Stevie Ray Vaughan earned respect as a blues and rock player—a musician who could bridge the two worlds in a single solo. As with all great guitarists, his rhythm playing was as strong as his leads...
Founding Emperor guitarist (and former Guitar World columnist) Ihsahn has just unveiled two new playthrough videos.
This riff-writing exercise will demonstrate how to create diatonic and borrowed chords based on a chromatic bass line while staying in key. For this example, I’m going to use the key of A minor and...
London-based progressive metal band Haken have released their new album, Affinity. To celebrate, they've launched a music video for the track "Earthrise," which you can check out below.
Dream Theater have debuted their official music video for “Our New World,” taken from their double concept album, The Astonishing.
This past Saturday (May 7), AC/DC kicked off the European leg of their much-ballyhooed Rock or Bust tour in Lisbon, Portugal.
This past Friday night, Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed "The Star Spangled Banner" at AT&T Park in San Francisco. As you can see in the Facebook photos below, they played...
Belgrade-born guitarist Ana Popovic is about to unveil her most ambitious project yet.
Scott and Nate from Skeletonwitch recently visited the Guitar World studio in New York City to play their new song "Well of Despair" from their upcoming EP, The Apothic Gloom.
This month, we will continue our modal study by focusing on two essential minor modes, Dorian and Aeolian. Both of these modes can be looked at as “extensions” of the scale that is used most...
AC/DC and their new frontman, Axl Rose, have finally made their first appearance together.
The Generation Axe tour—which features five Guitar World cover stars (on one stage at the same time)—wraps up May 9 in Red Bank, New Jersey.
A lot of people out there consider May 4 "Star Wars Day."