The Top 7 Guitar Stories of 2009

7. The Top 50 Guitar Albums of All-Time - With a lot of help from their readers, Guitar World released in February what they consider to be the 50 greatest guit...

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...