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Let's dive straight in with an amazing bit of news that landed on my desk on Thursday afternoon, I was handed a press release with details of a SUPER MASSIVE rock concert...

SMG Weekly Round Up: News From Zakk Wylde, Joe Satriani, and More

Let’s dive straight in with an amazing bit of news that landed on my desk on Thursday afternoon, I was handed a press release with details of a SUPER MASSIVE rock concert…

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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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Smoke skims off the fretboard and fingers fly like the wind when they attack the axe, but who is the best shredder of them all?

SMG Poll: Who is the Best Shred Guitarist?

Smoke skims off the fretboard and fingers fly like the wind when they attack the axe, but who is the best shredder of them all?

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Many great bands feature amazing musicians and if you had to narrow it down to just one amazing guitarist and bassist duo, who would it be?

SMG Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Guitarist/Bassist Duo?

Many great bands feature amazing musicians and if you had to narrow it down to just one amazing guitarist and bassist duo, who would it be?

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Some call them 'Guitar Gods' while others call them 'shredders'. Regardless these guitarists can play! Who do you feel is the best of the bunch?

SMG Poll: Who is the Greatest Rock Guitarist?

Some call them ‘Guitar Gods’ while others call them ‘shredders’. Regardless these guitarists can play! Who do you feel is the best of the bunch?

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The fourth mode of the major key is the Lydian mode, and is named after the ancient lydians who were at their height of power around 600 B.C. The Lydians were the first people to use gold and silver coins as a form of currency, so it's no wonder that this mode sounds so rich and exotic.

SMG Guitar Lesson #15: Lydian Mode

The fourth mode of the major key is the Lydian mode, and is named after the ancient lydians who were at their height of power around 600 B.C. The Lydians were the first people to use gold and silver coins as a form of currency, so it’s no wonder that this mode sounds so rich […]

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