Jimi Hendrix Covers
"His riffs were a pre-metal funk bulldozer, and his lead lines were an electric LSD trip down to the crossroads, where he pimp-slapped the devil."
David Fricke chooses Hendrix as the greatest guitarist of all time: "In the end, I looked at it this way: Jimi Hendrix was Number One in every way; the other 99 were all Number Two."
A tale of angels, devils, gurus, Tijuana whorehouses, buried secrets and redemption after thirty years of rock & roll
Some of the world's best guitarists talk about their own axe idols in this 1999 cover story
His revolutionary synthesis of guitar violence, improvisational nerve and melodic reverie first began to transform popular music in the late Sixties.
December 31st, 1969 and January 1st, 1970
Cozied up at his gargantuan estate in the south of France, the Stones guitarist (with help from wife Anita) gets up close and personal
Remembering the life and music of the guitarist after his untimely death
Near the end of his U.S. and Canada tour, the guitarist faces drug possession and possible trafficking, border-transporting charges
"For creativity, electricity and balls above and beyond the call of duty"
"I heard one of Muddy Waters' old records when I was a little boy and it scared me to death, because I heard all of those sounds. Wow, what is that all about?"
Hendrix's latest LP from Capital is an embarrassment