Here's this week's handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet.
Joke of the Week
Q: How do you know when the stage is level? A: The lead guitarist is drooling out of both sides of his mouth.
Quote of the Week
"The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you." ~B.B. King
Most Popular Guitar News
- Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Shreds with Alcatrazz in 1984
- The History of Power Amps [Columns]
- When to change Guitar Strings: 5 Signs of old Strings
- The Gibson SG: 50 Essential Facts
- Practical Guitar Gigbag ?
- 5 Good Reasons for Songwriters to Multitask
- Ana Popovic – Can You Stand The Heat Album Review
- My Jam With Joe Satriani
- Ex-BUDGIE Guitarist Releases New Album
- Hole Notes: The Fleet-Fingered Moves of Six- and 12-String Virtuoso Leo Kottke
- String Theory: How to Create a Rolling Melody Using Chord Tones and Passing Notes
- Guitar Therapy: How One Enraged Old Guitar Player Deals with Tragedy
- Folk Music Legend Richie Havens Dead at 72
- What's that riff you can never seem to crack but always want perfect?
- How to Play Better Guitar Solos That Grab the Interest of Your Listeners [Lessons]
- Video Premiere: "Elevate" by The Winery Dogs — Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy
- Neo-Classical Guitarist Matt Mills on a New Acoustic Journey
- Hal Leonard 25 Top Metal Songs Review
- RUSH Wins 'Rock Album Of The Year' JUNO Award
- Legato Guitar Lick - Grouping in 7's
- Awesome, Work-of-Art Guitars Built by Just One Man
- New DVD: Step-by-Step Breakdown of Randy Rhoads' Guitar Styles and Techniques
- Joe Satriani Premieres Music Video for “A Door Into Summer”