EVH tells GW how Van Halen's Diamond-certified blockbuster came to be
"He doesn't go in for the leather-and-studs macho posturing of popular heavy metal bands and he's not particularly adept at crowd manipulation as many of the top rock bands are"
Though he was technically their bassist, Paul McCartney was responsible for many fine six-string moments in The Beatles catalog
Les Paul's influence on the development of the guitar is incalculable. Explore nine moments that demonstrate his genius
Believe it or not, the 7-string has been around since long before djent rose to popularity... Here are some of the best songs that utilize this genre-pushing instrument
The Spaceman himself shows off some classic Kiss riffs - in all their attitude-filled, swaggering glory
A studio recording merely captures a moment in time. Who says you can't play the song more convincingly 17 days later in front of a live audience in Peoria?
You can take the schoolboy out of Glasgow, but you can't take the streets of Glasgow out of the schoolboy
Sheehan is one of the world’s most accomplished bassists - so we can all learn from the five albums that influenced him
From Wayne's World to School of Rock, these films will provide some satisfying six-string viewing...
The Nirvana icon talks his love for the Fender Mustang and why he wouldn't endorse Gibson in his last conversation with GW
The guitar playing half of the US-based duo talks Glazed, *repeat repeat’s guitar-packed (and catchy-as-hell) new album
The American guitarist and singer-songwriter on the influence of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on his writing style
Stephane Wrembel’s annual The Django Experiment albums are mind-blowing odes to the music, legacy and influence of the late, great Django Reinhardt
Back in 2012, we met the bassist turned political activist, commentator and now recipient of his own signature instrument