James Byrd is a guitar virtuoso made famous for his work with the band Fifth Angel. We were lucky enough to have a chat with him about playing guitar and music.
Guitar Player and Musician Profiles
There are a lot great musicians and songwriters out there. Some of them you may not have heard of yet, and some you may never get the chance to see live. This page features our profiles of musicians we’ve uncovered from around the world: from Beijing’s Evening News to Montreal’s Dédé Fortin; plus a special article on “Women That Rock.”
Michelle Young’s album – Marked for Madness – has just been released. For this occasion, Michelle has answered some questions for us.
Bjørn Lynne is a talented musician and composer. In our exclusive interview with him he tells us more about his career and musical direction.
Dar Williams has played at the Newport Folk Festival and Lilith Fair. Our intrepid correspondent met Dar for an interview in a Manhattan diner.
Chris Thompson has worked with Manfred Mann, Alan Parsons, Jeff Wayne, Steve Hackett, Ozzy Osbourne, and the Doobie Brothers. Here’s our interview with him.
An exclusive interview with Metaphor’s guitarist Malcolm Smith. We discuss Metaphor’s approach to music and their concept album Starfooted.
Tommy Shaw is best known for his work with Styx and Damn Yankees. In this interview he talks to us about the ups and downs of his impressive music career.
John Young is an accomplished musician and songwriter who has worked with John Wetton and Bonnie Tyler. He was kind enough to answer some questions for us.