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Gabriella Quevedo Breaks Down Stereotypes, Talks Gear and More

If you’ve been following guitar news as of late, chances are you’ve heard of Gabriella Quevedo, a Swedish/Argentinian guitarist in her teens who's making waves with her awe-inspiring fingerstyle arrangements.

Naming her dad and and South Korean fingerstyle guitarist Sungha Jung as two of her biggest inspirations, Quevedo boasts an impressive YouTube and online following—and it’s no surprise. 

Rik Emmett Announces New Album, 'RES 9'

Rik Emmett and RESolution 9 have announced a new album, 'RES 9.'

The album, which features contributions from Alex Lifeson of Rush and James LaBrie of Dream Theater, is tentatively slated to be released in November via Mascot Label Group.

"Some might see this as a comeback record, but I’m really proud of the vitality the band generated," said the founding Triumph guitarist.

"For me, it's always about the songwriting—how the melodies and sonic landscapes capture the storytelling."


Review: Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Brent Hinds Flying V Custom Guitar


If you’re a fan of the Flying V or Mastodon lead singer/guitarist Brent Hinds, chances are you already said, “Shut up and take my money!” the second that you laid eyes on this beautiful Epiphone Ltd. Ed. Brent Hinds Flying V Custom.

If that and the awesome allure of the Silverburst finish didn’t instantly get you (what’s wrong with you?), then perhaps you might be swayed by its combination of vintage Flying V and classic Les Paul Custom features.

Steve Hackett Plays Genesis and More on ‘The Total Experience Live in Liverpool’

Guitarist/composer Steve Hackett has unveiled a new live release, The Total Experience Live in Liverpool. The project was filmed during Hackett‘s Acolyte to Wolflight with Genesis Revisited Tour last year.

Ayreon Releases 'The Theater Equation' DVD/Blu-Ray Package

In September 2015, over the course of four sold-out shows, Ayreon's legendary progressive rock concept album, The Human Equation, was brought to life as a full-blown musical production at the Nieuwe Luxor theater in Rotterdam.


Entombed A.D. Premiere "Dead Dawn" Playthrough Video

Today, presents the exclusive premiere of Entombed A.D.'s playthrough video for their new single, "Dead Dawn."

In addition, Entombed A.D.'s guitarists, Nico Elgstrand and Guilherme Miranda, have included a video in which they briefly discuss the genesis of the song, the title track from their most recent album, which was released February 16 via Century Media Records.

You can watch both videos below and buy Dead Dawn here.

When Guitar Picks Mysteriously Disappear

You’re recording a guitar solo in your room, and you’re absolutely tearing it up. The neighbors aren’t even calling the cops on you this time because what you’re playing sounds so good. Yep, it’s one of those days where your chops are utterly on point. You slay a blistering pentatonic blues lick, smile to yourself confidently, and set your pick down to stop the recording.

Blues Great Ronnie Earl Announces New Album, 'Maxwell Street'

Blues guitarist Ronnie Earl has announced a new album, Maxwell Street.

Maxwell Street, recorded with Earl's longtime band, the Broadcasters, is named as an homage to the late David Maxwell, a blues pianist and former member of the Broadcasters, and Chicago's Maxwell Street, where blues musicians gathered to play outside to market crowds on Sundays.

“This album is dedicated to my big brother David Maxwell,” Earl said. “We were born on the same day 10 years apart. His playing was as deep as the ocean, as high as the sky and as bright as a quasar.

See Lost Beatles Footage in Trailer for Ron Howard’s New Fab Four Film

Ron Howard has just released the trailer for his new Beatles film about their touring years.

Titled The Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years, the film captures the group’s life on the road from 1963 to 1966, during which the band kept up a hectic touring and promotional schedule.

Chris Robinson and Neal Casal Talk New Chris Robinson Brotherhood Album

To create their new album, Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood relocated to a remote recording studio in the hills of northern California. The result? One of the band’s finest musical moments to date.

The disc also represents several "firsts" for the former Black Crowes frontman and his bandmates; it's first album the band produced without any outside help, and it marks the first release featuring new drummer Tony Leone.