Guitar World Presents Pink Floyd

Guitar World Presents Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd's extraordinary career has now spanned four decades, from their early days pushing the cutting edge of British psychedelic pop to their massive successes with moody, conceptual masterpieces like Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Wall, to their acrimonious split with Roger Waters and finally, the immense stadium tours that followed. Throughout, Pink Floyd has influenced everyone from David Bowie to Nine Inch Nails to Radiohead, and their albums continue to have timeless appeal. Now, premier interview journalist Alan di Perna and the editors of Guitar World have collected penetrating interviews and insights into Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Rick Wright to create a vivid portrait of a notoriously reclusive band.

Guitar World Presents Private Lessons

Guitar World Presents Private Lessons

23 private lessons with today's premier guitarists, straight from the pages of Guitar World magazine. Includes lessons with Steve Vai, Metallica's Kirk Hammett, Eric Johnson, Edward Van Halen, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert, Slash, and many others.

Guitar World Presents 200 Stompbox Reviews

Guitar World Presents 200 Stompbox Reviews

(Guitar Book). 200 stompbox reviews from the pages of Guitar World magazine! The ultimate buyer's guide for fans of distortion pedals, wah pedals, tuners, overdrive pedals, switching systems, flangers, fuzz pedals, tremolos and more! This awesome collection features the Electro-Harmonix English Muffin * Dunlop Cry Baby SW-95 Slash wah * DigiTech Scott Ian Black-13 Artist Series pedal * Coffin Case Bat Fuzz Pedal * Way Huge Aqua Puss MkII analog delay pedal * MXR Super Badass Distortion * and many more!

Guitar World Presents the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time!

From the Pages of Guitar World Magazine

Guitar World Presents the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time!

(Guitar World Presents). This exciting book from the editors of Guitar World is a treasure trove for any guitarist. Featuring electrifying profiles of everyone from hard rock gods (Wes Borland, Dimebag Darrell, Tony Iommi) to British giants (Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, even Nigel Tufnel) to trailblazing bluesmen (John Lee Hooker, Reverend Gary Davis) to country gents (Clarence White, Albert Lee) to the founding fathers (Chuck Berry, Dick Dale) as well as jazzmen, progressive rockers, punks and rockabilly superstars, Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitarists puts all these inspiring masters at your fingertips. But the fun doesn't stop there. Guitar World has also assembled the riveting stories behind the 100 greatest guitar solos. You know them note-for-note, from David Gilmour's transcendent phrasing in "Comfortably Numb" to Jimi Hendrix's rich notes in "Little Wing" to Kurt Cobain's unforgettable melodic turns in "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and now you can get the inside stories of how these magic moments were captured for all time. Rounding off the collection is bonus material such as a lesson with Metallica's Kirk Hammet, a guide to the 12 greatest guitar tones, and 25 guitar masters weighing in on their favorite solos.

Guitar World Presents Nu-metal

Guitar World Presents Nu-metal

Once again proving its indestructible, eternal appeal, metal is in yet another renaissance, be it the aggressive marriage of rap and metal or the expansive soundscapes of "stoner rock." From the nightmarish theatrics and irresistible hooks of the 9-member band Slipknot to the buzz saw aggression of Korn to the anarchic party vibe of Limp Bizkit, metal continues to change with the times, picking up seemingly disparate styles and making them new again. Guitar World has never failed to offer the best coverage of this enduring and explosive scene, and the collected pieces here are a must for every metal fan.

Guitar World Presents Nirvana and the Grunge Revolution

Guitar World Presents Nirvana and the Grunge Revolution

(Guitar World Presents). In a relatively short time span, grunge music exploded out of its native Seattle and became the most dominant force of the early '90s. Groundbreaking bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains introduced a generation of young rock fans to their grainy, hard-edged brand of modern metal. The rise to prominence for these and other grunge monsters is detailed here, in Guitar World Presents Nirvana and the Grunge Revolution . The first section of the book serves as a tribute to the late Nirvana guitarist Kurt Cobain. It features revealing interviews with Cobain, a behind-the-scenes look at Nirvana's legendary MTV "Unplugged" performance, and an insider's guide to the making of their groundbreaking album, Nevermind . In addition, the book features interviews with many others who played key roles in the Seattle sound explosion, including Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard and Mike McCready, Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell and Soundgarden's Kim Thayil and Chris Cornell.

Guitar World Presents Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Guitar World Presents Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan, bluesman, guitarist and legend, was only 35 at the time of his death, but in his lifetime he managed to revitalize the blues, influence a generation of guitarists and produce a phenomenal body of work. His story is told in detail here in Guitar World Presents Stevie Ray Vaughan, a collection of articles about the great guitarist from the pages of Guitar World magazine. This deluxe volume features probing interviews held over the years with Stevie Ray, instructional material, a complete discography of his recorded works, and living reminiscences by his fellow musicians. This is essential reading for every fan of SRV!

Guitar World Presents Dear Guitar Hero

The World's Most Celebrated Guitarists Answer Their Fans' Most Burning Questions

Guitar World Presents Dear Guitar Hero

(Guitar World Presents). For nearly a decade, "Dear Guitar Hero" where everyday fans get a chance to ask their hero a question has remained one of Guitar World magazine's most popular departments. Now the best of these interviews with rock's most inspiring six-string icons are presented here in one volume. Dear Guitar Hero features interviews with a broad range of celebrity guitarists, from such rock legends as Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Ace Frehley, and Billy Gibbons to such superstar shredders as Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and Paul Gilbert to such heroes of the modern rock world as Dave Grohl, Jerry Cantrell, and Warren Haynes. Through the years, Guitar World readers have proven themselves to be fearless when asking questions of their guitar idols, often touching on subjects others would be reluctant to broach. Whether it's the truth behind the Allman Brothers' legendary At Fillmore East album cover photo and the illegal substance in Duane Allman's hand, what Ritchie Blackmore meant when he referred to Eric Clapton as "not a very good guitar player," or Dave Mustaine's true feelings about Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, Dear Guitar Hero features revealing conversations with many of the most legendary figures in rock guitar history.

Guitar World Presents Metal Guitar Lessons

Guitar World Presents Metal Guitar Lessons

(Guitar Educational). More than 75 heavy metal instructional guitar columns from the pages of Guitar World magazine! The ultimate collection of teachings from some of the most respected giants of the metal universe, including Dimebag Darrell, Kerry King, Slash, Marty Friedman, and more! Topics covered include: using chord slides to add aggression to a riff with Megadeth's Dave Mustaine; using string skipping to break out of your comfort zone with Metallica's Kirk Hammett; harmonic screams with Pantera's Dimebag Darrell; the proper way to play "Paranoid" with Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi; pre-gig warm-up strategies with Slash; using strummed octaves to create a haunting vibe with Testament's Eric Peterson; and more!

Guitar World Presents Steve Vai's Guitar Workout

Guitar World Presents Steve Vai's Guitar Workout

(Guitar Educational). Steve Vai reveals his path to virtuoso enlightenment with two challenging guitar workouts, which include scale and chord exercises, ear training, sight-reading, music theory and much more. These comprehensive workouts are reprinted by permission from Guitar World magazine.