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Simona Soddu – Italy’s Young Shredder

By Andrew Catania It’s exceptional that there’s many up and coming female guitarists.  Meet Simona Soddu.  Simona caught my eye when I was watching her YouTube videos.  Her acoustic version…

George Lynch – Mr Scary of the Axe

By Andrew Catania  Gеоrgе Lуnсh iѕ оnе оf thе mоѕt recognizable nаmеѕ in thе world of hеаvу mеtаl guitar. With a саrееr spanning mоrе than thirtу years, George has rесоrdеd…

The Wolf Marshall Legacy

By Andrew Catania Wolf Marshall, one of the best guitar players, educators and note-by-note transcribers that exist! With more than 30 years of experience as a pedagogue, Wolf has been…

Doug Marks – The Metal Method and his Legacy

By Andrew Catania Doug Marks, a prominent figure in the contemporary rock and metal guitar community thanks to his more than 30 years of experience as a guitar teacher. He…

Interview with Andy LaRocque – King Diamond’s Main Shredder

By Andrew Catania Lyricist, composer, music producer and expert par excellence when it comes to playing the whammy bars, Anders Allhage aka Andy LaRocque is known for his enduring affiliation…

The Many Talents of Warren DeMartini

By Andrew Catania If you don’t recognize Warren DeMartini’s name, maybe you know the nickname Torch, or Ratt, one of the most successful metal bands in the 1980’s. Born on…

Sarah Benton Makes Jason Becker Guitar

By Andrew Catania Sarah Benton, guitar builder extraordinaire, used her creative talent and built a Jason Becker guitar based on a painting by Gary Becker, Jason’s father.  Here’s what Sara…

Vinnie Moore – The Man Behind The Strings

Eight solo albums, five collaborations, six UFO albums, two Hot Licks’ guitar video clinics, one virtuoso… Of course, we are referring to Vinnie Moore, the “Vin Man” as we the fans know…

Jake E. Lee – Guitar Legend

By Andrew Catania If you’re thinking about iconic guitarists, think about Jake E. Lee.  Lee is a famous guitar aficionado who has been imbued with the music business since early…

Jon Levin – Rokken with Dokken’s Axe Master The Interview

By Andrew Catania August 21, 2016  My first interview for my website is with Jon Levin.  Jon is the guitarist for Dokken.  Jon was very gracious with his time and…

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