A complete guide to punk guitar: gear, techniques, famous punk guitarists and example tracks.
A complete guide to surf guitar, covering: history, artists, classic tracks, and the gear and techniques you’ll need to get the classic surf guitar sound.
Metal amp settings – a complete guide on how to set up your guitar amplifier to create a range of metal tones.
A complete guide to shred guitar – what it is, the playing techniques involved, and examples of shred guitarists and their music.
What are the best guitar pedals for metal? What pedals do you need to get a good heavy metal sound? On this page, we take a look at the pedals you need to play metal…
On this page we list the best metal bassists of all time. We’ve included metal and hard rock bassists from a variety of styles, together with videos and recommended recordings, so you can check out their playing for yourself.
What Is the Best Bass for Metal? What makes a good metal bass? On this page we identify that features you should look out for in a metal bass, and suggest specific basses for you to check out!
What is the best guitar for blues? On this page, we explore what makes a good blues guitar, and suggest suitable instruments for all pockets…
What are the best electric guitars for beginners? On this page we take a look at the different types of electric guitar and suggest various instruments that we consider suitable for a beginner guitarist.
A list of the best bass players of all time. The list below contains some of the best bassists from many different musical styles and eras. It includes bass guitar pioneers, melodic masters and technical giants. Who did we choose? Read on to find out…