UG Picks: Five Effects Pedals That Every Guitarist Should Own
A quick and easy guide on must-have pedals for every guitarist.

POSTED: 12/11/2014 - 09:59 am

UG Picks: Best Beginner Guitars for Under $200
Here is an article on guitars that come in at a lower price point of $200 that are geared towards beginner players.

POSTED: 12/08/2014 - 12:22 pm

Five Awesome Electric Guitars for Under $500
With Christmas fast approaching, I assemble a list of five awesome guitars that you can pick up for under $500.

POSTED: 11/28/2014 - 05:04 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1990's - Part 1
Because I did three for the last decade!

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 07:35 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1980's - Part 3
Sorry to keep you waiting...

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 09:00 am

7 Animals Named After Rock Legends
Who needs Rock Hall when you can have species named after you?

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 10:43 am

Remembering Wayne Static: His Greatest Moments
Let's take a moment and honor the late Static-X frontman.

POSTED: 11/07/2014 - 11:26 am

10 Songs to Spook Up Your Halloween
Name a song to spice up a guitar lover's Halloween.

POSTED: 11/01/2014 - 02:56 pm

10 Songs Revolving Around Mental Issues
Name a song driven by insanity.

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

8 Bands We'd Like to See Release at Least One More Album
Name a classic act that should honor us with at least one more effort.

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

Basics: 10 Famous Songs Using Only 3 Chords
Name the simplest song you can think of.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:35 am

Success: 8 Famous Rockers With Lucrative Side-Careers
Name a musician with a successful second job.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 10:55 am

Creative: 8 Most Innovative Album Releases
Name the most creative way for a record to drop.

POSTED: 09/12/2014 - 12:52 pm

Cameos: 11 Movie Stars in Rock Music Videos
Are celebrity appearances good or bad for rock videos?

POSTED: 09/05/2014 - 11:13 am

Rocking the Ice Bucket: Rockers Who Took the Challenge
There's about 30 of them, and we probably missed a few!

POSTED: 08/29/2014 - 10:02 am

Private Shows: How Much Does It Cost to Book Your Favorite Band
Want QOTSA for your backyard BBQ? Sure, but it'll cost ya.

POSTED: 08/22/2014 - 10:44 am

Rockin' Pets: 16 Rockstars and Their Pets
Cute doggy can melt even a rockstar heart.

POSTED: 08/15/2014 - 10:22 am

Muse Turns 20: Their Greatest Moments
Name your favorite Muse moment.

POSTED: 08/08/2014 - 09:34 am

5 Tips to Stop Playing Like Them and Start Playing Like Yourself
Quit being compared to other guitarists, and begin developing a style of playing that is unique to your musical personality.

POSTED: 08/06/2014 - 10:04 am

Cover Power: 12 Cover Songs More Famous Than Originals
Name a cover track that blows away the original version.

POSTED: 08/01/2014 - 10:45 am

Sh-tty Bands That Are Very Awesome Live
Name a band you hate, but delivers a damn fine show.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 09:13 am

Visual & Music Pt. 2: Awful Albums With Awesome Cover Art
Name an awesome album cover that heavily disappointed you.

POSTED: 07/19/2014 - 06:08 am

Top 20 Jazz Guitarists
I would like to discuss something that most people here on Ultimate-Guitar seem to overlook, which would be jazz guitarists and overall it seems to be jazz in general.

POSTED: 07/14/2014 - 07:38 am

Visual & Music Pt. 1: Awesome Albums With Awful Cover Art
They might be classics, but that's some horrid artwork.

POSTED: 07/11/2014 - 11:10 am

4th of July: An Independence Playlist
Happy Independence Day, everyone!

POSTED: 07/04/2014 - 07:48 am

Copycats Pt. 2: Most Ripped Off Riff in Rock
But wait, there's more...

POSTED: 06/27/2014 - 10:26 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1980s - Part 2
You demanded it and so, more awesome music videos from the era of spandex-wearing metal bands!

