My childhood hero and the reason I ever picked up a guitar, has finally got an official website. It was just announced on Twitter (7/14/11). Due to the immediate response from excited fans, the website had to post on Twitter that they were temporarily running a little slow from extraordinary high levels of traffic.Read more
The ATX solo 7 is the latest 7 string axe from Schecter. This beauty is only available right now in aged black satin (ABSN) with black chrome hardware. The ATX solo 7 is very similar to its predecessor or counterpart the Blackjack ATX solo 6.Read more
Johnny Depp can play guitar:
Apparently Jonny Depp is not just a famous actor. He is also a talented musician. In fact, he says music has always been his first love.
It has been a while since these guys have had a new studio album. In fact it has been around 6 years since their last studio release. The tentative release date for Gold Cobra is June 28th 2011.Read more
Action: By definition action is the height of the strings from the frets. It is important to have the correct action when playing your guitar. The overall setup of the guitar can affect the action of the instrument. Also, the way you set the action can be determined by your preference or what type of guitar you are playing. Basic guitar set up: Make sure these basic components are adjusted and set correctly before setting your string height.Read more
Here’s a spotlight on Jeff Healey highlighting his ability to overcome an incredible obstacle and for his great musical talent. Some killer video is included as well.
Norman Jeffrey “Jeff” Healey (March 25, 1966 – March 2, 2008)
Remember the days when the guitar solo was the highlight of the song?
But then we had an era where bands started phasing out guitar solos. It seemed we went through a period where solos had vanished.
What’s in a name? Could it be that there is some cosmic power that brings out great guitar players when they are named Steve? If you think about it, a lot of famous guitarists are named Steve. Or it could be that Steve just happened to be a popular name about 45/55 years ago?
Whatever the reason may be, it makes for an fun topic.
Sometimes simplicity is divine.
Not everything has to be difficult. This is also true when playing guitar.
I have the most fun playing basic songs. Simple harmonies that everyone can easily identify with.
They are fun to sing along with or just mess around.
Paul Stanley’s Ibanez “Mirror Ball Iceman” Created around 1979-1980, this guitar was specially made for Paul. He wanted a guitarRead more