Share This: Music Theory, Should it be learned? Music theory is being able to understand modes and notes and a whole bunch of complicated stuff. As you can see, I never learned music theory. This article is going to be aimed more towards the beginner to intermediate players. If you were an expert, you wouldn’t need this advice. It Matters where You are in Your Playing If you’re a beginner, don’t even bother learning all of th...

Share This: This is a different kind of post. I remember when I first picked up the guitar. I had dreams and aspirations of the things I would do with that guitar. I wrote a note to myself to never quit and never stop playing and trying to go pro. I totally did  what I told myself not to. I used to sit down playing guitar and wondering if I could be a famous musician before I would graduate college.  wanted to be rich and famous. I used to wat...

Best Sounding Guitars Under 500 dollars – Electric
Beginners , Guitar Recommendations / October 17, 2016

Best Sounding Guitars – Under 500 The best sounding guitars for under $500 are not far away. We all want to sound good and we all want to get the best bang for our buck. If you’re an intermediate player and you want to upgrade to your next guitar, then this is the perfect list for you. If this is your first guitar then I think you might want to step back and get something less expensive, I have a lit of the best beginner ...

Motivating Yourself to Play Guitar
Advice , Beginners , Info / October 13, 2016

Share This: This is a different kind of post. I remember when I first picked up the guitar. I had dreams and aspirations of the things I would do with that guitar. I wrote a note to myself to never quit and never stop playing and trying to go pro. I totally did  what I told myself not to. I used to sit down playing guitar and wondering if I could be a famous musician before I would graduate college.  wanted to be rich and famous. I u...

List of some My Favorite Solos of all Time
Misc. / October 10, 2016

Share This: The reason I started playing guitar was because of these little parts of songs called solos. We all love solos as guitar players whether it’s something slow and soulful like a B.B King solo or a blazing fast lick like anything from Yngwie Malmsteen. I love solos more than anything in this world. Solos get me so emotional and I literally cannot control myself when I hear a solo. I have to make all of these crazy faci...

Best Guitar Pedals for Beginners
Beginners / October 7, 2016

Looking for the Best Guitar Pedals? If you’re a beginner guitarist looking for the best guitar pedals for beginners, then this is the place to be. You’ve probably heard of guitar pedals and had no idea what they were. If you were like me you had no idea that your favorite guitarists weren’t just using an amp and a guitar to get their sound, then you felt kind of betrayed. But then you get it. Guitar pedals can make ...

Best Beginner Guitar Songs to Make you a Rock Star
Beginners / September 25, 2016

Share This: Best Beginner Guitar Songs Today’s post is going to go through some of the best beginner guitar songs. Some songs are fully playable to a beginner, and others are not. For some songs, you will just learn certain riffs, and for others you will be able to learn the whole song. You’ll feel like a rockstar in no time. Let’s get right to it. #1 Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple EVERYBODY learns this riff when...

Blackstar HT-5R Combo Review
Reviews / September 23, 2016

Share This: Blackstar HT-5R Combo Review Blackstar HT-5R Combo Rating: 5/5 Price: $500 Best Price: buy on Amazon here   Straight from the list of the best guitar amps for beginners and intermediate players, the Blackstar HT-5R has been getting well deserved praise since its release a couple of years ago. This 5-watt full tube amplifier is one of the best you can buy right now at the price point of less than $500. It is also my f...

Tube Amplifiers vs. Solid State Amplifiers
Info / September 21, 2016

Share This: “You need to heat the tubes up first man, then you crank it all the way up.” These sound like the words of many people out there including people like Eddie Van Halen and Zakk Wylde who famously use tube amplifiers. The debate between tube amplifiers and solid state amplifiers is pretty much a one sided argument, most people usually favor tube amps over solid state amps. Why though? Let’s dive deeper int...

Best Beginner Guitar for Kids
Beginners , Guitar Recommendations / September 18, 2016

Share This: Best Beginner Guitar for Kids You looked up “best beginner guitar for kids” because your children have been begging you for a guitar and you finally caved in. Here you are researching guitars so you can finally get them that guitar they’ve earned. I’ll tell you that this is a really good thing for children. Your youth is the best time to learn an instrument. When you’re young you have all the...

Review of the Jackson JS32 King V
Reviews / September 16, 2016

Share This:   Jackson JS32 King V Rating: 4/5 Best Place to buy here on Amazon Jackson is an iconic brand for all metal-heads. If you’re a metal-head, you probably like the music of someone who uses a Jackson. The Jackson JS32 is the affordable version of the iconic King V used by many. This Jackson JS32 King V review will show you why I love it so much. The Specs of the Jackson JS32 King V According to Jacksons website, t...