Guitar Articles

Active Pickups Guide – Seymour Duncan Blackouts vs EMG Pickups

Deciding to install a set of active pickups is a big one – and for metal guitarists, it always comes down to Seymour Duncan Blackouts or EMG pickups.

Abandoned Houses Recycled into Guitars in Detroit

A small company in Detroit is taking part in the effort to revitalize the city by using wood from abandoned buildings to build new guitars.

Best Metal Guitars Under $500 [2020]

If you’re looking for the best metal guitars that money can buy, then this is the place to start – we’ve got plenty to work with at $500.

Best Floating Bridges & Tremolos (Non-Floyd Rose)

The Floyd Rose tremolo system is great, but not without its detractors – take a look at the various other floating bridge options first.

Gittler Guitar – The Alien of Guitars

We take a look at the latest contender for “world’s strangest guitar” – the Gittler Guitar. This is what H.R. Giger would play if he had a band.

Online Guitar Store Finder (Used / Vintage)

The best online guitar stores to find new, used, and vintage instruments at the best prices. All sites are graded by quality and reviewed!

Top 10 – The Best Heavy Metal Guitars [2020]

The definitive list of the best heavy metal guitars guitars, as decided by popular vote from the metal community’s objective preferences.

All Guitar Scale Charts in One Tool

A free application that contains all guitar scales in one place – much easier than having to sift through tons of individual charts!

Telecaster vs Stratocaster – Trouble Deciding?

Choosing a new guitar is a big decision, and even with some very definite preferences, choosing between a Stratocaster and a Telecaster can be a challenge.

Is Tonewood A Myth?

We take an open-minded approach to answering one of the biggest questions when it comes to building custom guitars: “does tonewood actually affect my tone?”