Articles by : Matt Blackett

May 31, 2016 - 09:24AM

So here we are in our fifth installment of this series, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

May 31, 2016 - 09:24AM

When it comes to post-Van Halen rockguitar heroes, Nuno Bettencourt is on a short list of great players who can blend huge chops with groove...

April 29, 2016 - 02:23PM

We had heard some rumblings about a cool new pedal company, KHDK, founded by Kirk Hammett and David Karon, and the release of their Ghoul Sc...

April 28, 2016 - 03:42PM

At this year’s namm show, line 6 celebrated 20 years in the industry, and to illustrate the company’s proud history, they lined up pretty mu...

April 28, 2016 - 03:42PM

Alrighty then. You should be feeling pretty good about how your reading chops are developing, and you’re hopefully tackling all the notation...

April 28, 2016 - 07:59AM

We all know that learning guitar ain’t easy, and anything that can keep beginners interested while they try to overcome the inevitable obsta...

March 29, 2016 - 07:41AM

If you applied yourself to the past two months’ columns, you should now be able to recognize all the notes from an open low E up to a high G...

March 29, 2016 - 07:41AM

One of my favorite things to do with the guitar is to take stuff I already know and find new and interesting applications for it.


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