The Lacey Act has made it exponentially more difficult to obtain and transport precious woods, threatening to bring international guitar trade to a halt.
Them Crooked Vultures are just the latest in a long line of rock supergroups. GW presents a sampling of the phenomenon, from the classiest to the craziest.
Dimebag's innovative guitar, amp and pedal creations reflected not only his signature tone but his unique personality as well.
One louder, to be exact. On the 25th anniversary of their debut, Spinal Tap resurrect their career with Back from the Dead. GW plugs in and guitarist Nigel Tufnel speaks volumes.
In this retrospective interview, Yngwie Malmsteen, the emperor of over-the-top ax work, talks about technique, tone and the new album that will be his magnum opus to end all tour de forces.
After a two-year binge of side projects and guest performances, Dave Grohl returns to the Foo Fighters fold for the double album In Your Honor.
As rivers rise and civilization falls, Slipknot guitarists Jim Root and Mick Thomson find a patch of dry land and talk about their group's apocalyptic new release, All Hope Is Gone.
All hail Marshall's new Kerry King signature amp, the 2203KK JCM800! The brutal tones that made Slayer famous are now available to mere mortals.
If you're looking for a great preamp with tons of effects, the Prophesy II may be the only guitar processor you'll ever need, which makes it a great bargain even at twice the price.
Guitar World presents the definitive guide to Kurt Cobain’s grungy assortment of pawn shop prizes, turbo-charged stomp boxes and blown woofers.