James Hetfield: No Interest in Lady Gaga Collaboration Despite Lars Ulrich's Comments

James Hetfield: No Interest in Lady Gaga Collaboration Despite Lars Ulrich's Comments Lars Ulrich called Lady Gaga “the quintessential perfect fifth member” of Metallica following...

Watch Jon Anderson, Geddy Lee and Trevor Rabin Perform with Yes

Watch Jon Anderson, Geddy Lee and Trevor Rabin Perform with Yes This past Friday night, vocalist Jon Anderson performed with Yes—his former band—at the the Rock and...

How to See Triads on the Guitar’s Neck

How to See Triads on the Guitar’s Neck How would you like to be able to visual triads in their root position and first and...

Pigtronix shrinks the fuzz

Pigtronix shrinks the fuzz Pigtronix says its brand new Disnortion (that’s not a typo) Micro ‘packs all the sonic glory and 18V headroom of the...

Top 10 stories of the week: Musikmesse show guide, Top 5 guitar vendors, Ikutaro...

Top 10 stories of the week: Musikmesse show guide, Top 5 guitar vendors, Ikutaro Kakehashi Check out...

Employing Chromatic Passing Tones to Connect Phrases and Fretboard Positions

Employing Chromatic Passing Tones to Connect Phrases and Fretboard Positions One of the most commonly addressed topics with my students is how one goes about...

George Harrison's Best Slide Solos? Check Out John Lennon's "How Do You Sleep?" and...

George Harrison's Best Slide Solos? Check Out John Lennon's "How Do You Sleep?" and "Gimme Some Truth" In mid-1971, more than a year after the...

New James Hetfield Biography: An Interview with Author Mark Eglinton

New James Hetfield Biography: An Interview with Author Mark Eglinton Mark Eglinton's So Let It Be Written: The Biography of Metallica’s James Hetfield is the first biography...

Which Tuning Standard Sounds Better: 432Hz or 440Hz?

Which Tuning Standard Sounds Better: 432Hz or 440Hz? In modern music, 440Hz has been established as the tuning standard. The pitch is that of A...

Ritchie Blackmore and Deep Purple Perform in New York in 1973

Ritchie Blackmore and Deep Purple Perform in New York in 1973 We thought we'd glance back at the classic Mark II lineup of Deep Purple—Ritchie...