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Capo Classics: 15 Essential Guitar Songs Played with a Capo

The capo is to guitars what sugar — or Stevia, if you prefer — is to food. It makes everything sweeter. Musicians started noticing the capo's inherent song-sweetening properties sometime in the early 17th century, when primitive versions of the handy accessory were employed to raise the pitch of a host of fretted instruments.

John Kerry Plays Guitar in China; Experts Critique His Chops — Video

Yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry showcased his guitar-playing skills when he hosted a lunchtime jam session during talks with officials in Beijing, China.

ServoBender Hybrid Replicates Sound of Pedal Steel Guitar — Demo Video

Below, check out a recently posted demo video for the ServoBender guitar. What is it? It's the latest — and perhaps the most successful — attempt at replicating the sound of a 10-string pedal steel guitar using the six-string variety (You know, the thing most of us play).

Adelitas Way Frontman Rick DeJesus Previews and Discusses New Song, "Undivided" — Exclusive Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new video by Adelitas Way. In the clip, which you can check out below, Adelitas Way frontman Rick DeJesus discusses "Undivided," a track off the band's new album, Stuck, which will be released July 29 via Virgin Records.

Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" Performed by Floppy and Hard Disc Drives — Video

Here's a new video for, well, probably someone out there. It's Led's Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" performed by floppy and hard disk drives.

"Battle of the Best Female Guitarists in the World" — Video

Someone (or something?) named Alizee Defan runs a YouTube channel dedicated to incredible female musicians. At her action-packed YouTube page, which you can check out here, you'll find videos about great female drummers, singers and — of course — guitarists.

Black Label Society Premiere "Angel of Mercy" Music Video

Black Label Society have premiered the music video for their ballad “Angel of Mercy.” The track is off the band’s latest album, 2014′s Catacombs of the Black Vatican.

Suicide Silence: "Cease to Exist" Lesson Video with Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun, Part 3 — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of part three of a new series of lesson videos by Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun of Suicide Silence. The song, "Cease to Exist," is from the band's new album, You Can’t Stop Me, which will be released July 15.

Crosby, Stills and Nash Perform "Fancy" with Jimmy Fallon (as Neil Young) on 'The Tonight Show' — Video

David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash joined Neil Young — OK, it was actually Jimmy Fallon — on last night's episode of The Tonight Show.

Big Wreck Premiere "Come What May" Music Video — Exclusive

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new music video from Big Wreck. The song, "Come What May," is from the band's new album, Ghosts, which will be released July 15 on Rounder. The album is the follow-up to last year’s Albatross, which they released after an 11-year hiatus.