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Published on June 28th, 2016

In December 1967, while he was still a member of Cream, British guitar phenom Eric Clapton was brought into a »

Published on June 14th, 2016

Before he wielded a Les Paul with Led Zeppelin, Page was a Telecaster-wielding Yardbird. »

Published on June 13th, 2016

Our recent story about Jimmy Page’s five best guitar solos as a member of the Yardbirds got us thinking »

Published on June 1st, 2016

David Gilmour is no stranger to Paul McCartney’s solo work. He lent fine—and very Gilmour-esque—guitar solos to tracks from two »

Published on May 25th, 2016

What’s brown and sticky? Nope. Also nope. »

Published on May 11th, 2016

John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers’ rocking 1966 cover of Ray Charles’ “What’d I Say” features a very young Eric Clapton on »

Published on March 30th, 2016

Feel free to watch the entire clip. However, if you skip directly to 3:48 in the top video, you’ll witness an »

Published on March 9th, 2016

OK, here’s one more isolated guitar recording for you. It’s Eddie Van Halen—in all his isolated glory—playing Van Halen’s “Hot »

Published on March 9th, 2016

Music writers and verbose rock fans have dedicated thousands of words to the merits and behind-the-music details of “important” albums »

Published on March 2nd, 2016

Last year marked the 25th anniversary of Steve Vai’s Passion and Warfare. »