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Guitar Greats: Geddy Lee

Three words:  Slappin'...Da...Bass! Few bassist are so fondly revered to the point where their own playing becomes pop culture slang, but that's how mind blowing Geddy Lee is.  Add his one-of-a-kind voice, and it's no wonder fans the world over sing his praises.   Rush Fly By Night Geddy Lee from Canadian rock band Rush performs…

Guitar Greats: Mike Kerr

If you ever wondered who the bass equivalent to U2's The Edge would be, look no further than Royal Blood's Mike Kerr. The sounds he's able to create with bass and pedal is nothing short of extraordinary.  With but one studio LP under their belt, Royal Blood fans are eager to hear what the future…

Guitar Greats: Ace Frehley

As far as guitarists go, they don't get more out of this world than "The Spaceman," Ace Frehley. Frehley, along with the rest of KISS, took rock and roll to a whole new level with their iconic stage shows and their classic songs from "Detroit Rock City" to "Shout It Out Loud" to "Rock And…

Guitar Greats: Peter Frampton

Do you...YOU...feel like Peter Frampton is one of the greatest guitarists of all time?  Okay, we'll admit that was a stretch of an attempt at some wordplay, but in all seriousness, from his time with Humble Pie to his solo career, Frampton is without a doubt one of the greats. Obviously, he'll be forever known for…

Guitar Greats: John 5

Perhaps the only thing more unique than John 5's playing is his career itself. Best known for his work with Marilyn Manson from 1998-2004 and Rob Zombie since 2005, John 5 has worked with a ridiculous amount of artists from the likes of David Lee Roth, Meat Loaf, Paul Stanley, Scorpions, Filter, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rod Stewart…

Guitar Greats: Joe Perry

How essential is Joe Perry to Aerosmith?  When touring in support of Rock In A Hard Place in 1982 after he left the band, they were often greeted with "Where's Joe f*cking Perry?!" heckles. You know frustration is at a peak when someone pays to see a band only to yell at them. But that's just proof at how…

Guitar Greats: Dean DeLeo

Music critics had a field day with Stone Temple Pilots in the 90's, but make no mistake that STP's music has more than stood the test of time and for two reasons: The wild lyrics of the late Scott Weiland and the incredible riffs of Dean DeLeo.

Guitar Greats: Jerry Cantrell

While Nirvana and Pearl Jam often get the most attention when it comes to grunge, Alice In Chains churned out some of the genres best anthems, and considering Jerry Cantrell was one of the primary songwriters, we can thank him for them.

Guitar Greats: Lita Ford

For 40 years, Lita Ford has been rocking crowds the world over from her time in the groundbreaking band The Runaways and as a solo artist, and even after all of these years, she's still one of the biggest badasses in the game.