Slayer's "Raining Blood": Acoustic Guitar Cover with Solo

Slayer's "Raining Blood": Acoustic Guitar Cover with Solo And now, for reason other than the fact that we love it, here's guitarist Christophe Deremy's acoustic-guitar cover...

Sons of Apollo Premiere New "Alive" Music Video

Sons of Apollo Premiere New "Alive" Music Video Sons of Apollo—the group featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron...

Rocktron Introduces ValveSonic Plexi Preamp

Rocktron Introduces ValveSonic Plexi Preamp Rocktron has introduced its new ValveSonic Plexi preamp. Developed in conjunction with LA Custom, the preamp captures the...

Kurt Cobain Talks Gear and More in His Final Guitar World Interview

Kurt Cobain Talks Gear and More in His Final Guitar World Interview “We play so hard that we can’t tune our guitars fast enough. People...

Fender Unveils Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline

Fender Unveils Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline Fender has announced its new Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline guitar. The guitar—Eric Johnson's third Signature...

Gus G Announces New Solo Album, 'Fearless'

Gus G Announces New Solo Album, 'Fearless' Gus G has announced a new solo album, Fearless. The album is the Firewind mastermind's first...

April 2018 Guitar World Gear and Lesson Videos

April 2018 Guitar World Gear and Lesson Videos These lesson videos are bonus content related to the April 2018 issue of Guitar World....

Extending Common Sweep Patterns

Extending Common Sweep Patterns In this lesson, I’ll be taking one of the most common sweep picking patterns (EXAMPLE 1) and showing you...

How to Get Nirvana's Guitar Tones with Five Cheap Pedals

How to Get Nirvana's Guitar Tones with Five Cheap Pedals In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 51st birthday, our friends...

An Introduction to the Tritone Scale

An Introduction to the Tritone Scale While mixolydian, diminished, Lydian dominant and the altered scale are all fairly common choices when playing over 7th chords...