Articles by : Matt Blackett

August 27, 2014 - 12:00AM

Yngwie's life changed forever after he appeared in Mike Varney's Spotlight column in 1983.

August 25, 2014 - 12:00AM

"I was nominated for the ice bucket challenge by Jason Becker, a phenomenal musician who has ALS," says Mayer.

August 20, 2014 - 12:00AM

Amazing video of a Jason Becker clinic where he displays killer tapping skills and then a truly astounding rendition of Van Halen's "Hot for...

August 20, 2014 - 12:00AM

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a big capo guy. From cheap, little elastic ones to high-tech cam-operated models, I love them all.

August 19, 2014 - 12:00AM

Echoes from the Underground is a gem of a pop-rock record that actually rocks.

July 29, 2014 - 12:00AM

Whether it’s his groundbreaking work with Cacophony, his Shrapnel solo albums, or on platinum-selling Megadeth records, Marty Friedman has...

July 24, 2014 - 12:00AM

The rock band, MR BIG, announced today that its drummer, Pat Torpey, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and unfortunately will be u...

July 17, 2014 - 12:00AM

The pentatonic scale is not just for soloing anymore!

July 16, 2014 - 12:00AM

East Bay Heavy Rockers SpiralArms have announced that they will be taking part in the "Jason Becker's Not Dead Yet 3." The amazing benefit ...


Reader Poll

Best Town for Guitar?

See results without voting »