In this edition of Dear Guitar Hero, the late Slayer guitar legend also discusses his solo recordings, and the "least metal" song he enjoys
James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch dig through their record collections for the tracks that informed their playing and songwriting, and the sound of nu-metal itself
Some of the biggest names in guitar look back on the era of big solos and even bigger hair to share their favorite riffs, shredders and, yes, haircuts of the decade
How Body Count came out of South Central L.A. and cooked up an explosive sound informed by Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, punk, Slayer and a burning sense of injustice
The jazz/fusion great on breaking the law, spirituality and music, and finding freedom and inspiration in the sounds of his breathtaking new album, Liberation Time
How three complementary guitar styles were critical to mapping out the expansive arrangements on Senjutsu
The Chicago punk-rock institution's latest album, Nowhere Generation, sends a message of solidarity to the young
How a jaw-dropping Gary Clark Jr. cover on American Idol led to Person sharing a stage with Buddy Guy, sharing bills with the Foo Fighters, and a multi-faceted debut album
The pick-scraping frontman details the themes, tones and influences behind Fortitude, and talks songcraft, Death, Whammy pedals and that fine-looking mahogany Charvel...
The Volbeat lead guitarist also talks ongoing projects outside of the band, his current rig and working as both a producer and a musician at once
Massive guitars, slide for days, Led Zep swagger and Sabbath riffs. Join Kevin Comeau on a trip into Crown Lands' sound...
The Swedish post-hardcore masters find the funk, the punk and their very essence on their latest release, War Music
Louis Hardy and Max Harper talk 27 Miles Underwater, the second outing by the UK hardcore squad. But wait - are they really hardcore?
The alt-rock guitarist talks recording with Saint Asonia, why he's been inspired by Journey's Neal Schon and what the future holds for Staind
Dear Guitar Hero: the Behemoth frontman on everything from his dark blues side project, Me and That Man, to visiting cannibal priests in India, and why he loves Whole Foods
The pioneering thrash-metal hero tells Guitar World about his latest signature Dean - the USA Kerry King V Limited Edition
How the classic-rockers became the first unsigned band to reach number 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs Chart
Troopers, Killers, Damned Children, and Ancient Mariners! Guitar World proudly presents the 50 greatest Maiden tracks
She was a founding guitarist of Seventies teen girl group the Runaways and rose to stardom fronting the long-running rock act the Blackhearts. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is...
She’s a singer, songwriter, punk lifer, LGBTQ activist, book author and avid Rickenbacker collector, but what Guitar World readers really want to know is…