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Love and Death is the new band that Brian Head Welch (formerly of KoRn) has formed from the remnants of his solo touring band of which I was the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the first two years...

SMG Review: Love and Death – Chemicals EP

Love and Death is the new band that Brian Head Welch (formerly of KoRn) has formed from the remnants of his solo touring band of which I was the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the first two years…

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In my quest to create a life of Zen by way of shredding, I have almost primarily leaned on Ibanez guitars to provide such tools...

SMG Review: Ibanez RGD7421 – A Metalhead’s Dream Axe!

In my quest to create a life of Zen by way of shredding, I have almost primarily leaned on Ibanez guitars to provide such tools…

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It's easy to get yourself amped up and rockin' when you are learning your craft as a guitarist.  When you strap on your favorite axe, plug in to your amp, and hit that first note....

Guitar Zen: Finding Inspiration and Motivation to Play!

It’s easy to get yourself amped up and rockin’ when you are learning your craft as a guitarist. When you strap on your favorite axe, plug in to your amp, and hit that first note….

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Keeping things fresh and new can be a practical skill that doesn’t only apply to underwear and socks, but can make a huge impact on your guitar playing.

Guitar Zen: Embracing Change for Musical Growth!

Keeping things fresh and new can be a practical skill that doesn’t only apply to underwear and socks, but can make a huge impact on your guitar playing.

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Music and mysticism go hand in hand whether it is commonly realized or not.

Guitar Zen: The Spirit of Music

Music and mysticism go hand in hand whether it is commonly realized or not.

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