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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... …

Bret Michaels Band Guitarist Pete Evick Is Also a Rock-and-Roll Candle Maker

As the guitarist and musical director for the Bret Michaels Band, Pete Evick plays upwards of 200 shows a year to rock and roll fans all over the world. But on the rare day when he’s not performing onstage, Evick spends his time pursuing a much different endeavor—creating and selling scented candles with his Shining Sol Candle Company. ... …

Poison and Tesla: Battle of the Cover Albums!

On June 5, the Tesla Electric Company Recordings label will release Real to Reel, a collection of classic rock covers performed and recorded by Eighties rockers Tesla—and on the same day, EMI America/Capitol will release POISON’D!, a 13-track assemblage of songs originally performed by Alice Cooper, David Bowie, Kiss and others. A second disc of cover songs will be available at Tesla shows this... …