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10 Best David Lee Roth Videos
David Lee Roth high-kicked and squealed his way into the hearts and minds of millions when he served as the ostentatious singer of one of the biggest bands in the history of rock, Van Halen. The group was among the first acts who rose to prominence just as MTV took the world by storm and Diamond Dav…
10 Best Motley Crue Videos
Motley Crue took the world by storm just as MTV was cutting its teeth. By providing the band with a platform to reach out to metal fans across the country, MTV helped propel Motley Crue to superstardom.
10 Best Websites for Learning Guitar
As the Internet grows, more people are coming up with ingenious ways to create and cultivate online educational tools. This is true for music lessons as well. In the past, if someone wanted to learn how to play guitar, he or she were limited to personal lessons, videos and books. If beginning guitar…
Job for a Cowboy Return to Work on Next Studio Album
Job for a Cowboy worked hard this past summer, touring as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Now that the festival is over, they’re wasting no time getting back to work. The band members have revealed they've officially started writing for their next disc.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Offers Rundown of Her Guitar Rig
Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale recently sat down with Musician's Friend to show off her live setup in her home studio in Nashville. Hale's live guitar rig is a masterpiece of simplicity that embodies the bare-bones rock 'n' roll sound that Halestorm are known for.
Unearth Drummer Nick Pierce Provides New Heel-Toe Technique Video
Drummer Nick Pierce recently made an in-depth video explaining how skinbeaters can reproduce the machine-gun-like kick drum beats he's known for in playing with Unearth and Breath of Nibiri. The video centers around the heel-toe technique, with Pierce going over the basics and getting into more…
Queens of the Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen Reveals His Guitar Rig
Troy Van Leeuwen of Queens of the Stone Age recently got together with Premier Guitar backstage at a concert to go over the details of his live guitar rig.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Jason Hook Shows Off His Signature Gibson Guitar
As lead guitarist for Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Hook has very specific demands of his guitar. He recently partnered with Gibson to create his own signature instrument, the M4-Sherman Explorer, which is now available to fans looking to emulate his look and sound. Hook recently posted a video goi…
Dave Mustaine Unveils New ‘Zero’ Signature Dean Guitars
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is responsible for some of heavy metal’s most memorable riffs, and since 2006, Mustaine has been working with one of the most metal companies, Dean Guitars, to create a diverse assortment of axes. In keeping with tradition, Mustaine and Dean have just …
Pantera + Kill Devil Hill Bassist Rex Brown Signs Hartke Endorsement Deal
Former Pantera and current Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown continues to hammer out some of best low-end around and now he's doing that with the help of Hartke amplifiers. Brown recently announced that he is accepting an endorsement deal from Hartke and will be making his debut …