How To Shred Like Mark Tremonti: Watch the Latest Gear Factor
Tremonti -- the band -- has hit a new peak with their latest release, A Dying Machine. Get a guitar lesson from the band's main man here.
Zakk Wylde on His Surprising First Musical Inspiration
On this week's 'Rock & Roll Roadtrip,' Zakk Wylde tells Sammy Hagar that he was 'floored' when he saw this artist on the 'Sonny & Cher' show, back in the day.
Ghost’s Cardinal Copia Covers Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman': Watch
He led a Swedish supergroup that included members of Candlemass and the songwriting team Vargas & Lagola.
Dee Snider Looks Back on Metal’s ’90s Decline
Snider says that metal groups 'Went from being down and dirty to being polished and clean and mainstream and acceptable,' and a new wave of bands took over.
Van Halen Set The Rock World ‘On Fire’ With Their Debut Album
Nita Strauss, John 5 and Henry Rollins look back at the impact of "Van Halen."
When the PMRC’s ‘Filthy Fifteen’ Targeted Metal: Dee Snider Looks Back
Dee Snider looks back on the battle over rating records. 'I thought I was gonna lead the rock and roll army into battle, and I was abandoned.'
Lzzy Hale on Rob Halford’s Coming Out: ‘He Changed the Game’
'I don’t think he realizes how inspiring that must have been for so many young metalheads that were gay.'
How Black Sabbath’s Dio Era Inspired Halestorm
The hard rock band talks to 'Gear Factor' host Squiggy about the riffs that inspired them to become musicians.
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Marked Rock’s ‘Year Zero’
Should metalheads resent 'Nevermind'? Did it kill metal? Dee Snider and guitar hero Nita Strauss sound off.
If I Were A Carpenter: Gear Factor Takes On the Deftones
We can't promise you'll be as awesome of a guitarist as Stephen Carpenter, but this gear is a good starting point.
Frances Bean Cobain’s Ex-Husband Claims Courtney Love Tried to Kill Him
In a new lawsuit, he claims Love entered a conspiracy with several people to break into his home, beat him up and kidnap him to get Kurt Cobain's guitar back.
Nita Strauss: The Secrets Of Her Sound and Her Signature Guitar
In an interview with Gear Factor host Squiggy, she explains everything from the pickups to the design of her JIVA guitar.