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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, ...

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...

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 ...

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? ...

Yes, Master

“Mastering Engineer” — an industry job shrouded by a magical black veil of intrigue and mystery. Who are these guys? What do they do behind those closed doors t...