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.

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.

Guitarist Steve Conte Talks Joining the New York Dolls, Working with Michael Monroe & His Love For Vintage Guitars

Steve Conte has held court with Company of Wolves, Crown Jewels, the Contes, New York Dolls, and Michael Monroe. In this far-reaching chat, we take a deep dive into the scene veteran’s long and influential career.

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.

Guitarist Ryan Spencer Cook Speaks on Working With Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons & His Love For the Guitar

Few players exude the level of joy, professionalism, and love for their craft as guitarist Ryan Spencer Cook.

An Interview with Britt Lightning of Vixen

It’s easy to see why the hard rock and the heavy metal world has long been enamored with axe-slinging bombshell Britt Lightning.

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