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Guitar Riffs

7 Greatest Guitar Riffs of All-Time

A guitar riff is defined as a cluster or sequence of notes or chords that are used in a song. It can be repeated over and over again, or it may only be heard on...

Fireside Chat: Larry Carlton

It stands as no reminder that a guitar is made of wood, glue and metal. It is not a living thing. But when the 18-time Grammy nominated legend of guitar, Larry ...

7 Deadly Sins of Rehearsing

by Rich Maloof 1. No agenda Make the most of the band’s time together by knowing what you plan to accomplish. Is it a writing session or a performance rehea...

7 Mistakes Every Beginner Guitarist Makes

by Corey Palmer For the beginning guitarist, it’s all too easy to run into pitfalls and stumbling blocks — especially when you’re trying to learn guitar on y...

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: Slash and Burn

It's an amazing sight. Armed exclusively with a twangy 6-string resonator-an instrument most audience members associate with the likes of Son House and accompan...

Guitabulary: Joni Mitchell Opens Up

Just a few weeks ago the LA Times ran a piece on Joni Mitchell, who was interviewed side by side with the guy who has been performing an all-Joni tribute in dra...
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Paul Rishell – Shake ’em On Down

Bonafide country blues guitar master, Paul Rishell introduces and performs Shake ‘em On Down from his TrueFire guitar course Dirt Road Blues. This classic Tommy...

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...

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...
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