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Guitar Nine`s December-January Edition - Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:47 PM
The December-January edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about tremolo picking, perfect 5th intervals, CAGED and advanced sounding acoustic chording. We've got four fresh columns altogether - all written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with another speed-oriented article "Tremolo Picking Guitar Method For Unbelievable Speed". Mike Campese has returned with an excellent technique column, "Constructing Lines With The 5th Intervals". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Guitarists, Don’t Get CAGED, Part 2". Finally, acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "Easy To Play, Advanced Sounding Chords For Acoustic Guitar".

The December update includes a new interview with Spain's axemaster Andre Tonelli.

Guitar Nine`s October-November Edition - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 5:49 PM
The October-November edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about guitar intervals, harp like harmonics and playing fast , all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got four fresh columns altogether - all written by returning columnists.

Mike Campese has returned with another excellent technique column, "Arpeggio Sequences". Tom Hess is back with an excellent speed article "How To Make It Easy To Play Guitar Fast". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Guitar Intervals: A Simple Way Make Stale Solos Fresh". Finally, acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "How To Play Cascading, Harp Like Harmonics On Your Acoustic Guitar".

The October update includes new interviews with guitarist Steve Salter, British guitar player Rob Garland, German guitarist Mark Protze, and English guitarist Sam Russell.
Guitar Nine`s August-September Edition - Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:35 PM
The August-September edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about picking techniques, open tunings, and the zen of practicing, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - five written by returning columnists, and one penned by a brand new contributor.

Tom Hess is back with a great technique article "Effective Picking Techniques To Play Lightning Fast". Mike Campese has returned with another excellent technique column, "Technical Muscial Examples From 'Chapters'". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Escaping The CAGED Guitar Part 1: Unlocking The Right Hand's Potential". Please welcome for the first time, guitarist Roland Nipp, who has contributed "'Practice' Doesn’t Have To Be An Eight Letter Word". Guitar player David Sertl offers up his perspectives on "What We Learn From Satriani's Debuts". Finally, acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with Instantly Sound Great, Playing Your Acoustic Guitar In Open Tunings".

The August update includes new interviews with Australian guitarist Phil Manning, French guitar player Chris Rolling, and Canadian guitarist Mike Milan Dedic.
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Guitar Nine`s June-July Edition - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 4:51 PM
The June-July edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about sweep picking, growing as a player, and the octave pattern, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - five written by returning columnists, and two penned by a brand new contributor.

Mike Campese has returned with another excellent technique column, "Picking And Independence". Tom Hess is back with a technique article "Creating Awesome Sweep Picking Licks". Good to have David Andrew Wiebe join us; he has two columns "How To Prepare For Your Next Gig As A Session Guitarist" and "Don't Stop Growing as a Guitarist! Here' s How to Keep Challenging Yourself". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Using The Octave Pattern In Real-Life Guitar Playing Scenarios". Acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "Playing Acoustic Blues Rhythm Guitar Parts That Are Worth Listening To".

The June update includes new interviews with Italian guitarist Dimitry Scopelliti, French fusion guitar player Renaud Louis-Servais, and former Blue Cheer guitarist Randy Holden.
Guitar Nine`s April-May Edition - Friday, April 1, 2016 - 6:50 AM
The April-May edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about soloing, live performance issues, and acoustic guitar phrasing, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a double shot of columnar expresso with "Soloing: Creating Strong Emotions Over Chords" and "Practicing Guitar Effectively With Results: A Three Step Process". Mike Campese has returned with another excellent technique column, "Melodic Minor Shred Lines". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Four Reasons Why Music Theory Is The Key To Learning Guitar". Acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "Improving Acoustic Guitar Playing Using Other Instruments". Joining us again is music business guru Christopher Knab with "About Playing Live...".

