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8 Bands We'd Like To See Release At Least One More Album
8 Bands We'd Like To See Release At Least One More Album
99 comments, 20 votes
Name a classic act that should honor us with at least one more effort.
How To Record Guitar: Microphone Placement
Basics: 10 Famous Songs Using Only 3 Chords
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Metal In Japan: Part 1
Metal In Japan: Part 1
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In Part 1, see the earliest origins of our favorite music on the home islands.
10 Vegan Rock Stars
10 Songs With Great 42 Second Marks
Queen: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrical Interpretation
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Introduction to Goregrind and Pornogore
Introduction To Goregrind And Pornogore

Ever wondered how the hell can someone enjoy a whole album of low chugging riffs that stretch from first to third fret, fuzzy bass with more fuzz than bass, drums that sound like cans and a lower-than-bass vocal that sounds like an evil dying pig? Well, read on my ignorant brother for you might be enlightened!

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 12:04 pm

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Andres Segovia: Guitar Institutionalization
Andres Segovia: Guitar Institutionalization

This was a paper I had to write for a History of Music Education class. As a guitarist, I chose to write on Andres Segovia, a profound classical guitarist whose actions, I believe, aided the guitar into the school system.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 11:33 am

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Drastically Cut Learning Time With Intervals
Drastically Cut Learning Time With Intervals

Many are unaware of the huge simplification that a mastery of intervals offers, not to mention they are critical to controlling the emotional content of music. Here we start looking at these benefits. They can cut your learning time to at least 1/12th compared to using pitch names or tab.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 11:27 am

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6 Reasons Why Stevie Ray Vaughan Needs to Be Inducted Into Rock Hall
6 Reasons Why Stevie Ray Vaughan Needs To Be Inducted Into Rock Hall

Give the blues rock master some love!

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 12:34 pm

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Metal in Japan: Part 1
Metal In Japan: Part 1

Hey, metal fans! Ever get curious about heavy metal outside the US and Europe? Check out my 3-part series about Metal In Japan! In Part 1, see the earliest origins of our favorite music on the home islands... more to come!

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 10:52 am

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Queen: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrical Interpretation
Queen: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrical Interpretation

My interpretation of the meaning of the lyrics of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 10:52 am

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Too Afraid to Buy Your First Guitar?
Too Afraid To Buy Your First Guitar?

Some tips for the beginners on how to buy your first acoustic guitar.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 10:14 am

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10 Songs Revolving Around Mental Issues
10 Songs Revolving Around Mental Issues

Name a song driven by insanity.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 11:02 am

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How to Record Guitar: Microphone Placement
How To Record Guitar: Microphone Placement

There's nothing that beats the sound of an electric guitar playing through a miked amplifier.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 11:25 am

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Indian Classical Music vs. Western Classical Music - The Classical Story
Indian Classical Music Vs. Western Classical Music - The Classical Story

Here is Fusion Adi's third article on India Fusion Guitar, and he has some great insight into the differences between Indian Classical Music and Western Classical Music.

POSTED: 10/14/2014 - 10:33 am

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