The video below, which was posted to "the YouTubes" in 2014, captures—in glorious slow motion—every disappointing second of what is clearly an epic guitar fail. In the clip, a young guitarist attempts to swing his guitar. We're not sure why.
Reinhold Bogner, a modern-day legend who has made his own significant contributions to guitar tone, recently joined forces with Rupert Neve to produce a trio of pedals—the Burnley, Harlow and Wessex—that take an entirely different approach to overdrive and distortion.
It used to be something you could do in private, like, well, some other things you're better off doing in private. But that all changed when an upstart Tom Cruise made air guitar a public nuisance in Risky Business all those decades ago.
We talked with guitarist Jon Hudson about the creative process for Faith No More's new album, Sol Invictus, what he did during the band’s 11-year touring hiatus and how technology has rocked his world.