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Posted November 2, 2017

Super Mario, Star Wars and More! Rock Stars in Halloween Costumes

Halloween has come and gone once again. So let's take a look at some of the coolest costumes from our favorite rock stars and musicians. Whether they dressed up as your favorite Star Wars villain, or your favorite Super Mario hero, these are some choice snapshots of past and present Halloweens. 

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Posted October 26, 2017

How To Play Halloween Songs and Guitar Riffs

It’s that time of the year again. Time for spooky riffs and progressions that go bump in the night! For those who want to melt faces while also celebrating the best time of the year, here’s a little trick from an old friend. 

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Posted October 19, 2017

New Chord Charts, Private Lessons, and More!

Hi everyone. Billy from Guitar Tricks here, and I just wanted to show you some of the new stuff that's made it to the site recently. You might have noticed some new buttons, some added features, and overall improvements. Let me show you around. 

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Posted October 13, 2017

50 Most Influential Artists by State

Ever wondered which artist came from your home state? Listed here are all 50 states of America and the biggest, most influential artists that were born there. Larger states like Texas, Washington, and California were hotbeds of creativity so it was tough choosing just one artist to represent those states, while smaller states didn't see any iconic stars until much later in time. Don't get too upset if your favorite band isn't on this list! Write in the comments below and let us know which bands you would replace on this list. 

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Posted October 5, 2017

Top 5 Tom Petty Spotify Songs, Covered!

Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers passed away on October 2, 2017 and with that, I wanted to educate myself on some of his most popular hits. I knew a lot of my favorite artists had covered his songs, and that got me into an endless spiral of Tom Petty covers. For the sake of organization, these are the Top 5 most “popular” songs on Tom Petty’s Spotify page at the time of this writing. With the Top 5 in mind, I wanted to find the most interesting covers of these iconic classics. Some of the artists on this list will surprise you! 

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