Tag "best rock guitarists"

10 Great Eric Clapton Collaborations

‘Clapton Is God’ read the U.K. graffiti in his early years. With other gods like Lennon, Townshend, Beck, Santana + more his playing is at its most divine.

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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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Jeff Beck’s Guitars + Messages Hail Loudly

The six-string classic rock master fires up his stunning music again, and it comes with a loud message for the world.

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Eric Clapton’s Old Wine in a New Bottle

The master classic rock guitarist’s new album ‘I Still Do’ invites repeated listening and leads back to past Clapton pleasures.

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August 9, 1995: Jerry Garcia Dies at 53

The impact of the Grateful Dead guitarist, singer and songwriter remains pervasive in American popular culture years after his passing.

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July 20, 1947: Carlos Santana’s Birthday

Born in Mexico, he first started playing in Tijuana clubs as a youth. As the leader of one of the best-selling acts of all time, Santana remains the king of Latin rock

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Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy 2016 Tour Dates

An evening of guitars galore as one of rock’s greatest players and the blues master appear together. Plus Beck will release his first book and a new LP

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Clapton + Friends Coming on Crossroads Fest Set

Many great moments have happened at the Crossroads Guitar Festivals. This upcoming 41-song set collects some of the best.

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Billy Zoom of X Battles Cancer

Guitarist Billy Zoom of the seminal Los Angeles punk rock band X is undergoing treatment for bladder cancer. The music community has rallied to benefit him

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