The April update includes a new interview with Pennsylvania area guitarist Dana Gaynor.
Guitar Nine`s February-March Edition - Monday, February 1, 2016 - 3:57 PM
The February-March edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about rhythm, phrasing, and building a music career, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - one written by a new columnist and six written by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a double shot of columnar expresso with "How To Play Awesome Lead Guitar Solos: Playing Emotional Solos" and "The Most Important Factors For Building A Music Career". Mike Campese has returned with another important technique column, "Maintaining Your Chops". Acoustic guitar specialist Simon Candy returns with "How To Make Your Unplugged Acoustic Songs Sound Killer!". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio is back with "Why Not All Music Theory Is Equal, And How To Spot A Hack". Joining us again after a long hiatus is guitar player Nick Layton with "Three Critical Elements Of Good Guitar Phrasing - Part One". Finally, we welcome a new columnist, Austrian guitarists David Sertl, with his submission "Sense Of Rhythm, Subdivisions, Metronome Abuse".

The February update includes new interviews with British guitarist Nik Davies, Italian axeman Alex Rosselli, guitarist Gabe Treiyer, guitar player Francis Howard, and Australian six-stringer Simon Gardner.
Guitar Nine`s December-January Edition - Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:43 AM
The December-January edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about string skipping, attracting (and keeping) guitar students, and playing with more speed, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a triple shot of columnar expresso with "The Only Way To Succeed As A Guitar Teacher", "How To Increase Guitar Speed" and "Why You Can’t Attract Guitar Students During The Summer". Mike Campese has returned with another technique column, "String Skipping". Artist development expert Tim Sweeney is back with "Outgrowing Your Music And Band". Finally, music industry guru Christopher Knab offers his perspective in "Why I Do What I Do".

The December update includes new interviews with guitarist Vinny Roth, axeman Steve Coyne, the multi-faceted Eric Loy and guitar player Steve Kaynan.
Guitar Nine`s October-November Edition - Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 1:13 PM
The October-November edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about position shifts when shredding, playing in the Chet Atkins style, and practicing more effectively, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese has returned with another technique column, "Shredding With Position Shifts". Tom Hess is back with a quintuple shot of columnar expresso with "Why Some Guitar Teachers Are More Successful Than Everyone Else", along with "Why You Aren't Beating The Guitar Teaching Competition In Your City", "The Four Worst Fears Of Guitar Players", "The Worst Questions To Ask About Building A Music Career". and "How To Practice Guitar More Effectively And Eliminate Mistakes". Finally, guitarist Simon Candy returns with his article "Awesome Guitar Techniques In The Style Of Chet Atkins".

The October update includes a new interview with Argentinian guitarist Marcelo Roascio.
Guitar Nine`s August-September Edition - Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 4:47 AM
The August-September edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about soloing with chords, correcting technique and arpeggio magic, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese has returned with another great column, "Major Triad Arpeggios". Tom Hess is back with another quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "How To Quickly Correct Your Guitar Playing Problems", along with "Six Ways To Attract Tons Of New Guitar Students", "The Secret To Becoming A Successful Professional Musician", and "How To Clean Up Your Blues Guitar Licks". Finally, guitarist Simon Candy returns with his article "Chords Are Not Just For Rhythm Playing".

The August update includes two new interviews: Canadian guitarist Gary Borden and guitar player Paul Bibbins.
Strutter Magazine Review Of Scott Allen Project III - Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:06 PM
A brand new review of Scott Allen Project III was just posted at Strutter Magazine. Click here to check it out!
Guitar Nine`s June-July Edition - Monday, June 1, 2015 - 2:25 AM
The June-July edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about odd meters, teaching guitar and becoming a fretboard master, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got nine fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese helps to "unflatten" and round out your technique with "Flat Keys". Tom Hess is back with another quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "Seven Questions That Sabotage Your Guitar Teaching Success", along with technique articles "Making Fast Progress May Keep You From Becoming A Great Guitarist ", "Enhance Your Playing Using John Petrucci's Style" and "Pentatonic Aggression: The Secret To Playing Badass Blues Guitar Licks". Dallas Dwight enhances your knowledge of rhythms with "Working With Odd Meters". Chris Glyde puts it all together with his "Fretboard Mastery". Guitarist Simon Candy returns with his article "Killer Ways To Totally Change The Way You Play Acoustic Guitar, Part 2". Finally, guitarist Tommaso Zillio contributes another video lesson with "Metal Guitar 'Wrong Note' Playing Made Easy".

