Articles about music
Guitarist Tony Rice is a musical legend, but outside of Bluegrass and acoustic music circles he isn't so well known. Tony and his music have changed over the years, but his influence on acoustic guitarists, the instruments they play, and the world of acoustic music will last a very long time
There are exciting new sounds in Country and Folk music, but none of them will be played on mainstream radio, they're far too creative and involve far too much talent for that. Here's a look at some of these exciting new sounds and artists.
Elliot Easton is an accomplished guitarist most well known for his work with The Cars. The Gibson SG is one of his primary guitars, and one of the most successful musical instruments in history. This article is about Elliot and his signature series Gibson SG.
Steve Lukather is one of the most respected guitarist in rock music, and has been for decades now. Ernie Ball Music Man, a company founded with the legendary Leo Fender makes his guitars. Here's the story.
Peter Frampton has had a long career in music. He recorded one of the most successful live albums of all time in 1976. In 1980 his much loved guitar was thought lost in a plane crash, but after many years, it found its way back home where it belonged.
Norman Blake is most known for being an acoustic guitarist, but he's also a fine player of any stringed folk instrument.
Chris Cornell has had a nice long career full of success. While he's mostly known for his singing and song writing, he's also a guitarist. He loves his Gibson ES-335 guitars, and so Gibson has created a Chris Cornell ES-335, but these are very rare guitars.
Eddie Van Halen is one of the most influential and original guitarist to have ever lived. So it's not surprising he now has his own line of guitars and amplifiers. This article concerns the striped super strat guitar.
Tony Iommi is often thought of as the father of heavy metal music. He's had a very long career, and is still active today. Tony has always preferred the SG guitar. This article is about his Epiphone SG signature guitar
Merle Haggard was one of the biggest country and western singers of all time. He also played the guitar well, and he almost always played a Fender Telecaster. After a time, Fender started making custom Telecaster guitars for him, and they are some of the finest Teles made.
The MTV Unplugged In New York album was the last album by Nirvana, and the only acoustic album they'd ever done. It was the band's swan song, and it was just that lovely. Many people have asked what sort of guitar and equipment did Kurt Cobain use during that concert, and this article seeks to answer those questions. That the music of Nirvana changed the music scene when it became popular in about the year 1993 is unquestionable. ï¿½That Nirvana was most often a heavy hitting electric band full of screaming guitars, vocals, and thumping drum and bass rhythm section is also simply fact. ï¿½The very...
For under a thousand US dollars the Canadian guitar maker Seagull provides some truly outstanding all solid wood options. The Seagull Maritime SWS guitar is a terrific instrument in every way at a terrific price.
The late great Glenn Frey was one of the founding members of The Eagles, he was one of the group's primary vocalists, song writers, and guitarists. Glenn was a lover of Takamine acoustic guitars, and this is the tale of the Takamine Glenn Frey signature model guitar.
Robert Johnson is a legendary musician. He lived a short life, recorded not too many tunes, and died mysteriously. But his guitar playing legend inspired countless musicians. He played a Gibson L1 guitar, and Gibson has recreated them for us all.
Among the most educated and skilled luthiers in the world, Dana Bourgeois and his guitars are often thought to stand head and shoulders above competitors. The Bourgeois Slope D made a splash from its debut, and is still very sought after. Dubbed "the banjo killer," this is a unique guitar.