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Video: Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck Perform "Farther Up the Road" in 1981

Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton have performed together several times over the years. They've even toured together. But in terms of pure entertainment value, I haven't found anything as enjoyable than the...

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Guitarist Monte Pittman Talks Gear, Playing with Madonna and His New Album,...

On January 21, guitarist Monte Pittman — who is best known for his work with Prong and Madonna — dropped his third album, The Power of Three, through Metal Blade Records. We recently caught up with...

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Blues Powerhouse: Guitarist Mike Bloomfield Gets the Recognition He Deserves...

This is an excerpt from the March 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus the 50 Greatest Eric Clapton Songs of All Time and features on Duane Allman and the Layla sessions, plus...

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United Artists: 15 New Signature Guitars That Can Help You Channel the Spirit...

Guitar World brings together 15 new signature guitars that can help you channel the spirit of your favorite ax slinger. Ever since guitarists started gaining fame and fortune from their artistry, there...

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Video: 2Cellos Perform AC/DC's "Thunderstruck"

2Cellos — Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser — have filmed a new music video for their just-released cover of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck." You can check it out below. These guys might look — and sound —...

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Interview with Seiichi Daimo and Exclusive Stream of New EP, ‘In The Inbetween’

With the release of his new, four-song EP, In The Inbetween, on February 25, singer/songwriter Seiichi Daimo invites us into an intimate world of off-kilter but compelling songs. The somewhat stark mix...

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Marty Friedman Announces 'Inferno' Track Listing and Spring Tour with Gus G

Former Megadeth and Cacophony guitarist Marty Friedman has released more details — including the complete track listing — pertaining to his upcoming solo album, Inferno. He's also announced several...

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Kiss Decide Not to Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony in April

Kiss won't rock and roll all night — at least not the night of April 10, when they'll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The group, which turns 40 in 2014, can't decide on which version...

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Video: Jake E. Lee Discusses His Signature Model Charvel Guitar

In the video below, which was posted last month by Charvel, guitarist Jake E. Lee discusses his Charvel signature model guitar. The former Ozzy Osbourne and Badlands guitarist also discusses the roots...

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Gear Review: Learn to Play Guitar with Jamstar

Jamstar is a guitar-learning app for iOS, android and desktop computer. Those looking for an interactive approach to learning guitar should check it out. It mainly targets beginner and intermediate...

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Contest: Acoustic Nation Cort MR600F Acoustic/Electric Guitar Giveaway

We’re teaming up with the folks at Cort to bring you the MR600F acoustic/electric guitar giveaway. This contest ends February 28th, 2014. For over 50 years, Cort has built some of the finest guitars...

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Lesson: Mike Dawes' One-Handed Harmonics

Here's a really cool lesson from acoustic master Mike Dawes. In it he teaches a technique for fretting and plucking a harmonic note all with the right hand. As he says, this leaves your left hand free...

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Guitar World's New Special Edition: 'Metallica — 30 Years of the World's...

James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich — these are the men of Metallica. For 30 years, they have been the reigning kings of the heavy metal world, and deservedly so. With such...

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Dark Horse: George Harrison's Top 10 Solo Albums

Despite the diversity of George Harrison's many pursuits during his 58 years on earth — racing, gardening, Indian religion and culture, film making and anything remotely associated with ukeleles, Mel...

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Interview: Jake E. Lee Is Back in Action with Red Dragon Cartel, a Band that...

“For a while, it was pretty uncool to be me,” Jake E. Lee admits, speaking to Guitar World from a Las Vegas recording studio late one December evening. It’s something of an unexpected statement, but...

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Song Facts: The Beatles — "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"

''While My Guitar Gently Weeps" is not only one of the best songs George Harrison wrote with the Beatles — it's also one of the greatest songs on the White Album. Whether it was jealousy, ego or...

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Eddie Van Halen Looks Back on Van Halen's Landmark '1984' Album and the...

When rock music fans first heard Eddie Van Halen’s radical, innovative tapping technique at the end of “Eruption,” many mistakenly thought that they were hearing a synthesizer. Six years later when Van...

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Video: Fender Celebrates 60 Years of the Stratocaster

Fender has created a new video in celebration of the Stratocaster's 60th anniversary. The three-and-a-half-minute clip, which you can check out below, features appearances by — and comments from — the...

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In Deep with Andy Aledort: Unlocking the Mysteries of Open G Tuning with...

This video is bonus content related to the April 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at our online store....

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Thrash Course with Revocation's Dave Davidson: Comparing the Fundamental...

This video is bonus content related to the April 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at our online store....

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