Week in Guitar: Metallica Performs Escape Live, Randy Rhodes Book, 2 Note Power Chords, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to June 29th, 2012.

Photo of the Week: The 5 Stages of Incessant Pop Music

Photo of the Week: The 5 Stages of Incessant Pop Music

Week in Guitar: Lifeson on Hall of Fame Snub, How-to Sweep Pick Arpeggios, Maiden Bassist’s Daughter Sings Metallica, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to June 22th, 2012.

Start Getting a Handle on Sweep Picking Arpeggios–Guitar’s Hardest Technique

Sweep Picking

Today’s lesson is a guest post from Joel Cornell of Joel's Guitar Lessons, a fellow teacher who specializes in rock and metal guitar. Sweeping is a technique that many guitarists have heard about, some have tried, but very few understand how it works. And this is for good reason – if you look at it [...]

Photo of the Week: Darth Vader Endorses Metal

Photo of the Week: Darth Vader Endorses Metal

Video of the Week: “100″ Live at Bear Creek – Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

The song is a great example of a composition where each part is so simple, yet when pulled together and played at once the parts bring the song up to whole new dimension.

Week in Guitar: Hetfield Secretly at Mastodon Show, Jazz Guitarist Pete Cosey Dead, 10 Lessons from Tom Waits, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical might from across the Internet for the week prior to June 15th, 2012.

Photo of the Week: Depressing Pop Music Comparisons

Photo of the Week: Depressing Pop Music Comparisons

Week in Guitar: LOR Actor’s Metal Album at 87 Yrs Old, Hammett’s Fav Zombie Flicks, Iommi’s New Signature Amp, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical might from across the Internet for the week prior to June 8th, 2012.

Photo of the Week: Shopping with Metallica

Photo of the Week:  Shopping with Metallica

Week in Guitar: 1st Pics of Andre 3000 as Hendrix, Beautiful Open Chord Shapes, Vai US Tour Dates, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical frenzy from across the Internet for the week prior to June 1st, 2012.