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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Doof Warrior Inspires Dude to Build Flame-Throwing...

Everyone's been talking about the Doof Warrior in Mad Max: Fury Road. He rides atop a rig loaded with speaker cabinets and plays a flame-throwing guitar. It turns out one YouTube user figured out how...

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Lamb of God Premiere New Song, "512"

Richmond, Virginia-based Lamb of God will release their seventh full-length album, VII: Sturm Und Drang, July 24 via Epic Records. Today, the band has premiered a new song from the album, “512.” You...

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Jennifer Batten Announces Summer 2015 Creative Seminar Tour Dates

Guitarist Jennifer Batten (Jeff Beck, Michael Jackson) announces a series of U.S. dates for seminars this summer, which will teach musicians how to stay mentally centered and how to maintain creativity...

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Guitar Chalk Sessions: Power Chords, Perfect Fifths and the Consonant Interval

For those who might not be familiar with intervals, we’ll start by reviewing the core concept. The term sounds kind of advanced, but an “interval” simply refers to the distance between two notes, while...

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Mass Appeal: Guitars Coming to New York’s Union Square for Massive Guitar Jam...

Guitar World’s Acoustic Nation is excited to announce the lineup for the 2015 Make Music NY Mass Appeal: Guitars event, taking place in Union Square Park on Sunday, June 21, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....

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Les Paul's Junior: Eddie Van Halen Interviews Les Paul — from the Guitar...

Almost three decades ago, Guitar World writer Steven Rosen brought together Les Paul and Eddie Van Halen for a quick chat. It would be the beginning of a beautiful friendship between the two great...

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Apogee Electronics Announces Waves Plugin Bundles for Duet, Quartet and...

Apogee Electronics has announced that its Duet, Quartet and Ensemble audio interfaces for Mac now include Waves plugin bundles. Customers who purchase a new Apogee Duet for $649 from an authorized...

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Fast Lane: The Underappreciated Genius and Vision of Shawn Lane

It would have been easy for memories of Shawn Lane to fade away after his 2003 death. He recorded only two solo albums. His best-distributed work, 1992’s Power of Ten, barely captured his heart and...

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Kelly Valleau’s Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Hey You” —...

We just had to post this beautiful acoustic cover of Pink Floyd’s “Hey You.” This isn’t the first time we’ve shared the talents of masterful player Kelly Vallaeu. In fact, here he is offering his take...

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Bent Out of Shape: An Intensive 30-Minute Guitar Workout for Musicians On the Go

Whether you're a professional guitarist or a hobbyist, finding time to practice can be difficult. We all have busy lives and responsibilities that distract us from our playing. For this reason, I've...

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Introducing Jack: Bringing Wi-Fi Into Your Setup — Video

Ever wondered how much easier life would be without the headaches that sometimes spring from guitar cables? That thought has certainly crossed the mind of John Crawford. To address the issue, he has...

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Led Zeppelin Premiere "Sugar Mama," an Unreleased Track Intended for 1969...

Led Zeppelin are still in the process of opening their vaults and issuing previously unheard material. For their third and final wave of reissues, the band will release deluxe versions of 1976's...

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Oceans Ate Alaska Premiere "Floorboards" Playthrough Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive playthrough video of "Floorboards" by Oceans Ate Alaska. The song is from the band's debut album, Lost Isles, which was released February 24 via Fearless...

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A Little Thunder​ Pickups Are Shipping Now: Add Bass to Your Guitar — Video

A Little Thunder​ pickups are shipping now. You might remember GuitarWorld.com's recent coverage of these new pickups, which were designed by guitarist Andy Alt. The pickups allow guitarists to play...

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B.B. King's Fingering Up Close: "Blues Boys Tune" Live at Montreux in 1993 —...

Although we lost the legendary B.B. King just a few weeks ago, his legacy as a guitar player will live forever. Through videos like this one—an incendiary, up-close-and-personal video of King...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan Play Double-Neck Guitar — Video

I know, I know. Die-hard Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan fans—myself included—have already seen this video 43.677777 times. However, that doesn't make it any less appealing. And, since it wound...

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Beyond Creation Premiere "L'exorde" Playthrough Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents an exclusive playthrough video of "L'exorde" by Beyond Creation. The song is from the band's second album, Earthborn Evolution, which was released October 28, 2014, via...

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Steve Lukather Demos Signature Ernie Ball Music Man Luke Guitar — Video

In this new video, guitarist Steve Lukather walks you through his signature Luke model electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. For more about this guitar, check out the specs below and visit its...

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A Critical Analysis of B.B. King's 10 Greatest Guitar Moments

Blues guitarist and noted instructor Andy Aledort pays tribute to the late, great B.B. King in the all-new August 2015 issue of Guitar World. Below, he breaks down the legendary guitarist's 10 greatest...

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10 Questions with Full Devil Jacket Guitarist Paul Varnick

We recently caught up with Full Devil Jacket guitarist Paul Varnick and gave him the "10 questions" treatment. It went a little something like this. GUITAR WORLD: Full Devil Jacket just released their...

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