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Jimi Hendrix's Playing Secrets Revealed in New Lesson Series!

Learn the secrets of Jimi Hendrix's rhythm and lead techniques in our exclusive new lesson series.

Steve Vai and Al Di Meola Rehearse (and Perform) "Race with Devil on Spanish Highway" — Video

On April 26, virtuoso guitarist Al Di Meola made a stop at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California, for one of his typically great shows. As a bonus, the show was topped off by a special encore appearance by Steve Vai.

New Book Explores Stevie Ray Vaughan's Final Years — 'Day by Day, Night by Night'

Vaughan tightly grips a place in music history as an unmatched blues man and guitar legend. His unique style is unmistakable and has never been repeated. His otherworldly talent and relentless drive took him from humble beginnings in Texas bars to world tours and superstar status.

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Guitarist Plays Real Flame-Throwing Ax — Video

f you caught it, you were probably captivated by the Doof Warrior, a blind mutant who plays a flame-throwing guitar on a truck loaded with a giant sound system and a band of “tiger drummers.” But in an age where it seems pretty much every movie effect is computer generated, the guitar and truck required no Hollywood trickery. They were the real thing.

B.B. King Died from Multiple Small Strokes

B.B. King’s death was brought on by a series of small strokes that are attributed to Type II diabetes, according to his physician, Darin Brimhall, and Las Vegas coroner John Fudenberg.

Yes Bassist Chris Squire to Undergo Treatment for Leukemia

Bassist Chris Squire, a founding member of Yes, has been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Squire will receive treatment in his hometown of Phoenix over the next few months.

Guitar World: July 2015 Gear and Lesson Videos

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the July 2015 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.

Dave Edmunds Announces New Instrumental Album, 'Rags & Classics'

Over the years, Dave Edmunds has worked with some of the biggest names in rock history, including Paul McCartney, Jeff Lynn, Elvis Costello, Carl Perkins, Stray Cats, Status Quo and Dion, in addition to issuing albums as a member of Rockpile and his own solo releases.

Richard Lloyd: 'Alchemical Guitarist' Guitar Lesson DVD

In this insightful instructional DVD, Lloyd gives viewers a new and comprehensive way to understand the fretboard, one that unlocks the mysteries that so often confuse and frustrate guitarists, whether they are beginners or advanced players. One of Guitar World's most popular instructors, Lloyd presents lessons on topics that include hexatonic blues scales, emphasizing minor thirds in pentatonic patterns, the cycle of fourths and fifths, and much more.

Dream Theater's John Petrucci Demos His Ernie Ball Music Man JP6 Guitar — Video

John Petrucci has a lot of Ernie Ball Music Man signature guitars to his, well, name. Today, we present a brand-new video that shows the Dream Theater guitarist demoing his signature JP6 model.