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Ten Questions with While She Sleeps Guitarist Sean Long

U.K. rockers While She Sleeps have just released their second album, Brainwashed, via Razor & Tie. We figured that gave us a fine excuse to pick the brain of WSS guitarist Sean Long. Here are our...

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"How Korn Got Their Name"— Video

You might remember Joey Siler from his videos, “Kitties in Chains ‘Cat in the Box’,” and “Cooking Hostile with Phil Anselmo.” Well, he’s back with a new video called “Secret Metal Mysteries,” which...

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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Nano POG Pedal, "the Smallest Polyphonic Octave...

Electro-Harmonix has introduced its new Nano POG pedal, which the company calls "the Smallest Polyphonic Octave Generator." From EHX: The new Nano POG, which expands EHX’s line of polyphonic octave...

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‘Peace Out’: Guitarist Gunnar Nelson Talks New Nelson Album, Guitars and...

Twenty-five years ago, two long-haired blond twins set the world on fire with their debut album, After the Rain. At a time when glam metal was giving way to grunge, Nelson touched a nerve with the...

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Video: Five Great Electric Guitarists Perform on Acoustic

There’s a particular excitement felt at concerts when you notice the guitarist slip his electric guitar off his shoulder, reach for an acoustic guitar, sit down and play an old hit or rarity. The...

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Metal for Life with Metal Mike: A Practice Piece That Incorporates Useful,...

In my quest to raise my guitar-playing game to the highest level, I find it essential to devise practice techniques that will push my pick- and fret-hand abilities as far as possible. A great way to go...

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Steve Vai’s New Guitar Camp Experience and DVD Offer Up-Close Encounters with...

“Throughout my whole life, I’ve always enjoyed teaching—sharing the things that I’ve learned and experiences I’ve had,” says Steve Vai. The legendary guitar virtuoso will be doing just that for four...

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John Petrucci Demos Ernie Ball Music Man JPBFR6 John Petrucci Ball Family...

In this brand-new video below, Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci walks you through the features of the JPBFR6 John Petrucci Ball Family Reserve (BFR) guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. Intrigued?...

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Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker, Alex Skolnick and More to Set...

Imagine a cruise exclusively planned for guitarists and instrumentalists, featuring performances and lessons from some of the greatest guitar gods on the planet. Prepare to learn from the masters on...

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Whole Lotta Sound Effects: Michael Winslow Covers Led Zeppelin — Video

We know this isn't exactly a new video, but it seems the 4-year-old clip was randomly "discovered" and shared—several thousand times—on Facebook earlier this week. It's a bizarre, brief but nifty cover...

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The Top 10 Guitar Harmonies of All Time

What’s better than a master guitarist pouring his guts out through his strings? How about two master guitarists simultaneously pouring their guts out through their strings? You read me? Do I hear three...

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The Top 10 Concept Albums of All Time

Rock music went to college in the Sixties. First it started pilfering from classical music and theater. Then someone had the psychedelic-induced idea to carry a single story over an entire album, just...

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Guitarist Devotes 100 Days to Sweep Picking; Video Shows Results

As the main "guitar lesson editing and posting guy" here at Guitar World, a lot of lessons—tabs, videos, pointers, tips, etc.—fly past me on a daily basis. Sometimes I actually pause and think, "I'd...

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Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Deft Fingerpicking and Odd-Tuning...

Stephen Stills’ status as a rock legend stems just as much from his singing and songwriting contributions in Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young) and his own solo work as it does...

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Women Shine at the 2015 She Rocks ASCAP Expo Showcase

If being surrounded by talented songwriters of all genres sounds good to you, you might want to check out the ASCAP "I Create Music" Expo. Aimed at arming songwriters with tools for success, the Expo...

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Review: Jericho Guitars Fusion — Video

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the June 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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SongTown: 4 Ways a Song Becomes "Better"

I’ve become a student of songwriting. The more I have tried to teach songwriting, the more I realize that I can only teach what I’ve learned, so I’m continually studying and trying to learn. Whether...

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Glenn Proudfoot Premieres "Gatton" Music Video, Featuring Johnny Hiland —...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video from Glenn Proudfoot. The song, "Gatton," a tribute to the late Danny Gatton, features a guest appearance by Johnny Hiland....

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Eight Questions with In This Moment Guitarist Randy Weitzel

On the eve of In This Moment's latest round of U.S. tour dates, we tracked down guitarist Randy Weitzel and gave him the "eight questions" treatment. GUITAR WORLD: What got you into playing and made...

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John Petrucci Demos Signature Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Guitar — Video

In this new video posted by Ernie Ball, Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci demos and discusses the John Petrucci Majesty electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. "The Majesty guitar symbolizes the...

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