Gibson's Cesar Gueikian unknowingly acquired the 'Burst made directly before Greeny, and learned about the two Les Pauls' connection while on the phone with Greeny's owner, Metallica's Kirk Hammett.
"To this day I still hear that track and go, 'Ugh,'" AC/DC's late rhythm guitar dynamo said of this tune in 2003.
Though legendary for his loose guitar style and laid-back persona, Richards is a no-nonsense professional onstage, as an overzealous fan found out the hard way during this 1981 Stones performance.
Notably, one of the sets features early versions of almost every song that would go on to appear on 'Dark Side of the Moon.'
Mayer shows a group of students at the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center in Los Angeles that tone really is all in the hands.
Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith performed their final show as the Monkees on November 14, 2021, less than a month before Nesmith's death.
The amps – which Gibson Brand President Cesar Gueikian clarified will "take a while" to see the light of day – will be built at Mesa/Boogie's Petaluma, California headquarters.
Eddie Van Halen expert and longtime Guitar World contributor Chris Gill details the factual shortcomings of the Van Halen frontman's recent claims.
As the Guns N' Roses axeman points out, there's much more to EVH's playing than "finger tapping and the harmonics and the tremolo bar stuff."
The five Deluxe Bob Weir Bedfords – each of which boasts a collage that includes sheet music from original Grateful Dead songbooks – were hand-painted by contemporary artist mister e.
Aside from their eye-catching finishes, all three of these limited-edition models boast Fender Ultra Noiseless pickups and an S-1 switching system.
Eric Clapton’s 1968 Martin D-45 – used onstage with Derek and the Dominos – fetched a mind-boggling $625,000, while an Eddie Van Halen-played Frankenstrat also sold for $83,000.
Tom Morello, Kirk Hammett, and Zakk Wylde paid tribute to the legendary Ozzy Osbourne guitarist, who was killed in a plane crash in 1982, at the age of 25.
Gales's lead guitar turn during this performance of "When My Train Pulls In" in Greensboro, North Carolina is a blues guitar tour-de-force.
With custom artwork that pays tribute to the hugely influential album, this guitar is limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide.
The unique signature model – resurrected to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' – features a short-scale rosewood fretboard and a pair of Mustang slider switches.
The new-and-improved solidbody features a pair of Retroblast mini-humbucker pickups and a Bigsby B50 with a Soft Touch Spring.
"It is time for me to hang up my road shoes," the 87-year-old blues guitar legend said in an announcement on social media.
Written by former Guitar World Editor-in-Chief Brad Tolinski and longtime Guitar World contributor Chris Gill, the book is based on more than 50 hours of unreleased interviews with the six-string legend.
The punk guitar legend's number one instrument, this heavily-worn axe was played on every Ramones record and at 1,985 live shows.
The band's performance at the The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri was prefaced by a video tribute to their late former drummer.
Get the latest news, reviews and product advice straight to your inbox.
Thank you for signing up to The Pick. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.