Nevermind & Blood Sugar Sex Magik 25 Years On

September 24, 1991 was an historic day for music: it was the day that both Nirvana’s Nevermind and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Blood Sugar Sex Magik were released. Along with Metallica’s self-titled album and Pearl Jam’s Ten – both of which were released the previous month – these records inarguably shaped the musical path of…

Reader’s Choice: Cover Tunes That Are Better Than The Originals

The true test of covering someone elses’ song is making it your own. That’s no easy feat, and while there’s a tonne of cover versions of classic and contemporary tunes, only a few stand the test of time. Even more rare are the ones that eclipse the original. Recently we asked Seymour Duncan readers what their…

The Art of Showmanship

With an ever increasing abudance of bands out there it’s more important than ever for guitarists to set themselves apart and to put on a show that will turn your audience into fans. Here we look at four methods for really wowing those who watch you.

Scott Mellinger with Zao – Huge, Dark, Dynamic and Melodic Riffs

Zao’s hometown of Greensburg, Pennsylvania isn’t known for many things besides being in close proximity to the mall where George A. Romero filmed Dawn Of The Dead. That isolation has allowed the band to steer clear of popular trends. Zao’s original incarnation formed in the mid-90s with evangelical zeal. When that version of the band…

Seymour Duncan Underground – Tommy Mills & The Jade Amenity

At Seymour Duncan, we are all about the players and their quest for the right sound. For every band that has achieved critical mass, there are thousands more who are putting in their dues at local bars and coffee shops across the world. Seymour Duncan Underground is a new continuing series to showcase unique musicians…

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