Attention, country guitar fans! We've published a new special edition just for you — Guitar One Presents: Country Guitar! It's available now at the Guitar World Online Store.
Brad Paisley put the shred into country guitar with his fast-as-lightning licks. Now he moves beyond his Southern comfort zone with Wheelhouse, his blazing album of genre-bending tunes.
Keith Urban was devastated when the Nashville floods destroyed many of his favorite guitars. But with Get Closer, the country megastar returned with a new album — as well as some very nice axes and amps.
For Rascall Flatts guitar slinger Joe Don Rooney, freedom is just another word for fusing country, rock and heavy metal.
We've also got a roundup of guitars, banjos, and accessories for the country music player with our Gear Buyer's Guide.
The issue also features country guitar lessons, including:
• Inside the Nashville Number System
• Banjo Licks for the Guitar
• Travis Picking
• John Jorgenson on Country Techniques
Plus five songs with tabs for guitar and bass:
• Brad Paisley - "Camouflage"
• Willie Nelson - "On the Road Again"
• Jason Aldean - "My Kinda Party"
• Albert Lee - "Country Boy"
• Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift - "Highway Don't Care"