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Yngwie Johann Malmsteen’s Duck

Yngwie Malmsteen’s journey toward guitar greatness has been as unique as the sound he produces. As a very young boy growing up in Sweden, he showed no particular interest in music, but when he saw news reports of Jimi Hendrix’s death in 1970 and viewed clips of his frenzied solos and destruction of guitars on […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstein

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, there was no bigger name in the rock world than Van Halen. The group, named for front man Eddie and his brother Alex, burst into national prominence with the release of its first album in 1978. It was certified gold just three months after it came out, a […]

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Number One

As blues guitarists go, very few are in the same league as Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was an innovator both in his style of play and in his choices of amps, guitars and other gear. Kenny Wayne, Los Lonely Boys and other current musicians credit Vaughan as a strong influence on their styles. Even though […]

Slash’s Les Pauls

Slash, born Saul Hudson, is one of the most easily recognized guitarists in the world today. That’s probably why video game maker Activision chose him to write and perform the theme music for its best selling Guitar Hero game. Slash is also a playable character in the game and his distinctive wild-haired, top-hatted image is […]

Roy Orbison’s Epiphone Bard

Roy Orbison was one of the most famous singer/songwriters of his generation. He had an incredible baritone voice, but could also hit high notes with ease. During his early career, he wrote songs for Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers and other greats of the time. As a performer in his own right, […]

Randy Scruggs’ Advanced Jumbo by Gibson

Randy Scruggs literally grew up with the sound of guitars and other stringed instruments in his ears day and night. His father was legendary banjo player Earl Scruggs, who performed country and bluegrass music with his partner Lester Flatt. The Scruggs’ Nashville home was the site of many jam sessions with some of the greatest […]

Les Paul: A Musical Pioneer

When Les Paul died in 2009 at the age of 94, his passing was mourned by musicians and music-lovers all over the world. There is arguably no one that has influenced the sound of rock, blues and other popular genres more than Les Paul. He is one of only a few people to have a […]

John Lennon’s Epiphone Casino

The Epiphone Company released its Casino model in 1958, which was just a year after the company was acquired by the Chicago Music Company, Gibson’s parent corporation at the time. It took until 1964 for the guitar to become the favored model of some of the biggest superstars of rock and roll. Keith Richards of […]