Upon greeting me with a white carnation, Jake Kiszka (guitarist for Greta Van Fleet), instantly had me smitten. It's safe to say Kiszka's an old soul, and might as well be, since he and his band are playing the...
By Caroline Paone Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal: Solo shows, Sons of Apollo, Art of Anarchy, re-releasing his first two CDs, and a double-neck rundown. Virtuoso guitarist Ron Thal, stage name "Bumblefoot," (ex-Guns N’ Roses) is known for his fiery fretwork and double-neck...
A flashy bass player once said, “Image is at least a third of the entire package”—T.M. Stevens. The metal funk master’s statement reminds me of Marco Mendoza. We know rock and roll is show business. And bassist Marco Mendoza...
WHY would a luthier (guitar builder) suddenly stop taking any more orders? Selling the business? Taking a sabbatical? Passing the tools down to someone else? Nope.
Imagine blending your love of music and your passion for a particular hobby, or perhaps a favorite artist, song, or special occasion, into a piece of incredible art work that makes a statement. Creative artist Peter Geiger does just that -- creates metal guitars from license plates. Peter works with his clients to create unique, custom pieces of art that tell your story in such a way that it will become a central piece in your art collection to be loved for generations.
Performing tonight, May 23, in Atlanta at Vinyl Room, Jonathan Jackson and his band Enation, are touring across the US. They kicked off in Nashville at 3rd and Lindsley, and will close out the tour in Chicago, Illinois. Jonathan...
Meet the man who, along with founder Bud Eastman, launched Guitar Player Magazine to the heights of the musical world.  Jim Crockett, along with his daughter Dara Crockett, are releasing their new book "Guitar Player: The Inside Story of...
Former punker Tony White of the husband and wife duo, Grace & Tony, left his punk roots and ultimately created a musical genre he calls "punkgrass" after meeting the love of his life and band partner Grace. He had...
Sick Puppies’ newest album Connect has been described by band member Shimon (Shim) Moore as a perfect blend of the best music from their three records, Dressed up as Life, Tripolar and Polar Opposites. Combining their past musical experience and having listened to what their fans want to hear, Connect delivers radio ready tunes filled with emotion, often times political lyrics, powerful sounds, catchy guitar riffs and great vocals.
Joe Satriani’s musical journey leading to his 14th studio album Unstoppable Momentum, has been filled with meaningful moments from established instructor to virtuoso performer. Not many artists possess the flair for writing catchy yet technically proficient songs--but most artists...