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Reggie Young: Legendary Memphis Session Guitarist to Release Debut Solo Album

The name Reggie Young might not be one that you recognize right away, but you know him. You’ve heard him countless times.The guitar on Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds" and "In the Ghetto"? That's Reggie Young. Dusty Springfield's “Son of a Preacher Man"? Also Reggie. The same goes for Willie Nelson's "Always on My Mind," Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" and Dobie Gray's "Drift Away." He’s also... …

Bobaflex Channel Vintage Pink Floyd in Stirring New "Hey You" Music Video

West Virginia rockers Bobaflex have a new album on the way this summer.And while you'll have to wait just a bit longer for more details on that disc—their eighth full-length release—we're happy to present the exclusive premiere of the album's first single and music video, a stirring cover of Pink Floyd's "Hey You."The track is available for download today, exclusively via iTunes."Pink Floyd is... …

How to Start a Fire with a Guitar Pick

Your 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. That's when you step up and exclaim, "Don't... …

Eric Johnson Plays Zakk Wylde's Wylde Audio Guitar

What does it sound like when Eric Johnson plays Zakk Wylde's new Wylde Audio guitar? You can find out below. (Spoiler alert: Johnson sounds like Johnson, regardless of the guitar he's playing.)Both guitarists were part of the 2016 Experience Hendrix Tour. This year's Generation Axe Tour, which features Wylde, Buddy Guy, Dweezil Zappa, Billy Cox, Jonny Lang and more, wraps up March 26 in Prior... …

Yngwie Malmsteen Guitar Fail: Tech Misses His Guitar Toss

The Generation Axe tour—the same impressive collection of six-string maestros that rocked the US last spring—has announced several Asian dates that kick off in April. The tour features Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi.Anyway, the news has us looking back at some of the highlights—of which there were many—of last year's tour, like this one.On May 2, 2016,... …

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