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Daily Kindling: Goodbye Gibson?

Industry insiders at the NAMM show in Anaheim are murmuring that Gibson could be out of business by this summer....

Fireside Chat: Seymour Duncan

While the name Seymour Duncan might be synonymous with high quality pick ups and stompboxes, few know that before he was winding magnets and soldering wires, ...

Happy New Year!

We’ve had a great time launching TrueFire’s blog this past year, and the feedback we’ve received from players around the world has been nothing short of inspiri...

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...

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: 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...

Fireside Chat: John Patitucci

Grammy-winning jazz bassist John Patitucci pulled up a seat to chat with our very own Charlie Doom. 1. If you weren't a musician, what would you be and why? ...

Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists – Part 5

And the final 10 are in! Rounding out our tribute to TrueFire educators, here's our list of the Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists in no particular order. Drumro...

Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists – Part 3

The list must go on! Here are 10 more incredibly hard-working, talented, downright awesome guitarists from TrueFire's stable of educators (listed in alphabetica...

Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists – Part 2

Labor Day weekend has come and gone, but our tribute to the ever-hard-working TrueFire faculty continues. Here are the next 10 guitarists to whom we owe a great...