As I’ve said before, the Rock and Metal game has long been dominated by men. These days, there are so many incredible, shredding lead guitarists out there who are females. With hard-rocking players like Courtney Cox in the game, the narrative is changing.
The heralded axman, who proved to be the driving force behind his latest venture, The End Machine: Phase2, shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
In a decade known for its guitarists, Kee Marcello was truly a standout from the bunch. Beginning with Easy Action, soring to fame with Europe and beyond with his solo work, most recently with Our Of This World, Kee has established a firm legacy as one of the better lead players within the genre of Heavy Metal and Glam.
Today I have young guitar wizard, Esmée van Sinderen, for a chat. We dig into what initially led her to the guitar, her ongoing evolution as a guitarist, her thoughts and feelings on social media, some of her favorite records, and more.
I’ve interviewed a great many guitar players; I’ve made sure to cover women who play on the Rock and Metal side of things, but never on the acoustic or Classical end of the spectrum. Today that will change.
After four decades in the Rock game, Mick Sweda isn’t quite done just yet. So, if you’re into howling guitars and good old-fashioned Rock, this one is for you.
Before achieving mainstream success and earning a spot on the Mount Rushmore of perhaps the most transcendent era in music history, the humble beginnings of Poison were established in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1983.
Praised for the evolution of the multi-fingered tapping technique he once discovered in Seattle in the mid-1970s, Lynch had a prominent hand in introducing a more technical style to the guitar community.
Having been in the game a long time, Joe Bouchard knows a thing or two about making a good Rock record. So, it’s no surprise that his new record, Strange Legends, is another Rock banger.
Anvil, led by Lips Kudlow and his long-time partner in crime, Robb Reiner, are a true story of perseverance and success. Throughout their forty-three-year career, Anvil has released eighteen fantastic Metal albums, each of which are outstanding and singular in their own way.