Guitar Interviews

Joel Hoekstra of Night Ranger – High Road is Feel Good American Rock n’ Roll!

Posted July 30, 2014

Hard work, perseverance, and simultaneously having your hands in multiple projects seem to be the new business model for musicians nowadays. Case in point. guitarist Joel Hoekstra. When he is not out touring on the weekends with Night Ranger he can be found on Broadway’s Great White Way, turning heads with his blazing eight-finger solo in the play Rock of Ages. When he is not there in the winter months, he can be seen playing arenas with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra!

Guitar Lessons

The Blues – From 3 Chords to 30 Chords, They’re Yours for the Picking

Posted April 29, 2014

Billy Gibbons said, “you can’t lose with the blues”. And in Guitar International’s interview with guitar legend George Benson, George talks about how his early boss, Brother Jack McDuff, instructed him to “put some blues in” because no matter where you are in the world, if you play blues, people understand it.

Guitar Reviews

KISS and Def Leppard Rockin’ with Ferocity at PNC Art Center

Posted July 31, 2014

Do you want a concert where the band’s songs have monstrous licks, catchy hooks, and infectious grooves? Do you want it performed while smoke pours up from underneath stage and fireworks shoot at you from every direction? Do you want it all on the same stage…. in one night?