Look below for this week's hand-picked guitar news from across the guitar universe.
Joke of the Week
Q: How do you get a guitar player off of your front porch? A: Pay for the pizza.
Quote of the Week
"If you play music for no other reason than actually just because you love it, the skills just kinda creep up on you." ~Nuno Bettencourt.
Top Guitar News Stories of the Week
- The Most Versatile Strum Pattern Around [Lessons]
- Condescending Ritchie Blackmore - Cheezburger
- The Love Child of Chewbacca and a Guitar
- Yngwie J. Malmsteen: Relentless – The Memoir
- The Most Coordinated Musicians You'll See All Day
- Arlen Roth on Perfect Pitch
- New app listens to your melodies, then writes them out in notation
- Peavey ships Vypyr VIP amps with variable instrument input
- Hole Notes: Joe Bonamassa’s Mesmerizing Acoustic Licks and Fingerstyle Riffs
- Bohemian Rhapsody - Edgar Cruz - YouTube
- 10 Chord Progressions that Steer Clear of the V-Chord - The Essential Secrets of Songwriting Blog
- Jack White on the Art of Playing Guitar
- Ray Manzarek’s Final Album Released
- Looking for good guitar or music documentaries or films. Any recommendations?
- Jackson Unveils Summer 2013 Models
- Music Is Mathematics
- String Theory: Drawing Inspiration from a Sax Legend and Melodic Minor's Two Coolest Modes
- Mustaine Confirms Live Metallica Jam With Newsted [News]
- Art Garfunkel Walks Off Stage After Cell Phone Goes Off During Concert
- 8 Ways of Creating Contrast Between Song Sections
- Dave Mustaine To Perform Metallica Song With Jason Newsted on Gigantour
- 8 Essential Guitar Pedals for Your Pedalboard
- Future Rock: Two-Handed Tapping and How to Play the Intro to “Atlas Novus”
- Gibson: SG Deluxe 2013 [Reviews]
- 6 Things Most Guitar Players Don't Understand About Music Theory | Guitar Columns @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
- Guitar Blog: Have you ever seen a more out-of-place headstock on a guitar?
- Chords and Melodies: 5 Errors to Avoid
- Zakk Wylde Teams Up With Les Paul Trio for Memorable Gig in New York City
- John Williams to Retire
- New Fender Satin Standard Guitars In Vibrant Colors
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