All guitarists have their own portals into playing. In the case of Styx’s James “J.Y.” Young, it started with the piano and age five and then moved to clarinet, which he played from the age of eight through high school.
Since joining the band back in 1983, Kirk Hammett has been Metallica's go-to guy for guitar solos. But due to circumstances, his spotlight parts on the group's latest album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, its first set of new material in eight years, were even more important to him.
Fat bottomed girls might make the rockin' world go 'round (thanks, Queen), but America's fabulous electric guitar luthiers make rockin' American music go 'round. Here's a look at some of the finest, past and present.
Throughout American music history, we have experienced some legendary guitarists. Many of which, have a plethora of stories that would make for an interesting movie. Here are 5 guitarist that we think deserve to have their own movie.