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Joe Satriani Previews "On Peregrine Wings" from New Album, 'Shockwave...

Joe Satriani will release a new studio album, Shockwave Supernova, July 24. Below, you can preview a track off the new album, "On Peregrine Wings." While recording the album late last year at Skywalker...

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Guitar World DVD: Learn 20 Essential Rhythm Guitar Styles

Master the art of playing rhythm guitar with this complete tutorial, the all-new 20 Essential Rhythm Guitar Styles. Learn all the techniques used by guitarists in rock, country, metal, blues, folk,...

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Hear Jeff Beck's First New Studio Track in Five Years, "Tribal"

On May 19, guitar legend Jeff Beck will release Live+, a new, mostly live album. We say "mostly live" because it also contains two of his first new studio recordings since his last studio album, 2010's...

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Watch Rush Perform "Jacob's Ladder" for the First Time Since 1980

Canadian prog-rock legends Rush recently began their 40th anniversary R40 Live Tour with a show at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Though their set featured classics like "The Spirit of Radio" and...

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Three Girls Share One Guitar — Video

Triple Fret is an all-female guitar trio from the Philippines, where they’ve made a splash with a classical guitar repertoire that includes tangos, jazz standards, Filipino songs and more. Now they...

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Andy Aledort Demos and Discusses the John Page Classic Ashburn Guitar — Video

Some of you might know Andy Aledort as the guy from hundreds of Guitar World lesson videos and the writer of countless GW lessons and features. But he's also the author of more than 200 guitar...

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PRS Guitars Introduces Four All-Mahogany "SE Standard" Guitars for Less Than...

PRS Guitars has announced four new models in its SE Standard series. These all-mahogany instruments, the SE Standard 22, the SE Standard 24, the SE Standard 245 and the SE Santana Standard, are...

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Gear Review: StringJoy Custom Guitar and Bass Strings

String experimentation is nothing new. Chuck Berry used banjo strings to make his bends easier, and you can always shush the guy who says “Thicker strings give you better tone” with “Well, Billy...

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Richie Kotzen Talks Tech 21 Signature RK5 Fly Rig, 'Cannibals' and Dog Camp 2015

We always love talking to Richie Kotzen. This time, we decided to talk tone. Kotzen played a huge part in developing the Tech 21 Signature RK5 Fly Rig, which happens to play a major role in how he gets...

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Jamie Lin Wilson's "She'll Take Tonight"— Exclusive Track Premiere

With a rumble and a twang, “She’ll Take Tonight” rolls off of Jamie Lin Wilson’s tongue like bittersweet honey. The song is from Wilson’s new release Holidays & Wedding Rings, due out May 19, 2015....

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Review: ESP USA Eclipse Guitar — Video

While I own, play and love more than my fair share of imported guitars, I still prefer electric models made in the good ol’ U. S. of A. After all, Americans invented the electric guitar, and we design...

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Review: Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet — Video

Gretsch has built a solid reputation with its impressive line of popular archtop hollowbody guitars, like the Country Gentleman and the White Falcon. But what’s often overlooked is the company’s superb...

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Learn to Play the '25 Top Acoustic Songs'— Tab, Tone and Technique

Learn how to play 25 of the greatest acoustic guitar songs with 25 Top Acoustic Songs: Tab. Tone. Technique. It's available now at the Guitar World Online Store. This series includes performance notes...

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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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The Next Bend: Brad Paisley Demos Crook Custom Red Sparkle T-Style Guitar...

In the video below, Biff Parsons—who looks, sounds, plays and deadpans exactly like Brad Paisley—demos the pickups and playability of his new hand-pinstriped Crook Custom Red Sparkle T-Style guitar. As...

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Top 10 Best (and Worst) Comeback Albums of All Time

"Don't call it a comeback / I've been here for years." So said LL Cool J in the title track from 1990's Mama Said Knock You Out, which came out when many fans and critics thought his career was just...

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Nita Strauss Shreds on 'That Metal Show'— Video

Nita Strauss shredded on That Metal Show late last month—five times—and we've got the official clips of all of her guitar solos below. Strauss—a member of Alice Cooper's band and the Iron...

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Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Checks Out a Vintage Gretsch on Tonight's 'American...

In case you missed last week's season premiere of the History Channel's American Pickers, you'll get another chance to catch it tonight. The episode features singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach of the Black...

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Tony Lucca Performs Acoustic "Delilah"— Exclusive Video

We recently spent some quality time with the super-talented Tony Lucca. Good music. Cool guy. Excellent tattoos. It was all good. You may have seen him on the 2012 season of “The Voice,” where he came...

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Upsilon Acrux Premiere "Smells Kline" Music Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video by Upsilon Acrux. The track, "Smells Kline," is from the band's latest album, Sun Square Dialect, which was released April 14...

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