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15 of the Most Legendary Guitarists to Have Ever Lived

15 of the Most Legendary Guitarists to Have Ever Lived

The world of guitar playing is vast and diverse, with legends like Chet Atkins, Joni Mitchell, and Stevie Ray Vaughan showcasing unique styles and undeniable talent. However, their mastery doesn’t extend to the distinct realm of metal guitar. Metal guitar demands a specific set of skills: aggressive distortion, lightning-fast single note runs, unconventional tunings, sweep…

15 of the Most Legendary Guitarists to Have Ever Lived
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15 of the Most Legendary Guitarists to Have Ever Lived

There are many ways to play the guitar, and certainly many Legendary Guitarists, such as Chet Atkins, Joni Mitchell, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, among countless others. While these are all stylistically varied and irrefutably great guitarists, they are not Metal Guitarists.  The specific stylings of Metal Guitar are almost universal within the genre: Big Distortion,…

The 15 Most Iconic Signature Guitars For Musicians, Ranked
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The 15 Most Iconic Signature Guitars For Musicians, Ranked

Countless A-list guitarists have collapsed with world-class guitar brands on their own signature series models: a line of special edition instruments modelled on iconic guitars played by the pro in question, rigged with all their personalised touches. There are some real geniuses and whackjobs out there in the metal and rock scene, and the legendary…

15 Of the Best Acoustic Guitar Brands Of All Time

15 Of the Best Acoustic Guitar Brands Of All Time

Acoustic guitars aren’t very metal. That is, until you hear the intro of Metallica’s Fade to Black, or till Black Sabbath’s Planet Caravan sparks a compulsion to turn the overdrive down and jam the riff to some bongos. From the most esteemed and expensive to the silent heroes of the guitar world, our list collects…

Best Cheap and Budget-Friendly Guitar Brands, Ranked by a Musician
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Best Cheap and Budget-Friendly Guitar Brands, Ranked by a Musician

Finding a budget-friendly guitar can be extremely tough, especially if you are new to playing the guitar. There are a lot of options, and all these guitars appear pretty similar on the surface. However, being a music teacher myself, I’ve personally tested hundreds of guitars, and am here to provide you with an expert analysis…

Every Major Guitar Amplifier Brand, Ranked By A Musician
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Every Major Guitar Amplifier Brand, Ranked By A Musician

I’ve been playing the electric guitar for almost three decades now. During that time, I’ve had the privilege of plugging my instrument into all kinds of amplifiers. In other words, I’ve rocked most of the brands on this list in the past. So, if you don’t know where your tone journey should start and you’re…

7 of the Most Iconic Guitars Ever in Rock Music History
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7 of the Most Iconic Guitars Ever in Rock Music History

Rock music history is riddled with iconic guitars, signature sounds, and legendary partnerships between artists and world-class guitar brands. Slash’s enduring status as a Les Paul player is nearly 40 years in the making. The handcrafted tone of Brian May’s DIY build, the Red Lady, made him one of the top rock guitarists of all…

15 Of the Best Acoustic Guitar Brands Of All Time
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15 Of the Best Acoustic Guitar Brands Of All Time

Acoustic guitars aren’t very metal. That is, until you hear the intro of Metallica’s Fade to Black, or till Black Sabbath’s Planet Caravan sparks a compulsion to turn the overdrive down and jam the riff to some bongos. From the most esteemed and expensive to the silent heroes of the guitar world, our list collects…

The 15 Best Electric Guitar Brands Worldwide, Ranked
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The 15 Best Electric Guitar Brands Worldwide, Ranked

To lovers of metal and rock music, the electric guitar is more than just an instrument. It’s a symbol of innovation, rebellion, and passion that has shaped the sound of music for generations. From the sultry blues to the high-octane riffs of rock and metal, the electric guitar has been at the forefront, providing musicians…