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New Guitar World Book Collects Best "Dear Guitar Hero" Interviews in One Volume

For nearly a decade, Dear Guitar Hero — where everyday fans get a chance to ask their hero a question — has remained one of Guitar World magazine’s most popular departments. Now the best of these interviews with rock’s most inspiring six-string icons are presented here in one volume.

Tommy Emmanuel Picks on The Beatles: "Day Tripper"/"Lady Madonna" Medley — Video

Here's a 2013 video of Tommy Emmanuel playing his own arrangement of the Beatles' "Day Tripper" and "Lady Madonna."

Eric Johnson Plays "Cliffs of Dover" on Piano — Video

Here's a brief video that was posted to Eric Johnson's Facebook page August 14. It's a soundcheck piano performance of "Cliffs of Dover" from the Tobin Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Ernie Ball Music Man's New Guitars, Basses, Amps and More: 2016 Guitar World Buyer's Guide

This month, we’re pulling the hottest gear from the 2016 Guitar World Buyer's Guide, which collects the latest and greatest gear from a host of manufactures.

Kiesel Guitars & Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Announce New Inline Headstock Shapes 

Kiesel Guitars & Carvin Guitars Custom Shop are offering new six-string and seven-string pointed inline headstock shapes. This comes in response to customer requests to add a seven-inline headstock to go along with the 4x3 standard headstock, 4x3 CT-style headstock and 4x3 pointed headstock.

Metal Allegiance to Launch Self-Titled Debut Album at BackStory Live Interview Event

BackStory, a series of curated live, feature-length interviews with iconic artists and musicians, announces metal heavyweights David Ellefson (Megadeth), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs), Alex Skolnick (Testament) and Mark Menghi of Metal Allegiance as upcoming guests for an exclusive live interview focusing on the band’s self-titled debut album, and much more.

Chris Cornell Premieres New Song, “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart”

Chris Cornell will release his fifth studio album, Higher Truth, September 18, and he’s released the lyric video for the debut single, “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart,” which you can watch below. Fans can pre-order the deluxe version of the album, which contains four bonus tracks. Those who pre-order will receive “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” as an instant download.

Metallica's Lollapalooza Set from Onstage Fans' POV — Video

A lucky group of Metallica fans were brought on stage during the band's August 1 show at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago. Some of them filmed the show from the stage—as anyone would do—and posted the pretty-decent footage to Facebook. You can check it out below.

Latest Gear from PRS: Guitars, Basses and Amps — 2016 Guitar World Buyer's Guide

This month, we’re showing off the hottest gear from the all-new 2016 Guitar World Buyer's Guide, which collects the latest and greatest gear from a host of manufacturers.

"Burglar Crapped in My Acoustic Guitar. It's Destroyed."

"It's f'ing ruined. It sat all weekend soaking it up, and nothing is getting that smell out. You can't rock out when you put a guitar on your knee and smell someone's shit. Before I threw it away, I smashed it over the dumpster in frustration and reported it to insurance as a loss."