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Interview: Clay Gober of Polyphia

Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered over the top of that, you got yourself a winning combo right there. Even if instrumental guitar-twiddliness isn’t your thing, we’d find it quite hard to find anyone who couldn’t get their ears ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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Review: Aynsley Lister – Eyes Wide Open

Looking like a young Ben Affleck cradling his guitar as it were a baby on publicity shots, you can see why Aynsley Lister would appeal to the opposite sex. The choice of painted covers for his latest album, Eyes Wide Open widens this allure further; brushing aside vanity to intimate he’s interested in those aesthetically finer things in life with ...

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Rene Benton: Xpressions Too (Short Storiez)

Rene Benton has grown a name for himself thanks to the huge blends in musical genres in his playing, and thanks to his virtuoso playing, he has just had a very successful appearance at the finest guitar event of the year at NAMM 16. Xpressions Too envelops more blended styles than you can shake a stick at, and most definitely ...

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James Labrie streams ‘I Got You’ + Play through clip

Dream Theater frontman, James Labrie, has released a new song from his latest solo release, Impermanent Resonance. You can stream I Got You below! Labrie has also released a play-though video for another track from the album, Letting Go. In this clip, guitarist Marco Sfogli teaches fans how to play the song for themselves on the guitar. Check it out ...

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GIBSON Guitar experience will be at Silverstone Classic 2013

Guitar giants Gibson have revealed more details about the Gibson Guitar Experience at Silverstone Classic 2013. The attraction will be located on the Village Green. Gibson Guitar Experience will teach visitors of the motor racing event how to play guitar and will appear on a ‘cyber stage’ on their Facebook. In addition participants will be filmed and have the chance ...

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Megadeth – Rust In Peace

Some people say Megadeth are in the shadow of Metallica, with singer Dave Mustaine being a former member of Metallica. To those naysayers, I say; “Nay”! Megadeth deserve to be considered as a top quality metal band outright, whatever their previous relationship with Metallica may have been. This is proven by the strength of 1990s “Rust In Peace”. The lineup ...

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Bury Tomorrow Part Ways With Guitarist

Southampton-based metalcore crew Bury Tomorrow have announced that they have parted ways with their guitarist Mehdi Vismara (far right in the above photo). In a statement on the band’s official website they said: So as many of you already know, we have decided to part ways with our guitarist Mehdi. The reasons are mainly personal differences, it was more apparent ...

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