Let's take Lars' fathers advice and put it under the microscope.

Max speaks with the engineer behind Deafheaven, Ghostlimb, Loma Prieta, and more.

We've got an exclusive premiere of Aussie classic-riffers' new track, "Sinking Ship."

We asked members of The Sword, Dillinger Escape Plan, Baptists, Exodus, and more, who would make the cut.

Members of Exodus, the Sword, Gorguts, and more weigh in.

For riffs, grind, HM2, Japanese hardcore, and everything else.

We nabbed some stories about breaking gear from members of Toxic Holocaust, Deafheaven, Night Birds, White Widows Pact, and more.

A quick 30-minute snooze can act as a restart button on your day, and helps solidify in memory what you've

Control over excess movement and space between finger and fret is crucial for developing comfort on your instrument.

Guitarist Nick Lee's fingers slice and dice like a wild animal.

We ask members of Exmortus, Revocation, Toxic Holocaust, Black Crown Initiate, White Widows Pact, and more, what they think Lord

Mongolian Folk Metallers perform live in the studio.

What gear of 2015 made our list?

Retox, Baroness, Kamasi Washington all came close, but there was only one true contender when it came to the best

Being comfortable on your instrument is one of the hardest things a musician can achieve - but how should you

Check out some gear war stories from some of the top road warriors in the 'biz.