OHM's Chris Poland on His Record Circus of Sound
Nov 20 2009 5:35PM
“IT’S A CLICHÉ BUT IT’S TRUE,” SAYS OHM guitarist Chris Poland. “If you keep doing what you love, eventually people will notice.” But it’s not as if no one ever noticed before. Scores of metalheads thrilled to Poland’s
When Guitars Went Gargantuan: A Prog Rock Primer
Mar 25 2008 1:50PM
IN THE LATE 1960s, rock began to evolve from short pop songs best suited to the lo-fi bandwidth of AM radio and cheesy sounding 45s to higher-fidelity, stereo-ready FM, long-playing albums (a.k.a. LP’s), and increasingly powerful
Video Adrian Belew Power Trio Interview and Performance
Oct 27 2009 1:50PM
THE ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO rocked Slim's in San Francisco on Sunday October 18, 2009.
Video OHM39s Chris Poland Talks Gear Technique and Tone
Oct 23 2009 4:40PM
OHM guitarists Chris Poland demos his gear, details his monster rack, and shows how he uses double-stops and vibrato.
Steve Vai—Wild Thing
Oct 1 2009 11:20AM
STEVE VAI JUST RELEASED A LIVE DVD AND HIS NAKED TRACKS SERIES OF PLAY-ALONG CDS.
Jan 1 2009 11:25AM
MICHAEL BEARPARK’S MISSION IS TO MAKE loop-based guitar music that offers a twist on a genre largely defined by serene soundscapes.
Nov 25 2008 1:50AM
VAN DER GRAFF GENERATOR routinely challenged listeners and confounded critics with their uncompromising musical aesthetic.
Genesis' Anthony Phillips
Nov 1 2008 6:05AM
WITH MORE THAN 30 SOLO RELEASES TO HIS name, acoustic guitar virtuoso Anthony Phillips has long transcended his status as co-founder, lead guitarist, and key songwriter for British progressive-rock pioneers Genesis. Together with
Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Carries the Torch of Prog-Shred guitar Into the New Millennium
Jul 1 2007 12:00AM
The music scene was changing in 1992. Spandex-sporting, fretboard-tapping, whammy-bar-flailing metal Gods who had topped the charts and ruled the MTV airwaves just a few years earlier suddenly found themselves out of favor—and
Feb 16 2007 7:50PM
DRUMMER EVAN SCHILLER and bassist Paul Hinklin formed the Seattle-based “power duo” Sadhappy in 1989, with the idea that the personnel within the group would mutate in various ways over time.
101 Forgotten Greats & Unsung Heroes
Feb 1 2007 12:00AM
It’s no secret that the talent, technique, and creative force of magnificent and awe-inspiring guitarists runs deep. And going deep doesn’t mean studying only the obvious guitar heroes. You have to get out on the fringes, and
Lamb of God
Jan 10 2007 12:00AM
ASK ANY MUSICIAN, and they’ll tell you flat out that genre labels are a drag—useless idioms that limit something (namely, musical creativity) that should otherwise be boundless.
Aug 8 2006 2:25AM
Norwegian guitarist Terje Rypdal has been name checked by Jeff Beck, David Torn, Bill Frisell, Andy Summers, Nels Cline—and possibly even Jimi Hendrix—as one of their favorite players.
Jon Anderson: Going For The One
Aug 8 2006 12:00AM
SINGER-SONGWRITER and composer Jon Anderson keeps some high-caliber company.
Aug 8 2006 12:00AM
Inspired by Hank Marvin & the Shadows, Peter Banks began his career playing with the Shadows-influenced Nighthawks in 1963. Shortly thereafter he joined the Syn, a popular R&B-turned-psychedelic group founded by bassist Chris
Kiko Loureiro on Cross-Picked and Hybrid-Picked Arpeggios
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Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Under Investigation: Eddie Cochran
Joel Hoekstra Takes A Minor Out
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