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Remembering Led Zeppelin – History of a Great Rock Band

January 2, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

led zeppelinIt was early in the summer of 1968 and Jimmy Page was deeply preoccupied. Tired and a little depressed, he retreated to his renovated Victorian boathouse on the Thames River to mediate on his past achievements and consider his options for the future. Read more

Top Ten Must Know Rock Guitar Riffs

June 16, 2009 by · 24 Comments 

Slash-Sweet-Child-O-MineThe guitar riff is central to rock and roll as we know it. A great intro riff identifies and emboldens a song and kicks the band (and the crowd) into overdrive. Rock history is filled with riffs that have changed the world and it is all of our jobs to learn to play as many of these as we can. That’s how we learn what greatness really is and how we absorb the vocabulary needed to craft our own riffs and songs. Read more

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