Rabea Massaad: "All the opportunities I've had and the things I've achieved have come off the back of going into the world of YouTube"

Rabea Massaad
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Despite the bursting-at-the-seams nature of the guitar gear demo scene, a preliminary scroll through the internet's depository of videos will no doubt promptly throw up Rabea Massaad's name.

Massaad, who has amassed a huge following in the online guitar world, has made a name for himself not only by demystifying an entire catalog of effects pedals, electric guitars and more, but by showing he's more than capable of putting such devices into practice in an array of musical settings.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.