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  • The Beatles Albums In Order (1963-1970): A Complete List

    The Beatles Albums In Order (1963-1970): A Complete List

    If you’re only just starting to get into The Beatles, you might be wondering what order the band’s albums came out in. Here’s a complete list of all The Beatle’s albums in order… To say The Beatles were influential would be the understatement of the century. The mark left on music by Paul, John, George,…

  • 19 Bass Heavy Metal Songs That’ll Shake Your Fillings Out

    19 Bass Heavy Metal Songs That’ll Shake Your Fillings Out

    Here’s 19 of the best bass heavy metal songs ever recorded. If you like outstanding bass tone and performances, these tracks are sure to impress… If you A) like bass and B) are relatively new to metal, this post is going to make your day a lot more entertaining. The list was put together based…

  • The BOSS GA FC EX: An Amazing 2022 Overhaul For Katana Users!

    The BOSS GA FC EX: An Amazing 2022 Overhaul For Katana Users!

    The new BOSS GA FC EX Expression Pedal and footswitch is a brand new perspective for Katana users! Today we take a look at all of the new features that make this footswitch essential for Katana fans. The BOSS GA FC EX: Lots Of Letters, Lots Of Features! If this is your first time reading…

  • Does It Matter Where Guitars Are Made In 2022? Major Brands Explained!

    Does It Matter Where Guitars Are Made In 2022? Major Brands Explained!

    In the past, where guitars are made was a point of contention for most buyers. But technology has come a long way, and this controversial subject has seen some blurred lines over the last decade. Where Guitars Are Made: The Past… If you started playing guitar in the 80s or 90s, you are probably very…

  • John Lennon’s Least Favorite Beatles Album Will Surprise You

    John Lennon’s Least Favorite Beatles Album Will Surprise You

    John Lennon is one of the most famous musicians to ever walk the earth. But he really wasn’t keen on one of the Beatles’ most famous albums… The Beatles have been hugely popular for over sixty years. The band, formed by four teenage lads from Liverpool, quickly rose to prominence in the UK music scene…

  • Electric Guitar Types And Genres: Does Tradition Even Matter In 2022?

    Electric Guitar Types And Genres: Does Tradition Even Matter In 2022?

    Different Electric guitar types and models all have a different sound. But there are some myths and legends about which guitar is best for a genre. Today we try to put the myths to rest, and talk about what really matters: Tone Electric Guitar Types And Models: Everyone Has An Opinion… And just because someone…

  • The Ibanez JEM 777: Possibly The Most Important Guitar In Metal History!

    The Ibanez JEM 777: Possibly The Most Important Guitar In Metal History!

    The Ibanez JEM had a huge effect on the design of guitars, and picks ups where Eddie Van Halen left off with innovation. Today we look at the beginnings of the Ibanez JEM, and it’s vital legacy. The Ibanez JEM: An Introduction… There are two type of people in the world when it comes to…

  • The Guitar James Hetfield Could Not Live Without…

    The Guitar James Hetfield Could Not Live Without…

    James Hetfield has a massive collection of guitars but he does have one guitar that he could not live without… When you’re the frontman and main riff writer of one of the biggest and most influential metal bands to ever exist, and you’ve been doing that for three decades, you tend to amass a huge…

  • EJ Underexposed Presents: Voltreus

    EJ Underexposed Presents: Voltreus

    Underexposed is a weekly series that explores all kinds of new indie rock and metal! Today we check out some new thoughtful, progressive music with some huge melodic anthems! UnderExposed: New Independent Music! While we have reached out to musicians before, it’s time that we made it official! “Underexposed” is a brand new series of…

  • Why YOB (Band) Is Essential Listening For Any Music Fan

    Why YOB (Band) Is Essential Listening For Any Music Fan

    Like metal but not heard of YOB? You’re missing out on one of the most innovative, brilliant bands making music right now – let’s get that fixed… I have sprawling love affairs with many bands. Some of these relationships go back decades, others are much newer. But I am always on the hunt for new artists…

  • EJ Underexposed Presents: Hoomzeh “Floof”

    EJ Underexposed Presents: Hoomzeh “Floof”

    Underexposed is a weekly series that explores all kinds of new indie rock and metal! Today we check out some new wild, progressive music with a twist! UnderExposed: New Independent Music! While we have reached out to musicians before, it’s time that we made it official! “Underexposed” is a brand new series of articles that…

  • EJ Underexposed Presents: LytePath “Control”

    EJ Underexposed Presents: LytePath “Control”

    Underexposed is a new article series where we take a look at up and coming bands that are kicking some serious ass! Today we are checking out Lytepath, and their latest material. Lytepath: The First Installment Of Underexposed! While we have reached out to musicians before, it’s time that we made it official! “Underexposed” is…

