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John Statz "Home At Last" Live Video — Exclusive Premiere

Here’s the premiere of a video for the song “Home At Last” by John Statz featuring the lovely Kelsey Sprague. The song appears on his brand new album Tulsa This strummer situated by the side of a...

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Hand Chord Presents an Alternative to Learning Barre Chords — Video

We know you guys (and gals) enjoy hearing about new pieces of gear—including gear-related oddities that appear on Kickstarter from time to time. Ergo, we present the Hand Chord, a new product that's...

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Whitesnake Premiere New Cover of Deep Purple's "Burn"

Let's call it a "Cover-Dale." Whitesnake are streaming their new version of “Burn,” which started its life as the title track for a 1974 Deep Purple album featuring Whitesnake's David Coverdale on...

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Cillie Barnes Premieres "Earthquake Season At The Crystal Convention"

Here's the new Cillie Barnes' single "Earthquake Season At The Crystal Convention." Love it! The track was recorded at Omaha's ARC studios with recorded with Bright Eyes members Nate Walcott and Mike...

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Orianthi and Richie Sambora Visit Norman's Rare Guitars — Video

Orianthi and former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora recently visited Norman's Rare Guitars on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana, California. The pair—or shall we say couple—tried out a ton of prime...

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Raising the Barre: Classical Barring Tips from Guitar Salon International

This video, presented by Guitar Salon, boasts not only some beautiful classical guitar playing, it’s also a lesson on using partial barres in your left hand fingering technique. Here Scott Morris runs...

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Betcha Can't Play This: Mike Groisman's Monster Multi-Finger Tapping Lick —...

In Guitar World's latest edition of Betcha Can't Play This, New York City-based "subway shredder" Mike Groisman returns with what we're calling a "Monster Multi-Finger Tapping Lick." First he plays it...

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Monster Licks Unleashed: Glenn Proudfoot's Tap Fest — Video

I'm using the diminished 7th scale (arpeggio) for this lick. The notes in this arpeggio are E, G, Bb and C#. This lick is very challenging—not for its speed, but for the techniques used. There are no...

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Review: Ibanez Tube Screamer Mini Pedal — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the May 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: Dunlop CBM95 Cry Baby Mini Wah Pedal — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the May 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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The DIY Musician: Djentsticks and the Deconstruction of Music

Andy Immel of Wausau, Wisconsin, sent me an email about the Djentstick, a one-string unitar made from a 2x4 and an EMG pickup. There’s nothing to the instrument, really. No frets. No body. The...

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Sarah Command Teaches Percussive Acoustic Techniques from Andy McKee's...

Sarah Command of The Command Sisters stopped by the Acoustic Nation studio. Lucky for us she consented to share some tips on percussive acoustic guitar. She’ll run you through some of the slapping and...

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AC/DC Perform "Fling Thing" and "Rocker" in 1978 — Video

Today, our vintage video camera drops in on the Bon Scott-fronted AC/DC in the midst of a high-spirited performance of "Fling Thing" (aka "Bonny") and "Rocker," one of many rowdy T.N.T. tracks. If...

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Let There Be Rock: AC/DC Lead Guitarist Angus Young on Picking Hard

The following is from Angus Young's classic Guitar World column, "Let There Be Rock." Interview by Nick Bowcott. AC/DC are more than just a great rock band, they're an institution. Trends may come and...

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Inventing the Steel: How to Solo Like Angus Young, Jimmy Page and Tony Iommi

Regarded by many as the three most vital purveyors of pure hard rock/heavy metal sonic evil, AC/DC’s Angus Young, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi have each forged a distinct,...

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The Guitar Drum, a New Percussive Acoustic Guitar Device — Video

Check out this clip of guitarist Lenny Hatch demoing his creation, The Guitar Drum. Here’s some info from The Guitar Drum’s official site: The Guitar Drum was first created when Lenny Hatch needed a...

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John Page Classic Guitars Introduces the Ashburn

John Page Classic, a new guitar brand that brings the custom-design genius of John Page, co-founder of the Fender Custom Shop, to the world of production guitars, has announced the Ashburn, its initial...

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NYC Guitar School Announces Online Lessons Affiliate Program

Wanna make a few dollars by sharing a banner or a link? NYC Guitar School has announced the launch of its affiliate program — an online referral-based platform that allows individuals with a website to...

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The Next Bend: Clarence White-Inspired Country B-Bender Lick in A — Video

Yes, it's me again—with another fairly basic B-bender guitar lick! Before we get started, however, here are my two obligatory "What's a B-bender?" paragraphs that I use in every column—just in case...

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Metallica's "Enter Sandman" Performed on Banjo and Mandolin — Video

Here's a very recently posted video of the aptly named Banjo Guy Ollie performing a banjo-and-mandolin cover of Metallica's “Enter Sandman.” It also looks like he's playing all the percussion on the...

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