Music Gear News
Gibson hails classic guitar riffs
Paperback Writer by The Beatles, which came out in 1966, was flagged up as one gem, as the McCartney-written riff is "more propulsive" than any other riff in history.
You Really Got Me by The Kinks was also included on the list, as its signature riff helped to create the genre which became heavy metal.
"It continues to send chills 45 years later," it commented.
The guitar manufacturer added that while the likes of Chuck Berry and Eddie Cochran had devised some great riffs in the 1950s, it only became an art form during the following decade.
This comes shortly after Velvet Revolver star Slash told the Times that the riff to You Really Got Me is one of his all-time favourites, along with Over Under Sideways Down by The Yardbirds and Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin.Posted on 6 Jun 2010 10:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.
An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.
Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.
Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase
In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC
Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.
Recent Music News
Only 22 Adam Clayton Signature Model Bass Guitars in Purple Sparkle Finish are available in the UK
Announced at this year's NAMM Summer Show, the Fender Justin Meldal-Johnsen Road Worn Mustang Bass is now available
The KHDK Kirk Hammett Ghoul JR Overdrive delivers signature overdrive/distortion tones in a tiny micro-sized pedal format
Wampler announces the Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive Pedal - a new and improved tribute to a renowned overdrive pedal
The Epiphone Ltd Ed Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Guitar Outfit is a highly collectable yet gig-able instrument, with special signature appointments
The Apogee MiC Plus builds on the success of the 2011 MiC, bringing plug-and-play studio-grade recording quality to iOS devices and laptops