Guitar World’s June 2015 issue features Eddie Van Halen. In this exclusive interview, Eddie chronicles the making of Tokyo Dome Live in Concert,Van Halen's first official live recording with David Lee Roth. Also, EVH resurrects Ed's mysterious Star guitar as part of its Stripe Series.
This series includes performance notes and accurate tab for the greatest songs of every genre. From the essential gear, recording techniques and historical information, to the right- and left-hand techniques and other playing tips—it's all here!
This list of Guitar World's 10 essential classic rock guitar albums is part of a much larger feature—Guitar World's 100 Essential Guitar Albums—which you'll be seeing in the weeks ahead. For the time being, we'll start you off with these 10 masterpieces from guys named Harrison, Townshend, Hendrix and Gilmour.
While Kotzen primarily uses his RK5 live in conjunction with his standard amp rig, this compact unit embodies an entire rig on its own. At its heart is the all-analog SansAmp, which makes it possible to go direct to a PA or mixer. For effects, you have the essentials: a reverb, a delay with tap tempo, a powerful boost and Kotzen’s Signature OMG overdrive.
While recording the album late last year at Skywalker Sound in Lucas Valley, California, Satriani assembled the dynamic trio of world-class musicians who had recently been part of his tour; keyboardist and guitarist Mike Keneally, drummer Marco Minnemann and bassist Bryan Beller.
Master the art of playing rhythm guitar with this complete tutorial, the all-new 20 Essential Rhythm Guitar Styles. Learn all the techniques used by guitarists in rock, country, metal, blues, folk, reggae and many other styles of music.
A guitar licks goldmine awaits you in this incredible rock collection, the 200 Rock Licks: Guitar Licks Goldmine DVD (Hal Leonard). The DVD, which is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. is jam-packed with killer lead lines, phrases and riffs personally taught to you by professional guitarists Greg Harrison, Matthew Schroeder and Troy Stetina.
Selected from Guitar World's Lick of the Day vault, this collection of tasty country-style guitar licks and lessons is presented by an elite group of seasoned guitar pickers and teachers, including Jerry Donahue, Peter Stroud, Lyle Brewer, Guthrie Govan, Keith Wyatt, Dale Turner, Jimmy Brown, Andy Aledort and others.