Ronnie Van Zant was known for never writing down any of his lyrics. His logic was, if it’s good, it’s worth remembering. Who am I to argue with the original lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd? In a time when we can squint through a full movie on a cell phone or store an entire discography of a band we’ve never even listened to on our hard drive, why not record more stuff?
Most of us regard changing or replacing strings as arduous and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending upon the type of guitar you own, string changing can be accomplished in a matter of minutes. Constant repetition is the key — kind of like practicing — and as a guitarist, that’s what you do.
If you've ever wanted to hear what Seymour Duncan's 8-string guitar pickups sound like, you're in luck. Check out this sick new video featuring guitarists Keith Merrow and Wes Hauch of the Faceless. Follow the handy guides below to see which Seymour Duncan pickups they're trying out, and when.
Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine has switched to Cleartone Monster strings. The California-based string manufacturer will release a signature set of .010-to-.052 gauge strings that pays tribute to Mustaine.
Even with this cable being more secure than Fort Knox, it is incredibly flexible compared to my other cables I have around. The F15 plugs gripped everything I plugged them into firmly. The ends screw off for easy maintenance by chance you ever need it. The cables do come with a limited one-year warranty. Another nice touch is the included Velcro cable tie.
Graph Tech Guitar Labs, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium guitar nuts and saddles, is pleased to announce the launch of possibly its greatest product innovation in 30 years. Ratio Tuned Machine Heads.
Black Winter was initially developed for the extreme metal players of Scandinavia and made available this past January. Due to an upswell of calls for its full release, you'll now be able to get Black Winter at your local music store or favorite online dealer. Black Winter's look matches its dark intentions: a black bottom plate, black pole pieces and screws, red wire and the Seymour Duncan logo in Old English font.