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Hear Indie Singer, and 'Louie' Actress, Eszter Balint Get Raucous on "Let's Tonight It"

If you're a fan of the sitcom Louie you may recognize Eszter Balint as Louis C.K.'s Hungarian-speaking violin-playing love interest. What you may not know is that Balint is a bona-fide experimental indie folk singer and songwriter, who's about to release her third album, Airless Midnight, on August 7 on Red Herring Records.

The Top 10 Blues-Approved Overdrive/Distortion Pedals

The origin of guitar distortion goes back to the earliest electrified blues guitarists. They didn’t care that their primitive tube amps were breaking up and distorting, as long as they were loud. Soon, blues guitarists grew quite fond of those nasty, gnarly distorted tones, and they sought to replicate them by any means necessary.

How to Buy a Fuzz Box: A Guide for the First-Time Buyer

There are probably more than 300 models of overdrive, distortion and fuzz pedals in production today. How do you decide which one is right for you? Well, good readers, it’s time to practice your licks and get ready to blow some tweeters as we show you 10 things you should know before you buy a fuzz box.

New Book: Note-for-Note Transcriptions of Every Song on Black Sabbath's '13'

Start learning every song on Black Sabbath's successful 2013 album, 13, right now! The official 13 tab book is available now at the Guitar World Online Store.

Peter Frampton Announces 'Premonition,' 'When All the Pieces Fit,' 'Now' Reissues — Video

Peter Frampton has announced reissues of three previously out-of-print albums: 1986's Premonition, 1989's When All the Pieces Fit and 2003's Now.

Epiphone Les Pauls Are 15 Percent Off Through June 2015 — Video

Guitar World's Paul Riario is here to remind you that all Epiphone Les Pauls are 15 percent off through June 30.

Pigtronix Releases Infinity Looper 2.0 Firmware and New Infinity Website

Pigtronix has announced the release of 2.0 Firmware for their Infinity Looper pedal, as well as the launch of an interactive tutorial and support web site for the pedal.

We Came As Romans: Exclusive Gear Tour with Joshua Moore and Lou Cotton — Video

We Came As Romans are out on the road at the moment—with a very busy July ahead of them. But that didn't prevent WCAR guitarists Joshua Moore and Lou Cotton from showing Guitar World their live rig/gear setup.

Thirty Veteran Guitarists — Including Slash, Steve Vai and John Petrucci — Pick the Song They'd Most Want to Be Remembered By, Part 2

Veteran guitarists and the stars of tomorrow tell us the songs they would most want to be remembered by.

The Top 10 Air Guitar Songs of All Time

It used to be something you could do in private, like, well, some other things you're better off doing in private. But that all changed when an upstart Tom Cruise made air guitar a public nuisance in Risky Business all those decades ago.