The Six Strings Of Rebellion
The Six Strings Of Rebellion

We all experience that indefinable urge to rebel during our teens, while most of us will grow out of it eventually, some never get over it. Even though the symbols of rebellion are many, however the one most teenagers relate best to is the Guitar!

Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar
Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar

Over the years I have learned there are many do's and don'ts when it comes to caring for a guitar. Some I have learned from other guitarists, teachers, etc. and some I have found from first-hand experience.

A Certified Guitar Appraisal
A Certified Guitar Appraisal

A Certified Guitar Appraisal is not just a one page document with a value on it. It is a report written only after thoroughly inspecting the guitar and gathering information about the guitar builder, the guitar, and the market in which it is...

Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop
Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop

I am one of many people whose interest in music goes far beyond plugging myself into my mp3 player and absorbing myself in the hits of my favorite groups and musicians. I am one of those people who need to be actively making music and my...

Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche...
Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche Signature Bass

A renowned bass guitar builder and a great bass player, already longtime friends, joined forces in 2010 to design a special, signature bass that bears both their names. The result is the new MTD Kingston AG 5-string electric bass. Michael Tobias,...

Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

The 5-String Bass Guitar
The 5-String Bass Guitar

For anyone who has learned how to play the bass guitar that has four strings, having one that is 5-stringed would be heaven-sent. This type of bass guitar is much more popular today as it allows you to play music without the need for you to move...

Guitar Pick
Guitar Pick

What is a pick? Mostly made out of plastic but sometimes made of metal, picks are used by guitarists for decades. When playing a lot the fingers may start to hurt because strings are generally metal and they can take their toll on soft picking...

History Lesson on Power Metal Music
History Lesson on Power Metal Music

Power metal is a style of heavy metal music that combines symphonic elements with traditional and speed metals to create a unique sound. The term "power metal" is often used to describe two different but similar styles: the first being a North...

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube amplifier consists of vacuum tubes which are used to amplify audio, power and other alternating current signals before transistors were invented. This vacuum technology is still used by guitars. This tube amp basically operates on vacuum tube or valves. Audiophiles usually desire these tubes as tube amplifier is considered ideal for home listening as it produces natural and smooth sound.

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