James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica have long endorsed ESP guitars. They both have several, but two of the most favored ones are the Iron Cross and the White Zombie. Here's the story.
A Gibson Les Paul Custom with 3 pickups is forever an extremely desirable and also expensive guitar. Here are 5 of the best available.
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Read this review and learn why the Hartke HA3500 bass amp or its big brother the Hartke HA550o is the perfect choice for gigging bassists.
The Fender Stratocaster is one of the most iconic guitars in music history. If you don’t play one, here are 10 reasons you should.
Randy Rhoads and Marty Friedman were two of the most influential American guitarists. Jackson X series guitars are super-affordable, and here are the rest of the details for these signature guitars.
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson are both monster guitarists from Texas. They also each have Fender Artist Series Stratocaster guitars made after and for them. Here's a close look at both.
Glenn Frey and Garth Brooks are two of the finest singer songwriters the USA has ever produced. Takamine makes a great signature guitar in honor of both of these legends. Here's the story.
Are they two names for the same thing? Are they different instruments? Does it matter what style of music is played on either the violin or the fiddle?
Learn about the Ibanez Iron Label Series in this review and check out some of the meanest RG, S, and 7-String guitars ever made.
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The guitars of the Paul Reed Smith company are widely desired, but their prices are prohibitive for most working musicians. The new S2 line remedies this, and the S2 Vela may be the best one.
Jake E. Lee once had the toughest job in metal music, he had to replace Randy Rhoads in Ozzy Osbourne's band. DeMartini was a first class guitar gunslinger in the band Ratt. Here are their guitars.
In a telephone interview, Scott Ward of The Wardens tells me about the origins of this unique band, how they approach songwriting and recording, and where they find creative inspiration.
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New in 2017 comes the Gibson Custom Modern Double Cut Guitar. It has some brand new features. Then we have the very similar Tak Matsumoto Doublecut Custom, which has been around a bit. Which is best?
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The magical sounds that come from the harmonica are nothing short of a mystery. How do they do it? This article explores some of the masters of this tiny musical instrument.
Leaning to play the guitar takes commitment and practice, but it’s extremely rewarding. Here ten tips to help the beginner learn how to play the guitar.
Ritchie Blackmore and Yngwie Malmsteen are two of the most influential European guitarists in the world. Fender has Artist Series Stratocaster guitars in production for both. Here is the story.
Find out why learning to play an electric guitar might be a better choice compared to choosing an acoustic guitar as your first instrument.
In this day and age signature series guitars are all the rage. Here are five of the coolest solid body electric signature series guitars, all making their debut in 2015.
The piano continues to be a driving force in all styles of music. But where are its roots, and why was it invented in the first place?
Learn how to re-string your acoustic guitar. Lots of pictures, an animated video and clear, simple instructions!
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The zurna, dumbeg, dudek and the oud are common instruments to Armenians, but are not widely known to the rest of the world.
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Learn which brands build the best acoustic guitars for beginners and get advice on choosing an amazing starter instrument.
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The great Jimi Hendrix set the world of music on fire with his Fender Stratocaster guitars. He was the most influential Strat ambassador, and so Fender now makes two Jimi Hendrix Strats Here they are.
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These are the 5 best artist series Fender Telecaster guitars available in 2017. These are a very diverse group, each quite different from the other four.
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For fifteen hundred bucks here are two of the finest possible electric guitars available that are made in the USA . But which should you choose? Here are all the specifications and considerations.
Learn how to care for your acoustic or electric guitar with a few easy maintenance tips meant to get beginners on the right track.
Small body cedar top guitars are a finger-picker's dream machine. Here are 5 of the best small bodied steel string guitars with cedar tops across a range of prices and available features.