OK, we're gonna make you watch a video of the Osmonds performing a little something called "Crazy Horses."
Since the Allman Brothers Band played their final show on October 28, 2014, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, fans of the iconic group have sought tastes of the band’s music wherever they can get them.
This time, I’d like to address a technique that is colloquially known as “lap tapping,” wherein the guitar is laid flat across one’s lap and notes are sounded by pressing down on the strings with...
If you've ever played in a club, this one's for you.
On June 3, 2011, Donovan—assisted by the London Contemporary Orchestra—set out to perform a note-for-note rendition of his classic 1966 album, Sunshine Superman, at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Last month, I talked about the concept of incorporating odd and shifting meters, or time signatures, in the music of Revocation.
Jason Becker has announced plans to record an album featuring new original compositions and performances by many notable guest performers.
One of the coolest things about contemporary metal is that its harmonic palette is wide open. This month, I’d like to demonstrate a few different examples of rhythm-guitar ideas that jump around...
Check out the video clip below from 1983, showing Stevie Ray Vaughan perform an improvised 12-bar blues on a road-worn vintage Gibson acoustic.
Les Paul—guitarist, songwriter, luthier, inventor and pioneer of the solid-body electric guitar—was a mainstay in the guitar world during his lengthy career.
Wesley Geer has logged time playing guitar in bands like Korn and (hed) p.e., but these days he spends a large portion of his energies focusing on Rock to Recovery, a program that helps those in...
Guitar master Guthrie Govan recently confirmed that he recorded mind-boggling (our words, not his) guitar solos for two Steven Wilson tracks—"Regret #9" and "Drive Home"—in only one take.
Noisey’s Matt Sweeney interviewed the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards for his Guitar Moves program last fall as the then 71-year-old rocker promoted his solo album, Crosseyed Heart.