The pickups stem from Gibbons' desire to recreate his 59’ humbucker tone but in a Strat-sized single coil route.
ZZ Top guitarist's fall tour will take place in support of his newly announced solo album, 'The Big Bad Blues.'
What was once the domain of blues-rock string benders is now a staple for most metal guitarists. Here be the dudes who made it so.
About nine years ago, ZZ Top guitarist extraordinaire Billy F. Gibbons sat down with Gretsch Billy-Bo in hand to give us a lesson in playing the blues tunes that inspired him to play guitar.
Jeff Beck has owned and played any number of cool guitars over the course of his 50-plus-year career. But when it comes to his favorite, he says nothing compares to a Fender Stratocaster.
Billy Gibbons has been a busy man of late. Last July, he released his debut solo album, Perfectamundo, an Afro-Cuban fusion that took his music in a completely different direction.
From Keef to Muddy, from Hetfield to Buddy! Guitar World celebrates the players whose talents, attitude and style have made the guitar the greatest instrument ever.
It was 1999, and I had just received a partial scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston and was considering their offer.
ZZ Top’s jumpy "La Grange" has been a crowd favorite since it was released in 1973 on the band's Tres Hombres album.