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What In the World: How to Successfully License Your Music

Music licensing, or making music available for use in TV and/or film, has become very popular over the past few years. This is greatly due to the number of TV shows being produced now and the need for...

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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 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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Marty Friedman Premieres New Song, "Meat Hook"— Listen Now

Marty Friedman has premiered a new song, "Meat Hook," and you can check it out below — along with a commentary video featuring Friedman. The track is from the former Megadeth guitarist's new album,...

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Test Drive a Takamine and Receive a Free Leather Strap

Takamine invites players to experience the Hardest Working Guitar with the Takamine Test Drive retail promotion. Those who visit a participating authorized Takamine dealer between May 1 and June 30,...

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Old Crow Medicine Show Announce July 1 Release of ‘Remedy’

Old Crow Medicine Show has announced their upcoming new album Remedy, due out July 1 via ATO Records. Ten years after the massive success of folk anthem “Wagon Wheel,” which started as a track on a Bob...

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Guitarist Plays 45 Scales in One Solo — Video

Today we bring you another video from gmcguitar, the guys who brought you the ever-popular "Video: Guitarist Imitates 30 Shredders in One Solo." This time, a guitarist named Sinisa Cekic plays 45...

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Slayer! LoudWire Launches #ScreamForJeff Hanneman Campaign — Video

Friday, May 2, 2014, marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Slayer’s founding member, guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who was 49. With that in mind, the gang at Loudwire.com have launched their...

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Talkin' Blues: Little Walter's Exciting Up-Tempo Jump-Blues Soloing Style

Last month, we saw how harmonica legend Little Walter applied his improvisational genius to slow blues. This month, we’ll see what Walter can teach guitar players about up-tempo soloing. Walter served...

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Fun Comping with a Seven-String Guitar and Harmonics

Trying to make a seven-string guitar play like a six-string is very tough, especially if you've been a bluesy player your whole life. The “thumb over the neck” approach doesn't work as well. Also, some...

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Rob Zombie Covers Metallica's "Enter Sandman"— Video

Rob Zombie — who won the Best Live Band award at last week's 2014 Revolver Golden Gods — covered Metallica's "Enter Sandman" during his band's April 29 show at the Myrtle Beach House of Blues. You can...

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The Black Keys Premiere "Fever" Music Video

The Black Keys have premiered the music video for "Fever," the first single from their upcoming album, Turn Blue. You can watch it below. The album will be released May 13 by Nonesuch Records — and the...

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Fender to Cease U.S. Production of Ovation Guitars

The Hartford Courant reports that Fender Musical Instruments Corp. will be closing its Ovation plant in New Hartford, Connecticut. The company, which is based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is ceasing U.S....

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Video Finds: Dream Theater's John Petrucci & James LaBrie Go Acoustic for...

Here’s a blast from the past. A young John Petrucci accompanies Dream Theater singer James LaBrie in this tenderly performed acoustic version of “Another Day.” Yes, the audio is spotty, but it’s worth...

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New DVD: Step-by-Step Breakdown of Randy Rhoads' Guitar Styles and Techniques

Check out the new 2DVD set, Ozzy Osbourne: The Randy Rhoads Years, and learn the guitar styles and techniques Randy Rhoads made famous with Ozzy Osbourne. Each part is played up to speed, then broken...

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In Tribute: The Complete, Untold Story of Slayer's Jeff Hanneman

He influenced a generation and changed the course of metal forever. Guitar World presents the complete, untold story of Jeff Hanneman, Slayer’s guitarist for more than 30 years and the man behind such...

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Performs "Texas Flood" at 1989 Presidential Inaugural...

We've been waiting a while for this video to be posted to YouTube, and it's finally here. Below, check out a pro-shot clip of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble — with Jimmie Vaughan — performing...

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California Breed — Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham and Andrew Watt — Discuss Debut...

In the exclusive new video below, all three members of California Breed — vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Andrew Watt — discuss their self-titled debut album, which...

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Whitechapel Discuss and Perform Tracks from New Album, 'Our Endless War'— Video

In the new video below, which was created and posted by the crew at DiMarzio pickups, Whitechapel guitarists Alex Wade, Ben Savage and Zach Householder play several songs and give insight into the...

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Eminence GA-SC64 Speaker Demo by Guitar World's Paul Riario — Video

In the video below, Guitar World's Paul Riario checks out the new GA-SC64 speaker by Eminence, part of the company's signature series of speakers. For the demo, the speaker was installing in a cabinet...

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Death Angel Premiere "The Dream Calls for Blood" Music Video

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans Death Angel, who are featured in the May 2014 issue of Guitar World, have posted the official music video for the title track from their new album, The Dream...

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