October 4, 2016

“Some Folks” was another brilliant performance by Alice Cooper on his Welcome to My Nightmare album, and, yet again, one with some crazy, wa...

August 29, 2016

“Steven” was one of the more complex tunes on Alice Cooper’s 1975 solo album, Welcome to my Nightmare.

August 17, 2016

Of all the interviews I’ve done in my 20-plus years on the Guitar Player staff, by far the most intriguing and challenging were the two that...

June 27, 2016

Spend some time on YouTube, and it seems like you can watch thousands of child prodigies blowing minds.

June 27, 2016

If you go to to learn about Carl Verheyen’s guitar work, you’ll be blown away.

June 24, 2016

I compose the music for the Netflix series, Love.

June 24, 2016

As I mentioned in last month’s column, “Welcome to My Nightmare” and “Escape” were literally the beginning and end, respectively, of Alice C...

May 31, 2016

When we first got word that Yngwie Malmsteen had signed on to Steve Vai’s Generation Axe tour, it was a bit of a headscratcher.

May 31, 2016

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...

May 31, 2016

It’s tough to generalize when you’re dealing with superhero guitarists, but if one can consider Yngwie as the classical shredder, Nuno as th...


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