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Chris Mike: "Wake Up Call" Live Performance Video and Free Transcription — Exclusive

GuitarWorld.com and CandyRat Records—a most delicious-sounding record label!—have gotten together to present a new live performance video of "Wake Up Call" by guitarist and CandyRat Records artist Chris Mike. As a bonus, we're also offering the exclusive tab for the song. You can download the PDF via the Scribd.com window at the bottom of this story.

Female International Rock Jam with Larissa Basílio, Irene Ketikidi, Anouck André and Laura Klinkert — Video

Today we're pleased to bring you a new guitar-heavy video by four talented female guitarists from the around the world.

Eight-String Guitarist Sonia Shredder Covers Fate's "Vultures" — Video

Here's one that turned up in my inbox during my recent vacation (I'm slowly catching up on emails and old coffee cups with odd things growing in them). It's a video of a talented eight-string guitarist, Sonia Shredder, performing a playthrough video of "Vultures," the title track from Fate's 2008 album (Metal Blade Records).

New-and-Improved Hammer Jammer 2015 Available Now; Watch a Demo Video

The Hammer Jammer is unique key-hammering percussive device that fits onto electric or acoustic six-string guitars, producing a different-sounding attack—something in the ballpark of a hammer dulcimer on speed.

John Petrucci Demos His Signature Sterling by Music Man JP100D Guitar — Video

In this new video, Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci walks you through the finer points of his signature JP100D guitar from Sterling by Music Man.

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood Premiere New Live Track, "Rosalee" — Exclusive

"Rosalee" is from the band's new album, Betty’s Blends, Volume Two: Best From The West, which was recorded and mixed live from the board by legendary Grateful Dead archivist Betty Cantor-Jackson. The seven-track collection presents performances captured throughout the CRB's 2014 summer tour of the western U.S. 

Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King and Albert Collins Play "Texas Flood" — Video

The recent passing of the great B.B. King has inspired a host of casual blues fans to dig deep into their record collection—or into the depths of their iTunes libraries—to get a refresher course on exactly what made King so special. Oddly enough, I had actually started revisited his expansive catalog the week before he became ill back in April.

Shred City! Santa Cruz Premiere "We Are the Ones to Fall" Playthrough Video

Earlier this month, Finnish shredders Santa Cruz visited the Guitar World studio to play "We Are the Ones to Fall," a track from their self-titled 2015 album. They also caused a bit of mayhem and destruction!

Pat Metheny's 42-String Manzer Picasso Guitar — Video

Below, behold the 42-string Picasso guitar! The bizarre instrument, which was built for jazz god Pat Metheny about 30 years ago by luthier Linda Manzer, was inspired by the cubist paintings of its well-known-painter namesake.

B.B. King Tribute: 10-Year-Old Guitarist Toby Lee Plays "The Thrill Is Gone" — Video

Here's one we intended to share last month, when blues legend B.B. King was still in hospice, suffering from diabetes-related health issues. It's a clip of 10-year-old U.K. guitarist Toby Lee performing an instrumental version of King's "The Thrill Is Gone" as a get-well tribute to his favorite guitarist.