ALBUM REVIEW: Zeal & Ardor – Zeal & Ardor

ZEAL & ARDOR might well be the very definition of eclectic. Feeling like the musical equivalent of Jack Skellington‘s Christmas ‘what’s this?’ experiment, Manuel Gagneux has toiled away over test…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Psychic Rot – Backslider

Fancy 22 minutes of sludgy grindy hardcore violence? Of course you do, and Philadelphia’s BACKSLIDER have got you covered with their sophomore full-length Psychic Rot. Formed in 2008, the three-piece…

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Every Time I Die: The Definite Ranking Of Their Discography

As it stands, EVERY TIME I DIE are no more. After a few very public statements, it seems band members Jordan Buckley, Andy Williams, Stephen Micciche and Clayton ‘Goose’ Holyoak…

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Gibson’s Cesar Gueikian share the story behind Greeny’s ‘59 Les Paul sibling

We all know the story of Greeny, the ‘burst owned by Peter Green, Gary Moore and now Hammett. But there is another, and it resides in the Gibson big boss’s personal collection…

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ALBUM REVIEW: A Loner – Hangman’s Chair

When people think of Paris, they probably imagine the world’s most romantic city, known the world over for its culture, fine dining and rich history. One thing that may not…

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Capture Mateus Asato's rhythm and lead techniques with this in-depth lesson

Lyrical, emotive, with lithe phrasing and a neo-soul sensibility, there is much to learn from Asato’s command of technique and feel

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Mikaiah Lei: “I literally got to punch an amp. Nobody in the studio yelled at me”

Lei on how he treats his amps mean to make his semi-hollow Silvertone 1475 howl on the Bots’ latest album, 2 Seater

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PRS HDRX 50 review

Based on Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock amp, this non-master volume 50-watt head has that vintage tone magic and then some, and might well be your next bucket list purchase

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Top 5 Power Ballads | Fender Play LIVE | Fender

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Månegarm announce new album ‘Ynglingaättens Öde’

MÅNEGARM have announced a new album! The upcoming album, titled Ynglingaättens Öde, is the follow-up to 2019’s Fornaldarsagor from the Swedish folk metal band and is scheduled to be released in April this year,…

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