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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Discusses New Megadeth Album and Working with Guitarist Kiko Loureiro

The answer to the question of who would replace recently departed Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick turned out to be an unexpected one: Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro, who, while a somewhat under-the-radar pick, possesses a blazing, technically dazzling style that would seem to be a perfect fit for the band. But as far as Mustaine is concerned, Loureiro’s attributes extend well beyond his six-string abilities.

Frank Marino Sets the Record Straight About His Career, the Music Industry and How the Guitar Saved His Life

In a revealing conversation, legendary Mahogany Rush guitarist Frank Marino sets the record straight about his mysterious career, his disdain for the music industry and how the guitar saved his life.

Built To Spill's Doug Martsch Talks New Album, 'Untethered Moon'

For more than 20 years, Boise, Idaho–based Built to Spill have been carving out a distinct niche in the rock and roll universe, balancing a tuneful, indie-pop aesthetic against a tendency to fly off on long, distorto-guitar excursions that recall the work of Dinosaur Jr’s J. Mascis and Neil Young in full-on Crazy Horse mode.

The 25 Greatest Pantera Songs of All Time

Guitar World celebrates the heaviest of the heavy—from "Revolution Is My Name" to "This Love" ... from "Cemetery Gates" to "Cowboys from Hell" ... Check out our guide to the 25 greatest Pantera songs of all time!

The 30 Greatest Classic Black Sabbath Songs

On the 45th anniversary of Black Sabbath's debut, Guitar World picks the best of the original lineup’s tracks—from “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” and “Supernaut” to “Sweet Leaf” and “Dirty Women.”

The 30 Greatest Shred Albums of All Time

Guitar World celebrates the 30 albums and players that pushed the speed limit and defined shred over three eras of guitar-playing madness.

Zakk Wylde Discusses Wylde Audio, His New Line of Guitars, Amps and Effects — Video

“This is my new paper route!” Wylde says with a laugh. And while the notion of the mammoth metal guitar legend slinging newspapers from the back of a 10-speed bike offers up an intriguing visual, the reality is that Wylde is announcing a very different type of business venture: Wylde Audio.

Dear Guitar Hero: Lenny Kravitz Talks Vintage Gear, 'Let Love Rule' and New Album, 'Strut'

He’s a vintage-gear-loving gunslinger whose mom starred in The Jeffersons. But what Guitar World readers want to know is…

Paul Gilbert and Billy Sheehan Discuss Mr. Big’s New Album, '…The Stories We Could Tell'

It’s been just over 25 years since virtuoso guitarist Paul Gilbert and bassist Billy Sheehan formed Mr. Big with singer Eric Martin and drummer Pat Torpey.

Soundgarden's Kim Thayil Talks 'Echo of Miles,' a New Collection of Originals, Covers and Oddities

In 2013 came a remastered reissue of 1990’s Screaming Life/Fopp album, itself a compilation of two late-Eighties EPs. Then, earlier this year, in recognition of the 20th anniversary of 1994’s Superunknown, the band released updated versions of the landmark album, including a five-disc “Super Deluxe” edition that included demos, rehearsals, B-sides and more from the sessions.