Tony Iommi as portrayed in VH1.com's "The Complete History of Heavy Metal: Fingers Bloody Fingers"

Two Fingers Above Everyone Else: The Animated Story of Tony Iommi

Making good things out of bad ones seems to be a recurring theme in the music industry, especially when it comes to rock & roll and heavy metal. As a follow up to my previous post about how penniless immigrant Eddie Van Halen rewrote the way electric guitar was played in the early 1970s, I Read more about Two Fingers Above Everyone Else: The Animated Story of Tony Iommi[…]

Eddie Van Halen demonstrating his 2 hands techniques during "What it means to be American".

Born Out Of Necessity: What We Can Learn About Modding From Eddie Van Halen

I clearly remember, as a teenager, the day I got my first CD from a band I had always heard of, but didn’t have very clear ideas about. I only knew that the guitar player knew his s**t and was said to have re-designed the whole concept of playing the instrument. So one day, when Read more about Born Out Of Necessity: What We Can Learn About Modding From Eddie Van Halen[…]