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Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 9
Once again, I’m convinced the fates have conspired against me.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 09:33 am

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 8
What's worse? Being tied down to a sinking ship or being alone, but free?

POSTED: 04/21/2015 - 11:15 am

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 7
I can't even remember the last time I had any fun with music.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 09:15 am

 
10 Guitarists Who Look Great on a List
Make no mistake, these guitarists are all great in their own individual ways. We don't care though. We're not ranking them. We just think they all look really cool on a list with each other! Keep this open in your web browser or something if you want someone to notice that you were looking at a cool list. Enjoy!

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 12:12 pm

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 6
Sometimes it's better to just silently stand there, and hope for a better outcome.

POSTED: 04/07/2015 - 09:31 am

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 5
Now that the bomb's detonated, all I can do is brace for the oncoming shockwave.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 08:55 am

 
Living In Spotlight's Shadow. Part 4
Is the ultimate answer a fear of commitment in the face of certain defeat?

POSTED: 03/22/2015 - 09:33 am

 
Give Dave Grohl All That You Have
We interrupt our regularly scheduled program to bring you this special news bulletin.

POSTED: 01/16/2015 - 09:47 am

 
Ten Iconic Guitar Solos You've Been Playing All Wrong
Here's something you won't find in the tabs.

POSTED: 01/13/2015 - 11:12 am

 
Top 10 Drummer Stereotypes
Not all of them are true actually.

POSTED: 01/13/2015 - 11:12 am

 
Broken Face
Somebody please help me. I played a guitar solo for my friend and literally melted his face off, and now his family is taking legal action.

POSTED: 01/13/2015 - 05:19 am

 
Subliminal Melody. Part 3
Running up to the audition, Dylan is finally having a breakthrough thanks to a series of bizarre, unconnected experiences. But what if it's really something else? Something he can't ever fully understand...

POSTED: 01/13/2015 - 04:54 am

 
Subliminal Melody. Part 2
21 part story about an aspiring guitarist and his experience with the supernatural demon that possess him.

POSTED: 12/26/2014 - 09:29 am

 
10 Songs With Great 42 Second Marks
Here are some great songs with great 42 second marks you need to check out!

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 09:44 am

 
Top 5 Most Anticipated Metal Albums of the Coming Year
Here are some albums we're waiting for.

POSTED: 09/01/2014 - 09:48 am

 
5 Iconic Rock Stars That Don't Actually Exist
The list may actually surprise you.

POSTED: 04/30/2014 - 10:05 am

 
Mystery
Vivian Campbell discovers amazing Def Leppard material.

POSTED: 04/25/2014 - 10:21 am

 
To Play Some Music
Journey deny writing "Jukebox Hero."

POSTED: 04/21/2014 - 09:56 am

 
Nothing Else Matters
The Metallica announcement the world has been waiting for...

POSTED: 04/21/2014 - 05:23 am

 
Why Go
Eddie Vedder almost quits Pearl Jam after bandmate calls ukulele gay.

POSTED: 04/18/2014 - 09:29 am

 
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Guitar Center employee goes into shock after not hearing "Sweet Child O' Mine" for an entire day.

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

 
Make You Mine (eBook excerpt)
Tia's band is playing their first real bar gig. They're starting to find their sound, but things still aren't right between the three girls...

POSTED: 04/10/2014 - 11:23 am

 
My Poor Brain
Dave Grohl accidentally writes new Foo Fighters album.

POSTED: 04/01/2014 - 09:20 am

 
Are We the Waiting
Fans eagerly await the release of Green Day's first-ever punk album.

POSTED: 03/19/2014 - 11:03 am

 
Houses of the Holy
Church-goer confesses to not knowing who Led Zeppelin is: concerned priest comes forward.

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

 
Under Bright Lights (eBook Excerpt)
This is an excerpt from "Under Bright Lights," the fourth ebook in the Lady Art Rock series. It features the band's first gig, and a little nervous excitement from the players. The full ebook is NSFW, and only for 18+. It is available at Smashwords.com.

POSTED: 03/18/2014 - 11:05 am

 
Brad Whitford Saves The World
"Do you expect me to play you the solo to 'Last Child'?" "No, Mr. Whitford, I expect you to die!"

