October 2013 Guitar World: Avenged Sevenfold Talk 'Hail to the King,' Yngwie Malmsteen, Mick Mars, Buddy Guy, Mayhem Fest and More

The all-new October 2013 issue of Guitar World is available now! And you have two covers to choose from!

The new issue features Avenged Sevenfold, who are back after a yearlong hiatus, during which they healed from the death of Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan and put their lineup back in order. The heavy metallers come back stronger than ever with Hail to the King, their new hard rock-influenced album. Preview this story HERE!

We've also got Mötley Crüe axman Mick Mars, who shares his vast collection of rare Gibsons and Fenders, including a ton of vintage Strats. Preview this story HERE!

Plus: Famed neoclassical guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen recounts his rebellious teen years and how he discovered inspiration in an excerpt from his new autobiography, Relentless: The Memoir. Preview this story HERE!

Guitarists of Mastodon, Children of Bodom, Five Finger Death Punch, Amon Amarth and other Mayhem Festival acts share their unadulterated responses to our annual metal survey.

There's also Guitar World's guide to budget axes and much more!

Five songs with tabs for guitar and bass:

  • Van Halen - "On Fire"
  • The Beatles - "I Feel Fine"
  • Avenged Sevenfold - "Nightmare"
  • The Allman Brothers Band - "Soulshine"
  • Bob Dylan - "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"

Plus all-new lesson columns by:

• Joe Don Rooney
• Jacky Vincent
• Jimmy Brown
• Mike Stern
• Metal Mike
• Keith Wyatt
• Dale Turner
• Andy Aledort

And gear reviews!

• Schecter
• Carvin
• D'Angelico
• Epiphone
• Samson
• Budda

... and more!

For more information, check out the new issue at the Guitar World Online Store!

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Since 1980, Guitar World has been the ultimate resource for guitarists. Whether you want to learn the techniques employed by your guitar heroes, read about their latest projects or simply need to know which guitar is the right one to buy, Guitar World is the place to look.