The June update includes three new interviews: Brazilian guitarist Lucas Fagundes, Iowa-based guitar player Dave Paris, and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis.

New Scott Allen interview - Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 4:04 AM
Scott is featured in a new interview with Guitarz Forever. In this new chat he discusses his influences, the new album, and the state of the music scene today. Check it out!
Guitar Nine`s April-May Edition - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 5:41 AM
The April-May edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about career building, songwriting, and advanced guitar techniques, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got thirteen fresh columns altogether - eleven written by returning writers, along with two new columnists.

Tom Hess returns with another quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "Five Methods For Getting Into The Music Business That Lead To Failure" followed by the B-side of "Building A Successful Career In The Music Industry", along with technique articles "How To Play Creative Sweep Picking Arpeggios" and "How To Create Awesome Shred Guitar Ideas Without Playing Faster". Mike Campese gets both hands active with his column "Tapping Arpeggios". Dallas Dwight instructs with his "How To Write Great Melodies On Guitar". Chris Glyde addresses songwriting safety with his "How To Write Emotional Songs Without Hurting Yourself". "Eight Ways To Find Your Inspiration" is the latest submission from Sam Russell. Guitarist Simon Candy returns with his article "Creating Killer Sounding, Unplugged Acoustic Guitar Songs". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio contributes another video lesson with "How To Make The Wrong Notes Sound Right In Blues Guitar ". Scott Allen has written a track-by-track for his lastest album, read "Behind Scott Allen Project's III". Finally, new columnists Antony Reynaert and Dean Hailstone contribute "How To Be More Creative With Your Blues Rhythm Guitar Playing " and "How to Get a Killer Guitar Sound on Stage", respectively.

The April update includes a new interview with New Mexico guitarist Michael A. Ruelas.
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Guitar Nine`s February-March Edition - Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 8:07 AM
The February-March edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about musical sophistication, emotional playing, and teaching guitar, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got nine fresh columns altogether - six written by returning columnists and three new columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "Secrets To Achieving Great Success As A Guitar Teacher" along with "The Five Keys To Greatness", "Making It In The Music Business" and "Maximizing Emotion In Guitar Playing". Mike Campese continues his technical focus with his article "Single String Arpeggios". Guitarist Simon Candy returns with his "Avoid Sucking At Guitar!". Finally, our trio of new columnists include Sam Russell with "Spice Up Your Open Chords With Modal Notes", Dallas Dwight with "The Benefits Of Playing Guitar" and finally Chris Glyde with "Sophisticated Simple Music".

The February update includes new interviews with guitar player Adrian Weiss, guitarist Michael Cerna, and axeman Alex Baboian.
Guitar Nine`s December-January Edition - Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 3:25 PM
The December-January edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about blues progressions, acoustic guitar technique, and building a teaching business, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - six written by returning columnists and one new columnist.

Tom Hess is back with a quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "Secrets To Achieving Great Success As A Guitar Teacher" along with "Why You Should Forget About Most Common Guitar Teacher Advice", "How To Play Kick Ass Guitar Licks Quickly And Easily, Part 1" and "How To Turn Average Lead Guitar Licks Into Awesome Guitar Licks". Mike Campese continues his technique focus with his article "Sweeping Arpeggios". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio serves up a column and video on "Blues Progressions And Tritone Substitutions". Finally, new columnist Simon Candy contributes "5 Killer Ways To Totally Change The Way You Play Acoustic Guitar, Part 1".

