backbeat Books) is revised and expanded, with a new afterword by the author, plus a foreword by Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. It's the...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Crazy Train"...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

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Summer NAMM 2013 Video: TC Electronic Ditto Looper

The Guitar World video crew visited the TC Electronic booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville earlier this month. While we were there, we caught up with TC Electronic's Russell Gray, who showed...

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Summer NAMM 2013 Video: Eventide H9 Harmonizer Effects Processor

The Guitar World video crew visited the Eventide booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville earlier this month. While we were there, we caught up with Eventide's Alan Chaput, who showed us some of...

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What in the World: Two-Note-Per-String Scale Sequences and Indian-Style Phrasing

Today, we will continue to work with a scale we covered in my June 2013 column. We will explore that same scale, the Phrygian dominant, in a two-note-per-string sequence. We'll also add a sitar-style...

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Interview: Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork Talk Monkees Summer...

A mid-2013 Monkees concert is a powerful reminder of why these guys were major pop icons in the mid-'60s. The band's three surviving members — Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork — dole out...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "One" (Kirk...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

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Video: Black Sabbath Perform "Iron Man" and "Into the Void" on Opening Night...

Black Sabbath, whose new album, 13, has been available for more than a month, kicked off their North American tour Thursday, July 25, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion near Houston, Texas. Ozzy...

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Three Steps to Shred: Fundamental Daily Practice Techniques in About 15 Minutes

No matter your level of experience, being a guitarist involves pushing your personal boundaries with the instrument. Many players find themselves struggling to develop the physical abilities needed to...

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Mass Effect: The Top 50 Stomp Boxes, Devices and Processors of All Time

Has any piece of musical equipment proliferated more, or more rapidly, than the humble electric guitar effect unit? Though there is no official tally, suffice it to say that thousands of stomp boxes,...

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Video: The Winery Dogs Perform "Elevate,""Criminal" and "Desire" in Rio de...

The Winery Dogs — Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy — released their self-titled debut album earlier this week through Loud & Proud Records. On the heels of the release, the band are...

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Hole Notes: The Hybrid-Picked, Drop-D Delights of Richard Thompson

The following content is related to the September 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store....

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Tesla Guitarist Dave Rude Discusses 'The Key,' the Diverse New Dave Rude Band...

As half of the guitar duo in Tesla, Dave Rude is a busy man. It seems hardly a month goes by without Tesla shuttling their blues-driven rock to concert venues around the world. Somehow, amid the...

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First Listen: Matt Nathanson’s 'Last of the Great Pretenders'

Did I say first listen? I meant first, second, third and maybe even fourth. Nathanson, a veteran of folk-laced rock, sings a path to my heart with this latest amalgam of longing mixed with bouncy fun....

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Something Beautiful: Oleander's Ric Ivanisevich and Rich Mouser Talk New Album

For Something Beautiful, the first Oleander album in eight years, guitarist Rich Mouser wanted an aggressive combination of hard-edged guitars and layered vocals. Judging by the evidence presented, his...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "November Rain"...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

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Monster Licks: Building Toward Complete Fretboard Domination

In this Monster Lick, I'm using the A minor pentatonic scale. When I was a kid, this was exactly what I wanted to be able to do with the pentatonic scale — total domination over the fretboard while...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Eruption" (Eddie...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists,...

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