Guitarists

Friends of the Guitar Hour Concert Series kicks off third year with Paul Galbraith – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

A staple of KBPX airwaves for 26 years, classical guitarist and “Guitar Hour” radio host Leon Atkinson is bringing his show to the stage for the third year via the Friends of the Guitar Hour Concert Series. Atkinson began the concert series with the goal of bringing renowned guitarists to the Inland Northwest. The 2017-18 concert series kicks off with a performance by Paul Galbraith at the Jacklin…

Tetrarch Embrace Their Freakishness on Their Full-Length Debut, ‘Freak’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(From left) Tetrarch’s Diamond Rowe, Ruben Limas and Josh Fore Jenn Curtis The songs on Freak—the first full-length outing from Atlanta-bred, L.A.-based metal quartet Tetrarch—are built to bludgeon. Between its mix of concrete-heavy, post–nu metal beats and lead guitarist Diamond Rowe’s armor-piercing thrash leads, none of us are safe—not even Tetrarch’s own band members. For instance, during the group’s recent cross-country run with DevilDriver, a particularly ruthless run-through of the new…

Twenty-Five Years Later, Stone Temple Pilots Guitarist Dean DeLeo Looks Back on ‘Core’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo Eilon Paz “You know that thing your mom used to say to you when you were little?” Dean DeLeo asks Guitar World with a Iaugh. “It’s true—time really does fly.” In this case, the amount of time that the guitarist is referring to having flown by is exactly 25 years, which is how long ago his band, Stone Temple Pilots, released their smash debut,…

Guitarist Sharon Isbin, Soprano Isabel Leonard Give Voice to Spanish Soul in ‘Alma Española’ – WOSU Public Media

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

That old guitar that you strum from time to time — did you know it has a soul? If musical instruments are said to have souls, then there is no instrument with a soul more Spanish than the guitar. And now, there is arguably no recording with a more Spanish soul than Alma Española, a new recording of Spanish music performed by two of classical music’s most celebrated artists: guitarist…

DRAGONFORCE’s HERMAN LI Is Working On His First Guitar Instructional Video – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li has revealed to Metal Shock Finland that he is working on his first guitar instructional video. “It’s not gonna be the same that you’ve seen out there,” he said. “The reason I’m doing it is because I think everyone has approached a bunch of subjects except these ones that I think are important.” He continued: “All this is coming from touring around the world for years…

Twenty-Five Years Later, Stone Temple Pilots Guitarist Dean DeLeo Looks Back on ‘Core’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo Eilon Paz “You know that thing your mom used to say to you when you were little?” Dean DeLeo asks Guitar World with a Iaugh. “It’s true—time really does fly.” In this case, the amount of time that the guitarist is referring to having flown by is exactly 25 years, which is how long ago his band, Stone Temple Pilots, released their smash debut,…

DRAGONFORCE’s HERMAN LI Is Working On His First Guitar Instructional Video – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li has revealed to Metal Shock Finland that he is working on his first guitar instructional video. “It’s not gonna be the same that you’ve seen out there,” he said. “The reason I’m doing it is because I think everyone has approached a bunch of subjects except these ones that I think are important.” He continued: “All this is coming from touring around the world for years…

Tetrarch Embrace Their Freakishness on Their Full-Length Debut, ‘Freak’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(From left) Tetrarch’s Diamond Rowe, Ruben Limas and Josh Fore Jenn Curtis The songs on Freak—the first full-length outing from Atlanta-bred, L.A.-based metal quartet Tetrarch—are built to bludgeon. Between its mix of concrete-heavy, post–nu metal beats and lead guitarist Diamond Rowe’s armor-piercing thrash leads, none of us are safe—not even Tetrarch’s own band members. For instance, during the group’s recent cross-country run with DevilDriver, a particularly ruthless run-through of the new…

Physicist Tests Guitar String Theory – Inside Science News Service

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(Inside Science) — The leverlike guitar accessory known as a whammy bar is best used to bend and distort a single note — think Jimi Hendrix’s famous rendition of the Star Spangled Banner from Woodstock 1969. But it doesn’t sound very nice if used when playing multiple strings simultaneously, such as when strumming a chord. To solve this problem, a researcher from the U.K. has engineered new guitar strings that…

Twenty-Five Years Later, Stone Temple Pilots Guitarist Dean DeLeo Looks Back on ‘Core’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo Eilon Paz “You know that thing your mom used to say to you when you were little?” Dean DeLeo asks Guitar World with a Iaugh. “It’s true—time really does fly.” In this case, the amount of time that the guitarist is referring to having flown by is exactly 25 years, which is how long ago his band, Stone Temple Pilots, released their smash debut,…

