Author: David Slavkovic
According to modern blues virtuoso Joe Bonamassa, getting a good old conventional record deal these days isn’t exactly the best... Read more.
Legendary metal vocalist Jeff Scott Soto looked back on his time singing for Yngwie Malmsteen and his current relationship with... Read more.
In a recent fan Q&A, Anthrax rhythm guitarist Scott Ian said that neither he nor other guitar legends involved in... Read more.
According to engineer Donn Landee, Van Halen weren’t exactly happy with the sound of their debut record when it was... Read more.
Megadeth’s frontman Dave Mustaine switching over to Gibson guitars was a pretty huge thing in the world of metal. And,... Read more.
As rock guitar legend Peter Frampton explains, there’s one important thing he learned from B.B. King that he’s doing for... Read more.
Being one of the biggest vintage guitar collectors on the planet, Joe Bonamassa has a lot to say on the... Read more.
Cacophony, a short-lived project by Marty Friedman and Jason Becker, still serves as a great example of modern electric guitar... Read more.
The downpicking technique is something that helped define thrash metal as a genre and Exodus axeman Gary Holt is one... Read more.
According to Johnny Marr, the former guitar player of The Smiths and the famous indie rock guitar icon, it’s great... Read more.
Now officially a member of Mötley Crüe, guitarist John 5 shared some details about the band’s upcoming new material. In... Read more.
According to bass legend John Illsley, there’s one thing that’s essential to good songwriting. Illsley, famously a member of Dire... Read more.
Legendary guitar virtuoso and a former member of Megadeth, Marty Friedman, discussed his long relationship with Jackson Guitars and how... Read more.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine looked back on his days in Metallica in the early 1980s, recalling how he reacted to... Read more.
According to Pearl Jam axeman Mike McCready, there’s one digital modeling amp that, when compared “back-to-back” with a tube-driven amp,... Read more.
It’s no secret that Frank Zappa was an incredibly demanding musician. And one of the people who always managed to... Read more.
For Mark Agnesi, Gibson’s Director of Brand Experience and well-known former trader at Norman’s Rare Guitars, stories about rich people... Read more.
Progressive rock guitar legend Steve Hackett looked back on one of his works that Queen’s Brian May cited as a... Read more.
Best-known for his band White Lion, Vito Bratta recalled getting the offer to join Kiss but ultimately refused to join... Read more.
Well known for his work with The Smiths, as well as his other projects, guitarist Johnny Marr appeared on a... Read more.
Although known for his incredible technical skills, guitar legend Marty Friedman is very open about how he’s not very fond... Read more.
Robin Trower, blues rock guitar legend, looked back on his early career days and explained how he ended up abandoning... Read more.
Guitar blues legend Buddy Guy looked back on his career and recalled how he ended up using Fender Stratocaster guitars... Read more.
While appearing in a recent episode of Vintage Rock Pod, Dee Snider looked back on that one time when Motörhead... Read more.
The legendary guitar effects pedal manufacturer Boss has announced the release of a brand new noise suppressor pedal. Named NS-1X... Read more.
Legendary guitar virtuoso Jason Becker, who lost most of his motor functions due to Lou Gehrig’s disease (or ALS), was... Read more.
During a recent interview with Philip Conrad, guitar session legend Tim Pierce discussed some of the main aspects of his... Read more.
Andy Taylor, guitar player and one of the main writers for new wave stars Duran Duran, explained how he had... Read more.
Although usually remembered as one of the “shredder” guys, Paul Gilbert openly said that attempting to play the virtuosic fast... Read more.
While recently appearing on the “That Rocks!” podcast, John 5 discussed his work in Mötley Crüe, playing Mick Mars’ solos,... Read more.
Anthrax rhythm guitarist and the sole original member of the band, Scott Ian, recently recalled how his band got invited... Read more.
While appearing in an interview with Philip Conrad, session guitar legend Tim Pierce discussed some of the most important things... Read more.
