We haven't shared a cat-related guitar video in a few years, but we like this one. And we think some of you guitar-playing cat owners might get a kick out of it. As you'll see below, Toni Martinez, a.k.a. Tony Waka, recently tried to make a video showcasing his new music (and his impressive chops), but his chunky—and very pushy—cat, Botitas, had a different "artistic vision" in mind.
You're 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 your wife's cousin tries to start the campfire, he realizes he didn't bring matches—and no one knows how to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together.
When it comes to playing metal, no effect is more vital to guitar tone than distortion. For anyone who doubts it, check out this video from YouTube poster Vaalvla, titled “Metal Songs Without Distortion.” In it, he plays selections from six classic metal tracks on his modified Squier Jazzmaster using, apparently, no effects whatsoever.
Earlier this year, the gang over at Loudwire created a video called "10 Awesome Guitar Prodigies." It collects 10 young shredders, including a few who have been featured on GuitarWorld.com in the past—and present, in the case of 16-year-old Tina S.
The Lego guitar shown in the video below was made by Italian luthier Nicola Pavan. And apart from the neck, electronics and hardware, it is made of nothing but Lego blocks, with only their own interlocking parts to hold them together.
Meet Guitar Boy, a guitar that's also a large and fully functional Game Boy. The instrument was built by Fibbef, a forum administrator for BitFixGaming, who created it as a submission for a 2015 Game Boy classic build off.
If playing guitar makes you work up an appetite, this may be the ax for you. Moe’s Southwest Grill launched its free-queso Queso Palooza promotion today, and to promote it they created a guitar with a body made from a giant tortilla chip.