Most guitarists have a Fender Strat, whether it’s a U.S., Mexican or some other variant of the model.
The focus of this column is simple: to show you how to make your playing more dramatic and epic.
In this brand-new video by the gang at Reverb.com, Dream Theater guitarist—and certified shred master—John Petrucci gives an inside look at his technical and creative approach to the whammy bar.
Here's another "Tone Tuesday" video from Texas Blues Alley, the guys who brought you How to Be a Jerk Guitar Player in 10 Easy Steps and How to Play Stevie Ray Vaughan's Multi-String "Texas Flood"...
A lot of times when I solo, it feels like I should be putting quotes around the word “solo.”
In this clip from our recent interview with the amazing Joscho Stephan, the jazz master offers a fascinating study in two iconic styles of arpeggio playing.
In this Guitar Basics lesson, Jimmy Brown shows you how to tune your guitar to double drop-D.
In this Guitar Basics lesson, Jimmy Brown shows you how to tune your guitar to open-D tuning.
Welcome to the second installment of Music of the Arcane, where we will begin to expand upon the small sweep picking shapes we discussed in my last column.
In this month's edition of "Metal For Life," Metal Mike Chlasciak shows you how to get the most out of high-pitched natural harmonics.
Your wife's cousin talks you into going on a hike with "the whole gang." Then your wife says, "Why not bring your guitar for when we're sitting around the campfire?" You oblige. Hours later, just...
As the Black Label Society's leader (and Ozzy's guitarist for more years than anyone else), Zakk Wylde has become infamous for his brew-tal riffage and lethal lead style. Remarkably, though, he...
In my previous column, I briefly touched upon how polarizing the topic of music theory can be for some musicians. I described it as being a false choice, a line in the sand between the ardent...