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Yngwie Malmsteen Pays Tribute to the World's First Shredder, Niccolo Paganini

Of all my musical influences, classical violinist Niccolo Paganini has to be on top of the list. Though he lived in the late 18th century (long before image became as important in the making and marketing of musicians as their actual music), his extreme personal magnetism coupled with truly mind-boggling technique made him the world’s first bona fide rock star.

Eddie Van Halen Discusses 'Tokyo Dome Live in Concert,' Van Halen’s First Official Live Record with David Lee Roth

It has now been about seven and a half years since Van Halen played its first shows in 2007 with David Lee Roth back as the band’s frontman once again, and finally the band has fulfilled the wishes of fans who have longed for years to hear a live album with Roth singing the group’s classic material.

'100 Acoustic Lessons' Book/CD Teaches Travis Picking, Strumming Techniques, Hybrid Picking and More

Expand your guitar knowledge with 100 Acoustic Lessons from the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series!

Guitar World Launches 'Mastering Scales, Part 2,' the Sequel to One of Our Most Popular DVDs

The newest installment of Mastering Scales offers a deluxe crash course in guitar theory, including everything you need to know about major, harmonic- and melodic-minor and symmetrical scales. Plus, the seven modes, power picking, extended patterns with position shifts and much more!

Tribute to Pantera's Dimebag Darrell: Michael Angelo Batio's Shred Medley — Video

During the long, long winter, guitar virtuoso Michael Angelo Batio dropped by the Guitar World studio—and the YouTube studios—in New York City to film a few lesson videos.

Guitar World: June 2015 Gear and Lesson Videos

These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the June 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.

Guitars Made from Classic Nintedo Systems — Video

Cigar box guitars may be cool, but they may have met their modern-day match.

The Top 10 Drinking Songs of All Time

Revelry and music go hand in hand. Having the best musical selections for an evening of imbibing—be it for your next party, the juke at your favorite watering hole, or your bar band’s set list—is as essential as knowing what hors d’oeuvres to serve.

'The Guitar Chord Deck': Select the Chord You Want and See Exactly How to Play it

The Guitar Chord Deck is now available at the Guitar World Online Store for $9.99!

Free Hick-Pickin’ Country Riff Lesson on the 'Guitar World Lessons' Store — Video

Selected from Guitar World's Lick of the Day vault, this collection of tasty country-style guitar licks and lessons is presented by an elite group of seasoned guitar pickers and teachers, including Jerry Donahue, Peter Stroud, Lyle Brewer, Guthrie Govan, Keith Wyatt, Dale Turner, Jimmy Brown, Andy Aledort and others. Learn how to “chicken pick,” play Western-swing-style phrases, bend strings, make your guitar “weep” like a pedal steel and more!