"I don’t know how to play a goddamned scale. I don’t know what a 13th is, or an augmented ninth. I could give a shit. All I do is make the guitar scream with pain or pleasure.”
A guide to 10 surf-rock tunes—played by nine different bands or artists—that should be on your reverb-drenched radar.
The legendary, often overlooked guitarist virtually singlehandedly invented surf-rock, and influenced everyone from The Beach Boys to Eddie Van Halen.
As the curvaceous Fender Stratocaster marks six decades of innovation and influence, Guitar World celebrates its legacy via 60 players, songs, solos and historical moments.
Here's a new video for, well, probably someone out there. It's Led's Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" performed by floppy and hard disk drives.
Surf guitar great Dick Dale has announced a fall tour of the U.S., kicking off in Idaho on September 29 and finishing up in Virginia a month later.