The December update includes new interviews with guitar player Ariel Eshcar, guitarist Stus Rollins, and axeman Adam Law.
Guitar Nine`s October-November Edition - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:14 AM
The October-November edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about shred lines, rhythmic variations and promotion, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with a quadruple shot of columnar expresso with "7 String Guitar Playing: 5 Transforming Creative Tactics" along with "How To Promote Your Career And Build Your Fan Base", "Use Your Favorite Singer's Voice To Write Guitar Solos" and "Seven Unfortunate Truths About Your Guitar Teacher". Mike Campese continues his technique focus with his article "Wider Type Shred Lines". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio serves up a column and video on "Rhythmical Variations Of Guitar Phrases: The Missing Element". Finally, independent music consultant Chris Knab is back with "Design Simple, But Effective Music Promo Materials".

The October update includes an interview with guitar player George Robinson.
Guitar Nine`s August-September Edition - Friday, August 1, 2014 - 12:53 PM
The August-September edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about pentatonic scales, improvising and sliding intervals, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess is back with another double shot of columnar expresso with "Ten Costly Guitar Teaching Business Mistakes" followed by the B-side of "Creating Rock Guitar Solo Improvisations". Mike Campese continues his technique focus with his article "Repeating Speed Picking Patterns". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio has contributed "Create Awesome Guitar Phrases With Sliding Intervals". Indie marketing guru Tim Sweeney recently penned "Are You Getting Paid to Criticize?" Independent music consultant Chris Knab is back with news in "Streaming Music Revenue Payments". Finally, guitarist Jean-Pierre Zammit also returns with his article "Unusual Pentatonic Runs".

The August update includes an interview with guitarist Chris Fury.
Guitar Nine`s June-July Edition - Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 10:38 PM
The June-July edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are writing about arpeggios, conquering fears and becoming a master musician, all delivered directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese will further bolster your technique with his second column in his series "Technical Exercises, Part 2". Tom Hess is back with another double shot of columnar expresso with "How To Make It In Music By Eliminating Your Risk" followed by the B-side of "The Four Worst Fears Of Guitar Players". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio cuts to the chase with "The Only Exercise You Will Need To Learn The Fretboard". Independent music consultant Chris Knab urges you to "Be A Master Musician". Finally, guitarist Jean-Pierre Zammit also returns with his article "Arpeggio Shapes: Major 7".

The June update includes six new interviews: guitarist Chris Surma, Colorado-based guitar player Mitch Chmara, Warsaw-based guitarist Rob Ward, Australian guitar player Dejan Toracki, and two Finnish axemen: Roo Chapus and Jartse Tuominen.
New Johnny Winter Release "Step Back" - Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 5:11 PM
The new Johnny Winter Release entitled "Step Back" is scheduled to drop September 2nd. Read more about the record on the Guitar World Magazine Press Release
Guitar Nine`s April-May Edition - Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 5:38 PM
The April-May edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are featuring technique builders, CD graphic design tips, and a guide to finding bandmates directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess returns with another double shot of columnar expresso with "7 Rule Guide For Finding Committed Band Members" followed by the B-side of "How To Turn Your Thoughts Into Musical Emotions". Mike Campese will jump start your technique with his column "Technical Exercises". Independent music consultant Chris Knab instructs with his "Top 10 CD Design Tips". Guitarist Jean-Pierre Zammit also returns with his article "Arpeggio Shapes: Dominants". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio expands your mind with "Expressive Chord Creation". Finally, Tim Sweeney contributes the only slightly whimsical "Marry A Bank Robber To Promote Your Music".

