When John Lee Hooker released The Healer in 1989, it finally gave the great bluesman the well-deserved commercial success that allowed him to live out his final years in comfort.
Check out Yngwie Malmsteen's cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" below. The track is from Malmsteen's late-2009 album, High Impact.
For the first time in 45 years, David Gilmour will perform in the ancient Roman town of Pompeii in July.
Ernie Ball Music Man presents Match the Master with John Petrucci! It's your chance to win a private master class with John Petrucci, a VIP Dream Theater experience, gear from Ernie Ball Music Man,...
Check out "You Against You," Slayer's new music video below.
"I mean, I like the way he plays. I think he's really a great guitar player. He does everything on the guitar that I don't do. He does all of the stock Stratocaster noises and he makes everything...
When she was a teenager, Kansas City guitarist Samantha Fish started hanging out at a local blues club. While she was there, she met a lot of the big-name blues acts that were passing through town.
Whether it's turning a doorknob or stirring coffee, guitarists frequently use a host of imprecise analogies to illustrate their hand movements. These everyday images may seem helpful on the surface...
Judas Priest have premiered a live clip of “The Hellion/Electric Eye,” originally released on their 1982 album, Screaming for Vengeance.
Black Label Society frontman and former Ozzy Osbourne shredder Zakk Wylde recently visited Guitar World HQ to shred through a bluesy chromatic lick in E minor.
This week I offer some lessons I've learned in the past 35 years to get you prepared for—or maybe even help you survive—the world of playing sessions for a living.
On May 20, guitarist Ana Popovic—who, as we know by now, can play the hell out of the blues—will unleash Trilogy, an epic new three-album set.
One of the biggest draws on this year's Experience Hendrix tour is the one and only Zakk Wylde.