Metallica have added a segment to their live performance of “Now That We’re Dead” in which all four members play drums.
This month, I’d like to talk about using fourth intervals as a building block for both chords and solos.
Ron Howard’s 2016 documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week offered an unprecedented look at the group’s touring years from 1963 through 1966.
Back in the Eighties, Jack Russell helped lead Great White to multiplatinum success with bluesy hard rock songs like “Rock Me,” “Save Your Love” and the band’s cover of Ian Hunter’s “Once Bitten,...
Rock ‘N' Roll Fantasy Camp—which is now in its 21st year—gives musicians the chance to hang with and learn from some of the most respected talents in rock.
As a pre-teen in the Eighties, guitarist Jason Narducy formed the Chicago-based punk band Verboten—whom Dave Grohl credits with inspiring him to first start writing songs—and has been a rock lifer...
Hey, guitar nerds, it’s Shane, the cigar box guitar guy. Are you planning on crowdfunding for your next album?
Thirty-five years have passed since the Michael Schenker Group released their legendary live album, One Night at Budokan.
Acoustic fingerpicker Joshua Jacobson scored quite a coup on his wonderful debut album, Good Little Thing, getting Dickey Betts to play on a cut.
On May 14, 1988, Led Zeppelin—Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham (the 2007 Celebration Day lineup, for you youngsters out there)—reunited for Atlantic Records' massive 40th...
Dominic Fragman has been making a name for himself on YouTube with videos in which he simultaneously performs on guitar, drums and vocals.
Those who have been following these columns for a while are well familiar with the fact that, in my guitar parts for the music of Periphery and Haunted Shores, I like to employ radical and rapid...
Below, check out a particularly tasty (guitar-wise) scene from the 2008 Zappa Plays Zappa DVD (which, I might add, comes highly recommended).