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Review: Dunlop Fuzz Face Mini Pedals

These videos are bonus content related to the January 2014 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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Metal for Life with Metal Mike: Exotic Blood, Part 2 — Soloing with Exotic...

These videos are bonus content related to the January 2014 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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Fin O’ My Teeth: Trey Xavier’s MosaiAxe 'Jaws' Guitar

Countless guitarists have cited Guitar World as an influence. But when Trey Xavier of the progressive metal band In Virtue explained that the Jaws graphic on his Ibanez RG5EX1 was made from “thousands...

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Guitar World Visits Alter Bridge's Mark Tremonti and His Private Stronghold...

This is an excerpt from the January 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus several photos of Tremonti's gear and more — including the Beatles' 50 Greatest Guitar Songs, Andreas...

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2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Available Now

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

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Video: Susan Cattaneo Premiers "Lorelei" from Upcoming Release 'Haunted Heart'

Susan Cattaneo premiers the video for ‘Lorelei,” the first track from her upcoming release, Haunted Heart. The video was written by Susan and produced by the artist with By The Pound media. Filmed,...

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Poll: Which Beatles Song Features the Best Guitar Solo?

In honor of the all-new January 2014 issue of Guitar World — a guide to the Beatles' 50 Greatest Guitar Songs — we're asking you to choose the Beatles song that features what you feel is the all-around...

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Choose the Best Shredder and More: Take the 2013 Guitar World Readers Poll

It’s time once again to take part in Guitar World magazine's annual readers poll! Should Tony Iommi win MVP over John Petrucci? Was Roger Waters’ The Wall the year’s best live show? Will Joe Satriani...

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Video: Randy Rhoads''After Hours' Soundstage Performance

Legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads was born on this date in 1956. In honor of one of metal's greatest and most influential guitarists, we present this heavily edited YouTube clip of Rhoads...

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Bob Dylan's Famous Newport Folk Festival Strat Sells for Nearly $1 Million

This past Friday, December 6, a Fender Strat that once belonged to Bob Dylan sold for $965,000 at Christie's in New York City, setting a new world auction record for any guitar (not including private...

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Dimebag Darrell: How to Pump Up Your Riffs

This entry comes from Dimebag Darrell's classic Guitar World column, "Riffer Madness" Hey, Dad! What's shaking? This month we're gonna rap about a few ways you can pump maximum heaviness into a riff....

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Interview: Earl Slick, Rick Nielsen and Jack Douglas Tell the Story Behind...

From the GW archive: This feature originally appeared in the Holiday 2010 issue of Guitar World: Last year's remastered and stripped-down versions of Double Fantasy offer a revealing glimpse into John...

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100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 19 "Floods" (Dimebag Darrell)

“That particular solo was thought-out in a more orchestrated fashion than some of the others I play where I just start ripping right off the bat,” says Dimebag Darrell. “The thing that really makes the...

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Video: "Guitar Duel" Featuring Classical Guitarist and Female Seven-String...

Below, check out a new video of classical guitarist Thomas Valeur performing Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen Op. 20 with a female seven-string guitarist from Norway called "The Commander-In-Chief." The...

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Acoustic Nation's Holiday Gift Guide

I’ll admit it. I’m always looking for another gadget that will enhance my guitar playing. From simple capos and tuners to more complex apps, pedals and accessories, there’s a boatload of cool stuff...

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Favorites: Mutual Benefit’s ‘Love’s Crushing Diamond’

After two minutes of gorgeous instrumental dips and swells, Jordan Lee introduces himself to you in “Strong River” by singing, “I clear my mind of joy and sorrow.” It is almost as if he is inviting you...

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Boston Release New Christmas Single, “God Rest Ye Metal Gentlemen”

Boston have released a new recording for holidays — “God Rest Ye Metal Gentlemen” — and you can check it out below. The song, which was produced by Boston's Tom Scholz, is available now on iTunes. It...

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Hole Notes: The Pick-Style Nylon-String Work of Iconic Axman Willie Nelson

These videos are bonus content related to the January 2014 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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Jason Simon of Dead Meadow: How to Find Your Own Guitar Sound, Regardless of...

There's no set path for a guitarist to find his own sound. Finding your own signature and take on what has come before will always be a subjective and personal endeavor. Here's a short list of things...

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Are You Being Held Hostage by Your Guitar?

This is my first column for GuitarWorld.com. So let me risk it being my last one by offering a suggestion that goes against one of the deepest desires of guitarists and a basic premise of this...

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