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Album Round-up: Blackberry Smoke, Papa Roach & Venom Features

Album Round-up: Blackberry Smoke, Papa Roach & Venom

Guitar Planet takes on new albums by southern stars Blackberry Smoke, nu-metal icons Papa Roach and the legendary Venom.

5 Things We Learned From The Grammys Features

5 Things We Learned From The Grammys

The music industry’s glamorous state of the union address was delivered this weekend, but what did the Grammys have to say about guitar music?

Electro-Harmonix Unveils The New Super Pulsar Stereo Tap Tremolo News

Electro-Harmonix Unveils The New Super Pulsar Stereo Tap Tremolo

The brand new EHX Super Pulsar expands upon the classic Pulsar tremolo pedals and is packed with features that can make any tremolo effect possible. Its powerful controls let you create classic...[more]

Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep Album Review

Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep

Enter Shikari renew their archly political assault while expanding their sonic horizons on The Mindsweep.

Hype Check: The Sound Of 2015 Features

Hype Check: The Sound Of 2015

Guitar Planet takes on eight of the most hotly hyped artists seeking to make 2015 their own.

The Guitarist Of The Year 2014: Scott Holiday Features

The Guitarist Of The Year 2014: Scott Holiday

Rival Sons are no longer a good live band or an act awash with potential; The Great Western Valkyrie cements their status as a great rock band, plain and simple.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 2. Angus Young Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 2. Angus Young

Just you try and slow him down: Angus Young is a force of nature, immune to age and armed with a fresh arsenal of sky splitting riffs.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 3. St. Vincent Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 3. St. Vincent

Annie Clark kept the guitar at the heart of her sound even as she continued her transformation into a deranged digital age cyborg.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 4. Sturgill Simpson Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 4. Sturgill Simpson

The year’s finest country release came in the form of a mind warping, perception-busting slice of future-classicism from Sturgill Simpson.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 5. Mike Kerr Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 5. Mike Kerr

Brutish, brazen and ungodly satisfying, Royal Blood rode a barrage of chugging bass grooves all the way to the top of the charts in 2014.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 6. Mikael Akerfeldt/Fredrik Akesson Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 6. Mikael Akerfeldt/Fredrik Akesson

Opeth may preach exclusively to the converted, but to overlook the Swedes’ staggeringly consistent brilliance is foolhardy.

The Guitarist Of The Year: 7. Adam Granduciel Features

The Guitarist Of The Year: 7. Adam Granduciel

Soothing and sorrow-laden in equal measure, Lost In The Dream by The War On Drugs left Guitar Planet speechless.

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