On April 15, 2017, just days after completing his final interview with Guitar World, Allan Holdsworth—the great jazz-fusion guitarist—passed away. Revisit that interview today, on what would have been his 72nd birthday.
Hes a first-rate prog-rock guitarist who plays second fiddle to a flute. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is...
Here's our interview with Yngwie Malmsteen from the January 1986 issue of Guitar World. The original story ran with the headline "Like Him or Not, He Demands Your Attention" and started on page 24.
The following article from the December 1990 issue represents the very first time Dimebag Darrell appeared in the pages of Guitar World magazine.