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Review: Decibel Eleven Pedal Pallette

The following content is related to the November 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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November 2013 Guitar World: John Petrucci Returns with a Vengeance, Guthrie...

The all-new November 2013 issue of Guitar World is available now! The new issue features Dream Theater and their Lord of the Strings, John Petrucci, who raises the bar for six-string (and sometimes...

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Poll Results: Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption" Tops Readers' List of the 50...

Who says lightning doesn't strike twice? For the second year in a row, Eddie Van Halen has topped a major summer-long poll at GuitarWorld.com. In 2012, readers crowned him the Greatest Guitarist of All...

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Tones of the Beast: 10 Essential Heavy Metal Amps

Let's face it: There are a lot of distortion pedals out there aimed at metal players, But if you don't pick the right amp, you'll probably always be chasing that holy grail of perfect tone. That's why...

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Guitar Strength: Go Funk Yourself with Nuno Bettencourt’s “Porno” Tapping

Hailed by Guitar World as a “fretboard wizard” and voted “Best New Talent” by Guitar World readers in 1991, Nuno Bettencourt has maintained his relevance since first coming onto the national scene in...

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The Clash Return to New York City to Launch Box Set, Greatest-Hits Album and...

The Clash were back in New York City last night to launch Sound System, a lavish, boombox-shaped box set; and Hits Back, a greatest-hits collection; and to unveil a new mural of Joe Strummer in the...

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Exclusive Song Premiere: Sepultura — “The Age Of The Atheist”

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive North American song premiere of the new Sepultura track, “The Age Of The Atheist.” Be sure to check it out below and tell us what you think in the comments...

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Pro-Shot Video: Metallica Perform Four Songs from September 19 Rock in Rio...

Below, check out some incredibly new, professionally shot footage from Metallica's September 19 show at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The top video features "Hit the Lights" and...

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Thirty Veteran Guitarists — Including Slash, Steve Vai and John Petrucci —...

From the GW Archive: This feature originally appeared in the May 2002 issue of Guitar World. The story has a "time capsule" theme: We asked several veteran guitarists to choose the one song they'd most...

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Video: Guitar Techs Explore Kurt Cobain's 'In Utero'-Era Fender Mustangs

Prior to releasing the Kurt Cobain Signature Mustang guitars a few years ago, Fender's Justin Norvell and Master Builder Alex Perez were allowed supervised access to Cobain's guitar collection. The...

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DigiTech Offering Free E-Pedals for iStomp Downloadable Pedal

DigiTech has announced that e-pedals offered through the DigiTech Stomp Shop are available for free download. The iStomp connects to an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad, enabling musicians to load the effect...

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Vox Releases Demo Video for New Night Train NT15H-G2 Guitar Amp

In this new video posted this month by Vox Amps, guitarist (and Vox Product Specialist) Freddy DeMarco puts the company's new Night Train NT15H-G2 guitar amp through its paces. The NT15H-G2 is a...

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Listen: Def Leppard Release 11-Song Teaser for New Live Album, 'Viva! Hysteria'

Late last week, Def Leppard posted an audio teaser of 11 tracks from their recently released live package, Viva! Hysteria. You can hear it below. The DVD, Blu-ray, CD/DVD digipak and digital album,...

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Video: Eric Clapton Performs "Tears in Heaven" from 2013 Crossroads Guitar...

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013— the CD and DVD/Blu-ray souvenir of Eric Clapton's latest star-studded charity concert, which took place this past April at Madison Square Garden in New York City — will...

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John Butler Trio to Release 'Flesh & Blood' on Vanguard Records

The multi-platinum Australian powerhouse JOHN BUTLER TRIO will be releasing FLESH & BLOOD, their first studio album in four years, on February 4, 2014, marking the band’s debut on Vanguard Records....

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Perri Ink Custom Guitars Introduces Capistrano and Mojave Models — Video and...

Perri Ink Custom Guitars has announced the release of two new guitar models, the Capistrano and the Mojave. The Capistrano features a black-stained and contoured alder body, a single Bare Knuckle...

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Talkin' Blues: The Guitar Work of Earl Hooker, Part 2

These videos are bonus content related to the Holiday 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...

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DigiTech Introduces Element XP and Element Guitar Multi-Effect Pedals

DigiTech has announced that its Element XP and Element guitar multi-effect pedals are now shipping. The DigiTech Element XP features an expression pedal and offers 38 effects, while the Element...

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Video: Black Sabbath Perform "War Pigs" and "Children of the Grave" in Helsinki

This past Wednesday night, Black Sabbath launched their European tour at the Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland. Below, you can check out two fan-filmed (but pretty decent) videos from the show....

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Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson Shares the Story Behind the Iconic Riff From...

Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)“Aqualung” Aqualung (1971) “I compose most of my songs on acoustic, and therefore the way I play the guitar impacts on the way the song sounds. "I wrote the main riff [to...

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