Shortly before their seminal self-titled LP went stratospheric, the metal titans tell all: arguing over guitar solos, shaking up their gear, fighting with Bob Rock, and the mystery behind ...And Justice For All's missing bass
The titanic pair on gear, influences, being heavy metal pioneers, setting bandmates on fire and everything in between
The heart and soul of Black Sabbath offers his own thoughts on the highs and lows of the band's vast discography
The trailblazing Mountain guitarist discusses life on the road in one of the heaviest hard-rock outfits of the time
How the guitar used to record Gimme Shelter disintegrated immediately after the song's completion, and other incredible stories
For his very first cover, the late guitar god sat down with Guitar World to detail his fresh approach to the instrument – and what he made of being called "the world's greatest guitarist"
"He doesn't go in for the leather-and-studs macho posturing of popular heavy metal bands and he's not particularly adept at crowd manipulation as many of the top rock bands are"
Enjoy these tips from guitarists who know their stuff - from rock royalty to jazz patriarchs to random bad asses
One of metal's most formidable guitar duos evaluate some of their discography's most significant entries
Learn how Hendrix absorbed the soul guitar greats that came before him, then turned their approach on its head