Tags Features

Tag: features

A Guide to Vintage Dobros

John Dopyera left National in 1929 to begin work on a secret project - a single-cone resonator guitar he believed superior to the Triolian. His instrument became synonymous with resonator guitars.

The Duane Allman “Layla” Guitar?

Taken in trade by a music store in Florida, it was sold to a local recording studio in 1977. Shortly afterward, its new owner started to wonder if maybe it wasn’t much more than just another Les Paul.

Höfner’s Fledermausgittare

Pure Höfner showpiece in concept and execution, only 12 were made. And for as pedestrian as it may be in terms of materials, its design was a radical departure. Today its sole purpose is to entice aficionados and collectors!

Phil Campbell

From 1984 through 2015, Phil Campbell was the guitarist in Motörhead, and for the last 20 years of the band’s existence was its sole...

Steve Rothery

Marillion has been playing thought-provoking neo-prog since its 1983 debut album, Script for a Jester’s Tear. Along the way, the group has issued classic...

Alex Skolnick

The worlds of metal and jazz guitar couldn’t be more opposite – one specializes in volume and riffing, the other on restraint and strumming....

Roger McGuinn

Few ’60s rockers have had the lasting influence of the Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, whose 12-string Rickenbacker “jangle pop” sound influenced the likes of Tom...

Andy Gill

One of the most original-sounding guitarists to emerge from the post-punk/new wave movement of the late ’70s was Gang of Four’s Andy Gill. While...

Pepper Keenan

It’s difficult enough to be a member of one metal band, let alone two. But Pepper Keenan is pulling double-duty as a member of...

Lance Lopez

Lance Lopez is a guitar-slinging blues machine that burns like Texas hot sauce in August. He has scorched the festival circuit for years with...

VG Giveaways

Giveaway #165

Enter to win a set of Electro-Harmonix Pedals valued at $480! Slammi Plus - This polyphonic powerhouse flawlessly transposes your pitch in two different directions...
Close [x]