The April update includes new interviews with Australian guitarist Marty Rice and Puerto Rican guitar player Ivan Rivera.
Guitar Nine`s February-March Edition - Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 8:04 PM
The February-March edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are featuring rhythm and lead guitar writing tips, composing without an instrument, modal ideas, and copyrighting pointers directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Mike Campese delivers a follow-up to last edition's songwriting column entitled "Composing Without Your Guitar, Part 2". Tom Hess returns with another double shot of columnar expresso with "How To Play Awesome Rhythm Guitar Riffs" followed by the B-side of "How To Write Great Guitar Solos". Independent music consultant Chris Knab edifies with "Copyright and Songwriting Basics". Guitarist Jean-Pierre Zammit is back with his article "Major Modes Introduction". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio gets bluesy this time with "Advanced Blues Rhythm Guitar Made Easy". Finally, Tim Sweeney adds timeless advice appropriate to any holiday season on "Do The Opposite During The Holiday".

The February update includes a new interview with guitarist Mika Tyyska of the band Mr. Fastfinger.

Guitar Nine`s December-January Edition - Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 4:00 PM
The December-January edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists are featuring technique articles, advice on selecting guitar teachers, scale ideas, and other music business pointers directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess returns with a double shot of columnar expresso with "How To Get Big Results From Taking Guitar Lessons" followed by the B-side of "How To Practice For Maximum Guitar Speed". Independent music consultant Chris Knab clears the decks with "I Get E-Mails - Boy, Do I Get E-Mails". Mike Campese serves up a new songwriting column entitled "Composing Without Your Guitar, Part 1". Guitarist Jean-Pierre Zammit returns with his article "Finding A Guitar Teacher". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio returns as well, penning "How To Compose Original Phrases On The Pentatonic Scale". Finally, Ryan Buckner adds his two cents to the compositional knowledge base with "Writing Songs While Eliminating Songwriting Mistakes".
Guitar Nine`s October-November Edition - Monday, September 30, 2013 - 10:04 PM
The October-November edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists offer articles on songwriting, practice techniques, and music business tips directly to your web browser. We've got eight fresh columns altogether - seven written by returning columnists and one authored by a first time contributor.

Mike Campese works some lines off his latest CD on "Chameleon". Tom Hess returns with "A Powerful And Unique Approach To Writing Guitar Solo Phrases". "Top 7 Practice Techniques For Becoming A Better Guitarist " is the latest submission from Mike Philippov. Guitarist Jamie Andreas returns with her article "Technique vs. Musical Feeling - The Truth". Music industry guru Christopher Knab has written "Streaming Royalties Suck Now, But Just Be Patient". Ryan Buckner is back with his column "Become A Highly Expressive Songwriter With This Crucial Musical Element". Jeremy Rouse takes us through an arrangement of the horror classic "Halloween". Contributing for the first time is New Zealand guitarist Dylan Kay with "The How Of Practicing".
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Guitarist Paul Nelson To Be Special Guest at NYC Fantasy Camp - Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 3:54 AM
Paul Nelson is scheduled to be a special guest at the NYC RRFC with Johnny Winter, Leslie West, Robben Ford, Peter Chris and Yngwie Malmsteen.
New Stratacat Interview - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 8:34 AM
Read about guitarist Stratakat's experiences playing to a live audience on Second Life in this new interview.
Guitar Nine`s August-September Edition - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 2:46 PM
The August-September edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists offer tips on counterpoint, writing songs, fingerstyle, and other music business tips directly to your web browser. We've got seven fresh columns altogether - six written by returning columnists and one authored by a first time contributor.

Tom Hess returns with "10 Costly Guitar Teaching Business Mistakes And How To Avoid Them". Mike Campese delivers a new technique column entitled "Bach Cello Suite No. 1, Part 2". "How To Make Faster Progress From Practicing Guitar Exercises" is the latest submission from Mike Philippov. Guitarist Tommaso Zillio returns with his article "9 Ways The CAGED System Is Making Things More Confusing For You". Ryan Buckner is back with his column "Start Writing Better Songs By Learning To Use Unity And Variety". Jeremy Rouse has written another excellent article "Counterpoint For Guitarists". Contributing for the first time is guitarist Sam Dawson with "Fingerstyle Basics".
Guitar Nine`s June-July Edition - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 9:17 AM
The June-July edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists offer tips on chord mastery, writing songs, live performance, and other music business tips directly to your web browser. We've got eight fresh columns altogether - six written by returning columnists and two authored by first time contributors.

