The Three P's of Playing Guitar...
The Three P's of Playing Guitar (Or Any Other Instrument)

Learn what I call the three "P's" of playing guitar and how you can apply them to your own playing no matter your skill level. They are as follows: #1: Perception, #2: Patience, and #3: Practice. I believe if you follow these three P's you'll...

Guitar Apps - The Practical...
Guitar Apps - The Practical Choice for Today's Future Musician

Smart phones and touch screen tablets have altered the way we live our everyday lives. So many different apps are now available online. These apps can be entertaining, informative, and educational, among other things. It used to be that to be able...

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...

Using the Internet to Learn an...
Using the Internet to Learn an Instrument

Most people go through a time in their life where they want to learn how to play a musical instrument. For some, that may be the piano or the violin. Others may want to learn the drums or a more obscure instrument. In the past, this meant that you...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate...
3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars...

10 New Heroes of Piano Rock
10 New Heroes of Piano Rock

Foxy Shazam are a Cincinatti based experimental/progressive rock band that sound like some unholy mix of the Misfits and Meatloaf. Guitars blast and then are occasionally quiet to make way for Sky White's virtuoso piano playing. They claim to be...

Learning Guitar - What's With...
Learning Guitar - What's With The Pain In My Finger Tips?

Here's the question we hear so many times. "I just started learning to play guitar and the tips of my fingers on my fingering hand hurt. Why, and will it always hurt?" No, the pain will stop. This is actually really good news. It shows progress....

What Is Post Rock?
What Is Post Rock?

Post rock is one of music's more enigmatic genres. Defining itself by what it's not (rock) gives little clue as to what it is. Ironically, given that the phrase 'post rock' literally translates to 'after rock', it is in fact a sub-genre of rock...

How To Improve Your Guitar...
How To Improve Your Guitar Playing With And Without A Metronome

Do you think that using a metronome is important for improving your guitar playing? Here is how you should use the metronome in your guitar practicing in order to make faster progress as a musician.  On this issue, guitar players tend to fall into...

Best Beginners Guitar

Best Beginners Guitar

Hey Everyone, in this article we are going to be talking about a very controversial question that has been asked since the beginning of time. What is the best beginners guitar? From my personal experience I would say that the Fender Squire Strat is the best beginner guitar and it is the most versatile guitar for most styles. I have played guitar for 9 years and I still have and play my Fender Squire.

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