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“The Star Spangled Banner” Played in 10 Styles with Jared Dines and Anthony Vincent

YouTuber Jared Dines and Anthony Vincent of “Ten Second Songs” have teamed up and collaborated to create a cover of “The Star Spangled Banner” in 10 different song styles, including one in the form of death metal.

July 2015 Guitar World: 25 Greatest Lynyrd Skynyrd Songs, Kirk Hammett, Whitesnake, Slayer and More

Guitar World’s July 2015 issue features Lynyrd Skynyrd. As they gear up to release their latest live record, One More for the Fans! guitarist Gary Rossington reflects on his career as the sole surviving original member of the Southern rock giants.

Guitar Tricks: Eight Things You Need to Know About Arpeggios

Nearly all of the greats use arpeggios. Yet, if you're like a lot of guitarists, you might be shying away from them because you fear being overwhelmed by the "Twin Ts": theory and technique. If you have a basic understanding of how chords work, though, it's high time to get your feet wet.

Betcha Can't Play This: The Commander-In-Chief Revisits "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso" — Video

Earlier this year, GuitarWorld.com premiered a new performance video by the Commander-in-Chief, a Norwegian seven-string guitarist who lives in the U.K. The video was a performance clip of Camille Saint-Saëns' "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso," as played by the Commander-in-Chief and classical guitarist Craig Ogden.

Want a Career in the Music Industry? Six Things You Should Consider

If you dream of having a successful career in today's competitive music industry, you'll want to start at the right place. That means thinking about gaining the knowledge, skills and experience that can only be taught at a music college.

LessonFace with John Heussenstamm: Introduction to Electric Blues Guitar — Video

As you can see in the brief video below, the addition of certain key techniques can add a great deal of expression to your playing. In this video, I demonstrate some simple introductory concepts using the first position of the A minor pentatonic scale.

B.B. King’s Death to Be Investigated As a Homicide

The Nevada coroner’s office said Monday it will investigate B.B. King’s death as a homicide. King died May 14 at age 89 in Las Vegas, where he lived. His daughters have expressed concerns that his death might be the result of foul play. "Our coroner takes jurisdctn over #BBKing body, performs autopsy. Results:6-8wks min. Homicide investgtn w/ @LVMPD," the Clark County, Nevada coroner's office announced May 25 via Twitter.

Learn Every Classic Track from Aerosmith's 1975 Masterpiece, 'Toys in the Attic'

Learn every song on Aerosmith's legendary 1975 album, Toys in the Attic, with this tab book by Hal Leonard Publishers.

New Book: Learn to Play '25 Top Classic Rock Songs'

25 Top Classic Rock Songs is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. This series includes performance notes and accurate tab for the greatest songs of every genre.

Guitar World Recommends: PykMax High Performance Guitar Picks — Video

The pick, the result of a multi-year design and engineering effort, features a patented ergonomic design that fits the hand comfortably and eliminates traditional muscle pressure associated with gripping traditional picks.