Plus! The truth about gear acquisition syndrome, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Mercyful Fate, Arch Enemy, the Kinks and more
From studio sessions with Stevie Wonder all the way to a surprising reggae run-out with Toots & The Maytals, here are some of Beck's best collaborative credits
Plus! Wings guitarist Denny Laine revisits Red Rose Speedway and Band on the Run, our headless guitar roundup, a new lesson by Joe Bonamassa and more
Plus! The year's biggest guitar news, best new gear, our picks for guitarist of the year, the future of EVH Gear, Orianthi, Jason Richardson and much more!
Following the breakup of the Beatles, Harrison invented an entirely new, distinctive, and often-imitated guitar persona for himself. Revisit the finest of those post-Beatles six-string moments
A good Hendrix cover is a rarity, so we've taken it upon ourselves to compile the 10 greatest takes on Hendrix classics
Plus! John Petrucci goes solo, GA-20's massive blues, Dead Cross, a new Dimebag lesson, Steve Miller and more
In the 1985 blockbuster, Marty McFly travels back in the time to 1955 to shred faces at a high school dance – but the Gibson ES-345 wasn't introduced until 1958...
Plus! When Jimi Hendrix met Mr. Spock, the life and times of Johnny Thunders, Bob Weir, Josh Klinghoffer, a new Joe Bonamassa lesson and more
In this 2013 GW interview, the former Eagles man reveals the gear behind his tone on Hotel California and One of These Nights, and how a lesson from Duane Allman transformed his playing
This issue also stars Meshuggah, Korn, Robin Trower, the Black Keys, home recording gear and the life and times of the MXR Dyna Comp!
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
Also in this issue: 60 wild years of Ernie Ball, Bowie's Ziggy Stardust turns 50, Mike Campbell, Eric Johnson, Korn and more
Plus! The night Richie Faulkner almost died, Exodus' Gary Holt proves there's life after Slayer, Kirk Hammett's solo debut and more
These covers – by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Beck, the Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy, Cream, and more – show the influence of this hugely important figure in blues and rock history
We asked you and a string of guitar superstars such as Zakk Wylde, Kirk Hammett and Dave Mustaine to pick Randy's finest lead guitar moments, and the results are in...
Steve Vai, Nita Strauss, Samantha Fish, Cory Wong and more weigh in on the RCHP guitarist's six-string highlights, from RHCP stadium-shakers to his solo instrumentals
Plus! The best '80s solos, riffs, albums and movies as chosen by Steve Stevens, Vernon Reid, Lita Ford, Steve Lukather, Reb Beach, Warren DeMartini, Adam Jones and more, more, more!
Also in this issue: Ghost, the amazing history of Ibanez guitars, Joe Bonamassa's rut-busters, Fender's Meteora HH reviewed and more
Also in this issue: Body Count's Ice-T and Ernie C, Big Thief, Big Wreck, an exclusive Joe Bonamassa lesson and more