Posts From Noe Gold

12 Catchy Rock Song Hooks

You can’t get it out of your head. The Founding Editor of Guitar World’s favorites include performances by Hendrix, Steely Dan and T Rex

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7 Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them

It’s magic when guitarists find an instrument that suits their style, sound and preferences. Guitar World’s Founding Editor looks at the class axes

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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10 Great Jimmy Page Non-Led Zep Songs

Led Zeppelin is just a part of Pagey’s musical legacy. Here are some of his other great guitar-playing moments with Clapton, Beck, Cocker + more.

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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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Meet Session Superstar Nicky Hopkins

Do you know the music he made with a long Who’s Who list of classic rock superstars? Now get to know the session keyboard star

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Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them (Pt 2)

What constitutes a Class Axe for the likes of Jeff Beck, Slash, Angus Young and Eddie Van Halen? The answers in our list of legendary rock guitars…

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11 Greatest Not-So-Typical Guitar Leads

Guitar World Founding Editor Noe Gold identifies 11 classic rock guitar leads whose greatness isn’t speed & flash but melodicism, ingenuity and originality.

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Jeff Beck Live at the Hollywood Bowl: Review

The crowd was treated to a jaw-dropping display of deep blues, hot licks and dive-bombing Stratocaster forays into the ionosphere of rock with special guests Billy Gibbons and Steven Tyler. It’s available in a variety of formats

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10 Great Rock Driving Songs

Going for a drive? Songs by The Beatles, Stones, Springsteen, Doors, Dead and other classic rock artists provide musical fuel for your journey.

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