The life and times of Frank Zappa—composer, satirist and towering giant of the electric guitar.
The story behind the top-flight limited-edition reproduction of Randy Rhoads’ legendary Concorde guitar.
Newly restored tapes from 1969 shed light on the turbulent final months of Jimi Hendrix’s life, the recordings he created, and the music that might have been.
In 2002, Brian May took time out to reflect on a Queen box set, a DVD compilation, a stage musical based on Queen’s hit songs and the extraordinary legacy of his brilliant band for Guitar World.
In 1969, a little-known Japanese instrument company took a chance and shipped a batch of guitars to the U.S. The rest is history. Guitar World celebrates 40 years of Yamaha Guitars.
Guitar World recently caught up with ex-Distillers frontwoman Brody Dalle, where she talks about her current band, Spinnerette.
From Bo Diddley to the Beatles to U2, Gretsch Guitars have been a key part of rock and roll’s big explosion. Guitar World celebrates more than 125 years of the company’s universal magic.
On the eve of Beck's induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he talks about his storied past, his recent shows with Eric Clapton and his plans for a new album.
For Andy Summers, everything old is new again as the Police reunite and Fender releases a limited-edition replica of the Telecaster he rode to stardom.
They smashed their instruments, broke musical barriers and composed some of rock’s most powerful anthems. Guitar World looks at 45 years of the Who, and their brilliant guitarist Pete Townshend.
From the demise of the Yardbirds, Jimmy Page created a new band that would reshape rock and roll for the Seventies and beyond. Guitar World presents the story behind Led Zeppelin’s launch and ascent.
In an exclusive meeting with two rock icons, Gene Simmons and Dave Navarro get together to plug Gene’s new solo album, Asshole.
With a prime spot on the Warped 10th anniversary tour and a hot new album, New Found Glory appear ready to rule the pop-punk landscape.
Producer Max Norman describes the recording of Blizzard of Ozz, the album that launched Ozzy Osbourne's solo career and made Randy Rhoads a guitar god.
Jimi Hendrix learned at his feet. Eric Clapton calls him "the greatest living guitarist." On the eve of his new release, I Got Dreams, blues legend Buddy Guy reflects on his greatest recordings.
Are they a punk metal band or a metallic punk band? Sum 41 nuke the distinctions on Chuck, their heaviest album yet.