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In Tribute to Dick Wagner (December 14, 1942 to July 30, 2014)
’s 2012 Interview
“All I really know is being a rock ’n’ roll guitar player,” says Dick Wagner. “That what my life has been about.”
Interview: Theory of a Deadman’s Tyler Connolly
Canadian rockers Theory of a Deadman have topped the charts with radio hits such as “Santa Monica,” “Bad Girlfriend,” “So Happy,” “By the Way,” “I Hate My Life” and, most recently, “Drown.”
Axe-Chat with Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner
It’s not every day that a legendary band who started rocking the world in the 1970s scores their most successful chart result ever a whole 45 years after forming, but Judas Priest have just achieved that incredibly rare feat, racking up an impressive #6 Billboard album chart review for their seventieth album,
Redeemer Of Souls
Coolest Slash Collabs
It’s been over twenty years since Slash played guitar in Guns N’ Roses. Since then he’s found the time to record a couple of albums each with Slash’s Snakepit, and Velvet Revolver, and no less than three solo albums, the latest of which,
World On Fire
, comes out on September 15. Aside from his own albums, Slash has lent a hand to many artists from a wide variety of genres throughout the years. Here we'll take a look at some of the Les Paul wielding guitarist’s more seminal collaborations during the past 25 years.
What You Really Need to Know About Releasing Music on Vinyl
Vinyl’s making a comeback (just ask Stanton). Whether it’s about turntablists and DJs, sound, nostalgia, artwork, or all of the above, vinyl is a medium that refuses to just lie down and roll over in a bar fight with digital audio.
Why Rockers Use Gibson Pro Audio
No matter if you want great sound in your home studio, or need monitors for band rehearsals, Gibson Brands have something for you!
From Townshend to Trucks: 10 Giants of the Gibson SG
It’s hardly surprising that many of rock’s most legendary guitarists have plied their craft on a Gibson SG. With its warm sustain, silky fretboard and sharp cutaways, the SG is conducive to all types of playing—from searing solos to chunky rhythms to sinewy leads. Moreover, the SG’s sleek, lightweight design and striking beauty makes it a much-favored instrument for live performance.
Interview: Jonathan Jackson from TV’s
Gear is the star attraction of the annual Summer NAMM show, but on the event’s final day, this past Saturday, one of the biggest crowds gathered to hear the debut NAMM show performance of Jonathan Jackson.
Slash’s Best Covers
Aside from writing some of the best songs and riffs in rock history, guitarist Slash has done some really awesome cover tunes as well. Some songs were recorded by his bands Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, either as album tracks or as B-sides. But Slash has also done some really great covers that never made it to the studio, but are stand out live tracks in their own right. Here we list Mr. Saul Hudson’s ten best covers.
Mayhem Interview: Trivium’s Matt Heafy on New Music and His 6 and 7-strings
After a scorching set at a recent Mayhem stop,
caught up with the always articulate Heafy to talk about why he believes “the Les Paul is the perfect instrument” and when to expect new Trivium music.
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