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“I Was Like a Mad Scientist, Always Refining”: Steve Morse Reveals How He Wrote “Take It Off the Top”
By Joe Bosso last updated
The Dixie Dregs songwriter opens up about the band’s long-running fan favorite.
Steve Howe Reveals the Studio Secrets of the Yes Classic “Roundabout”
By Rod Brakes published
Video Our latest cover star explains why experimentation was key to the success of the standout ‘Fragile’ album track.
“I Was Primarily a Guitarist”: Mike Rutherford Talks Early Genesis
By Rod Brakes, Tom Mulhern published
Discover how the prog rock pioneer straddled the realms of 4-, 6- and 12-string guitars in this classic archive interview.
Adrian Belew on Alternate Tuning Inspirations, 35-voice Strats, and Why His DigiTech iStomp Remains a Pedalboard Staple
By Michael Ross last updated
Prog-rock’s perennial superpower makes a feel-good album for hard-luck times.
The Surprise New Song From Pink Floyd 'Hey Hey Rise Up' is Effectively One Long Righteous Guitar Solo
By Scott Rowley published
Pink Floyd reveal their first new original song since 1994, released in support of the people of Ukraine, and David Gilmour is all over it.
Steve Stevens Recommends Listening to These Five Guitar Solos
By Guitar Player Staff published
The Billy Idol guitarist names his top five lesser-known favorites.
“There Are Some Bizarre, Nebulous Forces At Work”: Guthrie Govan on Gigging
By Jude Gold published
With a new album in the bag – ‘Freeze: Live in Europe 2020’ – the Aristocrats guitar virtuoso delivers a faithful account of touring his rock-fusion supergroup.
High-Flying Mike Rutherford Loves Rock-Bottom Squier Bullet Stratocasters
By Rod Brakes last updated
Guitar Tech Steve Prior reveals why the Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics founder can’t get enough of Fender‘s entry-level Strat.
Sean Lennon and Les Claypool’s Meeting of Oddball Minds is a “Definite Creative Chemistry”
By Richard Bienstock published
The Claypool Lennon Delirium duo discuss their unique artistic bond and unusual recording arrangement.
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