When working on Salting Earth, his 21st solo effort, triple-threat songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Richie Kotzen tossed convention on its ear by taking one step back in order to move two steps...
Warning: There's nothing timely about the video below. The action took place about 17 years ago during an AC/DC show in Phoenix, Arizona.
In early 2000, right around the time AC/DC unleashed their Stiff Upper Lip album, Angus Young grabbed a Gibson SG (or two) and sat down for an initmate on-camera interview.
Dann Huff is often associated with his session work on Eighties mega-hits, including Madonna’s "Like a Prayer,” Michael Jackson’s "Man in the Mirror” and, of course, that “Danger Zone” guitar solo.
One of the most important aspects of becoming a competent, well-rounded and in-demand guitar player is a dedication to the art of rhythm guitar playing. This is something that doesn’t get addressed...
This video might not be new—in fact, it was posted to YouTube in ancient ol' 2013—but it's been making the rounds on Facebook and Twitter in recent days. So, in case you missed it ... Check out...
This kind of thing reminds me of a Johnny "Guitar" Watson move. It also helps get fingers accustomed to sliding very quickly.
An incredible piece of blues—and music—history recently surfaced online.
When you think about guitar harmonies, what’s the first song that comes to mind?
Andy Summers rose to fame in the late Seventies and early Eighties as the guitarist of the legendary, multi-million-selling rock band the Police.
It’s been 35 years since Night Ranger released their guitar-driven debut, Dawn Patrol.
I’m a big fan of heavy, modern rock groups that can take an old song and breathe life back into it.
The diminished scale is a highly useful resource for adding spice to solos, creating unique licks and formulating modernist note sequences.