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Watch Steve Vai Talk Riffs, Gear, Led Zeppelin on 'My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx'

Yesterday, former Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx sat down with Steve Vai to talk riffs, gear and Led Zeppelin on his series, My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx.Vai also tells Sixx some anecdotes about his time working with Frank Zappa, discussing both an instance in which he transcribed one of Zappa's famously lewd stories into a guitar piece, and how Zappa would push his bandmates into... …

Top 10 Easy-to-Play Guitar Power Ballads

Who doesn’t like a power ballad, that soft underbelly of a hard rocker that's rarely seen in the light of day?You’ve probably heard the story: the power ballad often is the biggest hit for heavier bands, opening up their music to the love-song-loving masses.But what makes a song a “power ballad?” It's typically characterized by intense emotional lyrics, a quiet verse with a heavy-hitting, sing... …

Watch Tommy Lee React to Kids Reacting to Motley Crue

The React videos have been around for a long time, and—whether you want to admit it or not—they prove to be fairly popular among GuitarWorld.com readers.In fact, "How Kids React to Guns N' Roses" was one of our most popular online stories back in March. And then there was "Watch How Kids React to Metallica," which didn't do quite as well last September. But let's not forget about "How Kids... …

The Top 10 Biggest Hair Bands ... Literally

Face it: They weren’t called “hair” bands for nothin’. In fact, the copious coifs of the artists on this list were so high, the FAA had to adjust flight patterns whenever these bands hit town. ... …

Nikki Sixx and DJ Ashba Talk New Sixx:A.M. Album, 'Prayers for the Damned Vol. 1'

Back on New Year’s Eve 2015, Nikki Sixx played his last-ever concert with Mötley Crüe, a sold-out blowout at Los Angeles’ Staples Center replete with plenty of blood, sweat, fire—and, yes, even a few tears shed. It was a fitting end to a more than 30-year career of music and mayhem, not to mention the capper to a massively successful globetrotting tour. ... …

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