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A Song to Die For: The ‘My Way’ Killings

A strange and shocking story caught our eye in today’s New York Times: Sinatra Song Often Strikes Deadly Chord. What’s happening is that there’s been a long ...

Playing Old Guitar Strings

by Charlie Doom Spend thirty seconds playing a guitar strung with old, corroded strings and you’ll never want to strum on old strings again — unless you’re s...

The Second Guitar

by Charlie Doom Buying a second guitar is a rite of passage for a guitarist. It represents a commitment between artist and art, not only spiritually, but fin...

Guitar News from NAMM

Last week we offered a sneak peak from the floor at NAMM, the mammoth trade show of the musical-instrument business. (That’s when we revealed the inside word on...

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, ...

7 Amazing & Unique Guitar Videos from 2009

There were many awesome guitar performances over the past year, and as the Internet continues to expand and video recording becomes more popular, we have access...

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...

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...