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...

Warrant Premiere New Song, "Devil Dancer"

Warrant Premiere New Song, "Devil Dancer" Warrant's new album, Louder Harder Faster, will be released May 12 via Frontiers Music. You can get a taste of...

Geezer Butler: Black Sabbath Considered Recording a Blues Album After '13'

Geezer Butler: Black Sabbath Considered Recording a Blues Album After '13' We've all heard the rumors that Black Sabbath were recently toying with the idea...

Five Riffs You Should Always Play at Guitar Stores (and How to Play Them)

Five Riffs You Should Always Play at Guitar Stores (and How to Play Them) A few months back, Robert Baker shared his video for “Five...

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard Here's is an unorthodox method to memorizing scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during...

What’s More Important: An Expensive Guitar or an Expensive Amp?

What’s More Important: An Expensive Guitar or an Expensive Amp? In a fantasy world where we can choose to have an expensive guitar and an...

Don Felder Tries to Break Ernie Ball’s New Paradigm Strings

Don Felder Tries to Break Ernie Ball’s New Paradigm Strings Ernie Ball’s new Paradigm strings are the strongest, most durable the company has ever created. To...

Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher Talk New Album, 'Emperor of Sand'

Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher Talk New Album, 'Emperor of Sand' Time seems to be on Mastodon’s side. Together now for 17 years without...