Here's this week's handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Oct 12th, 2012.
Joke of the Week
Q: What is the difference between a guitarist and a Savings Bond? A: Eventually a Savings Bond will mature and earn money!
Quote of the Week
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. ~Victor Hugo
- Eddie Van Halen Voted Greatest Guitarist of All Time in Guitar World Readers Poll
- Readers Poll Results: The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
- BB King Documentary Film Arrives In Cinemas
- Best Portable Bass Amp
- Paul Reed Smith Gives TEDx Talk: Play Your Cards
- GEOFF TATE Claims QUEENSRŸCHE Bandmates Have Been Trying To Get Rid Of Him For At Least A Year
- Arlen Roth on “Learning Shapes”
- Jeff Baxter on how to play rhythm guitar.
- 'Shred Alert' DVD: Let Paul Gilbert Teach You How to Shred
- Photo of the Week: Useful Guitar Advice?
- Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Reveals Songwriting Tip
- MARTY FRIEDMAN: Video Footage Of Zoetermeer Performance
- Best site for backing tracks?
- Slash's Appetite For Destruction Les Paul (The Original: Specs and History)
- Elderly Instruments: All Things Strings Documentary
- Metallica Offering Free Download of Orion Music + More Fest Soundcheck
- Small Wonders: Five Essential 15-Watt Guitar Amps
- Pandora Reveals Artist Royalty Rates [News]
- Video: Hooting, Drumming, Hollering – Bob Brozman Demonstrates Dynamic Calypso Guitar Playing
- Stomp Box Basics: How 10 Essential Pedals Work
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