POSTED: 03/12/2014 - 10:49 am

 
Ask Van Hammersmith: How to Dump a Band
I play bass in a band. My friend (the lead guitarist) and I left the band to join a better band...

POSTED: 01/06/2014 - 07:55 am

 
Ask Van Hammersmith: Band of Equals
I started a band with a close drummer friend, and another friend (who's the only bassist I even know)...

POSTED: 12/24/2013 - 07:27 am

 
Living In Spotlight's Shadow. Part 3
Showtime in T-minus sixty and counting: The outlook could not be bleaker.

POSTED: 12/12/2013 - 09:40 am

 
Last Hour. Part 9
Ever more the tension grows. But who controls the future?

POSTED: 12/12/2013 - 07:05 am

 
Living In Spotlight's Shadow. Part 2
I'm the outsider, the guy who came on board when nobody else took up reins.

POSTED: 11/13/2013 - 08:03 am

 
Living In Spotlight's Shadow. Part 1
Beyond the encompassing eye of the spotlight, life exists, hidden in the shadows.

POSTED: 11/06/2013 - 09:43 am

 
Dumb Is More Lucrative
This shows some of Avenged Sevenfold's marketing strategies for "Hail to the King," in a fictionalized way.

POSTED: 09/11/2013 - 11:17 am

 
Last Hour. Part 8
The show. The show and all it's... Well, whatever.

POSTED: 09/10/2013 - 09:53 am

 
The Incident. Part 21
Selina gives Liz a bloodsucking lesson. Meanwhile, Gregg does a personal investigation, and Alex must say goodbye.

POSTED: 08/14/2013 - 07:48 am

 
Woobie Doobie. Part 2
A hot, glistening bead of sweat emerged from a pore; it slowly began making its descent, tracing the hairline of Anton as it ran over hairs and pimples.

POSTED: 07/26/2013 - 09:18 am

 
Last Hour. Part 7
Their first show.

POSTED: 07/08/2013 - 08:35 am

 
Last Hour. Part 6
What happened with Adree? Will this group survive?

POSTED: 06/13/2013 - 02:40 am

 
Subliminal Melody. Part 1
21 part story about a gifted teenage guitarist who suffers from crippling stage fright and panic attacks. However after a bizarre possession by a supernatural entity, things take a different turn as his latent talent surfaces. What follows is the story of how a troubled boy embarks on a journey with music to finally confront his dark past and lay its ghosts to rest.

POSTED: 05/15/2013 - 07:44 am

 
Last Hour. Part 5
Ah, the joy of new friends. Also, can this band find stability?

POSTED: 05/08/2013 - 09:47 am

 
Sticks And Strings. Part 40 - Final
It is the music that binds us, frees us, and gives our spirit cause to rise.

POSTED: 05/07/2013 - 10:06 am

 
Crossroads. Part 18
Jordan was incredibly enthusiastic about going to the rec-centre at six in the morning to see the singer guy play in his "natural habitat", but Ruben and I managed to veto him with threats and glares.

POSTED: 05/06/2013 - 09:46 am

 
Sticks And Strings. Part 39
Don't hold onto the past, it's something I cannot have.

POSTED: 05/02/2013 - 09:35 am

 
Crossroads. Part 17
The next day, I took my guitar and amplifier down to Jordan's place in the afternoon.

POSTED: 05/02/2013 - 09:14 am

 
Last Hour. Part 4
You can't assume people will always be the same. And, is this post-Failure life as bad as it seems?

POSTED: 04/26/2013 - 08:39 am

 
Sticks And Strings. Part 38
I couldn't begin to calculate the odds... the Thrash seemed but a distant memory.

POSTED: 04/24/2013 - 07:59 am

 
Sticks And Strings. Part 37
It was good to feel alive. And to hell with tomorrow, today belongs to the music.

POSTED: 04/18/2013 - 07:57 am

 
Last Hour. Part 3
The Nurse returns, and Ritchie discovers a new friend.

POSTED: 04/16/2013 - 10:07 am

 
The Incident. Part 20
Selina and Liz have an altercation. Elsewhere, Clarissa's meeting reveals the coming storm.

POSTED: 04/10/2013 - 07:00 am