A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Secondhand Guitar

earning to play an instrument may seem like a simple hobby or a pastime, but it offers a range of benefits.

What Music Do Casinos Play?

Casinos are no different because the music playing at a business can significantly make or break the mood.

Ratt Studio Albums Ranked

Between the dual guitar solos and tone of Robin Crosby and Warren DeMartini, Stephen Pearcy’s distinct vocals, Juan Croucier’s bass licks and songwriting, and Bobby Blotzer’s thunder drumming, Ratt is nothing short of essential.

Remembering Green Day’s Nimrod 25 Years On

Blistering in its content, Nimrod offers a grouping of in-your-face songs that rarely miss a beat. Despite its greatness, Nimrod isn’t held in the same regard as 1994’s Dookie, a record that catapulted Green Day to superstardom and beyond.

Doug Aldrich on the Dead Daisies Radiance, and His Time with Whitesnake and Dio

The former Lion, Dio, and Whitesnake guitarist dishes on his evolved approach and why this version of the Dead Daisies is the strongest yet.

Dean Roberts Talks New Music, Line-up Disputes, and The Future of Leatherwolf

As a heavy metal mainstay, Leatherwolf has traversed various incarnations since 1981. But its hallmark has always been Dean Roberts’ unabated aggression behind the kit.

Europe’s John Norum Talks New Music, His Approach to the Guitar, and the Recording of “The Final Countdown”

After years of glam metal stardom and acrobatic guitar heroics with Europe and Dokken, John Norum has returned with a new solo record titled Gone to Stay.

Richie Kotzen Speaks on Working with Adrian Smith, His Days in Poison & New Winery Dogs Music

He came up in the late-80s shred era and was a member of Poison and Mr. Big in the ’90s, but these days, Richie Kotzen is focused on making inventive guitar music for the modern age.

Rock Legend Nancy Wilson Selling Gear From Her Personal Collection on Reverb

The trend of artists listing on Reverb helps gets gear into the hands of fans and fellow musicians. 

How Video Games Are Changing the Music Industry

Video games and music intertwining is not new but still has endless potential and room for evolution. As long as video games dominate the current cultural zeitgeist, the music industry can grow along with it.

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