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Jazz Guitar Corner: How to Play Jazzy Jimi Hendrix Chords

As guitarists, many of us are fans of the late, great Jimi Hendrix, who has influenced players in all genres of music, including jazz. While Hendrix left a legacy as one of the greatest rock...

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Elf Riffs with Carl Roa: Superimposing the Major 7th Arpeggio — with Sweep...

Superimposing common arpeggios can add a new and exciting sound to your solos, helping you to utilize patterns and shapes you already know. When we "superimpose," we take one sound and layer it on top...

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Riffer Madness: Dimebag Darrell on Harmonics, Part 1

This entry comes from Dimebag Darrell's classic Guitar World column, "Riffer Madness." This month we're gonna talk about harmonics—how to get 'em, where you can find 'em and what you can do with 'em....

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Guitar Workshop Plus 2015 Program Includes Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons, Stuart...

Guitar Workshop Plus has announced its 2015 program with yet another incredible artist lineup. This top-ranked summer music program continues to provide the ultimate experience in music education and...

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PureSalem Guitars Unleashes New Retro-Themed La Flaca Model

PureSalem announces its new La Flaca model electric guitar. The La Flaca combines quality construction and components with off-kilter styling reminiscent of the vintage rock and roll era. All of...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Plays "Texas Flood," Gets Booed at 1982 Montreux Jazz Fest...

Sure, there are scores of stellar live versions of Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Texas Flood" online, but there's simply something magical about this raw performance of the Larry Davis tune from July 17, 1982,...

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New Guitar World DVD: 'Dale Turner's Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar'

With more than 100 minutes of instruction, Dale Turner's Guide to Acoustic Rock Guitar is the ultimate DVD guide for acoustic rock guitar players! With this DVD, you'll learn the acoustic rock secrets...

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Top 10 Weirdest Guitar Sounds Ever Recorded

Electricity can do strange things. When it was added to the guitar, some years ago, it opened up new possibilities for players of the old box o’ six strings. The following sonic scientists, using...

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10 of the Most Unsung Guitarists

There's a saying in professional soccer that there are piano players and piano movers. There are the forwards (the players), who—with skilled footwork and finesse—score goals, and therefore score with...

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An Introduction to Gypsy Jazz Style Rhythm Guitar — Lesson

We’ve teamed up with Harry Edwards of StudyGypsyJazz.com to bring you a wonderful introduction to playing gypsy jazz style guitar. Gypsy jazz guitar, otherwise known as “Jazz Manouche guitar,” is a...

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Sir Christopher Lee, Legendary Actor and Heavy Metal Performer, Dead at 93

Christopher Lee, the legendary actor who played Saruman in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequels, died Sunday in a London hospital at age 93. He had been in treatment...

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"Elders React to Slipknot"— Video

Check out this ridiculous new video of elders reacting to Slipknot below. And by the way, we don't normally use the word "elders" (we're not suddenly part of an obscure tribe in The Lord of the Rings)....

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Rik Emmett of Triumph: "Writing is the Core Value of What You Do As a Guitar...

FROM THE GW ARCHIVE: Originally published in Guitar World, August 2010. The Triumph guitarist talks to GW about his early days and gives some advice for beginning players. What inspired you to start...

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The Rolling Stones Announce 'From The Vault: The Marquee — Live In 1971' DVD

The Rolling Stones have announced From The Vault: The Marquee — Live In 1971, a DVD of the band's legendary, highly sought-after performance at London's Marquee Club in 1971. The film will be released...

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Meet the Vo Wond, a Stylus That "Excites, Sustains and Controls" Guitar...

You use stomp boxes to affect your guitar’s signal. How about something that lets you change your tone right at the source: the guitar’s strings? Vo Inventions’ Vo Wond lets you vibrate the strings of...

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Angel Vivaldi Premieres ". _ _ _ _" ("One") Music Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of ". _ _ _ _," the new video single by guitarist Angel Vivaldi. The song is from Vivaldi's latest self-release, Away With Words Pt. 1. And in...

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Lego Bot Plays Of Monsters and Men's "Little Talks" on Guitar — Video

I know I should know more about the stuff I publish, but I'll admit right off the bat that I haven't touched Legos in decades, and I have no idea what Lego Mindstorms EV3 is. However, I know a good-ish...

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Peter Frampton Joins Effort to Launch Affordable Self-Tuning System — Video

Peter Frampton has put his star power behind a campaign to create an affordable self-tuning system for guitars. The guitarist has been a user of AxCent Tuning Systems’ TransPerformance system for...

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Free 'Secrets of Great Acoustic Songwriters' Lesson at the Guitar World...

Secrets of the Great Acoustic Songwriters, an impressive compilation of nine instructional video lessons and tabs by Dale Turner, is now available through the Guitar World Lessons App and Webstore. It...

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Mark Tremonti Premieres "Cauterize" Lesson Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com and Tremonti—the band led by Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge—present an exclusive video showing guitarists how to play "Cauterize," the title track from the band's new...

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