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Watch: Steve Vai Play “Racing the World” at Guitar Center

“The Artist Relations Room at the Guitar Center in Hollywood, CA was racing the world when Steve Vai visited and cranked out his new song. Steve also sat down with Nic Harcourt for an incredibly intimate interview.”

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Photo of the Week: Impossible Bass Player

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Guitar News Week: Iommi’s Riff Album, 10 Jazz Standards You Should Know, & more…

Tony Iommi's signature "Born To Rock" Gibson SG electric guitar. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Here's this week's handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Feb 15th, 2013. Joke of the Week Q: What do you call a guitar player without a lawnmower? A: Unemployed. Quote of the Week [...]

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Guitar News Week: 10 Things Learned at NAMM 2013, Humor for Music Geeks, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Feb 8th, 2013.

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Photo of the Week: Great Band-mates Needed Ad?

Want to join this band? Take one!

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Video: Bach’s Adagio and Fugue Played by Alberto Mariani

Recorded live in concert at Villa Tittoni (Desio, Italy). Bach’s Adagio and Fugue from Sonata BWV 1005 played by Alberto Mariani.

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Guitar News Week: How to Turn Scales Into Solos, Tips for Memorizing Notes On Guitar, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Feb 1st, 2013.

Photo of the Week: How Guitar Mistakes Look to Your Audience

Only Da Vinci sees the flaws in the Mona Lisa…

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Guitar News Week: Aluminum Guitar Found, The Overlooked Middle Pickup, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Jan 25th, 2012.

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Video: How to Play Shred Cigar Box Guitar!

Shane Speal shows his “slide tapping” solo method using an electric 3-string cigar box guitar. Tuning is GDG.

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Photo of the Week: Guitarists vs Drummers

Is this what it’s really like?

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Guitar News Week: Things You Don’t Know About Bonamassa, Mustaine Soup Kitchen, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Jan 18th, 2013.

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Photo of the Week: What Hetfield Does

Hetfield doing the Dad thing and performing with his daughter.

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Guitar News Week: 10 Worst Solo Albums, Pizza Hut Guitar, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical movements from across the Internet for the week prior to Jan 11th, 2013.

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Video: Yellow Submarine (Fingerstyle Guitar) Played by Hiroshi Masuda

By Lennon & McCartney Arranged by Hiroshi Masuda http://sketch3.jp/eng/ Guitar: Jose Ramirez 130 anos Strings: Savarez 510AR Tuning: standard Camera: Nikon 1 J1 Recorder: Zoom Q3 Softwares: Soundtrack Pro, iMovie, QuickTime Player, Stickies

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Photo of the Week: Effective Guitar Lesson Ad?

Is this guitar teacher on to something?

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Guitar News Week: Dave Grohl’s New Supergroup, 10 Career Killer Albums, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and musical mayhem from across the Internet for the week prior to Jan 4th, 2013.

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Freedom on the Fret Board: How to Compose Creative Solos Using 3 Basic Patterns as Taught to Me By Greg Howe

My guitar life all started making sense after 1 lesson with Greg Howe. He showed me that I needed to see the fret board in an easy to understand map using 3 basic arpeggio patterns that outline the Chord Scale. From these patterns we can then build. This lesson is a culmination of all my studying and from this method creative possibilities are endless.

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Video: This Guy Has a Guitar in his Mouth (Yep, it’s the Police Academy guy!)

Remember that guy from “Police Academy” and “Spaceballs” who made 100s of sounds with his mouth? Well he’s here “singing” a song from Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love complete with guitar solo.

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Guitar News Week: Fender 2013 Custom Collection, Why Some Musicians Always Succeed, & more…

Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news from across the Internet for the week prior to Dec 28th, 2012.