guitarist

Ronnie James Dio (1942 – 2010)

Dio was not a guitarist, but he played with some of the greatest guitarists in hard rock and metal, notably Ritchie Blackmore and Tony Iommi. His work in Rainbo...

Guitabulary: John Lee Hooker

Few guitarists become so strongly identified with a genre of music as John Lee Hooker and his timeless boogie. Hooker laid down his share of classics, such as "...

How To Play Like Dickey Betts

The Allman Brothers Band has served as breeding ground for some of the greatest guitarists around, namely Duane Allman, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks. While t...

7 Basics of a Home Recording Setup

by Rich Tozzoli It doesn’t matter whether you have a $20,000 recording rig or the free version of GarageBand that came with your laptop: You need a comfortab...

Rock Gets Religion: An Easter Special

Rock & roll and religion: two strange bedfellows if ever there were a pair. Yet, there they are mingling together onstage, not only in the music of “shredd...

The Memphis Sound

Keith Wyatt explores the Memphis sound from the axe of Steve Cropper, who was the guitarist for Booker T and the MGs. First, he fleshes out the rhythm part of t...

Guitabulary: The Way to Ladyland

Revered as one of the best firebrand lead guitarists to ever strap on a Strat, Hendrix was also an innovative rhythm guitarist. Joe examines Jimi's chordal sens...