For some guitar players, playing fast and mean is the goal. Guys like Yngwie Malmsteem and Eddie Van Halen come to mind when I think of blistering fast fretboard work, but for me, it was always the slower, melodic guitar players that captured my imagination the most. This is why David Gilmour of Pink Floyd is one of my all-time favorites.read more
It was 50 years ago that The Beatles released the ‘White Album.’ Today, the 50th Anniversary edition has been released to the world in all of its 107-track glory, that is if you opt for the super deluxe version. Seriously, it’s huge.read more
Guitar Tricks assigns a difficulty rating to every tutorial. We do this in order to show students how a tutorial fits into the overall learning system and the skill level required to tackle a lesson.read more
There are so many common hurdles when it comes to learning how to play guitar. For beginners, it's usually the same set of worries that may hinder progress and make you want to give up. Here are five of these issues, and how to address them.read more
Halloween is upon us once again and to celebrate the spookiest time of the year, we've rounded up a handful of creepy songs you might not have known to be terrifying.
Do you know of a haunting song? We'd like to know! Let us know in the comments, we want to hear from you.read more