As guitar players adjusted to a new post-shred normal, the next generation of players were finding new sounds and styles.
Slash, John Sykes, Mick Mars, George Lynch, and more invaded hard rock in the '80s, moving it further from its blues-rock origins.
As hard-rock diversified and graduated from halls to arenas, these guitarists defined the sounds and styles of the '70s.
The progenitors of hard rock gave sound and shape to a divergent and ultimately diverse strain of rock and roll.
Michael Jackson, Brian May, LL Cool J, and more, here are the times Ed shone on another artist’s song.
“He’s the greatest guitarist in the world. The ultimate virtuoso. His skill is extraordinary, his ear is extraordinary, and he’s gifted on just about every level." – Eric Clapton
"It’s never been the technique thing with me. I’ll never be a George Benson or a John McLaughlin, and I’ve never tried to be," Richards told us at the time.
This is the perfect way to get your playing out there and be heard by millions, including top music editors and star judges.
Red Special in hand, May discusses his equipment and techniques, and demonstrates a number of his most legendary solos.
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