The Art of the Hammer

Like most kids growing up in the 80s, I was both obsessed with (and inspired to pick up the guitar by) Van Halen. I liked some Zeppelin songs and the like, but I never wanted to play until I heard VH. Suddenly I HAD to. A large part of it was the fact that the…

The Ultra Mega Sweep Lick Of Doom

Okay, today I’m going to give you a little freebie: my Ultra Mega Lick Of Doom. This started out as a melody I was working on for a song I never got around to finishing. Frankly, as a melody it kinda sounded a bit boring. But I soon realised that a) whenever I practiced it,…

Upgrading an Inexpensive Guitar With Seymour Duncan Pickups and Getting RESULTS!

Now, we all are tempted by the expensive guitars we see in catalogs and guitar stores, gazing at them like the toy pages from a Sears Christmas Wishbook. We might not be able to get the hand-selected woods with the killer flames, or the just-perfect feel of the neck from a more inexpensive guitar, but…

Glen Drover formerly of Megadeth describes pedals, pickups, and his upcoming live performance

Embracing a lot of the players that he has listened to such as Al DiMeola and Vinnie Moore, Glen Drover worked hard to hone his guitar playing and his craft. Glen Drover began playing guitar as a child, and was joined at age 10 by his brother Shawn on drums. Influenced by Tony MacAlpine, Al…

Guitarist/Radio Host, Jason Saulnier on YJM Fury pickups

Jason Saulnier is a Canadian-based contributor to Music Legends interview magazine and Guitar International magazine. About the new Yngwie Malmsteen signature pickups he says, “Seymour Duncan YJM Fury STK-S10 pickups give me all the sustain and power needed to play at fast speeds and still be able to identify the notes being played.“ Jason’s radio show…

Get Ready for Yngwie's Relentless Tour

You don’t need to see the last name. Just the mere mention of “Yngwie” brings immediate thoughts of high-octane shred to the minds of guitarists around the world. Working directly with Seymour Duncan and our team of custom pickup designers, Yngwie meticulously refined prototype after prototype of pickups before arriving at the perfect setup for…

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