In 1954, at the age of 41, blues musician Muddy Waters had finally made it to the top. Or so it seemed.
"My first instrument was actually bass. My dad is a guitar player so we had guitars around the house."
Veteran shred guitarist Marty Friedman’s recent trip to California from his home in Japan was anything but a vacation.
He helped make prog-rock monsters Yes MTV stars in the Eighties,and he’s scored dozens of high-octane Hollywood blockbusters.But what Guitar World readers really want to know is…
Why the original Boss VB-2 pedal wasn’t a commercial success during its initial run between 1982 and 1986 is a mystery.
“CRX is probably an odd choice for a band name, but to me it sums up what our music sounds like.” Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi is explaining the origins of the name for his new side band.
From the first strains of “Memphis Train,” the opening track of her new album, Memphis Rock and Soul, Melissa Etheridge sounds right at home.
On his first solo album in 15 years, blues great Doyle Bramhall II utilizes a lifetime of influences and experiences in a quest for aural nirvana.
Last month, I talked about the concept of incorporating odd and shifting meters, or time signatures, in the music of Revocation.