Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
Produced by Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith, the album features guest appearances from Warren Haynes, Joanna Connor, and Reese Wynans.
The legendary rockers will criss-cross the continent from late April through late May, then again from early October through early November.
Audio from the impromptu September 16, 1970 jam has been newly remastered for inclusion in a documentary on the history of the London jazz club Ronnie Scott’s.
This 2015 video is a classic of the always-fun 'guitar heroes sounding just like themselves on gear they'd never normally go near' genre.
Collecting the best of the guitar master's performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival between 1978 and 2016, the album is set for a March 4 release.
The PAF set was designed based on hands-on, in person analysis of "Greeny," the Fleetwood Mac co-founder's legendary '59 Les Paul.
The guitar great shared a touching tribute to the legendary amp maker on social media, describing him as "one of a kind."
The suspect successfully swiped a Custom Shop 60th Anniversary ’59 Les Paul Standard from Cosmo Music in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
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.
This incredible tool packs a multi-effects processor, amp modeler, practice toolkit and more into a pocket-sized package.