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

Roll with the Changes: Dave Amato Talks Guitars and 25 Years with REO Speedwagon

Since REO Speedwagon’s arrival on the scene 40-plus years ago, the band has seen a lot of musical changes. Touring relentlessly through the Midwest in the 1970s, they finally broke through, scoring a...

View Article



Very High Frequency: Joel Hoekstra Discusses VHF and New Night Ranger Album,...

It's no secret that Joel Hoekstra is one the hardest-working musicians you're ever likely to meet. The Night Ranger guitarist, who just celebrated the release of the band's new album, High Road, also...

View Article

New Sensations: 50 Iconic Albums that Defined 1984

Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Four represented an interesting crossroads in music. Classic rock giants of the Sixties and Seventies had strayed far from their roots. Speed and thrash metal were on the...

View Article

O.A.R.'s ‘The Rockville LP’ Available Now

O.A.R. is having quite a month. On June 3, they were the house band for the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda, which included a performance of their single “Peace” accompanied by the Mt....

View Article

Bottleneck: Check Out Fender's Strat-Style Collector's Wine Bottle Holder

The Fender Collector's Wine Bottle Holder is available now at the Guitar World Online Store! Fender's Stratocaster wine holder is a sleek and stylish way to ensure that your favorite wine sustains all...

View Article


Maker of Hammer Jammer Device for Guitars Launches Kickstarter Program — Video

Some of you might remember we posted a story (with video) about a device called the Hammer Jammer. The Hammer Jammer is a percussive device that fits onto electric or acoustic guitars, producing a...

View Article

New Gear: Meet the Pykmax "High Performance Guitar Pick"— with Demo Video

Pro Music Marketing Inc. has announced the release of its Pykmax High Performance Guitar Picks. The pick, the result of a multi-year design and engineering effort, features a patented ergonomic design...

View Article

Shovels & Rope Announce New Album and Tour

Shovels & Rope, the husband and wife duo of Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent, has announced a tour in support of their sophomore album Swimmin’ Time (out August 26 via Dualtone Music). The tour...

View Article


"Whole Lotta Love" on a Dulcimer: Check Out This Crazy Led Zeppelin Cover —...

Whole Lotta Dulcimer! (Insert your own Led Zeppelin dulcimer puns here.) Below, check out a new video of Led Zeppelin's classic "Whole Lotta Love" performed on a three-string electric mountain dulcimer...

View Article


Robert Plant Premieres New Song, "Rainbow"— Listen

Robert Plant has premiered a new song, "Rainbow," and you can check it out below. The song is the first taste of Plant's new album, Lullaby.... & the Ceaseless Roar, which is set for a September 9...

View Article

Jeff Beck Cancels Second Leg of European Tour Due to Medical Concerns

Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. Beck, who turned 70 on June 24, has been instructed by doctors to stop performing for six weeks. He also will "undertake a short hospital...

View Article

Update: Jeff Beck's Health and European Tour Cancellation

Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. According to a June 26 post on Beck's Facebook page and website, jeffbeckofficial.com, the guitarist, who turned 70 earlier this week, had...

View Article

Poll: What Was the Best Guitar Album of 1984?

There was no dearth of great guitar music in 1984. From Van Halen and Judas Priest to Yngwie Malmsteen and Stevie Ray Vaughan, the world had caught the guitar bug and there were plenty of landmark...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Secrets of Shred with Sammy Boller: Eddie Van Halen-Style Speed-Picking...

In this lesson, I’ll be showing you a relatively unknown picking technique used by my favorite guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. It can be heard in countless Van Halen songs, including "I’m the One,""Spanish...

View Article

Megafauna Premiere "Haunted Factory" Music Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Haunted Factory," the new music video by Megafauna. The track is from the band's new album, Maximalist, which was released April 15 through...

View Article


Gear Review: Blue Nessie USB Plug-and-Play Microphone

I have a beautiful recording setup, but there’s a problem; I have to set it up! This means running cables, plugging in things and figuring out why I’m not getting sound. Next I’ll mull over recording...

View Article

Future's Past: Dave Mason Talks Recording with Jimi Hendrix, New Album and More

Guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason was a founding member of Traffic (along with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood). He's also recorded and/or toured with the likes of George...

View Article


Check Out Louis Electric Boutique Guitar Amplifiers — Video and Photo Gallery

Below, check out a new video about the history of Louis Electric Amplifiers, a respected New Jersey-based boutique maker of hand-wired guitar amps. Louis Electric has been building tube amplifiers...

View Article

Brian Setzer Premieres New Song, "Let's Shake"— Listen

Brian Setzer has premiered a new song — "Let's Shake"— from his upcoming all-rockabilly album, Rockabilly Riot: All Original. The album will be released August 12 via Surfdog Records. “Yeah, ‘Let’s...

View Article

Gary Moore's "White Knuckles" Vs. Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption"? You Decide ...

This morning we stumbled upon an old forum (from a random website) with the headline "White Knuckles" vs. "Eruption." We know which guitar performance we'd pick, but — just in case some of you aren't...

View Article
Browsing all 4164 articles
Browse latest View live