POSTED: 06/10/2014 - 10:40 am

Copycats: Most Ripped Off Riff in Metal
If you haven't used this one in you music, you're not a metalhead apparently.

POSTED: 06/06/2014 - 08:30 am

Masterpieces: 6 Albums You Should Listen to in Full
Name an album greater as a whole that the sum of its parts.

POSTED: 05/30/2014 - 09:15 am

Literature: 13 Songs Based on Books
Name the best track based on an actual work of literature.

POSTED: 05/23/2014 - 09:17 am

Hairy People: 15 Best Beards in Rock
Name a rocker whose beard makes you wet.

POSTED: 05/16/2014 - 11:18 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1980s - Part 1
A look at way back when "music television" actually played music!

POSTED: 05/13/2014 - 09:03 am

Lyric Heaviness: 7 Most Meaningful Songs in Rock
Name a rock song that makes you scream.

POSTED: 05/08/2014 - 10:52 am

What Sophomore Slump? - Part 2
More great sophomore releases from iconic artists!

POSTED: 05/05/2014 - 10:12 am

Feudin' 2014: Rock Feuds That Ended and Those That Should End
Name a rock/metal feud you're sick of hearing about.

POSTED: 05/02/2014 - 09:47 am

What Sophomore Slump?
Examples of great second albums, from a variety of artists.

POSTED: 04/28/2014 - 11:12 am

Filler: 5 Classic Albums Ruined by Complexity
Name a record that just drags on for too long.

POSTED: 04/25/2014 - 09:54 am

Trippin': 8 Songs That Will Get You High
What song sends you high above without the help of certain illegal substances?

POSTED: 04/18/2014 - 10:01 am

Heroes From the Past: 8 Guitar Gods We Shouldn't Let Fall Into Oblivion
Name an axeman we shouldn't forget.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 11:05 am

10 Metal Songs You Should Workout To
A list of my favorite metal songs (and possibly yours) which give an extra boost when you workout.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 11:05 am

Most Metal Superheroes of All Time
Every true superhero should have a touch of metal added, right?

POSTED: 04/04/2014 - 09:36 am

Most Unexpected Works by Iconic Rock and Metal Producers
Should rock/metal producers stick only to rock and metal?

POSTED: 03/29/2014 - 06:29 am

An Open Letter to Anyone Thinking About Learning the Guitar
Most beginners are unprepared for the BRUTAL realities of learning the guitar: good and bad. I'm literally shocked at how much people aren't aware of before they get started. So before you even think about touching another guitar string, I think it's only fair to warn you... Here's the REAL truth about becoming a guitarist.

POSTED: 03/21/2014 - 10:52 am

Rocksmith, Powerful Training Tool or Just Another 'Guitar Hero'?
Despite being the first of its kind, Ubisoft's Rocksmith has caused quite a stir under musicians and non-musicians alike. Does this game really help you better your playing? Is it really the best way to learn to play?

POSTED: 03/18/2014 - 11:06 am

Ultimate-Guitar's St. Patrick's Day Playlist
So, St. Patrick's Day is upon us once again. And UG has put together a playlist of some of our favorite rock acts to herald from the Emerald Isle.

POSTED: 03/17/2014 - 09:42 am

Christian Rock - Standalone Genre or Not?
Should Christian rock be labeled as a genre?

POSTED: 03/14/2014 - 09:12 am

5 Classic Bands You Might Have Hard Time Getting Into
Which famous rock/metal band you just can't seem to like?

POSTED: 03/07/2014 - 08:53 am

Rockers on TV: Top 13 Rockstar Cameos
How do you react when a wild rockstar pops up during a random show?

POSTED: 03/03/2014 - 10:48 am

Comedy Rock: Top 8 Rock Parodies
Is rock something that we should make fun of?

POSTED: 02/14/2014 - 08:30 am

What NEVER... Ever to Do With Guitar Mistakes
This (true) story illustrates an extremely important lesson for teaching yourself the guitar, saving yourself time, and cutting down on frustrating mistakes.

POSTED: 02/07/2014 - 10:20 am