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This weeks guitar player hails from Japan where he is well known for his early contributions to 80's Metal. His name is Akira Takasaki of the band Loudness.

Guitar Spotlight: Akira Takasaki

This weeks guitar player hails from Japan where he is well known for his early contributions to 80’s Metal. His name is Akira Takasaki of the band Loudness.

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The Dean Dave Mustaine Zero Korina electric guitar was designed by Dave Mustaine with Dean's master guitar builders to create a super Axe that meets Mustaine’s metal needs. The body is made from korina, a wood that is similar to mahogany but is much lighter.

SMG Review: Dean Dave Mustaine Zero Korina Limited Electric Guitar

The Dean Dave Mustaine Zero Korina electric guitar was designed by Dave Mustaine with Dean’s master guitar builders to create a super Axe that meets Mustaine’s metal needs. The body is made from korina, a wood that is similar to mahogany but is much lighter.

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Have you ever gone to see a band perform live and left the show feeling totally inspired and alive to the point that you just wanna rush home, pick up your axe and get lost in the power of expression? We’ll last night I had that experience when I went to see Opeth live at The Mayan in downtown LA.

SMG Review: Opeth Live at the Mayan!

Have you ever gone to see a band perform live and left the show feeling totally inspired and alive to the point that you just wanna rush home, pick up your axe and get lost in the power of expression? We’ll last night I had that experience when I went to see Opeth live at […]

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When I was 14 years old, and had been playing guitar for about 2 years and was actually starting to get pretty good, I knew quite a few songs from their catalog. During a trip to The Dove Awards in Nashville, I had the pleasure of meeting the band. A few days into the week-long convention we were attending, I got the surprise of a lifetime.

Classic Tone Uncovered: Exploring the Tone of My Heroes!

When I was 14 years old, and had been playing guitar for about 2 years and was actually starting to get pretty good, I knew quite a few songs from their catalog. During a trip to The Dove Awards in Nashville, I had the pleasure of meeting the band. A few days into the week-long […]

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It seems these days that the majority of working musicians who make a living from 'slinging their axe' are doing so by performing covers....

Guitar Zen: Cover Songs Uncovered!

It seems these days that the majority of working musicians who make a living from ‘slinging their axe’ are doing so by performing covers….

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