Johnny Marr, legendary guitar player and songwriter for the Smiths, sat down for an episode for the Broken Record Podcast... Read more.
Famous tech and amp builder Dave Friedman, known for his Friedman amps, recalled this mysterious piece of gear that Eddie... Read more.
Andy Summers, legendary guitar player known for his work in The Police, discussed his career, focusing on the creative side... Read more.
Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider reflected on bands who are constantly coming back for more tours and reuniting, despite previously... Read more.
Scott Ian, Anthrax’s rhythm guitar player and the only constant member since the band’s foundation, looked back on the early... Read more.
J Mascis, frontman and leader of alternative rock pioneers Dinosaur Jr., explained what made Jimi Hendrix so special and how... Read more.
Tim Pierce, a session guitarist known for his prolific work with some of the biggest musicians in pop and rock... Read more.
According to Richard Shaw, the former guitar player for Cradle of Filth, getting a professional-level guitar tone in your home... Read more.
Over the last few years or so, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy might have gotten some weird looks over his unusual... Read more.
King Crimson mastermind and guitar player Robert Fripp recently reflected on doing a variety of rock and metal covers with... Read more.
According to ex-Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, there are a few simple yet important things that rock musicians today are lacking.... Read more.
Known for his numerous collaborations, session guitarist Tim Pierce pointed out some of the most important things young musicians should... Read more.
While recently appearing in an interview with “Radio Artifact,” Kansas guitarist Richard Williams discussed his long career with the legendary... Read more.
In the wake of the new film “Metalocalypse: Army of the Doomstar” and the new album “Dethklok IV,” metal musician... Read more.
While recently appearing in an interview for the “Monsters, Madness and Magic” podcast, Devin Townsend looked back at how he... Read more.
While they’re mostly famous for their guitar pedals, Universal Audio Inc. have just stepped up their game in yet another... Read more.
Swedish-American neo-classical guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen recently discussed some of his early influences and how he created his own unique... Read more.
Famous for his legendary Friedman amplifiers, Dave Friedman sat down for a chat with Final Resonance TV to discuss his... Read more.
Formerly known as the lead guitar player for Megadeth, Chris Broderick joined the Swedish metal band In Flames, sometime in... Read more.
Although not the band’s original member, guitarist Roland Grapow was a part of Helloween for well over a decade, participating... Read more.
While recently speaking on the “Classic Album Review” show, Jethro Tull leader and frontman Ian Anderson weighed in on Roger... Read more.
Although guitarist Rich Williams wasn’t the one who wrote Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” his recorded parts in the song... Read more.
Brendon Small, the mastermind behind the animated show “Metalocalypse” and its fictional band Dethklok, recently looked back on one of... Read more.
Greek guitar virtuoso Kostas Karamitroudis, better known as Gus G, discussed the decision to move on from ESP to Jackson.... Read more.
According to Trivium frontman Matt Heafy, there’s one major misconception about metal and metal music fans. Heafy reflected on this... Read more.
Neo-classical guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen looked back at his career and discussed how he never really was a person for... Read more.
According to Nuno Bettencourt, back in the 1990s, his band Extreme was just really deep into the album-tour cycle, so... Read more.
Although also making a variety of different products, Universal Audio Inc. are best known for their guitar pedals. Branded as... Read more.
Guitarist Kevin Wasserman, popularly known as Noodles in The Offspring, looked back on the band’s long career and said that,... Read more.
While appearing in a recent interview on the “Monsters, Madness and Magic” podcast, Devin Townsend looked back on his beginnings... Read more.
Testament axeman Alex Skolnick looked back on the one-time gig playing with Ozzy Osbourne. During his recent interview with Ultimate... Read more.
Now back working with his band Firewind, Greek guitarist Kostas Karamitroudis, better known under his stage name Gus G, reflected... Read more.
Living Colour’s guitar player Vernon Reid weighed in on another six-string hero, Extreme’s Nuno Bettencourt. While chatting with Australian Musician... Read more.
