"I would never want to be on stage knowing that my playing was substandard but hoping that no one notices. That’s not me.”
Robin Trower discusses his new album, his love of Strats and why he can't listen to 'Bridge of Sighs.'
Thanks to his evocative scores for video games such as Grand Theft Auto V, L.A. Noire, Red Dead Redemption and its sequel, Woody Jackson just might be the most-heard guitarist in the world today.
Richard Lloyd discusses his latest collection of solo-laced snaggle-toothed punk jams and winsome, country-laced rockers.
"We were very open to whatever worked.” Badflower's Josh Katz and Joey Morrow discuss how the band's no-frills live sound morphed into their forceful debut album.
"That experience you have when you’re younger — you get together with your friends, you go down to the basement, crack open some beers and play — it’s right there in these tracks."
"We're a lot more dedicated and smarter than a lot of the press would indicate. We couldn't have come this far otherwise."
What's it like, exactly, to play guitar in a Led Zeppelin tribute band? We decided to ask three of the best.
“It was just an incredible moment to be into the guitar." A round table of hair metal's giants looks back on the genre's final days.
“Without a doubt, we’re trying to sound less produced and more raw.” Modern roots-rockers Larkin Poe discuss how they blended old and new school approaches on their new album
"We want to use what we know and move forward, and we will.” Jake Kiszka opens up to GW about Greta Van Fleet's meteoric rise.
"I love to have fun, except I do it a little differently than most people.” Steve Vai dishes on his idea of a good time: tearing it up with four fellow axe wizards on the 'Generation Axe' tour.
He’s a co-founder of Sepultura, and his distinctive playing helped put Brazilian thrash metal on the map. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is…
In our December cover story, Paul Gilbert discusses how his newfound love of jazz, a different outlook on melodies and The Beatles inspired his eclectic new album.
“We established a musical shorthand with Rick right away." The Ruen Brothers discuss their Rick Rubin-produced debut, 'All My Shades of Blue,' with GW.