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Published on April 1st, 2014

In the January 2003 issue of Guitar World — yes, I know that’s random — there’s a story called “Do »

Published on March 20th, 2014

It seems like only yesterday that The Fabulous Thunderbirds, an upstart rocking blues band from Austin, Texas, released their »

Published on March 19th, 2014

Clarence White was a genuine double threat. His brilliant, Doc Watson-inspired acoustic flatpicking, which incorporated lightning-fast fiddle lines played on »

Published on February 14th, 2014

Alexander “Howard” Dumble has no contact information online, requires thousands of dollars on deposit, and demands you sign a series »

Published on February 11th, 2014

Guitarists collect amps for the same reasons they collect guitars. Most want to recreate the iconic sounds that their favorite »

Published on February 11th, 2014

One of the greatest live rock concert albums of all time, Humble Pie’s Performance: Rockin’ the Fillmore is a nearly »

Published on February 4th, 2014

Democracies very rarely work in rock bands. Most successful groups usually have one dominant member (maybe two) who provides the »

Published on January 14th, 2014

The fact is most of us aren’t ever going to perform on a major concert stage, even after lots of »

Published on December 26th, 2013

This story is from As the Beatles’ camp gets ready to roll out The U.S. Albums box set next »

Published on November 26th, 2013

This story is from In the mood for a complete vintage Led Zeppelin concert, drum solo and all? Yeah, »