Bassist Leland Sklar, who’s well-known as one of the most prolific session bassists of all time, shared a few interesting... Read more.
While recently appearing in an interview with Eon Music, guitar legend Adrian Vandenberg looked back on his time in Whitesnake... Read more.
Anthrax bassist Frank Bello looked back on some of the fun times the band had back in the early 1990s... Read more.
Although the name Steve Hunter usually won’t ring any bells among rock fans, he’s worked as a backing and session... Read more.
While looking back at his career, Glenn Hughes recalled talking to Eddie Van Halen and finding out that he was... Read more.
Leland Sklar, session bassist who has a pretty extensive body of work, recently sat down with Rick Beato for an... Read more.
Former Megadeth guitarist Jeff Young looked back on his time in the band and recalled what the band founder and... Read more.
Guitar legend Adrian Vandenberg reflected on his time in Whitesnake and sharing guitar duties with Steve Vai back in 1989... Read more.
Rudy Sarzo, who was famously a member of Ozzy Osbourne’s band back in the early 1980s, recalled how the famous... Read more.
Steve Howe, progressive rock guitar legend and the classic member of Yes, reflected on how he and his bandmates approach... Read more.
Country music star Jason Isbell went into more detail about what any guitar player should do when purchasing a new... Read more.
Dream Theater guitar legend John Petrucci explained what he believes is a wrong approach to shaping your rhythm guitar tone.... Read more.
Reflecting on his time being a new guitar player for Mötley Crüe, John 5 explained why he prefers to do... Read more.
In honor of his newly launched company Tonemission, Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment guitarist John Petrucci sat down with... Read more.
Looking back at his work with Whitesnake, guitar legend Steve Vai admitted that he feels like he was “a bit... Read more.
While appearing in an interview with Mike Brunn, Black Sabbath bassist and founding member Geezer Butler revealed that Tony Iommi... Read more.
Mastodon axeman Bill Kelliher recalled a very unconventional way he achieved the distortion effect while he was still in the... Read more.
Gov’t Mule frontman and leader, Warren Haynes, reflected on the modern tendency for songs to get shorter and shorter where... Read more.
While recently hanging out with Winger leader Kip Winger in his podcast, legendary electric guitar virtuoso Steve Vai reflected on... Read more.
Producer Steve Lillywhite, who has worked with some of the biggest names in rock music, recently explained why he doesn’t... Read more.
Reflecting on the events of the last year or so, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx said that the band “never... Read more.
While chatting with Guitar World, Greta Van Fleet guitarist Jake Kiszka went into more detail about the band’s new album... Read more.
Bassist Guy Pratt, who’s well-known for working with some of the biggest names in popular music in the 1980s and... Read more.
Reflecting on his career as a frontman and leader of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine said that he never expected to achieve... Read more.
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett looked back on the band’s early days, particularly the band’s first two albums. Since this... Read more.
Wolfgang Van Halen, son of Eddie Van Halen and the current leader of Mammoth WVH, singled out his all-time favorite... Read more.
While appearing in a recent episode of the “Vintage Rock Pod” show, guitar virtuoso Steve Vai looked back on his... Read more.
Some new videos have emerged on YouTube, showing Kirk Hammett playing the intro to Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” at the... Read more.
Famous guitar YouTube personality Paul Davids recently went over to meet with musician Tom Strahle to discuss some of his... Read more.
In a new interview with Guitar World, Jason Lollar, who’s well-known for his Lollard pickup brand, discussed what one needs... Read more.
While appearing on a recent episode of the “Dipped in Tone” podcast, Gov’t Mule frontman and leader Warren Haynes reflected... Read more.
According to Qeens of the Stone Age frontman and leader Josh Homme, big bands deciding not to play their most... Read more.
Since Steve Vai didn’t feel like giving away most of the income from his original music, he came up with... Read more.
In case you need to learn a lot of songs in a short period and keep your repertoire perfectly intact,... Read more.
To point out how the essence of one’s tone lies in their hands, Steve Lukather explained that there’s no magic... Read more.