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Is Metallica Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

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Is Metallica Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

Is Metallica Not Hardwired…To Self-Destruct? This new Metallica album is great! There is no other way to put it but just flat out say that it is a great album. It is the best thing that the band has released in literally 20 years. This album is tight and the band is playing better than…

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Stevie Ray Vaughan – December 2016

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Stevie Ray Vaughan – December 2016

Stevie Ray Vaughan – December 2016 Digital Guitar Player would like to crown the one and only Stevie Ray Vaughan the December 2016 guitar player of the month. SRV single handedly rewrote the way the blues has been played by guitarists all over the world. Stevie Ray Vaughan dominated guitar in the 1980s and kept…

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Yngwie Malmsteen Inspiration

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Yngwie Malmsteen Inspiration

The review of Yngwie Malmsteen Inspiration. On October 14, 1996 Yngwie Malmsteen released one of his most mind blowing recordings. This album is called “Inspiration” because he covers music by Kansas, Rainbow, Deep Purple, Jimi Hendrix, Scorpions, UK and even Rush. Based on how many Deep Purple and Rainbow songs are on the album it…

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Randy Rhoads Remembered at NAMM 2016

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Randy Rhoads Remembered at NAMM 2016As always one of the best tribute bash events to ever exist in rock n roll. Brian Tichy and Joe Sutton continue to pay tribute to the late Randy Rhoads. This year they put the event on at M3 Live Anaheim Event center just down a few blocks from where…

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Digital Guitar Player NAMM 2016 Review

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Digital Guitar Player NAMM 2016 Review

Welcome to my Digital Guitar Player NAMM 2016 Review. I have just come home feeling excited and accomplished. Why you might ask? I just spent four days in Anaheim, CA at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. This is a mind-blowing experience for me. I am going to get right to it because this story is…

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Chris Broderick Meets Digital Guitar Player

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Chris Broderick Meets Digital Guitar Player

Digital Guitar Player finally had the opportunity to meet with guitar hero, Chris Broderick. We got very lucky when Metal Blade records had reached out to us to do an interview with Chris Broderick (Act of Defiance/Megadeth). Digital Guitar Player editor, Stan Sher had the chance to catch up with Chris Broderick at the winter…

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NAMM 2016 Here I Come

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NAMM 2016 Here I Come

This is exciting. What is exciting you may ask? I, Stan Sher founder of Digital Guitar Player will be at NAMM 2016 in a few days for the very first time exploring some of the newest and hottest guitar trends. It is an honor for Digital Guitar Player to attend NAMM 2016. I will be…

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Steve Bello – Guitar Player of The Month

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Steve Bello – Guitar Player of The Month

Last summer I had the pleasure of attending a George Lynch (Lynch Mob) concert in New Jersey where I got to see an incredible opening act. The opening act was the Steve Bello Band led by 7 string guitar wizard Steve Bello our January 2016 guitar player of the month. Steve Bello hails from northern…

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Randy Rhoads Remembered Gracefully

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Randy Rhoads Remembered Gracefully

It was a semi-rainy Sunday afternoon in beautiful Asbury Park, NJ. The beach was quiet and you would never think that there would be such rock ‘n’ roll greatness under one roof. Well the truth is that rock drum great Brian Tichy (who also plays a mean guitar) and rock radio legend Joe Sutton have…

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Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

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Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

As I write this blog I am listening to The Purple Album by Whitesnake for the 50th time (or more). It is difficult to put into words how I feel about this album because it just makes my days better and better. I can recall being introduced to Deep Purple at a young age by…

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