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100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 15 "Highway Star" (Ritchie Blackmore)

“We were stuck in Switzerland with nowhere to go, and a friend of ours who was the mayor of the town said that there was an empty hotel we could use,” recalls Ritchie Blackmore. “We gladly accepted and retreated to this lonely hotel in the mountains. We set up all the equipment in the corridor, with the drums and some amps tucked into alcoves."

Stone Sour Premiere Cover of Metallica's "Creeping Death"

Stone Sour have premiered their cover of Metallica's "Creeping Death." Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook.

Acoustic 12-String Metal Song — Video

As we all know by now, Internet dude Jarden Dines can always be counted on for a bit of mid-day, guitar-centric diversion.

Fret Laser Module Adds Lighting Effects to Guitars — Video

Here's something for guitarists who are looking to add a bit of a light show to their act. It's a new guitar-mountable module that contains six colored lasers. The beams, which shine toward your guitar’s headstock, are pretty much undetectable—until you move your fretting hand into them.

Paul Riario Demos John Page Classic Ashburn Guitar — Video

The Ashburn, which was designed by John Page, co-founder of the Fender Custom Shop and one of the greatest living custom luthiers, is a production guitar ($1,495 MSRP) with all the custom features of the custom guitars Page builds himself.

1001 Jazz Licks: Complete Jazz Vocabulary for the Improvising Musician

1001 Jazz Licks: A Complete Jazz Vocabulary for the Improvising Musician presents 1,001 melodic gems played over dozens of the most important chord progressions heard in jazz. This is the ideal book for beginners seeking a well-organized, easy-to-follow encyclopedia of jazz vocabulary, as well as professionals who want to take their knowledge of the jazz language to new heights.

Guitar World's New 'Talkin' Blues Part 3' DVD Features Seven New In-Depth Video Lessons

A new DVD, Talkin' Blues Part 3, is available now at the Guitar World Online Store.

Armless Guitarist Shreds with His Feet — Video

Australia's Triple M Sydney recently posted this video to its Facebook page. It shows an armless guitarist doing some serious shredding with this feet, backed only by a drummer.

Jeff Beck Announces Live Album Featuring Two New Studio Tracks

Jeff Beck will release a new live album—Jeff Beck Live+—that also features a bonus: two new studio tracks. The album will be released May 5 via Atco Records, an imprint of Rhino Entertainment. The two new songs, which appear immediately after the album's many live cuts, are "Tribal" and "My Tiled White Floor."

Denis Leary to Star in New TV Series, 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' — Video

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, created by and starring Denis Leary, will air on FX 10 p.m. Thursdays e/p, beginning July 16. Leary stars as Johnny Rock, lead singer of a legendary early Nineties New York band called the Heathens.