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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: Alvin Lee

When people think of the first Woodstock, they often think of guitar performances from the likes of Jimi Hendrix or Carlos Santana, but one of the biggest highlights from the festival came from Alvin Lee's blistering performance of "I'm Going Home" with Ten Years After. In the wake of Lee's sudden passing in 2013, Slash…

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: B.B. King

We still have the blues nearly a year after losing the legendary B.B. King, but the guitar icon has left us an absolutely incredible catalog of music that spans his seven decades long career. And if you thought his discography is long, just look at his list of accolades: Winner of 16 Grammys, including the…

Guitar Greats: Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt released her debut album in 1971, when blues was very much still a man's world, but her proficiency in slide guitar helped break through that gender barrier which allowed Raitt to establish herself as one of the best blues artists in history.

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.

An Ode To Guitar Face

If there's one thing better than how guitarists play it's the faces they make when they play. Some look cool; some look frightening, but they're all entertaining no matter how you slice it.

Guitar Greats: Pete Townshend

There's a line in the film Almost Famous where Jason Lee's character Jeff Bebe says in an interview, "Some people have a hard time explaining rock 'n' roll. I don't think anyone can really explain rock 'n' roll. Maybe Pete Townshend, but that's okay."  Many lines from that film get thrown around for the sake of pop…