We all know that the flashy types like Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen get (or got) kudos simply for playing super fast. But being a great guitarist is more than just burning up a fret board. Here are the five folks who best know that nuance is just as important as flamboyance.
Monday, September 10, at Allen Event Center
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Prog-rock legend Belew powers up the Granada
Love Cannot Bear (Discipline Global Mobile)
Silent Nation (InsideOut)
Joe Strummer is dead. Merry effin' Christmas.
The California Guitar Trio is a band that really does deserve the labels of "eclectic" and "synergistic"
It doesn't matter if you Ween or lose, it's how you play their game
From New York to Dallas comes a classically trained punk-pop band