- 11:49 am - Wed, Mar 26, 2014
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Our May issue is now on sale, featuring cover stars Zakk Wylde & Joe Satriani!
In the May-14 issue of Guitar World magazine, Zakk “The Beast” Wyldeand Joe “The Professor” Satriani meet up to riff on their craziest concert moments, Jimmy Page, and the state of rock guitar in 2014. Also,in an excerpt from his new autobiography, Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir, Satriani recalls the making of tracks from his breakthrough album, Surfing with the Alien.
In addition, learn howDeath Angel was poised to be metal’s next big thing, until a horrific accident brought their ascent to a halt. GuitaristRob Cavestany looks back at the group’s rise and fall, and the rebirth that has brought them hard-won success.
Later on, John Frusciante, the former Red Hot Chili Pepper, keeps the home fires burning with his latest solo effort, Enclosure, and tells why his performing days are behind him.
Finally, want to master speed, precision and control in your guitar playing? An in-depth guide to hybrid picking will have you playing like a pro in no time.
PLUS: Mastodon, Memphis May Fire, George Lynch, Skaters,Donovan and much more!
5 Songs with Tabs for Guitar & Bass
- Joe Satriani - “Summer Song”
- Darius Rucker - “Wagon Wheel”
- Red Hot Chili Peppers - “Dani California”
- Black Label Society - “Stillborn”
- Of Mice & Men - “You’re Not Alone”
- 3:30 pm - Tue, Mar 18, 2014
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- 1:22 pm - Thu, Feb 27, 2014
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Our April issue is now on sale! Featuring legendary rockers #Kiss!
In the April 2014 issue of Guitar World magazine, guitarist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons celebrate their upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, with a pair of revealing interviews about their 40 years in Kiss. Also, Stanley and Simmons rate Kiss guitarists past and present: from Ace to Tommy Thayer.
In addition,we make the case for 15 artists still waiting to be admitted into the Hall of Fame, including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dimebag Darrell,Ted Nugent, and Soundgarden.
Plus, read about how a new generation of acoustic guitar fingerstylists is blazing a daring style of percussive, alternate-tuned shred. Then, try it out for yourself! Guitar World presents an instructional guide to the inspired techniques of percussive acoustic guitar playing.
Finally, The Scorpions wrap up their nearly 50-year run with a new Unplugged release, and a farewell album of songs from their Eighties heyday.
- 1:06 pm - Wed, Jan 29, 2014
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Our March 2014 issue is available now! Featuring the 50 Greatest Eric Clapton Songs and much more!
In the March 2014 issue of Guitar World magazine we celebrate the 50 greatest guitar moments of Eric Clapton’s five-decade career - from the Yardbirds to Cream to Derek and the Dominos and beyond. We also take a look at how the Allman Brothers were almost torn apart due to Duane Allman sitting in with Eric Clapton for Derek and the Dominos’ Layla album sessions in 1970.
Also, as the Allman Brothers prepare for another extended residency at New York’s Beacon Theatre, the new box set Play All Night serves up tasty morsels from their first stand at the celebrated venue.
Further on, Boston returns as Tom Scholz releases Boston’s last recordings with singer Brad Delp: Life, Love & Hope, an album 11 years in the making.
Finally, the results of the 2013 Readers Poll are revealed. Eric Clapton boogie-shuffles his way into the Guitar World Hall of Fame, Black Sabbath’s Iron Man nabs MVP and Best Metal Guitarist honors, and Joe Satriani reclaims the shred throne!
PLUS: Al Kooper’s quest to remind us all that Michael Bloomfield was one of the greatest electric blues guitarists of his time; Blues Power! with Johnny Winter, Lonnie Johnson and Warren Haynes; Of Mice & Men; and much more!
- 2:38 pm - Wed, Dec 4, 2013
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The January 2014 issue of Guitar World is available now! Featuring The Beatles’ 50 Greatest Songs, plus stories on Jimi Hendrix, Sepultura, Mark Tremonti and much more.
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- 12:22 pm - Wed, Nov 6, 2013
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Our new issue with the legendary Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters is now on sale! In this exclusive interview, Waters explains the imagery and symbolism behind his updates of the classic Pink Floyd album for his epic The Wall Live tour.
Click here to read an excerpt from that story!