  • Mastodon Hushed and Grim Lyrics – All Tracks In Full

    Mastodon Hushed and Grim Lyrics – All Tracks In Full

    All the lyrics from all the songs on Mastodon’s new Hushed and Grim record, complete with who sings which bits… Mastodon’s new Hushed and Grim record is now widely available. Lyrically, it is one of Mastodon’s most personal records. It is also one of the best records Mastodon has produced in years, showing that even…

  • 13 Ghost (The Band) Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    13 Ghost (The Band) Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    Ghost – previously known as Ghost BC – is one of the fastest-growing metal bands on the planet after exploding onto the scene in 2010. Here are 13 facts you probably didn’t know about Ghost… Ghost has four records under its belt, a cult following all over the globe, a brilliant live show, and some of the…

  • Adam Jones Names The Guitarists That Influenced Him Most

    Adam Jones Names The Guitarists That Influenced Him Most

    TOOL’s Adam Jones is one of the most iconic and influential guitarists working today. But who does Adam Jones draw influence from? Here are Adam Jones’ favorite guitarists of all time… For the last two decades, Adam Jones has been one of the most influential guitarists working in music. No one sounds like Jones. And…

  • What Guitars Do Meshuggah Use?

    What Guitars Do Meshuggah Use?

    Meshuggah invented djent. Meshuggah pioneered the use of 8-string guitars in metal. Meshuggah are LEGENDS. But what guitars do Meshuggah use? What Guitars Do Meshuggah Use? Ibanez M8M Ibanez Stoneman (AKA Ibanez FTM33) Meshuggah pioneered the use of extended-range guitars in metal. They don’t use traditional 6-string guitars anymore. And while there are plenty of…

  • 10 Bands That Use Drop C Tuning – EMBRACE THE MIGHTY CHUG!

    10 Bands That Use Drop C Tuning – EMBRACE THE MIGHTY CHUG!

    Drop C tuning sounds heavy – heavy as heck. It also makes playing power chords nice and easy too. Here’s 10 awesome bands that use Drop C tuning… Metal is all about tone. Getting the heaviest sound possible doesn’t always require that you tune down. Opeth and The Dillinger Escape Plan both play in standard tuning…

  • 12 Influential ‘90s Metal Bands Every Millennial Should Listen To

    12 Influential ‘90s Metal Bands Every Millennial Should Listen To

    Metal is alive and well in 2021. But its roots go way back. Here’s a guide to the best metal bands from the ‘90s – my picks for the most influential artists from one of the best decades for music ever… If you were born in the ‘00s, or mid-way through the 1990s, congrats, you’re…

  • Every Time I Die Guitar Tunings: What They Use & Why w/ Examples

    Every Time I Die Guitar Tunings: What They Use & Why w/ Examples

    If you try to look up Every Time I Die guitar tunings, you might get confused. Most of the Tabs I have found are very inaccurate. So let’s take a look at the actual tunings the band has used over the past 20 years of their career! Every Time I Die Guitar Tunings: It’s Probably…

  • Pantera Albums RANKED In Order of Heaviness

    Pantera Albums RANKED In Order of Heaviness

    This isn’t a best list, nor is a list of Pantera’s albums ranked from best to worst; instead, it is a list of Pantera’s albums in terms of their heaviness – from the crushingly heavy to the downright-crazy-heavy… Pantera is synonymous with metal. You cannot talk about metal music without mentioning them. Next to Metallica, Pantera…

  • Zakk Wylde Quotes About Life, Guitars & Black Label Society

    Zakk Wylde Quotes About Life, Guitars & Black Label Society

    Zakk Wylde has been a consistent presence in the metal scene for over three decades. From doing his own thing with Black Label Society to playing with Ozzy and battling his own demons, the man is a living legend. And here’s some of Zakk Wylde’s best quotes… Born Zachary Phillip Wylde, the man and legend…

  • Metallica Songs: A Complete List Inc. Covers & Rarities…

    Metallica Songs: A Complete List Inc. Covers & Rarities…

    Every single Metallica song ever recorded, including covers, rarities, and lesser-known tracks as well as all the bangers we know and love from Metallica’s back catalog in one place… Formed in 1981, Metallica is perhaps one of the most well known bands on the planet. James Hetfield and the boys have been kicking out albums…

  • What Guitar Pick Does James Hetfield Use?

    What Guitar Pick Does James Hetfield Use?

    Known for creating some of the best riffs ever and having one of the fastest right hands in the business, this dude needs ZERO introductions. But what guitar pick does James Hetfield actually use? When James Hetfield plays guitar, it is kind of mind-blowing. Especially if you play yourself. Hetfield has one of the most…

  • Deftones Songs In Drop D: A Complete List

    Deftones Songs In Drop D: A Complete List

    A lot of Deftones’ older stuff – arguably its best work – is in Drop D tuning. Here’s a complete list of all Deftones songs in Drop D If you grew up listening to metal in the late-90s, you know who the Deftones are. You probably saw them play multiple times. Between 1995 and 2000, the band…

  • Starting A Band And Getting Your First Gigs Part 1: A PRO Guide For Jumpstarting Your Career!

