Any whammy-bar guitar would do. But for 'Van Weezer,' producer Suzy Shinn explains why Rivers Cuomo's amp had to be a Mesa/Boogie Mark I.
Though her troubles were catching up with her, Holiday’s final album brought an honest and instructive close to her career.
In reuniting Liquid Tension Experiment, the prog guitar virtuoso welcomes an old friend to the writing room, and finds new modes of expression within instrumental music.
Guitarists such as Yvette Young, Richard Henshall, Plini, and more are at the vanguard of creativity for progressive music.
The quicksilver genius of Frank Zappa's playing defied categorization, but it alerted a generation of progressive guitarists to push the boundaries of their instrument.
Rivers Cuomo lets the shred-obsessed kid inside him break free on 'Van Weezer,' a record that's half Blue Album, half '80s metal.
There was no such thing as progressive rock, explains Howe. It was just that their sound needed a bigger canvas.
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