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In Deep with Andy Aledort: Part 2 of a Tribute to Mountain Guitarist Leslie...

Last month’s column was dedicated to the incredible and highly influential playing of Mountain’s Leslie West, whose beautifully melodic phrasing, signature slow, wide vibrato, and rich guitar tone set...

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Neil Young: "Had I Been Asked to Allow My Music to Be Used for a Candidate, I...

This past Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that he's running for president. At the event, which took place at Trump Tower, Trump played Neil Young's 1989 song "Rockin' in the Free World" nice and...

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Soundwall Announces Teen Rock and Roll Summer Camp

Soundwall Rock Music Camp is an overnight rock and roll camp for students ages 12 to 17. It is open to guitar players, bass players, drummers, keyboardists and vocalists. Under the guidance of seasoned...

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The Commander-In-Chief Demos and Discusses DR Guitar Strings — Video

During her recent visit to Guitar World HQ in New York City, seven-string guitarist the Commander-In-Chief took some time to discuss—and demo—her guitar strings of choice, DR Strings. From the company:...

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Paul McCartney's Top Six Guitar Solos with The Beatles

As a musician, Paul McCartney is probably best known for his creative, melodic Beatles and Wings bass lines, but he's always been a guitarist at heart. The guitar was, after all, his first instrument...

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Enter a Hall of 40 Acoustic Guitars Played by Tiny Motors — Video

Sometimes—although it is rare—the worlds of guitars and art meet up. Something along these lines is taking place at the Center for Contemporary Art in Aalst, Belgium. Ruben D’Hers, a guitarist and...

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Slayer Premiere New Song and Video, "Repentless"

As they promised to do earlier this week, today Slayer unveiled the title track from their new album, Repentless. The track, which featuring guitarists Kerry King and Gary Holt—both of whom are in fine...

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Breedlove Stringed Instruments Expands Premier Series with Premier Concert...

Breedlove Stringed Instruments is pleased to announce the addition of the Premier Concert LTD to its USA-handcrafted Premier Series of acoustic instruments. Reliable, versatile and accessible, these...

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'Dirt Road’s End': Sugarcane Jane's Anthony Crawford Talks New Album, Touring...

Sugarcane Jane have amassed an extremely loyal following by performing what they like to call, “organic music at its finest." Anthony Crawford and his wife, Savana Lee, are both virtuosos. Crawford is...

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Review: Minarik Guitars Studio X-Treme Series Furii — Video

Minarik is probably best known for its highly original guitar models like the Inferno, Lotus and Orchid, which feature unorthodox body shapes designed as much for function as they are for form....

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Watch the Duo-Lectar Double-Neck "Touch Guitar" in Action Circa 1960 — Video

Everyone knows Eddie Van Halen didn’t invent two-handed tapping. He picked it up from Harvey Mandel, according to George Lynch. For that matter, Roy Smeck, Harry DeArmond, Jimmie Webster, George Van...

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Gear Review: JJB Electronics Prestige 330 Acoustic Guitar Pickups

Dentistry, aviation and lion taming are just a few skills I wouldn't attempt after checking out an online tutorial. Installing an under-the-bridge acoustic pickup? That seemed within reach. JJB...

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Glenn Proudfoot Shares Transcription of New Song, "Gatton," Featuring Johnny...

In late April, GuitarWorld.com posted the exclusive premiere of "Gatton," a new instrumental track by guitarist and frequent Guitar World contributor Glenn Proudfoot. The song also happens to feature a...

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Jazz Guitar Corner: Three Essential Jazz Guitar Chord Soloing Lines — Video

One of the most common roadblocks many jazz guitarists face is that after learning your essential chord shapes, how do you take those inversions and make them into cool-sounding jazz chord lines? While...

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IK Multimedia Introduces Mic Room, a New Microphone-Modeling App for iPhone...

IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music creation technology, is pleased to introduce its new Mic Room microphone-modeling app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Designed to complement IK’s full range...

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Sammy Hagar Responds to Eddie Van Halen's Billboard Interview: "F— You,...

Over the weekend, singer Sammy Hagar responded to several claims made by Eddie Van Halen in a high-profile new Billboard interview. Hagar was particularly upset about Van Halen’s statements concerning...

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Watch Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators' Entire Hellfest Set...

This summer, Slash has been busy touring the world with his trusty backing band, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. If you haven't been able to catch them live, this full, professionally shot video of...

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Thy Art Is Murder Discuss New Album, 'Holy War'

Australia’s Thy Art Is Murder have always pushed the boundaries, cracking the Top 40 album chart in their homeland with their 2012 album Hate (a chart first for the deathcore genre) and undertaking...

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The Pretty Things Announce First New Studio Album in Seven Years

Legendary U.K. rockers the Pretty Things have announced The Sweet Pretty Things (Are in Bed Now, of Course...), their first new studio album in seven years. The album is set for a July 12 release via...

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Watch Miguel Rivera’s Fingerstyle Cover of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” —...

Here’s a masterful take on Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” from acoustic guitarist Miguel Rivera that was uploaded today, June 22. We’ll let Rivera explain the background of his percussive/fingerstyle...

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