Guitar World Magazine

Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists. It contains original interviews, album and gear reviews and guitar and bass tablature of approximately five songs each month.

The magazine is published 13 times per year (12 monthly issues and a holiday issue). Formerly owned by Harris Publications, Future US bought the magazine in 2003.

The magazine debuted in July 1980, with Johnny Winter appearing on the cover. In its 31 year history, Guitar World has had interviews with many notable guitarists in rock, including:

Keith Richards, Alex Lifeson, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck, Brian May, Arthur Rhames, Al Di Meola, John Frusciante, Steve Morse, Robert Ward, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, Synyster Gates, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Slash, Neal Schon, Tony Iommi, Steve Howe, Angus Young, Zakk Wylde, Allan Holdsworth and Eddie Van Halen, who has been featured on the cover 16 times, and twice on subsidiary magazine Guitar Legends.