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Past articles by Brian:

30 Most Underrated Hard Rock + Metal Guitarists

We love Joe Satriani and Tony Iommi too, but let's hear it for some other guitarists for once. → Read More

Tenacious D Open Tour, Implore Fans to Vote

And yes, there were lots of dick jokes, too. → Read More

Tom Morello Looks Back at Jimi Hendrix's 'Electric Ladyland'

'He was in a lane entirely by himself that was miles above and apart from other electric guitar players of the era,' Tom Morello says of the album. → Read More

Rage Against the Machine, Def Leppard, More Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A number of classic metal bands were snubbed, again. → Read More

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy + the Conspirators Play NYC: Photos

Slash's solo repertoire is so strong that he doesn't need to rely on Guns N Roses or Velvet Revolver songs anymore. → Read More

Watch Social Distortion Jam with Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park

Asbury Park's most famous star helped the punk rock legends close out the first Sea.Hear.Now festival. → Read More

How the Beatles' ‘Esher Demos’ Enhance the White Album

We attended a listening session held by Giles Martin to listen to tracks from the 50th anniversary edition of the Beatles' White Album. → Read More

Watch Anthrax’s Frank Bello Play His Favorite Bass Lines

He loves Iron Maiden and Rush. → Read More

Danny Clinch: Photographer, Harmonica Player, Concert Promoter

He explains how he ended up playing harmonica for the Foo Fighters and discusses the status of his Blind Melon documentary and the Sea.Hear.Now Festival. → Read More

Willie Nelson, His Kids + His Disciples Fight for Family Farms at Farm Aid 2018 [PICTURES]

Willie's kids -- Lukas and Micah Nelson -- along with Kacey Musgraves, Margo Price, Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton were highlights of Farm Aid 2018. → Read More

Sharon Osbourne Recalls the Exact Moment She Became a Badass

Pro-tip: she doesn't really want to see your kitchen. Don't ask. → Read More

‘Judgment Night': A Hip-Hop/Rock Hybrid That Still Resonates

The soundtrack set the stage for nu-metal and the current crop of rock-loving hip-hop artists. → Read More

Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘No More Tours 2′ Boasts His Best (Solo) Band Ever

Wylde, Blasko, Clufetos and Wakeman should stick together. Also: check out our photo gallery from openers Stone Sour. → Read More

Rock on the Range Ending, Replacement Announced – Exclusive

Read our exclusive interview with Danny Wimmer himself. → Read More

Greta Van Fleet: Hear Their New Song 'Watching Over'

Their debut, 'Anthem Of The Peaceful Army' finally has a release date. → Read More

Pearl Jam Honor John McCain, Tom Petty at Fenway Park

They also gave Bono a shout out during their epic set. → Read More

Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Joined Alice In Chains Onstage

'I still can’t believe it actually happened,' singer William DuVall wrote. 'Robby Krieger is one of my absolute heroes – a rocker with the heart of a jazzman.' → Read More

Alice In Chains’ ‘Rainier Fog’ Adds To Their Dark Legacy: Review

They have set the gold standard for bands who have replaced their original singer. → Read More

Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing Shocking’ at 30: Dave Navarro Looks Back

The guitarist discusses how post-punk, the Grateful Dead and Perry Farrell influenced him. → Read More

Lzzy Hale Remembers Aretha Franklin: ‘Not Many Singers Have This Gift’

'If you can sing like that... your legend will live forever.' → Read More