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Guitar World Girls: Meet Deanna!

Deanna is the latest addition to our Girls of Guitar World Gallery. Scroll down to see the complete photo gallery! If you think you have what it takes to be a Guitar World Girl, simply email photos of...

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ESP Guitars 2014 Gear Preview Booklet Available for Free as Part of Guitar...

ESP Guitars' new 2014 gear preview booklet is now available for free as part of the Guitar World app at the Apple Newsstand. You don’t have to subscribe to get it. The ESP gear preview booklet is free...

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Video: The Making of ESP's "Ghost Soldier" Custom Shop Guitar

The ESP Custom Shop has posted a fascinating time-lapse video of a guitar — the "Ghost Soldier"— being built. In the clip, you'll see the start-to-finish creation of the guitar in the ESP Custom Shop...

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Gear Review: Rob O’Reilly BE Guitar

Since you can’t quote Monty Python enough, “And now for something completely different.” Rob O’Reilly, an electronics engineer out of Ireland, set out to build a guitar that's more fashionable and...

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Video Finds: Daniel Voth "Brazil"

Candyrat Records, home to some to today’s most skilled fingerstyle acoustic guitarists, recently uploaded a video of musician Daniel Voth. Performing a new song called “Brazil,” Voth incorporates...

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Interview: James Durbin Discusses Upcoming Album 'Celebrate' and More

James Durbin was first launched into the national music scene as a contender on season 10 of American Idol. Known for his rock edge on Idol, Durbin explored this territory deeper after being eliminated...

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Video: Sample Guitar World's New 'Rock Guitar 101' DVD with Andy Aledort

Guitar World has released a new DVD we think you'll enjoy: Rock Guitar 101 The DVD, which is available now at the Guitar World Online Store for $14.99, is an incredible one-stop DVD providing more than...

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The Art of Shredding with Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, Arch Enemy and More

In this Guitar World exclusive, we’ve gathered together Mustaine and his Megadeth coguitarist, Glen Drover, Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Willie Adler, Arch Enemy’s Michael Amott and Fredrik Akesson,...

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Metallica to Premiere New Song in South America this Weekend

Metallica have revealed plans to unveil a new song at a concert in South America this weekend. Earlier today, the band posted a photo, which you can check out below, to their Facebook page along with...

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Frontal Assault: The Top 10 Guitar-Playing Frontmen in Rock

Even though Metallica's James Hetfield makes it look all too easy, there are countless guitarists who find it challenging to sing while doing anything on the guitar — besides strumming. Some players...

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Guitar World/The Deli's SXSW Stompbox Exhibit Made for a Stompin' Good Time...

They come in all shapes and sizes. Some with intricate or groovy graphics, others with simple, sleek styling. But they all affect your tone, either subtly or significantly, in ways that can inspire...

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Professor Shred with Guthrie Govan: Tapping in 16th-Note Triplets

In this month’s column, I’d like to show you the complex fretboard-tapping section from a song of mine called “Bad Asteroid.” It’s from my self-titled album with the Aristocrats, which includes bassist...

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Listen: Down Premiere New Song, "We Knew Him Well"

Down have premiered a new song, "We Knew Him Well," and you can check it out below. The track is from their upcoming EP, Down IV Part Two, which will be released May 12 via Roadrunner Records. Give it...

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Interview: Exodus Guitarist Gary Holt Talks Gear and Touring with Slayer

Exodus guitarist and principal songwriter Gary Holt has been an influential figure in thrash metal for the past three decades. For the past three years, however, he’s found himself in not one, but two...

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Contest: Enter to Win a Fender Ukulele!

With springtime coming just around the corner (for some of you, anyway), what better instrument than the ukulele for strumming on the porch on a balmy day? Luckily, the folks at Fender agree and have...

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Guitarist Jeff George Talks Gear and Harlot, His New Band with Members of...

When Guitar World catches up with Harlot guitarist Jeff George, it’s early in the morning in Los Angeles. Or, perhaps in George’s mind, still late at night. “I haven’t been to bed yet,” he says with a...

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Playing for Yourself Versus Playing for Your Audience

Sometimes there's a difference between the music you like to play and the music you listen to. This is where some self-awareness comes in handy. Playing music that excites you is important, but so is...

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Matt Nathanson Announces Co-Headline Summer Tour with Gavin DeGraw

Beginning this June, Matt Nathanson is teaming up with old touring pal Gavin DeGraw to co-headline a two month North American tour. Kicking off at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater in Tucson, AZ,...

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Korg Announces New Rimpitch Acoustic Guitar Tuner at Musikmesse

Korg announces the Rimpitch, a new style of acoustic guitar tuner for players who want a tuner close by at all times, but in a more discrete format than a clip-on option. The Rimpitch is a unique tuner...

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Rolling Stones Cancel Australia Concert in Wake of L'Wren Scott's Apparent...

NME has reported that Mick Jagger's girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, was found dead yesterday morning, March 17, in a reported suicide. She was 49. Scott, a fashion designer who had been in a relationship...

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