The Metallica legend talks rhythm, riffs and whether alternate picking is a cop-out back in 2009
The grassroots music venues charity says extension of Covid-19 restrictions will cost the sector £36 million, and argues live music is being treated differently to other events
The pair top MusicRadar GOAT hunting polls to find the best bassist and drummer ever – will Alex Lifeson join them on guitar? And who plays keys? Well, that's up to you...
Our guide to the finest do-it-all drum mic solutions will help you to find the perfect fit for your set-up
The recording engineer/YouTuber has been very clear about his dislike of drum sample-replacement in the past
Inject some feel into your tracks by recording a real human drummer (no jokes, please) playing actual drums!
Before you start your digital drumming journey, let’s take a tour of the instrument it’s all about…
NuTube-equipped and packing some genuine valve warmth, how does this trio of drive pedals stack up for today's player?
Free up some pedalboard real estate with a very clever presentation of a classic effect combo
The name says copper but this high-end unit evokes a golden age of British guitar amplification
Play it again, sam... And again, with a mini looper that might just be the best in the business
Exquisite harmonies, detuning, octave shifting and more are on the menu with this dual-engined pitch-shifter