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Album Review: Darkthrone – Old Star

Album Review: Darkthrone – Old Star

Darkthrone return with their follow up to Arctic Thunder. Fenriz and Nocturno Culto have been busy at Necrohell 2 Studios working away to create possibly their best album yet. In the build-up to the release, Fenriz stated Old Star would be the bands most 80’s sounding album to date with the focus squarely on the riffs and it doesn’t disappoint. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Album Reviews
Quick Questions With Ricky Morales From Event Horizon

Quick Questions With Ricky Morales From Event Horizon

Event Horizon is a five piece progressive metalcore act from New Orleans, Louisiana. With such influences ranging from After the Burial, Born of Osiris, Tesseract and The Contortionist, they bring a fresh twist on metalcore, focusing on melodies and atmosphere instead of the weight of the music. I recently caught up with Ricky Morales to ask him the Guitar Noodle Quick Questions. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion
Solar Guitars Release G Series Singlecuts

Solar Guitars Release G Series Singlecuts

Solar Guitars Announces new Type G body shape , including 8 new models 

The Solar Type G is the new single cutaway shape , and it’s offered in two variations: Type GF (flat top) and Type GC (Carved top).

The new Type G has a 24,75” scale, contoured body with back comfort cuts, set neck with an all access heel, and the same features as the rest of the guitars in the Solar Range. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear
Quick Questions With Guitar Noodle

Quick Questions With Guitar Noodle

I’ve been asked to do this a number of times now, so this week’s Quick Questions is with Guitar Noodle. I’ve spoken personally to some of my followers but I realise many of you don’t know who I am. It’s time to change that. Continue reading →

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Quick Questions With Rex Briones

Quick Questions With Rex Briones

Born in the Philippines but now a long time resident of Atlanta, Georgia, Rex Briones is one of the hardest working and most enthusiastic musicians I know. Rex somehow juggles playing worship music in a megachurch with playing metal at every available moment. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion
Album Review: Ola Englund – Master Of The Universe

Album Review: Ola Englund – Master Of The Universe

Ola Englund is a huge YouTube star, plays in The Haunted and Feared, runs Solar guitars and is a family man. How he found the time to record his first solo album is a mystery but with the release of Master Of The Universe, he has put together an early contender for album of the year. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Album Reviews
New Models From Solar Guitars

New Models From Solar Guitars

Solar Guitars have been busy working on some new models.

In the last few days, they have released two new 7 string models plus a Floyd Rose equipped beauty. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion
Quick Questions With Pedro Sá

Quick Questions With Pedro Sá

Pedro Sá is a Portuguese guitar player and founder of the project Saephe.
Saephe, founded in 2008, use The History of Portugal as the main theme for their music.

Quick Questions

1. Who inspired you to start playing?
Metallica, Megadeth & Running Wild Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion