This past Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that he's running for president. At the event, which took place at Trump Tower, Trump played Neil Young's 1989 song "Rockin' in the Free World" nice and loud—as you can hear in the video below—over the venue's public-address system.
As useful as sweep picking can be for playing an ascending or descending arpeggio over a single chord, developing the ability to seamlessly transition from one arpeggio shape to another within a lead phrase will greatly aid in one’s complete understanding and ultimate mastery of the technique.
Earlier this year, guitar builder John Page started John Page Classic with HRS Unlimited. The Ashburn is the first John Page Classic model, which the company describes as the industry’s first “custom production” guitar.
Last month, I presented a neat formula for generating two unusual and exotic hexatonic (six-note) scales. I’d now like to show you how altering only one note in one of these triads produces a different and profoundly mysterious and otherworldly sounding hexatonic scale.
Recently, while searching for something else far less interesting, I came across this 2011 video of Bob Culbertson playing the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" on the Chapman Stick. As always, I figured I'd send it your way.
Giants never grow old and die, at least in fables. But B.B. King, a giant of the electric guitar and the leading figure in blues, who surely had a fabled life, died on May 14 at age 89 from a series of strokes stemming from the type 2 diabetes that he’d battled for decades.
Last night, the Rolling Stones took their Zip Code Tour to Nashville's massive LP Field. During the show, they were joined by country superstar Brad Paisley for a version of the band's country-fried classic, "Dead Flowers." Check it out!
Hello, and welcome to my new Guitar World column! For this first entry, I’d like to discuss the way in which I approach using chords in conjunction with single notes in the formation of many of the riffs and guitar parts I write for Periphery and Haunted Shores.