Get the guitar sound: AC/DC, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Steve Lukather


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If you’re anything like us, you want your guitar tone to be as hot as possible. Well, you’ve come to the right place – what better way to improve your sound than by tweaking your amp and rig to sound like a guitarist you love? Today we show you how a few simple knob twists […]

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Rob Marcello on his first riff, guitar practice, writing solos and… Polka


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Danger Danger six-stringer Rob Marcello is known as one of the fastest, most technical guitar players on the planet. A blizzard of fretboard speed, finesse and technical prowess, he’s a guitarist we could all learn from – even if Rob’s famed neoclassical shredding skills are not really your personal thing. So, get your learning hats […]

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Six secret ingredients of a great guitar solo


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Guitar solos might be less fashionable than they were a generation ago, but they’re still full of a musical mojo that pulls us in every single time. The best solos just seem to have some kind of primal attraction that guitarists – and music fans in general – simply can’t resist. Today, then, we take […]

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AC/DC and the no gain, no pain secret for great guitar tone


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We all love a bit of gain, don’t we? Indeed we do, but it’s amazing how overused this one little control on our amps has become these days. In fact, gain has become an essential tool for every 21st century guitarist, as well something of a mask for sloppy players to hide behind. Now, we’re […]

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