From melodic, headbang-inducing chug to explosive indie-pop perfection: here are this week's essential guitar tracks

Kaki King
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It's that time of the week again! Stop what you're doing, sit back and get ready to digest some of the greatest guitar tracks of the last seven days, curated lovingly for you at Guitar World headquarters.

We've got a melodic new offering from British metalcore titans Architects, an all-star multi-sub-genre metal crossover from Hollywood Undead, Papa Roach and Ice Nine Kills, a gorgeously atmospheric number from acoustic pioneer Kaki King, a hard-rock banger from Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, and loads more.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.