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Top 25 Greatest Bands With 3 or More Guitarists
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 07/22/2016 - 06:12 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Greatest Band With 3 or More Guitarists
Needless to say, bass guitars are different things from guitars...

POSTED: 07/20/2016 - 04:16 pm

 
Top 25 Best Album Intros Ever
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 07/15/2016 - 10:45 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Best Album Intro Ever
Album intro, NOT the opening track!

POSTED: 07/13/2016 - 02:57 pm

 
Top 25 Greatest Instrumental Albums of All Time
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 07/08/2016 - 06:09 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Best Instrumental Album
Name the finest vocals-free effort of all time...

POSTED: 07/06/2016 - 02:42 pm

 
Top 25 Greatest EPs of All Time
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 07/01/2016 - 08:06 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Best EP of All Time
EPs with original material, no singles, no split albums...

POSTED: 06/29/2016 - 08:25 pm

 
Top 35 Greatest Songs to Be Played at a Funeral
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 06/25/2016 - 02:34 pm

 
How to Ballad Vai-Style
Steve Vai's ballads are among his most famous works - which brings up the question what we can learn when analyzing them.

POSTED: 06/24/2016 - 03:23 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Greatest Song to Be Played at a Funeral
Which song do you want played at your funeral?

POSTED: 06/22/2016 - 05:10 pm

 
From 'Not of This Earth' to 'Surfing With the Alien' - What We Learn From Satriani's Debuts
Ever wondered what makes the difference between Satraini's debut and his vastly more popular follow-up "Surfing With the Alien"? We're gonna discuss just that.

POSTED: 06/21/2016 - 02:13 pm

 
Gear of the Gods: Eddie Van Halen - The Buyer's Guide
Van Halen inspired rigs to suit every price range.

POSTED: 06/18/2016 - 01:10 pm

 
Top 28 Bands That Failed Due to Major Lineup Changes
As voted by UG community...

POSTED: 06/17/2016 - 07:18 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Band Who Failed Due to Major Lineup Change
Y'all wanted it, y'all got it now!

POSTED: 06/15/2016 - 06:34 pm

 
Top 30 Bands That Succeeded Thanks to Major Lineup Changes
As voted by UG community...

POSTED: 06/10/2016 - 09:18 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Bands That Succeeded Thanks to Major Lineup Change
Which band wouldn't have made it so big without changing members at a certain point?

POSTED: 06/08/2016 - 01:51 pm

 
Top 20 Best Songs With Mythology References
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 06/03/2016 - 05:38 pm

 
Another Ten of the Hardest Songs to Sing
Because ten wasn't enough, right? This list counts down those songs that almost everyone knows, but hardly anyone can get right.

POSTED: 06/03/2016 - 03:04 pm

 
Gear of the Gods: Eddie Van Halen
The brown sound demystified in this week's edition.

POSTED: 06/02/2016 - 01:22 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Best Song With Mythology References
Name the finest tune about mythology...

POSTED: 06/01/2016 - 11:18 am

 
Top 28 Darkest Songs of All Time
One of the best lists you folks compiled in a while, if we might add...

POSTED: 05/27/2016 - 05:28 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Darkest Song of all Time
Name the darkest tune ever created...

POSTED: 05/25/2016 - 12:40 pm

 
UG Exclusive: Chris Broderick Offers Guitar Playthrough of 'Disastrophe'
Coming off the Act of Defiance album...

POSTED: 05/24/2016 - 03:20 pm

 
Top 16 Songs With Great Music and Awful Lyrics
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 03:57 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Songs With Great Music and Awful Lyrics
Name that tune with killer riffs and melodies, but garbage lyrics...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 04:12 pm

 
5 Things You Didn't Know About Ibanez Guitars
Probably didn't know, that is...

POSTED: 05/16/2016 - 10:24 pm

 
Top 17 Loudest Guitarists of All Time
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 05/13/2016 - 06:39 pm

 
UG Exclusive: Slipknot Guitarist Jim Root Demonstrates How to Play 'The Negative One'
Dig in!

POSTED: 05/12/2016 - 09:14 pm

 
Gear of the Gods: Weird and Wonderful Edition
Strange guitars a plenty in this week's feature...

POSTED: 05/12/2016 - 03:50 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Loudest Guitarist of All Time
Name the one who cranks it up to 11...

POSTED: 05/11/2016 - 07:06 pm

 
Top 22 Greatest Fictional Bands of All Time
As voted by UG community.

POSTED: 05/06/2016 - 05:07 pm

 
Wednesday Question: Greatest Fictional Band
Name the band you wish actually existed in real life...

POSTED: 05/04/2016 - 05:45 pm

 
Top 20 Greatest Songs Under 60 Seconds
As voted by UG community...

POSTED: 04/29/2016 - 04:46 pm

 
8 Amazing Country Guitarists You Should Check Out
... regardless of your musical taste...

POSTED: 04/28/2016 - 11:31 pm

 
Gear of the Gods: Jimi Hendrix - The Buyer's Guide
Credit cards at the ready folks! We're shopping Hendrix in this edition.

POSTED: 04/20/2016 - 03:55 pm

 
Is Rock Really Dead?
As we face this new age of music and digital media, we must wonder if it is right to finally say "rock is dead."

POSTED: 04/07/2016 - 11:47 am

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 24
It seems my tolerance for bullshit has reached an all-time low.

POSTED: 04/07/2016 - 11:35 am

 
Top 10 Underrated Metallica Tracks
In no particular order, I pick out some of the more underrated tunes in the disgracefully vast 'Tallica catalogue.

POSTED: 04/06/2016 - 02:23 pm

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 23
Me and my big fucking mouth.

POSTED: 02/24/2016 - 11:33 am

 
Living in Spotlight's Shadow. Part 22
Everyone's waited a long time. I think you'll forgive me. O wretched waif I am.

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 12:21 pm

 
11 More Great Pearl Jam Songs You Should Hear
These are some more fan favorites that are not well-known to the general public, but should be!

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 11:40 am

 
The Five Golden Rules of Onstage Behavior
How you act onstage is as important as the music you play.

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 08:41 am

 
2016 Winter NAMM Show
Here's what you missed if you weren't there.

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 04:20 pm

 
The Top 5 Reasons Folks Do Not Continue Music After Starting It
5 main reasons that have been used as answers for "Why did you stop playing after a while?"

POSTED: 01/28/2016 - 05:34 pm

 
Prime Division: New Music
One of the biggest clich├ęs ever is saying that new music sucks. Goddamn! There is no bigger lie than that.

POSTED: 01/28/2016 - 05:15 pm

 
Youngest Participant Wins Guitar Center's 27th Annual Drum Off Competition
18-year-old Tony Taylor Jr. amazed the judges and won a prize worth $45,000.

POSTED: 01/27/2016 - 06:01 pm

 
Motorhead Buyer's Guide: the Good, the Bad and the Weird
Choice cuts from the back catalog of rock's finest speed freaks.

POSTED: 01/19/2016 - 01:27 pm

 
Top 6 Biggest Comeback Fails in Rock
Sometimes it's better to stay retired...

POSTED: 01/17/2016 - 06:31 pm

 
'Turn and Face the Strange': Remembering David Bowie
A cultural force and a relentless innovator.

POSTED: 01/14/2016 - 01:51 pm