20 Best Female Metal Bands (& Female Fronted)

Female Fronted Metal Band Evanescence Performing Live

Although metal music has traditionally been male-dominated, over the past couple of decades, we have seen a significant rise in all-female and female fronted metal bands. These powerful female figures have made their definitive mark on the music industry, playing a critical role in the continuous innovation of the metal genre into an increasingly inclusive …

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9 Types of Electric Guitars Explained (Most Common Styles)

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There is no denying that the 20th century, or at least the second half of it, belongs entirely to the electric guitar. It is responsible for numerous seminal moments in music history, across multiple genres. Indeed, the electric guitar is one of the most versatile instruments out there, and given the right combo of guitar, …

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20 Hardest Instruments to Play & Why

Some of the Hardest Instruments to Play

There is not a single person I know who does not like music. Whether it is to calm their nerves or to find a temporary safe refuge for their troubled soul, music can be such a magical thing to engage in. Many people don’t realize all the years of hard work and training that goes …

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17 Easiest Instruments to Learn and Play

Some of the Easiest Instruments to Learn and Play

Music teachers and instructors always have this very positive attitude in them that I admire. They tell aspiring musicians that learning to play an instrument is easy if you have a passion for it. And by passion, they mean commitment, dedication, and focus on what aspiring musicians want to achieve. While I somewhat agree with …

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Where to Sell Guitars & Music Gear (15 Best Places in 2024)

Where to sell guitars and music gear cartoon graphic

Whether you’re a guitarist, producer, or vocalist, every musician loves to hunt for new gear. In fact, we’ve even coined a term for it: GAS, or Gear Acquisition Syndrome! But to feed this lifelong habit, you may also need to sell off your old equipment from time to time. In fact, a well-preserved guitar can …

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Mac DeMarco Guitars & Gear List (2024 Update)

Mac DeMarco Playing Guitar

The prince of indie, Mac DeMarco has captivated and reinvented what it means to be an independent artist and songwriter in modern times. He initially garnered a devoted following through his laid-back jangle pop, lo-fi indie sound, and open-heart lyricism. But Demarco’s success wasn’t just some overnight happening, born in British Columbia in 1990, Mac …

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45 Popular & Easy R&B Guitar Songs (2024 With Chords)

R&B guitar songs being played by Chris Schiebel

Rhythm and blues, also known as R&B, has always been one of my favorite music genres to play on the guitar. Classic R&B came from the African-American community and naturally was full of struggle, loss, love, and overcoming. Over time, the genre has evolved, merging with hip-hop and soul music, giving it a more modern …

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48 Easy Taylor Swift Guitar Songs (2024 With Tabs & Videos)

Easy Taylor Swift Songs on Guitar (Featured Image)

You don’t have to be a huge fan of Taylor Swift to appreciate her remarkable talent for songwriting. And her voice, while perhaps not the best in the world, sure has a timbre to it that can stir the soul. What endears Swift to her fans is the relatability of her songs. The musical pieces …

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30 Biggest Music Festivals of All Time (2024 Rankings)

Stage at one of the biggest music festivals

Music festivals have made their way into the 21st-century culture in a spirit of celebration that has become quintessential for just about any music enthusiast. From the pulsating rhythms of Coachella’s desert expanse to the eclectic magnetism that you can find in the streets of Montreal during its annual Jazz festival, these monumental congregations go …

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35 Easy Metallica Songs to Play on Guitar (With Tabs)

Easy Metallica songs being played by Chris Schiebel

For beginner guitarists, getting into metal can be daunting. Many tracks in the genre are complex, often seeming out of reach for those just starting out. However, Metallica’s vast discography offers a unique blend of songs that are both iconic and accessible for beginners. While a lot of Metallica tracks boast intricate solos, many also …

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