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Steve Vai and 2Cellos Play AC/DC's "Highway to Hell" at Guitar Center

This video might not be new—in fact, it was posted to YouTube in ancient ol' 2013—but it's been making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter in recent days.

So, in case you missed it ... Check out this video of 2Cellos—Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser—performing AC/DC's "Highway to Hell" at a Guitar Center store.

Hear Every Iron Maiden Riff Played in One Epic 155-Song Medley

Iron Maiden have been around since 1980, and over the past 36 years they’ve released some 155 songs—from “Prowler” on their 1980 self-titled debut to “Empire of the Clouds” on their latest effort, The Book of Souls.

Naturally, the group has inspired many a guitarist in that time, and you can count Murilo Martins among them. The Brazilian guitarist has expressed his devotion with a video in which he plays the riff to every Iron Maiden song in one amazing medley—performed, no less, in a single take.

Watch Slash Surprise 'School of Rock' Kids with "Sweet Child O' Mine" Jam

Slash surprised the kids in the Broadway musical School of Rock the other day when he dropped in during a rehearsal to play Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Paradise City” with them.

The guitarist was in town to perform a pair of concerts on Guns N’ Roses’ tour when the surprise gig went down. The young musicians—including guitar prodigy Brandon Niederauer, who plays the character Zack—were playing “Sweet Child O’ Mine” when Slash stepped in and began playing the song’s iconic riff.

1,200 Musicians Play Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Last July, Rockin’ 1000 brought together 1,000 Italian musicians to perform Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly” in a bid for the Dave Grohl–led band to perform in Cesena, Italy. A video of the performance went viral, and the gambit succeeded in bringing the Foos to Cesena in early November.

How to Build a Guitar Solo Using Thematic Development

Last month, I introduced the concept of theme and development as a means to devise musically engaging and memorable single-note solos.

$150 Guitar Vs. $5,000 Guitar: Put Their Tones to the Test

Which guitar sounds better—a $150 Motion TD-107 or a $5,000 Martin D-42?

You can let your ears decide, thanks to a recently posted video by guitar instructor Paul Davids.

In the clip, which you can watch below, Davids pits the Motion—his first guitar, ever—against the high-end Martin, being sure to use the same settings for both acoustic instruments, including new sets of D'Addario strings.

Three Cool Guitar Noises

Do you want to make cool noises on guitar? Me too. Most of these sounds have been discovered on accident, as some of the best things tend to be.

In your endless quest to sound original on guitar, these enchanting noises will surely aid you along the way.

Noise 1: Robot Sprinkles

Jimmy Page Breaks His Silence Over the “Stairway to Heaven” Lawsuit

One month ago, a jury ruled that Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were not guilty of plagiarizing the 1968 Spirit song “Taurus” for their own 1971 composition “Stairway to Heaven.”

Page has said nothing public since the ruling, but this past weekend, on July 24, he broke his silence with a Facebook post.

“A few weeks have past since the judgement of the Stairway to Heaven case in Los Angeles, with the jury reaching a unanimous decision in a remarkably short time,” Page writes.

How to Make 1 Million Dollars as a Musician

Wouldn’t it be great to make a living playing your guitar? Better still, what if you could make one million dollars doing it?

Bassist Adam Neely created this informative video to help you toward that goal. To be honest, he never really explains how to make one million dollars as a musician, but he does offer practical advice about how to make a living doing what you love.

In a nutshell, his advice comes down to choosing between the three options he lays out in the video.

Paul Reed Smith Discusses PRS Guitars McCarty 594

Last month, PRS Guitars hosted its annual "Experience PRS" event in Stevensville, Maryland.

Guitar World was on hand to cover the proceedings, which included getting an eyeful (and earful) of the usual great gear, plus performances by Living Colour and Black Stone Cherry.

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