Metallica bashes out "Enter Sandman" on Mariano Rivera Day at Yankee Stadium
Sep 23 2013 1:18PM
In the ultimate rock and roll tribute to retiring New York Yankee Mariano Rivera, who many believe is the greatest relief pitcher of all time, Metallica performed their song "Enter Sandman" live at Yankee Stadium yesterday.
TesseracT's James Monteith on Channeling Atmospheric Guitar
Sep 18 2013 1:47PM
“When TesseracT performs live, Acle [Kahney, co-guitarist] and I generally trade off between playing riffs and the more atmospheric stuff, as well as taking turns soloing,” says Monteith.
Ricky Byrd Tells You How to Find Your Voice by Being You
Sep 18 2013 1:07PM
“From the time I left Joan Jett and the Blackhearts around 1991, I was really trying to see what I sounded like on my own,” says Byrd.
Jimbo Mathus Reveals How He Cut Three Tunes a Day for White Buffalo
Sep 18 2013 1:01PM
“First, I utilize the strength of my band, rather than me dictating, ‘I want this record to sound like x or y,’” says Jimbo Mathus.
The Vim Dicta "Stallion" Video Premiere!
Sep 9 2013 1:09PM
Watch the Vim Dicta perform "Stallion" live at Capitol Records in Hollywood
Guthrie Govan Ascends to Prog-Rock Royalty with the Aristocrats
Sep 5 2013 1:35PM
GUTHRIE GOVAN (RHYMES WITH OVEN) IS AN INCREASINGLY HOT commodity.
Robben Ford Gets Lean and Clean on Bringing It Back Home
Sep 5 2013 1:20PM
“ I INITIALLY WANTED TO DO SOMETHING SIMPLE, WITH A GUITAR sound that was like Lonnie Johnson’s,” says Robben Ford about his latest album Bringing It Back Home [Mascot].
Now Hear This: Crazy Aces
Sep 5 2013 1:07PM
SNAPPY PROFILES OF PLAYERS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Phil Everly: Badass Guitar Stories from a Genuine Legend
Sep 5 2013 1:07PM
As the Everly Brothers, Phil and his older brother Don’s steel-string acoustics and close harmonies thrilled the rockin’ youth culture of the ’50s, and left a mammoth and indelible imprint on rock and country music.
A Day in the Life of Conan Musical Director Jimmy Vivino
Sep 5 2013 12:55PM
YOU CAN TELL A LOT ABOUT A GUITAR PLAYER BY looking around his dressing room.
Greg Koch Parlays His 9-5 into His Best Album Yet
Sep 5 2013 12:44PM
GREG KOCH TALKS LIKE HE PLAYS: MILE-A-MINUTE, IMPOSSIBLY clever, funny as hell, with a seemingly inexhaustible collection of phrases that he strings together effortlessly without ever repeating himself.
Tony Iommi Remains Heavier than Thou on Sabbath's Latest
Sep 5 2013 12:10PM
IT’S AN AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT TO BE RESPECTED IN YOUR CHOSEN STYLE. IT’S MORE AMAZING STILL TO BE SO RESPECTED THAT YOU’RE CONSIDERED INFLUENTIAL.
Spotlight Then and Now: Vinnie Moore
Sep 5 2013 1:49AM
IN THE MID ’80S, THE first thing many GP readers did was turn to the back of the mag to read the Mike Varney Spotlight.
Spotlight Then and Now: Billy Sheehan
Aug 22 2013 1:14PM
BACK BEFORE THERE was a Bass Player magazine, GP used to cover bassists, and that coverage extended to the Spotlight column as well.
Brendon Small on Recreating Studio Overdubs Onstage
Aug 19 2013 11:56AM
WHEN DETHKLOK’S BRENDON SMALL agreed to headline this year’s WesFest by staging the first live performance of his ambitious solo album, Brendon Small’s Galaktikon [brendonsmall.com], he faced a daunting challenge.
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