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Guitar Guide: How to Change Chords Smoothly

(Guest post from Marc-Andre Seguin from JazzGuitarLessons.net) One of the first things we learn when we first pick up a guitar is how to play our first couple of chords. This can be an extremely rewarding thing as you can learn some of your favorite songs within the first few days – depending, of course, on what […]

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DIANA REIN

Q&A with ‘Six-String Siren’ Diana Rein

I was in the midst of recording my album Long Road when my boost pedal just broke down on me. It wasn’t a great quality boost and I had problems with it from the start….

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To acknowledge the passing of a legend, I decided to visit the location of Randy’s Rhoads final moments outside of Leesburg, Florida at the remote estate of Jerry Calhoun.

Remembering Randy Rhoads on his 60th Birthday

To acknowledge the passing of a legend, I decided to visit the location of Randy’s Rhoads final moments outside of Leesburg, Florida at the remote estate of Jerry Calhoun.

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Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

SMG Legends: Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Page

Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

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There have been a collection of artists who have recorded albums that will stand the test of time. Classic Rock music has a broad appeal and each generation has influenced and shaped the next... but who is the best of the best?

SMG Poll: What’s the Most Influential Rock Guitar Album of all Time?

There have been a collection of artists who have recorded albums that will stand the test of time. Classic Rock music has a broad appeal and each generation has influenced and shaped the next… but who is the best of the best?

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