Seattle's self-taught six-string dynamo talks tone, tension, channeling Tom Morello – and why he considers himself the Bruce Lee of guitarists
The Weezer frontman and hair-metal enthusiast takes us back to the '80s, when big hair and fast shred was sowing the seed for going off the rails on the crazy Van Weezer train
With live music reopening, we talk to three touring pros about life mid-pandemic and how it will feel to see an audience again
Can one of rock’s most polarizing young bands silence critics with their cinematic new album, The Battle at Garden’s Gate?
The guitar legend on re-learning his solos, juggling Winger and Whitesnake and his new solo album, A View from the Inside
Augmenting the FFDP sound with seven-string shred, James' arrival marks a new chapter for the perennially touring metal juggernaut
The Vulfpeck rhythm king is as prolific as ever – and this time, some high-profile names have come along for the ride
The Australian guitar phenom on the perils of “guitar fame,” the challenges of modern prog and his stunning new album
The Kansas co-founder and guitarist talks highlights, hits, classic guitar solos and new album The Absence of Presence
"I will never play without effects, because they're too much a part of what I do as a player. I rely on being creative with sound"
Turning up the heat on new album Skeletons, TJ and John Osborne explain how it's all about getting lost in the licks
The Deep Purple guitarist on his unusually busy downtime, Purple's smoking new album and his dedication to the art of the solo
The story of the British power pop phenomenon is one of hits, Beatles, music industry sharks and tragedy
How the burgeoning SoCal trio went from getting fired to playing for keeps with a reverb-drenched garage rock sound
The spirit of radio is strong in Dream Theater's shredder-in-chief, as he details how Rush lit a progressive fire in his playing
The alt-country rocker discusses his "clean and loud" approach to recording a Strat through a Roland Jazz Chorus on Reunions
GW joins forces with Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Joe Bonamassa and many more to teach you 100 essential lessons in the art of the six-string
Adrian Quesada and Eric Burton on their unlikely pairing, vintage gear and letting the ear guide the song
The deliciously melodic guitarist busts out the Roger McGuinn/Mike Campbell vibes for his new solo record, Anybody Out There?
The shred icon goes deep on the creation of Shapeshifting, his latest gear inspirations, and the solo that needed 170 takes to get right
The former Sonic Youth bassist/vocalist/guitarist breaks down her truly wild solo debut, No Home Record
John and TJ Osborne offer up an exclusive preview of their upcoming “bigger, louder and more exciting” new album