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Video Premiere: The Last Year's Acoustic "Sugar"

Check out this new acoustic video from The Last Year. “Sugar” is a haunting little number that showcases some great songwriting. With a nice open arrangement of piano and acoustic guitar, complemented...

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Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie — AKA "Oderus Urungus"— Dead at 50

Dave Brockie, founder and lead singer of satirical thrash metal band Gwar, died Sunday at age 50. The news, which was initially reported by Style Weekly, a local newspaper in in Virginia, was confirmed...

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Watch: Metallica Release Pro-Shot Live Footage of New Song, "Lords of Summer"

The very active gang over at MetallicaTV have released official, pro-shot footage of Metallica performing their epic new song, "Lords of Summer," two Sundays ago — March 16 — in Bogotá, Colombia. The...

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The Black Keys to Release New Album, 'Turn Blue,' May 13

Last week, ear-biting (and boxing) legend Mike Tyson announced the new Black Keys album, Turn Blue, via his Twitter feed. The Tyson Tweet led readers to the strange video below, which — eventually —...

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Tab Book: Learn to Play Andy McKee's 'Art of Motion' Album

The tab book — Andy McKee: Art of Motion — is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. The book features a dozen tracks from the 2005 album by this acclaimed folk fingerstyle guitarist in...

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Listen: Metallica Premiere New Ronnie James Dio Tribute Track, "Ronnie Rising...

Earlier today, Metallica premiered their new "Ronnie Rising Medley," which features the Rainbow tracks "A Light in the Black,""Tarot Woman,""Stargazer" and "Kill the King," on RollingStone.com. You...

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Scarlet Page Hosts 'Resonators' Photo Exhibit for Teenage Cancer Trust —...

Jimmy Page, Paul McCartney, Slash, Noel Gallagher, Brian May and Paul Weller are all Resonators. These guitar heroes — and the rest of rock’s elite — are the subjects of photographer Scarlet Page’s...

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Review: Bugera TriRec Infinium Guitar Amplifier

Bugera was the first and may still be the only budget-minded manufacturer whose all-tube, hand-built amplifiers successfully challenge and sometimes eclipse the performance of today’s elite super amps....

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Talkin’ Blues with Keith Wyatt: Slim Harpo’s Grooving, Down-Home Rhythm...

These audio files are bonus content related to the May 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 the Guitar...

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Guitar World: May 2014 Videos

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the May 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...

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Dear Guitar Hero: Submit Your Questions for George Thorogood!

Got a question for your favorite guitarist? Let us be your go-between. The concept is easy — you submit your queries and we pass them on to some of the world's greatest guitarists. Only the sharpest...

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Exclusive Demo Video: Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro Slash APH-2 Pickups

In the exclusive Guitar World video below, guitarist Stephen Chesney demos Seymour Duncan's Alnico II Pro Slash APH-2 pickups. From the company: Though he has dozens of amazing guitars, since 1986...

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Musical Fluency: Developing Voice Leading

The most natural musical sound to the human ear is the voice. The voice is built into us in a way that no other instrument is. As a result, we latch onto musical sounds that remind us of the voice....

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The GAS Man: Does Your Nitro Finish Matter? Maybe Not

It’s such a nice day out, it seems a shame to ruin it by offending as many readers as possible. But here goes anyways … On a solid body electric, I don’t think a good nitrocellulose finish sounds any...

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood Guitarist Neal Casal Talks Gear and New Album,...

Phosphorescent Harvest is the third studio release from the Chris Robinson Brotherhood. The album — which features Robinson, the former Black Crowes vocalist/guitarist, along with guitarist Neal Casal,...

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Interview: Cynic Frontman Paul Masvidal Talks Gear, Technology and More

Los Angeles-based prog-rock veterans Cynic have engaged in a good deal of musical exploration over the years, carving out a niche for themselves with their unique compositions. Their latest full-length...

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Video: 8-Year-Old Girl Covers Paul Gilbert/Racer X with "Scarified"

We thought we'd share this late-2013 video of an 8-year-old girl named Li-Sa-X covering none other than Paul Gilbert. Below, watch her perform an instrumental Racer X tune called "Scarified." The track...

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Interview: Charlie Worsham Delivers with His Debut Album, 'Rubberband'

If you love great songwriting and top-notch musicianship, you owe it to yourself to check out Charlie Worsham’s debut album, Rubberband. I was turned on to Worsham by hit songwriter, Marty Dodson, who...

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New Book/CD: Learn Slide Guitar from Warren Haynes

Learn the slide guitar stylings of Warren Haynes from the man himself! In Warren Haynes — Guide to Slide Guitar, the legendary guitarist of Gov't Mule, Phil Lesh and Friends, the Grateful Dead and the...

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Exclusive: Joe Satriani Premieres "Time Machine" (Remix) from Upcoming...

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Joe Satriani's "Time Machine" (Remix), a previously unreleased version of a track from Satriani's 1993 album, Time Machine. The track is from...

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