Over last weekend, I went and installed a coil-split on my guitar using a push/pull potentiometer. Here are the results between flipping from the full output of the humbucker to the more nuanced and snappy single coil pickup. There’s a ton of info out there you can find just by using Google but, the best […]
Chicken Picken’ is a guitar style of quick country runs and banjo style rolls. A mix of bends, double stops, slapping and popping the strings and a twangy guitar is standard for ay country tune from the beginning. These are a few licks from a youtube video I found that goes over a little lesson. […]
You can’t go wrong with old school Guns and Roses before Slash left and Axel consoled himself with chimichangas and lard. This concert from back in ’88, 24 years ago. It’s So Easy Mr Brownstone Outta Get Me Sweet Child of Mine My Michelle Welcome to the Jungle Night Train Paradise City Rocket Queen Knocking […]
Browsing around I found this 5 piece Canadian band that is managed by Dave Mustaine. With pretty decent chainsaw riffs and a tight rhythym section, I’m impressed with them and their style. Here’s a pretty heavy track of theirs called Dirty’s Back.
All guitarists are in search of that “tone” whether it’s a rock legend that they want to copy or just the quest for the perfect tone that raises the hair on their back. “Tone” is something that can’t really even be described. It’s a combination of so many minutely, user-dependant, changes in sound that it […]
Electro Harmonix’s Big Muff Fuzz Pedal is such a legendary effect. All the sustain and distortion you can want for metal or roll back the levels and get a nice dirty blueshouse sound. Looking around I found a site that has a ton of info about fuzz boxes, including the Big Muff and a ton […]
Looking around for different guitar tone and trick sites, this site sums up so much info it’s unreal. Whoever runs it really put in some work compiling and archiving information on just about everything you can think of for pedals and amps. It’s definitely worth checking out if you play guitar or bass or are […]
No one has a better entrance than James Brown. Here’s one of his classics, Out Of Sight!
Bang your head to Slayer’s classic, Disciple!
The song is an oldie, but the blonde guy’s voice when he’s singing makes this youtube clip absolute gold!