Game of Thrones has always had a metal connection.
As we have reported once or twice, the Generation Axe tour—featuring Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi—kicked off April 5 in Seattle.
John 5 has premiered the official video for “Here’s to the Crazy Ones.”
As the curvaceous Fender Stratocaster marks six decades of innovation and influence, Guitar World celebrates its legacy via 60 players, songs, solos and historical moments.
Some of my guitar students have erroneously assumed that certain phrases were performed using sweep picking, but in fact I used string skipping, along with alternate and economy picking, to create...
It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since Christian rock giants Stryper released To Hell with the Devil.
Acoustic master Andy McKee recently visited the Guitar World studio in New York City to perform his incredible solo-guitar arrangement of Prince's "Purple Rain"—and to discuss meeting and touring...
Southern California is in the grip of a hellish drought that has gone on for over four years now.
As we've learned from countless TV commercials, the automobile connotes freedom, status, sex appeal...and really cheesy music.
One of the essential qualities of a great metal riff is the presence of a signature element—unusual chord voicings, a twisted melodic line—that immediately grabs your attention. In this column, I’d...
In this edition of In Deep, we will examine some of the key elements of Duane Allman’s signature style as a lead guitarist.
I had taught at this annual workshop a number of times and always looked forward to my week there, not only because I was able to teach a class of students who really wanted to learn guitar, but...
God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson is a new tribute album dedicated to the great blues and gospel guitarist and singer.