Category Archives for Electric Guitars

How to Find the Best Guitar for Metal: A Heavy Metal Guitar Shopping Guide

Finding the perfect electric guitar for you to use to tear up a cover of your favorite heavy metal song or to perform an original will help you to distinguish yourself as a musician and your unique playing style. But what one friend may recommend as the ‘perfect’ metal guitar may not work for you, […]

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Rosewood vs Maple Fretboards: Which is Better?

When shopping around for a new guitar or having your guitar custom built a luthier, the most commonly overlooked feature in the buying process is the type of material used in the creation of a guitar. Many musicians, especially beginning guitarists, are under the impression that the type of wood used in the creation of […]

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Jamstik+ Review

The Jamstik+ Review – A Guitar For Studio Musicians

It might be hard to believe, but not everybody needs a full guitar, all of the time. I know right? Think about it: synth users have been at it for years, especially in recording situations – do you see how diddly their rigs get? And those synth users can make those synths sound like anything […]

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Danelectro '59M NOS+ Double Cutaway Electric Guitar (Copper)

The Danelectro ’59XT Review – Is it a Good Buy?

They may be declaring it as “new for 2018,” but Danelectro’s ‘59XT certainly has some strong familiarity about it! Based on their classic ‘59 design, made famous by everybody from Beck to Jimmy Page, this version of the iconic body shape has some differences. Danelectro doesn’t say what the XT means, but experience makes me […]

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Thumb Picks vs Flat Picks- What’s the Difference?

If you’re new to the world of guitar playing, you may not be very well versed in all of the different accessories that are available to guitarists that can help make your playing not only sound better but also be so much easier on your hands! The worlds of picks can be extremely confusing, especially […]

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Ibanez JEMJR Review – Is It Possible to Emulate Steve Vai on a Budget?

We’re all familiar with the iconic image of rock guitarists playing guitar faster than anybody really should, all with spotlights and magnificent heads of hair. Those interested enough have names for those iconic people, and foremost among those names is Steve Vai. Vai started his career transcribing Frank Zappa’s work, then joined Zappa’s band, and […]

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The Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Four-String Bass Guitar Review

Even if you don’t have a whole lot of experience playing bass guitar or any musical experience at all, chances are you’ve probably heard of the brand Fender. Fender is one of the most famous guitar manufacturers across the entire globe and is known for producing high-end, high-quality guitars for a range of budgets. We’re […]

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Top Five Best Guitar Wall Hangers (and How to Choose the Right One!)

Playing guitar is a whole lot of fun and an adventure in itself, but what are you supposed to do when it’s time to put your instrument down for the day? Chances are if you’ve been playing guitar for a little while, you probably already have a decent guitar stand. Guitar stands are great to […]

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Top Five Best Guitars for Left Handed Players

Having your dominant hand be your left hand can be a bit difficult, but even more so in the guitar community. The majority of the guitars made in today’s market are for right-handed players, but thankfully some companies are starting to get on board with making guitars for left-handed musicians. While most in-store options do […]

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The Best Locking Tuners: What Are Locking Tuners?

When you were shopping around for a guitar a little while ago, you probably bought the best instrument that you get with the budget that you had. A few years have gone by, and you’ve noticed that your investment just isn’t sounding as good as it once did. Or maybe you just picked up a […]

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