Richard Bienstock is a senior editor with Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He is also a musician and journalist whose writing has appeared in numerous U.S. and international publications. He lives in New York City.
Robert Knight is a longtime photographer whose lens has captured guitar legends including Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Steve Vai, and Eric Clapton. His work is exhibited on the outside of over 200 Guitar Center locations. He lives in Las Vegas.
Ronnie Wood is a guitarist for the Rolling Stones. In 2001, he formed the Ronnie Wood Band, of which Slash was a member. Wood lives in London, UK.
As co-founding member, principal co-songwriter, electrifying lead guitarist, and co-producer of Aerosmith, Joe Perry has achieved permanent iconic stature in the pantheon of rock. He has helped to drive Aerosmith, over the course of three decades, to sales of more than 150 million albums, critical acclaim, four Grammy Awards, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.