Category: Guitar Heroes

Guitar Heroes: Nancy Wilson’s ‘Crazy On You’ Intro.

Classic rock fans might remember the band Heart as “the first hard-rock band dominated by women”. It’s an audacious remark, […]

Guitar Heroes: Australian tour interview with Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

Only a select few can truly boast a career in blues rock as influential as Kenny Wayne Shepherd. He has […]

Guitar Heroes: Ace Frehley’s ‘New York Groove’.

I think it was circa 1980 that I pestered my mum for my first Kiss record. I don’t remember much […]

Guitar Heroes: Siobhan Wilson’s ‘Whatever Helps’.

Siobhan Wilson is one of those incredible rising talents that I discovered a while ago by chance. From the outset […]

Guitar Heroes: Neil Young’s ‘Hitchhiker’.

I was first introduced to Neil Young, when he teamed up with Pearl Jam, to perform Rockin’ in the Free World in […]

Guitar Heroes: Ali Barter’s ‘Community’.

From electronic to folk, pop to blues and indie, Ali Barter is one of the unsung heroes of the Australian […]

Guitar Heroes: Olympia and dreaming of ‘Atlantis’.

I wrote a piece a little over a year ago entitled ‘O’ is for Olympia: The Rise of Olivia Bartley […]

Guitar Heroes: St. Vincent’s cover of The Beatles ‘Dig A Pony’.

Annie Clark aka St. Vincent is only one of a handful of guitarists in this ‘new era’ of music that […]

It’s All About The Bass: Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

It’s All About The Bass: Melissa Auf der Maur.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]