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Oscar Jordan sat down with guitarist/instructor Mark Wein at this years Winter NAMM Show 2012 about targeting notes rather than playing scales. Watch the video below for more information from Mark about how you can play the guitar like a horn player and isolate the notes rather than just running scales.

NAMM 2012: Mark Wein Guitar Lesson with Oscar Jordan

Oscar Jordan sat down with guitarist/instructor Mark Wein at this years Winter NAMM Show 2012 about targeting notes rather than playing scales. Watch the video below for more information from Mark about how you can play the guitar like a horn player and isolate the notes rather than just running scales.

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Any true fan of the band Korn has probably spent the last 5 or 6 years scratching their heads wondering what the band is plotting next. Korn has been re-inventing themselves and at the same time trying to find new ways to channel and exhume their original sound.

SMG Preview: Korn’s New Dubstep Album – The Path Of Totality

Any true fan of the band Korn has probably spent the last 5 or 6 years scratching their heads wondering what the band is plotting next. Korn has been re-inventing themselves and at the same time trying to find new ways to channel and exhume their original sound.

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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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Vivian Campbell is finishing up his stint with Thin Lizzy and is about to go on the road to promote the new Def Leppard album titled Mirror Ball: Live & More. SMG hooked up with Campbell to get the inside skinny on his gear, the new record, and the Dio feud.

SMG Interview: Vivian Campbell’s Excellent Adventure

Vivian Campbell is finishing up his stint with Thin Lizzy and is about to go on the road to promote the new Def Leppard album titled Mirror Ball: Live & More. SMG hooked up with Campbell to get the inside skinny on his gear, the new record, and the Dio feud.

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Bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham inject Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin DNA respectively. As a former Deep Purple singer and bassist, Hughes sounds better now than he ever has. He’s brought back the extended larynx exploding rock scream and does it magnificently.

Black Country Communion – Black Country Communion 2 (J&R Adventures)

Bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham inject Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin DNA respectively. As a former Deep Purple singer and bassist, Hughes sounds better now than he ever has. He’s brought back the extended larynx exploding rock scream and does it magnificently.

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The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple fret board on this model which feels comfortable and are semi fast.

SMG REVIEW: The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass

The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple […]

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