Guitar Player -  January 2015 - Steve Stevens

Guitar Player - January 2015 - Steve Stevens


Guitar Player - January 2015 - Steve Stevens

In the January 2015 issue of Guitar Player, Billy Idol’s sonic superhero Steve Stevens discusses the gear, tones, chops and attitude that go into everything he does, including the latest record. Plus Idol himself talks about his longtime 6-string foil and his creative process.

We get up close and personal with the gigs, the gear, the guts, and the glory that make playing guitar the coolest thing in the world.

On RIFFS - Be sure to check out Herman Li on the making of DragonForce’s Maxium Overload. Brian Tarquin & Heavy Friends talk Guitars for Warriors and have an exclusive giveaway.

Some of our Features for this month include Andy Timmons as he shreds some retro fusion on Simon Phillip’s PROTOCOL II. Progression to the Mean Matthew Charles Heulitt and Moetar make the complex simple and Nita Strauss on what it takes to play guitar for Alice Cooper.


Under Investigation: A thorough examination of a particular style or player. This month: Nile Rodgers.

You're Playing It Wrong: You might think you know how to play classic riffs like Bad Company’s "Can’t Get Enough." Here's the absolute real deal. 

Rhythm Workshop: When Meters Collide

Fretboard Recipes: Pentatonic Scales – Pt.1

Plus: New Gear, PRS S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow, S2 Mira Semi-Hollow, and S2 Singlecut Semi-Hollow, Fender American Standard Straticaster and Telecaster, Recording Tools Mesa/Boogie Cab Clone and much more!