Obscure Gear Spotlight: Oktober Guitars

Oktober Guitars can only be described as wicked. These axes are reminiscent of B.C Rich guitars, but… [more]

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Free Drum Machine (That’s Actually Pretty Good)

Drum machine softwares have turned into a huge and diverse market. With some suites of drum software… [more]

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Custom Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Okay, so you’ve been around the block, you’ve tried almost every guitar out there, and you’ve simply… [more]

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The Three Best Heavy Metal Amp Cabinets

In the world of guitar gear, its a pretty common thing for us to spend a lot of time focusing on what… [more]

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DiMarzio Gravity Storm Pickup Review

For several years now, DiMarzio pickups has been releasing units created specifically for use by Steve… [more]

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How you can make the most of the melodic minor scale for guitar.

The natural minor scale is easily one of the most basic minor scales that you will come across when you… [more]

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How to Write a Harmonized Guitar Part

One of the more effective tools that you can have in your writing toolbox is that of harmonization. Learning… [more]

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Blackstar Amplifiers: The New Marshall?

In a world of guitar gear largely dominated by companies that have been around for decades, its really… [more]

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The Best First Distortion Pedal: Digitech TL2 Review

At some point, usually very early in our playing careers, every rock and metal guitarist decides to purchase… [more]

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How to Get an Album Recorded for Free

No, you didn’t misread the title of this post, and no, this isn’t some insane gimmick or scam. There… [more]

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Learn How to Play Bass Guitar

The bass guitar can be said to make up the soul of a song. Learning to play this instrument will be really useful for any […]

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Guitartricks

he fingers, wrists and arms need to be functioning together with the eyes, ears and brain to relate what you study with the movements and […]

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Free Drum Machine (That’s Actually Pretty Good)

Drum machine softwares have turned into a huge and diverse market. With some suites of drum software going for a retail price of well over $200, it can be difficult for a musician with a modest budget to get decent drum software. This is one of those rare instances where there are some free softwares […]

Custom Guitar Buyer’s Guide

Okay, so you’ve been around the block, you’ve tried almost every guitar out there, and you’ve simply come to the conclusion that none of them quite suit you. If that is your current situation, and you are a serious musician who is ready to put real money into your rig, it may be time to […]

DiMarzio Gravity Storm Pickup Review

For several years now, DiMarzio pickups has been releasing units created specifically for use by Steve Vai for sale to the general public. Most prominent among these has probably been the DiMarzio Evolution humbucker. Today however, we are going to take an in depth look at one of the other Vai-inspired high output pickups currently […]

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Obscure Gear Spotlight: Oktober Guitars

Oktober Guitars can only be described as wicked. These axes are reminiscent of B.C Rich guitars, but better. Each guitar looks like exactly what it it: a heavy metal specialty guitar. These looks and premium features combine to make Oktober brand guitars excellent choices for the extreme metal guitarist. All models feature a mahogany body […]

The Three Best Heavy Metal Amp Cabinets

In the world of guitar gear, its a pretty common thing for us to spend a lot of time focusing on what amp heads are best for the type of music that we play. However, to a lot of guitarists, the amp cabinet has become something of an afterthought. Contrary to popular belief, not all […]

Blackstar Amplifiers: The New Marshall?

In a world of guitar gear largely dominated by companies that have been around for decades, its really cool to see new manufacturers coming out with things we haven’t seen before. One of the new companies that has come out swinging in the past few years has been Blackstar Amplification. Blackstar started out in 2004, […]