Guitar World Magazine

  • Music

    June 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Animals as Leaders are the Pride of the Prog Metal Pack

    Few characters in music seem as dated as the heavy metal virtuoso. The term unintentionally conjures images of cocky, '80s shredders with flying V guitars, spandex and blown out hair. Thankfully, a young band like Animals as Leaders has shown they can embrace the term and buck the stereotypes. Since ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Top 10 Douchiest Guitarists of All Time

    Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axe man/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textbook rock-n-roll sex ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Flight to Mars Jam for a Cure

    Pearl Jam's Mike McCready fights Crohn's disease with some help from his UFO tribute band

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Geek Out With Rock's Backpages

    Lou Reed in 1973. If this was fat in the '70s, it's no wonder we're all considered obese now.‚ÄčThe online music-journalism archive Rock's Backpages is 10 years old this month. If you've never heard of the site, it's probably because a) you're not a music geek or b) you don't want to have to pay to ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2005
  • Features

    January 1, 2004

    Air Guitar Hero

    The Year in Being Fingered