We take a look at iconic tones from music history, crafted using effects for the some of the first times ever.

We take a look at the iconic musical personalities of Eric Clapton--and the guitars behind the sounds.

We take a look at stereotype-busting guitar sounds.

The electric guitar moved fast from Charlie Christian's bar magnet to the designs we love today.

Imagine the scene, as the soul of the electric guitar burst onto the national stage.  A white bandleader of one of the most buttoned-up jazz outfits in the nation brought on an African-American country boy from Oklahoma, playing an instrument most people had never heard of.

Detail of a guitarist photographed playing a PRS electric guitar for a feature on speed playing, taken on February 17, 2015. (Photo by Joseph Branston via Getty Images)   Jimmy Page. Jack White. Jimi Hendrix: some of the music world’s greatest ever axe-shredders (and that’s only the Js). Fundamental to a band’s sound, the guitarist can make or break a record and – if they’re really something special – they can deliver a solo that elevates it to heights previously unimagined. As it’s World Guitar Day, we’re celebrating those in...

Best Replica Electric Guitars: The Definitive Buyer’s Guide Electric guitars can be an expensive purchase to make, especially when the guitar is the really thing. In this day an age where quality outmatches the quantity, people want to own a guitar the legends have played, but they want it to be worth their while. That is why people should look into purchasing a replica electric guitar. Replica guitars give buyers the specifications they are looking for with every purchase. No matter if these specifications are big or small, buying a...

           Technology and incorporation of sophisticated circuitry into the building of musical instruments has opened up a whole new world of sonic possibilities for musicians and artists. Thanks to technology and this revolutionary circuitry, guitarists and other musicians can easily replicate the sounds they hear on other records and achieve various effects using instruments like the guitar pedal. From the subtle velvety sounds that soothe the ear to the outrageous rocky sounds that tingle the beast in you, guitar pedals have revolutionized the music industry.  ...

Scoring the perfect electric guitar sometimes needs more than just cash and expertise in the music industry. Sometimes, all it takes to land the perfect electric guitar, is just a little motivation from the legends of the music industry. Besides taking into account the economics and fundamental elements of the electric guitar, it is important to dig deep into the history books and find out what the legendary musicians and rock stars used in their work. Though the legend passed on years ago, his music and spirit keeps gracing our...

A lot of upcoming and even established guitarist often overlook the importance of tuning their guitars and this ends up costing them at some point in their musical careers. Making it a habit to tune your guitar during practice and right before performances yields in better sounds and make it enjoyable playing the guitar. Properly tuning your guitar, means that even the most fretted chord combinations will be more than pleasant to the ear even if they are slightly out of their intended intervals.  There are quite a number of...