Mike Campese delivers a new technique column entitled "Bach Cello Suite No. 1". Tom Hess returns with "How To Teach Guitar Students To Practice". "How To Know If You Have Mastered Vibrato On Guitar" is the latest from Mike Philippov. Guitarist Tommaso Zillio returns with his article "Six Things Guitar Players Don't Understand About Music Theory". Ryan Buckner is back with his column "Write Better Songs On Guitar By Avoiding These 3 Songwriting Errors". Finally, Paul Kleff rejoins us with his contribution, "Guitar Chord Change Mastery - How To Play Complete Songs". New columnists include Jeremy Rouse with "Open String Licks", and Ryan Duke, who has written "Building Confidence in Your Live Performance".

New Scott Allen Truefire Instructional Course Released - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 3:09 PM
Scott Allen's new Truefire instructional course, "50 Rock Virtuoso Licks You Must Know", is now available. In this wide ranging instructional course Scott covers everything from speed picking, sweeps, tapping and everything in between. Learn licks in the style of such players as Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Joe Satriani, Jeff Loomis, Marty Friedman, Reb Beach, Eric Johnson, Zakk Wylde, Greg Howe and many others. The course comes in two forms: a Data Disc with backing tracks, tabs, and commentary as well as an instant download. Check out Truefire.com to get your copy!
Guitar Nine`s April-May Edition - Monday, April 1, 2013 - 8:07 AM
The April-May edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists offer tips on musicial creativity, pentatonic scales, competition, and other music business tips directly to your web browser. We've got eight fresh columns altogether - all written by experienced, returning columnists.

As he has for the past 13 years, Mike Campese delivers a new technique column entitled "Inside/Outside And Reverse Picking". Tom Hess returns with "How To Gain A Lot Of Motivation For Guitar Practice". "Is Your Guitar Better Than You Are?" is the latest from Jamie Andreas. Guitarist Tommaso Zillio returns with his article "Advanced Uses For The Old Pentatonic Scale". Tim Sweeney is back with his column "Music Artist’s Fear Of Competition And Success". Guitarist Mike Philippov returns with good advice in "How To Develop Musical Creativity". Ryan Buckner is back with another Hess-based offering "Guitar Practice Method Review: A Tom Hess Interview". Finally, Rob James rejoins us with his contribution, "Mediocre Media Core".

The April update includes new interviews with guitarist Todd Ferguson and axe slinger Andre Tonelli.
New Khan Manuel Single And Video - Monday, April 1, 2013 - 5:04 AM
Australian guitarist Khan Manuel's latest album is nearing release, but you can get a preview by checking out a video clip of the first single, "The Message", which is also the title track.
Guitar Nine`s February-March Edition - Friday, February 1, 2013 - 7:38 AM
The February-March edition is now online!

This edition's guest columnists offer tips on working with 5/8 time, improving blues solos, theory, and other music business tips directly to your web browser. We've got six fresh columns altogether - all written by by returning columnists.

Tom Hess returns with "How To Become A Better Guitarist By Listening To Yngwie". Mike Campese serves up a new technique column entitled "5/8 Time". Guitarist Tommaso Zillio returns with his article "5 Things You Should Avoid In Your Blues Guitar Solo". Tim Sweeney is back with his column on publicity "Your Newsletter Is Killing You". Guitarist Mike Philippov returns with rut-busting tips in "What To Do When Your Guitar Playing Hits A Wall". Ryan Buckner is back with another installment of "Tom Hess Music Career Advice: Interview II".

The February update includes a new interview with axeman Strat A. Kat.

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