Quantcast
Channel: Guitar World
Browsing all 4164 articles
Browse latest View live

Interview: Monte Montgomery Redefines Acoustic Guitar

With his beat up ‘80s model Alvarez, Monte Montgomery has the ability to wail on an acoustic like any of today’s best electric guitar shredders. Hailing from Austin, TX, Montgomery has earned his place...

View Article



The Devil Wears Prada Guitarist Chris Rubey and Executive Producer Adam...

Teaming up for a second time with executive producer Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage) and producer Matt Goldman (Underoath), the Devil Wears Prada have created an album that transcends anything...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Charlie Daniels to Release Bob Dylan Tribute Album April 1st

Charlie Daniels, best known for his No. 1 country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," is set to release a new album, Off The Grid - Doin’ It Dylan. As his tribute to Bob Dylan, the new record gives...

View Article

Watch Fireworks Perform "Run, Brother, Run" Acoustic

Detroit-based pop-punk band Fireworks are the subject of photographer Ryan Russell's latest "Nervous Energies" video session. The song, "Run, Brother, Run," is taken from the band's newest album Oh,...

View Article

Quilter Labs Announces Steelaire 15-Inch, 200-Watt Steel Guitar Amplifier

Pat Quilter has answered the call for 15-inch power in a portable package. The highly anticipated Steelaire amplifier redefines what can be expected from a large-format guitar amp. Sporting a custom...

View Article


Interview: Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt Talks New Album, Gear and More

Swedish progressive metal stalwarts Opeth will soon release their still-untitled 11th studio album, the follow-up to 2011's Heritage, which saw the band veer toward an organic Seventies hard rock vibe....

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Musicians: Don't Get Penalized. Sign Up for Healthcare by March 31

The March 31st deadline for health care enrollment is looming. Are you and your team set up? Perhaps the real question is whether or not you have taken all of the necessary steps. It’s actually quite...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Sunday Strum: Episode 2 Learn an Easy Country/Western/Rockabilly Strum Pattern

Each week we’re bringing you a new, easy acoustic guitar strum pattern to learn. It’s a perfect activity for a lazy Sunday, or for any time you have a minute to try something new. In this week’s...

View Article


Butch Vig's Emperors of Wyoming Get their First US Release

Known for his production work on Nirvana's Nevermind, and as a member of the chart-topping group Garbage, Butch Vig's latest project, Emperors of Wyoming, will get their first US release thanks to...

View Article


The Wytches Strip Down for Backyard Performance

Dark and driven, The Wytches consist of vocalist/guitarist Kristian Bell, bassist Dan Rumsey, and drummer Gianni Honey. Their unique sound full of echo and heavy riffs is a narcotic haze with...

View Article

Nothin’ to Lose: Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Go for Broke As They Weigh in...

In this feature from the April 2014 issue of Guitar World, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley go for broke as they weigh in on Kiss guitarists past and present. ACE FREHLEY GENE SIMMONS As a musician, you...

View Article

Tosin Abasi Discovers 'The Joy of Motion'

Having given the instrumental prog-metal envelope a serious push with their first two records—2009’s Animals As Leaders and 2011’s Weightless—Tosin Abasi and longtime guitar partner Javier Reyes are...

View Article

Video: Finish of the Taylor 800 Series

Over the years Taylor has developed innovative techniques to make their polyester gloss finish as thin as possible for maximum tonal benefits. Currently the gloss finish is sprayed using high-tech...

View Article


The Taylor Guitars Road Show

The Taylor Guitars Road Show is back, and with it, enthralling fans to an exciting evening of new guitars, experts from the Taylor Guitars Factory in El Cajon, California, and for 2014, new products in...

View Article

Video: Bracing on the Taylor 800 Series

For the redesign of the 800 Series, the bracing profiles and their placement were customized for each body shape to emphasize their inherent strengths and to complement the playing styles that might...

View Article


The Taylor T5z: Acoustic to Electric in the Flip of a Switch

When Taylor’s T5 debuted in 2005, it won awards for “Best Acoustic” and “Best Electric” guitar from industry players. Now the company is introducing the T5z, the smaller yet bolder version of the T5....

View Article

Video: Discover the Taylor Expression System 2

Taylor pickup designer David Hosler had been studying under-saddle piezo transducers and how they capture a guitar’s energy as it is transferred from the strings through the saddle and soundboard. The...

View Article


The Next 40 Years of Taylor Guitars

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Taylor Guitars, co-founder Bob Taylor shares his vision for the company's guitar-making future and explains why master builder Andy Powers is good for both...

View Article

High Praise for the Taylor 814CE

GW’s Tech Editor extraordinaire Paul Riario reviews and lavishes accolades on the new 800 Series. Hear what the 814ce sounds like here.

View Article

Introducing the New Taylor 800 Series Models

Taylor has made a tradition of celebrating milestone years by looking forward rather than back, and their 40th anniversary year is no different. Guided by the design strokes of luthier Andy Powers and...

View Article
Browsing all 4164 articles
Browse latest View live