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Sturgill Simpson Signs Major-Label Deal With Atlantic

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Don’t count on Sturgill Simpson to do anything by the book. Sidebar 40 Best Country Albums of 2014 » Ten months after the independent release of Metamodern Sounds in Country Music — an album that was recorded in less than a week, with a budget of $4,000 and an Estonian lead guitarist who’d grown up playing blues [...]

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Frankie Ballard Serves Up ‘Sunshine & Whiskey’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

January 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

By Andrew Leahey | January 9, 2015 Ten months after playing his first Number One single, “Helluva Life,” during an episode of Conan, Frankie Ballard hit the late-night talk show circuit again last night. Armed with a four-piece road band, he ripped into his second chart-topper, “Sunshine Whiskey,” kicking off the New Year with twin [...]

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Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

December 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Daniel Kreps | December 6, 2014 Green Day‘s longtime touring guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, the band revealed in a statement Friday. Thankfully, doctors have determined that the form of cancer is treatable, and White is expected to “make a full and speedy recovery.” Related “We have some news to [...]

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AC/DC Drummer Pleads Not Guilty to Threatening to Kill, Drug Charges

December 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Daniel Kreps | December 2, 2014 A lawyer for AC/DC‘s Phil Rudd pleaded not guilty on behalf of his client to charges of threatening to kill and drug possession Monday at New Zealand’s Tauranga District Court. The charges stem from Rudd’s November 6th arrest, when the drummer’s New Zealand home was raided and Rudd [...]

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Music Guitar Lessons

December 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

While most people go through a stage like this in their guitar playing, mine was different. The reason for this is because of the information I found.<a rel="nofollow"…

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When Metallica Met Lou Reed

October 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> “You have to feel it,” Lou Reed says with a hard look at Metallica singer-guitarist James Hetfield. “You have to believe it.” Reed, Hetfield and the rest of Metallica – drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo – are sitting in the band’s studio in Marin County, [...]

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Beginner Guitar Lessons – Easiest

September 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Whether you are learning to swim, speak a foreign language, or play a musical instrument, lessons are instrumental to success. The structure they provide is an invaluable tool in…

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Beginner Guitar Lessons – Easiest

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Whether you are learning to swim, speak a foreign language, or play a musical instrument, lessons are instrumental to success. The structure they provide is an invaluable tool in…

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Playing the Lead Guitar

June 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Tuning

Imagine a famous music band playing when suddenly the lead guitarist’s instrument shut off. See? Everything becomes a blur. That is because the lead guitar provides the main…

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Passing from Amateur to Musical Pilot: Lead Guitar Lessons

May 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Guitar Lessons

Anyone who studies how to play the guitar must always have the motivation to achieve mastery. This is because every musician’s goal must be to be one with their instrument…

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