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Never-Before-Seen Frame Of Queen’s Freddie Mercury

Queen’s legendary guitarist and one of the most talented musicians of all time, Brian May has posted another unseen photo of himself and his bandmate, Roger Taylor, Mike Grose, and lastly Freddie Mercury via his verified Instagram account. Also, Brian May has written a special caption and told the story of the photo which he […]

Opening night of Queen + Adam Lambert North American tour

There was buzz in the air on opening night for the Queen + Adam Lambert North American leg of The Rhapsody Tour. Why? With no new music and a set list that has remained pretty stable since the band first headed out on the road — first with Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers and then American […]

Brian May: Guitar Tutorials From 1980s Available Online

Star Licks Productions issued numerous instructional videos way back in 1983, which featured famous musicians showing off their styles and techniques. These included, among others, Steve Lukather, Tony Iommi, Al McKay, Albert Lee, and Wolf Marshall. Legendary guitarist Brian May shared some of these videos from the series, through his official YouTube channel. Below you […]

Who Made Who: The Talk Box in Rock Music

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In 1939, Alvino Rey, novice radio operator W6UK, utilized a carbon throat microphone wired in such a way to modulate his electric steel guitar sound. The mic, originally created for military pilot communications, was placed on the throat of Rey’s wife Luise King (one of the King Sisters), who stood behind a curtain and mouthed […]