The Experience Hendrix Tour—often hailed as the guitar event of the year—is set to return in 2016. This next edition of the Experience Hendrix Tour will include 27 performances in February and March, stopping in more than two dozen cities along the East Coast, Midwest and South.
On the heels of their performances in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, Black Sabbath will end the epic journey they began nearly 50 years ago with another run of North American dates in fall 2016. These shows will follow a mix of summer headlining and festival performances throughout Europe.
If you're a member of at least two or three guitar-centric Facebook groups, it's likely the video below has shown up on your news feed at least 12 times. It shows an 81-year-old guitarist by the name of Bob Wood performing "Bésame Mucho" on an Epiphone archtop.
Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss is featured on the latest episode of D'Addario's Guitar Power video series, which you can check out below. In the new clip, which was posted yesterday, Strauss sits down with Alain Johannes for a complete interview and a bit of shredding.
Swedish guitarist Gabriella Quevedo is no stranger to GuitarWorld.com. You might remember a incredibly popular video that shows Quevedo playing the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” combining several of the song’s multiple-guitar parts in a one-guitar arrangement.
Fretboard tapping has earned a bad name in certain sectors of the guitar community. Some players dismiss it as a technique suitable only for perpetrating the worst possible kind of overblown, unmusical histrionics, preferably played through a wall of amps that “go to 11.”
The 2016 review guide includes the top picks of the year's best gear, modeled by Playboy Playmate of the year Dani Mathers, as well as Playboy's Miss September 2014, Stephanie Branton, and Alexandra Tyler, Miss April 2015.