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Dave Mustaine's Daughter Covers Megadeth's "A Tout le Monde" on TV

Electra Mustaine, daughter of Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine, recently appeared on a TV show to perform one of her father's tunes, "A Tout le Monde" off 1994's Youthanasia. The story, which can be...

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Monster Licks: Conjuring Some Evil Blues with the Dissonant Sound of the Flat 5

In this lick, I'm using the blues scale in the key of E. When used in the right fashion, this scale can sound incredibly dark and even a little evil! It is the dissonant sound of the flat 5 that...

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String Theory: A Harmonically Intriguing, Saxophone-Like Solo Played Over a...

The following content is related to the October 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store....

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Bent Out of Shape: Touring Tips for Independent Artists

I recently completed a brief West Coast tour and thought it would be a good idea to share some tips I've picked up during my time on the road. I have a long European tour coming up in September and...

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Backbeat Books Publishes 'The Ibanez Electric Guitar Book: A Complete History...

The Ibanez Electric Guitar Book from Backbeat Books tells the story of Ibanez's electric guitars, tracking the fortunes of this impressive brand from its origins to today. The reader is hooked after...

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Video: Paul Riario Demos Guitar Jam Tracks App by Ninebuzz

In the video below, Guitar World's Paul Riario demos the Guitar Jam Tracks app by Ninebuzz. From Ninebuzz: Practice jamming, learning the pentatonic scale and soloing to five great-sounding jam tracks...

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DVD Sale: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Randy Rhoads' Technique

A 2-DVD set, Ozzy Osbourne, The Randy Rhoads Years: A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Randy Rhoads' Guitar Styles and Techniques, is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. Learn the guitar styles...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Submit Your Questions for Chris Broderick!

Got a question for your favorite guitarist? Let us be your go-between. The concept is easy — you submit your queries and we pass them on to some of the world's greatest guitarists. Only the sharpest...

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From the Archive: Living Colour Guitarist Vernon Reid Talks 'Vivid' in 1988...

Vivid is an excellent representation of Vernon Reid's distinct, versatile style. He unleashes "power rhythm" and a blues·drenched solo on "Middle Man," the band's first single, while the "Funny Vibe"...

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Session Guitar: So You Want to Be a Session Guitarist

I get emails daily from readers who ask the same question: "How do I become a session guitarist?" It's time I went into some detail on the topic and addressed the issue as honestly as I can. You might...

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Rockin' the Country: Adapting More Pedal-Steel-Inspired Licks and...

The following content is related to the October 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store....

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Enter Kamelot's Fantasy Guitar Giveaway and Win an ESP/LTD Eclipse Guitar...

Teaser Content:  Enter Kamelot's Fantasy Guitar Giveaway and Win an ESP/LTD Eclipse Guitar Signed by the Band! Be sure to enter by August 31! For all the prizes, check out the story! Here's your...

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Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Shreds with Alcatrazz in 1984

For today's Flashback Friday video, we're dropping in on a young Yngwie Malmsteen, circa-1984. Fans who got to see the Graham Bonnet-led Alcatrazz perform in the early to mid-'80s were treated to bits...

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Video: Fan Throws Bottle at Guitarist Buzz Osborne — Melvins Show Cut Short

A fan threw a bottle at the Melvins' Buzz Osborne during the band's August 19 show in Vancouver, Canada. A few seconds later, Osborne unplugged his guitar, delivered a few choice words to the audience...

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Digging Up a Classic Sound: Heaven & Earth’s Stuart Smith and Chuck Wright...

Heaven & Earth's new album, Dig, celebrates the sound of iconic '70s rock music, a time when rock was at what some consider its purist, most accessible form. Originally an all-star project for...

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Foreigner Bassist Jeff Pilson Talks New Starship Album, T&N and Dokken

Jeff Pilson is a busy man. In addition to his regular role as Foreigner's bassist, he's also been dividing his time with a host of other projects. He's working with other former Dokken members George...

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'20 Essential Metal Licks' DVD: Master Techniques used by Metallica, Pantera,...

Master the essential metal techniques used by artists like Metallica, Pantera, Slayer, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden and many others. In the feature-filled 20 Essential Metal Licks Lick Pack DVD, you'll...

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Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Sweet 16 — "Mr. Crowley"...

A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and...

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Next Generation: The Top 10 Covers of Songs by The Who

In the the February 2013 issue of Guitar World, we paid tribute to the high-flying genius of Pete Townshend by taking a look back at the Who's most creative — and most volatile — years. It's difficult...

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Inquirer with Alex Lifeson of Rush: "When I Sit Down and Play Guitar, I Melt...

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Guitar World asks Rush's Alex Lifeson some tough questions. What inspired you to play guitar? My brother-in-law played flamenco guitar. He lent his guitar to me and I grew to like it....

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