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Self-proclaimed innovators and soul occupants of a genre they dub as “guitarcore” Lo Nero are a hard rocking instrumental quartet from Santa Clara, CA. Guitarcore as conceived by LoNero features driving rhythms, and layers of interweaving guitar hooks layered on top of one another that together weave a sonic tapestry that incorporates elements of rock, metal, and progressive rock. See what guitarcore and LoNero are all about for yourself and check out this video for “The Hammer.”
Apparitions are a pop metal duo from Clemson, SC that were founded on the remains of the recently demised underground rock band, This Twilight City. Apparitions was conceived as a chance for songwriters Alex Lee and Brandon Spearman to showcase a darker and more aggressive side of their music. Catch a glimpse of the band’s incendiary pop metal sound and dark lyrical vision in this video for “Burn Alive.”
Hailing from Danville, IN Levi Riggs is a country and western singer with a made-for-radio voice and an ear for writing truly authentic contemporary country tunes. Levi has been winning fans on the live touring circuit and even making waves on the radio with his current single “My Best Friend’s A Girl.” A true working class performer, Levi sells corn and soybean seed to farmers when he’s not on the road or recording for his own label, Windridge. Get a load of Levi and his band’s modern take on classic… Read More
Guitar titan Jeff Beck talks with Fender Vision about what drives his practicing and how he must be “the most irritating person to live with,” for whomever has to listen to it! Beck also mentions that he’s been playing a Start since 1959 and is still discovering new ways to use it and that for him it remains the perfect instrument.
Beck also shares his passion for building cars and discusses his Read More
It Might Get Loud, the 2009 epic guitar film, is a real treat. In this incredibly cool sequence, Jimmy Page explains to fellow legend The Edge of U2, how he came up with the chord sequence from the Led Zeppelin classic “Kashmir” Based on their awed expressions, it seems that Page has put Jack White and Edge under… Read More