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UG Showdown, Round 1: Robert Fripp vs. Adam Jones
The duel of the prog masters has commenced!

POSTED: 11/27/2014 - 09:00 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Song With Unusual Guitar Tuning
Name a tune that blows you away thanks to a peculiar tuning.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 08:01 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: David Gilmour vs. Mark Knopfler
The clash of the classic rock titans is on! Cast your votes inside.

POSTED: 11/24/2014 - 09:56 am

 
Contest: Win Awesome Obituary Goodies By Delivering a Killer 'Violence' Guitar Solo
Even if you don't win, you get the opportunity to be seen by death metal icons themselves.

POSTED: 11/21/2014 - 06:20 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: Randy Rhoads vs. Marty Friedman
Now these boys can play fast. Which one is your favorite?

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 11:17 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Underrated Band Ever
Name a group that should have earned more recognition over the years.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 09:29 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: Ritchie Blackmore vs. Buckethead
Another odd pair we have for ya. Cast your votes inside.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 06:18 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: Dimebag Darrell vs. Rory Gallagher
Talk about an odd pair!

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 07:02 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Album Opener
Name an opening song that blows you away.

POSTED: 11/12/2014 - 08:56 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: Slash vs. Paul Gilbert
Cast your votes inside!

POSTED: 11/10/2014 - 07:35 am

 
UG Showdown, Round 1: Daron Malakian vs. Jerry Cantrell
Who should win this clash? Cast your votes inside.

POSTED: 11/06/2014 - 09:30 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Iconic Acoustic Guitar
Name an acoustic six-string we'll remember for eternity.

POSTED: 11/05/2014 - 07:13 am

 
Announcing UG Showdown: First Round Starts This Friday!
Battle for the greatest guitarist of all time title to kick off this week.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 05:43 pm

 
Halloween Wednesday Question: Scariest Album Cover
Name the creepiest, most vile and sinister artwork you ever laid your eyes on.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 03:48 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Best Celebrity Cameo in Music Videos
Name a top-notch special guest appearance in rock videos.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 10:00 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Guest Appearance
Name a guest appearance that blew your mind.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 07:19 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Song With Exotic Instruments
Name a ripping track featuring a peculiar instrument or two.

POSTED: 10/08/2014 - 07:28 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Non-UK/US Band
Name a killer act that's not from US or UK.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 08:00 am

 
Wednesday Question: Song With Best Intro
Name a tune that blows your mind from the kickoff.

POSTED: 09/24/2014 - 09:44 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best B-Side Song
Name a B-side track that beats the A-side!

POSTED: 09/10/2014 - 11:30 am

 
Ask John Petrucci Anything!
The guitar god wants your questions, now!

POSTED: 09/05/2014 - 07:54 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Song With No Guitars
Name a killer tune with zero six-string.

POSTED: 09/03/2014 - 09:06 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Vocal Section Band
Name a band packed to the gills with killer singers.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 09:19 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Starter Song for Guitarists
Name the riff that kicked off your guitar journey.

POSTED: 08/20/2014 - 09:33 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Epic Rant
Name a rant that made rock history.

POSTED: 08/13/2014 - 09:07 am

 
Wednesday Question: Worst Collaboration Song
Name a collaboration that just shouldn't have happened.

POSTED: 08/06/2014 - 09:31 am

 
Weekly Question: Weirdest Odd-Time Signature Song
Name a track that rhythmically blows your mind.

POSTED: 07/31/2014 - 09:40 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Stage Show
Name the most mind-blowing stage performance.

POSTED: 07/23/2014 - 09:19 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Non-Rock/Metal Songwriter
Let's step away from the guitar-heavy domain for a sec, OK?

POSTED: 07/16/2014 - 05:20 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Overrated Guitarist
You asked for it, you got it! Name an axeman you're sick of getting so much praise.

POSTED: 07/09/2014 - 11:34 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Underrated Guitarist
Name an axeman who's criminally underrated.

POSTED: 07/02/2014 - 11:21 am

 
Wednesday Question: Biggest Guitar Fail Ever
Show us the worst playing mistake made by a renowned axeman.

POSTED: 06/25/2014 - 11:41 am

 
Wednesday Question: Weirdest Guitar Riff?
Name the weirdest riff you've ever heard.

POSTED: 06/18/2014 - 10:25 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Hidden Tracks
Time to dig deeper, diehard fans.

POSTED: 06/11/2014 - 11:44 am

 
Wednesday Question: Most Complex Guitar Riff Ever
Name a riff you've been struggling with for years.

POSTED: 06/04/2014 - 11:24 am

 
Wednesday Question: Reunions That Need to Happen the Most?
Name a band that we badly need back on track.

POSTED: 05/28/2014 - 11:47 am

 
Ask Soundgarden Anything!
Ever wanted to ask Kim Thayil or Chris Cornell something? Now's your chance!

POSTED: 05/27/2014 - 10:32 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Acoustic Songs?
Not acoustic renditions, but songs originally composed for acoustic guitar.

POSTED: 05/14/2014 - 11:48 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Songs to Listen to While Going to Sleep?
Name a song that will take your dreams to a new level.

POSTED: 05/07/2014 - 02:35 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Worst Lyric Lines?
Name the most cringeworthy lyrics in rock history, now!

POSTED: 04/23/2014 - 04:46 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Song About War?
Time to hit the battlefield UG. Or fight against it.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 12:09 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Most Overrated Albums?
Which record of the rock and metal realm deserves far less praises than it gets?

POSTED: 04/09/2014 - 03:59 pm

 
Ask Pixies Anything!
Here, you can submit your questions to Joey Santiago of the legendary Pixies.

POSTED: 04/03/2014 - 10:38 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Rhythm Section?
You wanted it, you got it! Which pair delivers the best groove?

POSTED: 04/02/2014 - 02:12 pm

 
Weekly Question: Which Wednesday Question Do You Want to See Next?
Your time to shine has come, complainers.

POSTED: 04/01/2014 - 09:52 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best One-Hit Wonders Rock Bands?
One-hit wonders or not, they still made some timeless tunes, right?

POSTED: 03/26/2014 - 09:59 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Rockstar Tattoos?
Which rockstar has the best ink?

POSTED: 03/19/2014 - 10:58 am

 
Wednesday Question: Best Metalcore Bands?
Who's the best from the new breed of metal? Place your votes here.

POSTED: 03/12/2014 - 11:59 am

 
This Week's Question: Best Hair Metal Bands?
What fluffy-headed hard rockers will stand the test of time? Vote here.

POSTED: 03/06/2014 - 10:40 am

 
Wednesday Question: Worst Rockstar Honoring?
It may be good, but may be bad...

POSTED: 02/26/2014 - 04:08 pm