    Starting A Band And Getting Your First Gigs Part 1: A PRO Guide For Jumpstarting Your Career!

    So you have some equipment, and you have honed your skills. It’s time to think about starting a band! But there are tons of things that you could learn the hard way, and today we are going to look at all the small details that will help you on your journey to the stage. Starting…

  • Jimmy Page’s Favourite Guitar is Exactly What You’d Expect It To Be…

    Jimmy Page’s Favourite Guitar is Exactly What You’d Expect It To Be…

    Jimmy Page owns and has used many, many guitars over the years, but only one of his guitars has the status of “number 1”… Jimmy Page played in an era before million-pound endorsements, signature models, and YouTube. During the 1960s and 70s, plenty of guitarists, even those of Page’s stature, bought their own gear. You…

  • That Time Matt Pike Wrote A 63 Minute Guitar Riff…

    That Time Matt Pike Wrote A 63 Minute Guitar Riff…

    Matt Pike is many things. But arguably his biggest achievement to date is one, non-stop 63 minute riff that forms the backbone of Sleep’s seminal album, Dopesmoker… SLEEP formed in the late-1980s. Fuelled by a love of Black Sabbath and weed, the San Jose doom trio, in a relatively short space of time, had a…

  • Matt Bellamy Guitar – What Does He Use? This One and It’s A Real Beauty…

    Matt Bellamy Guitar – What Does He Use? This One and It’s A Real Beauty…

    I’m not a massive Muse fan, but I do love Cort guitars and the Matt Bellamy Cort Manson MBC-1 is truly a thing of beauty – and it doesn’t even cost that much either… The Matt Bellamy Guitar – AKA The Cort Manson MBC-1 How much? For the entry-level model you’re looking at less than $600. And…

  • Dean Guitars 2021 Lineup: Tons Of Awesome New Models, and Classic Redesign!

    Dean Guitars 2021 Lineup: Tons Of Awesome New Models, and Classic Redesign!

    Dean is the red-headed step child of the Metal guitar world, but hopefully the Dean Guitars 2021 Lineup will change that. The company really unleashed everything they could this year, and we take a look at some of the new models. Dean Guitars 2021 Lineup: Time For A Change! In a world full of Ibanez,…

  • PRS 2021 Lineup: Some Absolutely Lovely Additions To A Legacy

    PRS 2021 Lineup: Some Absolutely Lovely Additions To A Legacy

    The PRS 2021 Lineup will not be any surprise to long time fans of the brand, as the company makes slow, gradual moves. This is why PRS guitars are universally known to be amazing instruments. It’s all in the details. PRS 2021 Lineup: First, A Little History We are going to get to the beautiful…

  • Doom Metal: A Total Beginner’s Guide…

    Doom Metal: A Total Beginner’s Guide…

    Metal has many, many sub-genres and one of the best is doom metal. In this guide, we’ll explain what doom metal is, how it came to be, and why you should listen to it… What is Doom Metal? Doom metal has been around, in one form or another, since the 1970s. Back then, it was…

  • What Guitar Does Chino Moreno Play?

    What Guitar Does Chino Moreno Play?

    He wrote classic Deftones songs like Change (In The House of Flies) and Digital Bath, but what guitar does Chino Moreno play the most? Chino Moreno, Deftones co-founder and lead singer, came pretty late to the guitar. Chino didn’t start “writing” music for the Deftones until 2000’s White Pony album, Chino wrote classic tracks like…

  • Evan Hope Interview: The Reddit Shredder That Has Everyone Talking!

    Evan Hope Interview: The Reddit Shredder That Has Everyone Talking!

    It is no secret that reddit is a special place for guitar players around the world. You can post pictures, or videos of your gear and playing. Evan started showing up in my feed almost daily. And every day, there was a new inventive guitar riff. I had to talk to this guy! Evan Shreds…

  • 10 Things To Expect When You Start Learning Guitar: A Letter To Myself

    10 Things To Expect When You Start Learning Guitar: A Letter To Myself

    Everyone starts somewhere. For some of us, we cannot imagine a life without guitar. It’s almost unfathomable to think that there was a time that we didn’t play. But looking back, I think the beginning is often looked at with rose colored glasses. It’s not all roses… Learning to play guitar is one of the…

  • Who Invented The Electric Guitar? An Exciting Look WAY BACK Into The Past…

    Who Invented The Electric Guitar? An Exciting Look WAY BACK Into The Past…

    The electric guitar has been around for almost a century now. But where did it start? Someone had to sit down and come up with the idea. The electric guitar has remained unchanged for the most part for all this time. But who invented the electric guitar? Who Invented The Electric Guitar? Hint: It Wasn’t…

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