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TG speaks to the Guns N' Roses legend ahead of new Conspirators release, '4', as he talks about writing and recording, using less gain in his tone, his love of the Gibson Flying V, and why he’d rather “keep it rock ’n’ roll” than conform to what’s popular. We uncover some of the lesser-known highlights of Slash’s $2 million guitar collection, and take you through some trademark Slash-style playing techniques. We’ve even produced three awesome GN’R video lessons for you.
Yard Act are the most talked-about new band in the UK. Guitarist Sam Shjipstone and singer James Smith reveal the origins of their unconventional post-punk sound
Joe Newman has led alt-J to worldwide success, but has always focused on songwriting first – guitar playing second. Until now...
He plays heavy with Black Label Society and Ozzy, but Zakk Wylde is inspired by the emotion in blues and “pentatonic insanity” of jazz fusion
Black Country, New Road
After their surprise top 5 debut album, Black Country, New Road deliver a more melodic follow-up. But as guitarist Luke Mark says: “I insisted on being louder than everyone else!”
Funk master Cory Wong is all about the groove. But on his new album with Vulfpeck, he’s also rocking out. As he says: “I got to be a little more Eddie Van Halen!”
He's a master craftsman who has played for legends such as Miles Davis and Joni Mitchell, and created a series of brilliant solo albums. For Robben Ford, on golden rule applies: "Tone has always been number one to me."
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