Editor Boy's Latest Live Discoveries: Punk Floyd
Mar 22 2012 12:00AM
As Keyboard and Electronic Musician art director Patrick Wong and I are now on the fractured tribute-band scene with our “Punk the Monkees” concept act, the Trouble with Monkeys, we’re meeting some very strange groups indeed.
Gary Moore Remembered
May 1 2011 1:00AM
SINCE GARY MOORE’S TRAGIC PASSING ON FEBRUARY 6, 2011, most news items have run some variation on the following: Moore was a guitarist from Belfast who was best known for playing in Thin Lizzy before gaining notoriety as a
Feb 1 2011 1:00AM
"For this album I wanted to push us in a bit of a different direction than we had been going,”
The Mermen39s Jim Thomas on Heavenly and Heavy Tones
Jun 1 2010 1:00AM
“I PLAY A ’90S STRATOCASTER WITH TWO JAZZMASTER PICKUPS and a P-90 between them, strung up with set of GHS strings, gauged .013 to .060.
Editor Boy39s Big Eight April 2010
Apr 1 2010 1:00AM
GUITAR PLAYER INVITES all D.I.Y. artists and bands to share their guitar skills with our reader community. This opportunity is open to any player/band with a Web site or MySpace page that has their music posted. All you
Geoff Pesche on Abbey Road Online Mastering with mp3 audio
Feb 27 2010 1:25AM
WE COVERED ABBEY ROAD’S ONLINE MASTERING service in the March 2010 issue of Guitar Player.
Green Power Billie Joe Armstrong Drives Green Day in New Directions on 21st Century Breakdown
Nov 1 2009 6:35AM
GREEN DAY’S ASCENDENCY FROM THE PUNK SCENE at Berkeley, California’s, small but notorious 924 Gilman Street Project to becoming the mega-selling rock act they are today, somehow implies that the three members— drummer Tré
The New York Dolls on Working With Todd Rundgren
Oct 1 2009 6:10PM
YOU COULD CALL IT A HOMECOMING OF sorts, as Todd Rundgren had produced the New York Dolls gritty debut album in 1973. But ’Cause I Sez So [Atco]—the second release by the reconstituted Dolls, as led by original vocalist
Aug 1 2009 1:25AM
TRUE PUNKS DO NOT AGE GRACEFULLY. THE snotty little tossers of Britain’s class of 1976 are middle-aged men now, but they still play raw, loud, and fast, and with such intensity that the barrage screeches at the edge of
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.
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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