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Tips For Going Pro With a Cover Gig

In the past year I started doing pro cover gigs. Some were solo, some were duo, and some were just filling in for a singer in a band. I was fortunate to start learning guitar with a teacher who made me...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Michael Schenker Talks Sporpions, Influences, Early Gear,...

From the GW archive: This feature originally appeared in the November 2009 issue of Guitar World. He's played with the Scorpions, UFO and MSG, struggled with alcohol and pills and was left nearly...

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Video: Hammer Jammer Is a New Percussive Device for Electric and Acoustic...

Below, check out a recently posted demo video of a new $30 product called the Hammer Jammer. Six-string players can install the device on their electric or acoustic guitars (We've even included the...

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Parody Video Chronicles the Fictitious Story Behind Kiss Power Ballad "Beth"

You know a song is a classic when someone parodies it. Well, here's a parody — in video form — of the story behind "Beth," Kiss' highest-charting single. The monster ballad, which is credited to Peter...

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Photo Gallery: Behind the Scenes at Guitar World's 2014 Holiday Review Guide...

Enjoy this behind-the-scenes photo gallery from our 2014 Holiday Review Guide photo shoot, which took place in California's Joshua Tree National Park. The photos, which were shot by Review Guide Photo...

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Demo Video: Electro-Harmonix Introduces Lumberjack Logarithmic Overdrive Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Lumberjack Logarithmic Overdrive pedal. From EHX: "With the new Lumberjack, Electro-Harmonix set out to rethink overdrive pedal design and this logarithmic OD breaks...

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Video: Loners Society Premiere "LaGrange" From Their Upcoming 'King City...

Charleston, SC’s Loners Society have signed with Autumn + Colour (Look Alive, Killing Kuddles) and will release a 5-song live recording titled King City Session’ on Feb 11, with pre-orders launching on...

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NAMM 2014: ESP Guitars Announces Availability of ESP Original and ESP E-II...

ESP Guitars has announced that its new ESP Original and E-II brands will become available in the U.S. in 2014. The availability of ESP Original and E-II brands in the U.S. allows the company to have a...

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The Record that Changed My Life: Dave Mustaine Discusses AC/DC's 'Let There...

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine chooses (and discusses) the record that changed his life. AC/DCLet There Be Rock (1977) I was 16 or 17 when I got this album. I remember taking it home,...

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Guitarist Gus G Premieres "My Will Be Done" Music Video

Gus G, best known as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and the leader of Firewind, has announced the March 18 release of his debut solo album, I Am the Fire, in North America. The album will be released...

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NAMM 2014: Sonuus Limited Announces Voluum Analog Volume Pedal

Sonuus Limited has announced it will introduce its new Voluum stomp box at The NAMM Show 2014. More than simply a volume pedal, the Voluum is a volume-based analogue multi-effect with a...

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Exclusive: Aeges Premiere "Parasite" Music Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Parasite," the new music video by Aeges. The song is from Bad Blood, the split 7-inch Aeges and Dust Moth released in the fall via The Mylene...

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Musical Fluency: Stealing From Drummers — Single Paradiddle

When you’re running low on ideas, a great place to turn for inspiration is other instruments. Learning a sax lick, a piano chord voicing or a vocal melody can allow you to approach music from an...

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William Fitzsimmons Premieres First Sing "Fortune" From Upcoming Release 'Lions'

William Fitzsimmons has just released his single, "Fortune," from his upcoming release Lions, his follow-up LP to 2011's Gold In The Shadow. In November, Fitzsimmons released an acoustic video for...

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NAMM 2014: Pigtronix Releases Echolution 2 Programmable Delay Pedal Suite

Pigtronix has begun shipping its new flagship Echolution 2 delay system. This pair of new pedals is the result of an intensive, four-year design process aimed at forging a unique marriage of analog...

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Review: Super-Vee Maverick Telecaster Tremolo System

It’s not enough to challenge convention; you have to win over traditionalists too. Super-Vee did both when it perfected Leo Fender’s tremolo system with its Bladerunner bridge, which replaces the...

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NAMM 2014: ESP Guitars Opens First U.S. Factory; Photos of Nine New Models

The ESP Guitar Company has announced the opening of its first-ever USA-based factory. The new ESP USA factory is in North Hollywood, California, a short distance from the company’s USA headquarters....

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Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones Announces Debut Album by New Project, Minibus...

Minibus Pimps — a new project featuring Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones — will release their debut album, Cloud to Ground, March 3. Minibus Pimps also features Norwegian ambient musician Helge...

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The Damn Choir Releases 'Creatures of Habit' February 7, See Video For...

Creatures of Habit by the Damn Choir comes out on February 7th and they will celebrate in the traditional fashion: by touring. The kick off show in Chicago takes place at the Hideout that evening...

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NAMM 2014: Boss Announces ME-80 Guitar Multiple Effects Processor

Boss has announced the ME-80 Guitar Multiple Effects, a powerful floor-based tone processor with a knob-driven interface for intuitive, stompbox-style control. Featuring an enormous selection of...

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