Glenn Snoddy, Inventor of Fuzz Pedal for Guitarists, DiesA recording engineer whose invention of a pedal that allowed guitarists to create a fuzzy, distorted sound famously used by the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, has died at age 96.
Explosive Psych Power Trio Celebrates New Album In Santa CruzPopular psych power trio Earthless brings its seismic extended guitar jams and a batch of new tunes from their Nuclear Blast Records debut 'Black Heaven' to the Catalyst Atrium in Santa Cruz Monday night.
CBS SF Talks To Earthless Guitarist Isaiah MitchellEarthless guitarist Isaiah Mitchell talks about about what inspired the psychedelic hard-rock trio while writing songs for the band's new album 'Black Heaven' and their upcoming tour with fellow psych wayfarers, rising Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo.
Prince's Teal Blue Cloud Guitar Fetches $700K At AuctionA California auction house says a guitar that Prince used in the late 1980s and into the 1990s has been sold for $700,000.
Jerry Garcia's Guitar Auctioned For $1.9 MillionA guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom to Egypt's Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction Wednesday night.
Guitar Linked To Hendrix At Monterey Pop Summer Of Love Not For AuctionHeritage Auctions no longer plans to sell a guitar played by Jimi Hendrix at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival due to concerns about its authenticity.
Talented Songwriter Returns To Bay AreaAcclaimed onetime Austin, TX-based songwriter and guitar slinger Ian Moore returns to his former Bay Area stomping grounds this week for a pair of shows promoting his latest EP...
Prince’s Yellow Cloud 'Cream' Guitar Goes Up For AuctionA bright yellow, uniquely shaped guitar used by Prince to perform such tunes as "Cream" and "Gett Off" is going up for auction.
Guitarist, Singer Lonnie Mack Dies At 74 In TennesseeMack, whose instrumental recordings influenced guitar players including Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Nashville...
John Lennon’s Lost Guitar Sells For $2.4 Million At SoCal AuctionAn acoustic guitar that John Lennon used to record and write "Love Me Do," "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and other hit songs has sold for $2.4 million at auction.
Def Leppard's Phil Collen Shares 5 Tips For Buying Your First GuitarIn the market for your first guitar? Take these words of advice from Def Leppard's Phil Collen!
Best Places For Guitar Lessons In The Bay AreaSlash, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix: all great and passionate guitar players. Like any great musician, they had to learn and hone their craft and their style, and always the best way to do this is with a teacher. Get your start with a teacher in the Bay Area.