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Steve Lukather Demos Signature Ernie Ball Music Man Luke Guitar — Video

In this new video, guitarist Steve Lukather walks you through his signature Luke model electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man. For more about this guitar, check out the specs below and visit its page on

Beyond Creation Premiere "L'exorde" Playthrough Video — Exclusive

Today, presents an exclusive playthrough video of "L'exorde" by Beyond Creation. The song is from the band's second album, Earthborn Evolution which was released October 28 via Seasons of Mist. You can order the album right here.

'The Beauty of the Burst' Tells Story of 1958, 1959 and 1960 Gibson Sunburst Les Pauls

Finally, the long-awaited English edition of The Beauty of the 'Burst (Hal Leonard), an historic Japanese book, is here!

B.B. King's Fingering Up Close: "Blues Boys Tune" Live at Montreux in 1993 — Video

Though we sadly lost the legendary B.B. King a few weeks ago, his legacy as a guitar player will live forever. Through videos like this one—an incendiary, up-close-and-personal video of King performing "Blues Boys Tune" at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1993—we can still marvel at his incredible ability as a player.

Oceans Ate Alaska Premiere "Floorboards" Playthrough Video — Exclusive

Today, presents an exclusive playthrough video of "Floorboards" by Oceans Ate Alaska. The song is from the band's debut album, Lost Isles, which was released February 24 via Fearless Records. You can order the album right here.

Led Zeppelin Premiere "Sugar Mama," an Unreleased Track Intended for 1969 Debut Album

For their third and final wave of reissues, the band will release deluxe versions of 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through the Out Door and 1982's Coda (which, itself, was a collection of vintage, previously unreleased Led Zep material).

Introducing Jack: Bringing Wi-Fi Into Your Setup — Video

John Crawford has introduced a patent-pending piece of gear called Jack, a Wi-Fi device that replaces your guitar cable with a “studio-quality 24-bit connection." Unlike existing wireless devices, it doesn’t use Bluetooth or radio technology, which are slow and cause a loss in fidelity.

Apogee Electronics Announces Waves Plugin Bundles for Duet, Quartet and Ensemble

Apogee Electronics has announced that its Duet, Quartet and Ensemble audio interfaces for Mac now include Waves plugin bundles. Customers who purchase a new Apogee Duet for $649 from an authorized dealer on or after June 8 can register their product and receive a license for the Waves Silver plugin bundle.

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.

Les Paul's Junior: Eddie Van Halen Interviews Les Paul — from the Guitar World Archive

In the summer of 1986, Guitar Center opened a mammoth music store on Sunset Boulevard in the center of Hollywood. Eddie Van Halen and Les Paul were being honored along with several other musical giants, including Stevie Wonder and amp builder Jim Marshall, as part of the store’s opening celebration. It seemed natural to take the opportunity to put Ed and Les together in the same room to talk about what they knew best—playing the guitar. The following is an excerpt from the story that originally appeared in the November 1986 edition of Guitar World.