21 Best 80s Female Singers (with Videos)

One of the Best 80s Female Singers Joan Jett Performing Live

The 1980s was a time for transition. With MTV coming to television in 1981, synthesizers and MIDI available for modest prices to the public, the invention of the CD and the Walkman and boomboxes a prominent accessory for 80s youth, music surpassed its limitations to car radios and vinyl records, forever changing popular music and …

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Ritchie Blackmore Guitars and Gear List (2021 Update)

Ritchie Blackmore Playing Guitar

English-born guitar icon Ritchie Blackmore is one of the most influential guitar players from the 70s and is often referred to as one of the fathers of heavy metal. His unique playing style, blues-driven riffs using 4ths, classical music influence, arpeggios, and fast picking are the reason he stood out above many other contemporaries. In …

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34 Best Female Guitarists of All Time (With Videos)

One of the Best Female Guitar Players Performing Live

Whether we talk about the 1920s, the 1970’s or the present day, there is a legion of insanely talented female guitarists that have made massive contributions to the craft over the decades. And today, we are going to honor them with this list of the 34 best female guitarists of all time. We’ve put together …

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24 Best Female Pop Singers of All Time (2021 Update)

One of the Best Female Pop Singers Ariana Grande Performing Live

Not to be confused with the term “popular music,” pop music in and of itself is its own genre within popular music defined by the basic songwriting format of verse-chorus, with repeated hooks and a generally short length. Often associated with other genres such as rock, dance, country and urban, pop music as we know …

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13 Best Female Country Singers (2021 Update)

Female Country Singer Carrie Underwood Performing Live

Originating from Southern gospel, American folk and blues, early country music was synonymous with the American working class and blue-collar lifestyle. With the earliest known popular country music having emerged in the 1920s, country’s sound was defined throughout the 20th century by legends like Roy Acuff, Porter Wagoner, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and …

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18 Best Female Metal Singers (2021 Rankings)

Female Metal Singer Lzzy Hale Performing Live

Perhaps one of the most diverse genres within modern rock music, heavy metal has grown to a massive success throughout the United States and Europe since its beginnings in the late 1960s. Artists such as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, and Motorhead pioneered the sound which has since expanded far beyond its shiny roots. …

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Duane Allman Guitars and Gear List (with Videos)

Duanne Allman Guitars and Gear (Featured Image)

One of blues rock’s greatest exponents, Duane Allman’s striking and innovative skills have left an unprecedented impact on music history. Often referred to as Skydog due to the impressively high notes he managed to hit, he’s known for being one of the players to light the initial spark of Southern Rock, a prominent American genre …

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Les Claypool Bass Guitars and Gear­­­­ List (with Videos)

Les Claypool Guitars and Gear (Featured Image)

Les Claypool is known as a modern bass-playing powerhouse and a punk-rock virtuoso. His mastery of the bass has made him genre-defying. He is as well-versed in jazz fusion as he is in heavy metal or progressive rock. His band Primus mixed funk, metal, and other genres to create something unique. Known for his crazy …

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Slash Guitars and Gear List (2021 Update)

Slash Playing Guitar

One of the most recognizable rock figures of all time, an avid Les Paul collector and an overall guitar legend, the man in the hat, Saul “Slash” Hudson was born into a family of artists before making a name for himself with Guns N’ Roses. Before moving to Los Angeles at the age of five, …

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John Mayer Guitars and Gear List (2021 Update)

John Mayer Playing Guitar

Following decades of immense success and impact of blues music, everyone thought that was the end of it. Sure, we had the old legends playing blues standards in countless different variants and interpretations, but no one really expected younger generations to take up the guitar and go into these blues waters. Even if they did, …

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