Daily Kindling: Homeless Man Wows

Sometimes life isn't fair. And in this case, it seems life is totally wrong. A homeless man, who goes by the name "Mustard", was invited onto the Opie & Ant...

Fireside Chat: John Wlaysewski

Our latest Fireside Chat is with a Zeppelin-loving, Fender-playing guitarist who is unafraid to go to 11 and shred on solos. His name? John Wlaysewski. He is th...

A TrueFire Thanks

by Brad Wendkos, Founder of TrueFire We’re celebrating our 18th Thanksgiving as a company today. Jacquie made us an incredible brunch of blueberry waffles, e...

Branding: Musical Identity as a Career Move

by Rich Tozzoli On this past Veteran’s Day, the Punch-In ran a handful of videos featuring performances of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Slash was featured in ...

3 Questions – George Lynch

1. What's the most valuable career advice you've ever received? Don’t quit your day job. 2. Should artists allow free downloads and file sharing -- or does ...

Daily Kindling: Veterans Day

Today we Americans honor our military veterans and thank them for their service. Many people show their thanks by calling or emailing relatives, posting famous ...

7 Overlooked Jazz Guitar Albums

by Jason Shadrick Everywhere you look there are lists of “essential” albums that no self-respecting musician should be without. These contain different comb...

Fireside Chat: Kiko Loureiro

Colonialism is alive and well in the 21st century, but rather than pin helpless natives to the tips of bayonets, today’s conquistadors are building their empire...

Fireside Chat: Vicki Genfan

Every now and then an artist comes along whose music reaches out and touches the soul of all who hear them. Virtuoso guitarist, singer and composer Vicki Genfan...

Daily Kindling: Led Zeppelin II Tribute

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest albums of all time, Led Zeppelin II, and since we missed it yesterday, we figured the only thing t...