Articles by : Matt Blackett

October 20, 2014 - 01:56PM

Grouplove’s guitarists Christian Zucconi and Andrew Wessen have been busy of late.

September 25, 2014 - 10:32AM

Michael Tobias is a legend in the bass world, and for good reason.

September 18, 2014 - 12:00AM

When Gus G. got the gig with Ozzy in 2009, he was already a seasoned vet with loads of gigs and recordings under his belt—most notably with ...

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

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 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 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...


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