Tetrarch Embrace Their Freakishness on Their Full-Length Debut, ‘Freak’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

(From left) Tetrarch’s Diamond Rowe, Ruben Limas and Josh Fore Jenn Curtis The songs on Freak—the first full-length outing from Atlanta-bred, L.A.-based metal quartet Tetrarch—are built to bludgeon. Between its mix of concrete-heavy, post–nu metal beats and lead guitarist Diamond Rowe’s armor-piercing thrash leads, none of us are safe—not even Tetrarch’s own band members. For instance, during the group’s recent cross-country run with DevilDriver, a particularly ruthless run-through of the new…

New exhibition considers guitar pedals as fine art – SFGate

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Caption Close Guitar effects pedals are built to be stomped on. But for Ron Light, guest curator of the “PedalCulture: The Guitar Effects Pedal as Cultural Artifact” exhibition at San Francisco State University’s Designspace gallery, those pocket-size gadgets that make Flying Vs squeal belong on a platform. Opening Thursday, Nov. 2, the show will feature more than 50 effects pedals from around the world — many of them rare, one-of-a-kind…

Tetrarch Embrace Their Freakishness on Their Full-Length Debut, ‘Freak’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(From left) Tetrarch’s Diamond Rowe, Ruben Limas and Josh Fore Jenn Curtis The songs on Freak—the first full-length outing from Atlanta-bred, L.A.-based metal quartet Tetrarch—are built to bludgeon. Between its mix of concrete-heavy, post–nu metal beats and lead guitarist Diamond Rowe’s armor-piercing thrash leads, none of us are safe—not even Tetrarch’s own band members. For instance, during the group’s recent cross-country run with DevilDriver, a particularly ruthless run-through of the new…

Billy Corgan Breaks Out the Acoustics for His New Album, ‘Ogilala … – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Billy Corgan with his signature Yamaha LJ16BC Alpha Pan In 2005, Billy Corgan celebrated the release of his first solo album, TheFutureEmbrace, with a bold and unique self-promotion move that no doubt confounded—and possibly delighted—the marketing staff at his record label by taking out full-page ads in his two hometown papers, the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune, and stating his intention to not be a solo artist. “For a year…

Dutch Funk from guitarist Marnix Busstra’s “Old School Band” – HuffPost

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

On this album, Busstra gives a nod to his early influences and gone back to the basics, the reliable, often funky, jazz guitar/organ/bass/drums format. The group follows in the footsteps of guitarist John Scofield’s outings with avant-jazz-funk, jam band Medeski, Martin & Wood, popularized by their album from 1998 A Go Go.

Twenty-Five Years Later, Stone Temple Pilots Guitarist Dean DeLeo Looks Back on ‘Core’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo Eilon Paz “You know that thing your mom used to say to you when you were little?” Dean DeLeo asks Guitar World with a Iaugh. “It’s true—time really does fly.” In this case, the amount of time that the guitarist is referring to having flown by is exactly 25 years, which is how long ago his band, Stone Temple Pilots, released their smash debut,…

Billy Corgan Breaks Out the Acoustics for His New Album, ‘Ogilala’ – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Billy Corgan with his signature Yamaha LJ16BC Alpha Pan In 2005, Billy Corgan celebrated the release of his first solo album, TheFutureEmbrace, with a bold and unique self-promotion move that no doubt confounded—and possibly delighted—the marketing staff at his record label by taking out full-page ads in his two hometown papers, the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune, and stating his intention to not be a solo artist. “For a year…

Maroon 5 Guitarist Clears Up Confusion Over ‘Red Pill Blues’ Album … – HuffPost

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

“We’re like, ‘Oh man, of course, like 2017 is the worst.’ We were talking about the scene in ‘The Matrix’ ― do you take the red pill or the blue pill? And the fact that seeing the world for what it is in 2017 can be kind of rough … We had no idea about the association with men’s rights,” Valentine said. “Hopefully, everyone knows from all of our pasts…

Crooked Road Guitar Summit in Marion, VA – Bluegrass Today

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Virginia’s Crooked Road invites all guitarists to attend their special Guitar Summit this weekend in Marion at the Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts. It’s being hosted in celebration of the release of their album, A Century of Heritage Guitar Music, a double CD project featuring a compilation of historic and contemporary players in the southwestern Virginia region. For the Summit they will have live performances from guitarists on…

In the groove with Adam Miller for Guitar Masters show – The Bakersfield Californian

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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