Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The third act on Day 3 was Ten Years After. Their set was plagued by technical challenges, but the last song of their set made stars of Alvin Lee and Ten Years After.
Check out the best guitars for beginners who are into heavy metal and newbies intent on causing maximum mayhem with their first guitar. See my top picks for old-school thrash and classic metal, modern extreme music and shred.
Via email, I talked to synthwave artist Pretty Glass Folk about his musical roots, how he approaches music creation, and how he sees the global synthwave scene.
Recognize the contributions of military service members with a playlist of popular songs about them. Don't wait until it's Veterans Day, Memorial Day or Fourth of July to honor them.
Out of work, out of money, and down on their luck, too many people face poverty, hunger, and homelessness. Make a playlist of pop, rock, country, and R&B songs about the struggles that poor people face to simply survive.
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The fourth act on Day 3 was The Band. Already veterans of the music scene, this great roots-rock outfit was a perfect fit for the Woodstock festival.
Looking for a Stratocaster guitar but want to stay away from Fender? Here are five of the most well thought of non Fender Stratocaster manufacturers.
Charles "Buddy" Bolden's story is haunting and captivating with excessive highs and terrifying lows. Few people are familiar with his influence on the music culture, yet his musical ingenuity touches each of us fundamentally and socially.
Politically incorrect pop, rock, and country songs from the '60s, '70s, '80s, and '90s that wouldn't fly today for their lyrics about women, inappropriate relationships, race, and drugs.
Buddy Holly inspired so many of today's rock stars. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and so many others were influenced by this phenomenal artist. His music provided the template for some of the best rock songs ever written. Here are some of his best.
If you're grieving the loss of a dear friend or relative, make a playlist of pop, rock, and country songs about sorrow, grief, and missing your loved one.
"Constellation" is the posthumous debut from Starlight, a now-defunct Swedish speed metal band inspired by early Helloween.
Canadian synthwave producer Mirrorvoid creates music that, in his words, explores themes of "AI, surveillance capitalism, virtual reality and facial recognition" and balances those darker themes with the "bright side of '80s retrowave culture."
Are you a fabulous redhead or do you know someone who is? Celebrate your unique hair color with a pop, rock, and country playlist about rocking red hair.
Check out this review of the Jackson JS32 Dinky, King V, Rhoads, Kelly and Warrior They're affordable versions of classic designs from one of the best metal guitar builders on the planet.