Got a Strat? Or maybe a Tele? Rock & Roll just wouldn't be the same without Fender. Check out this complete history of Fender guitars in an interac... more

A new sort of guitarist emerged in the 2020's - they don't play, they teach! Is this really the end or a new beginning? more

The 2010's saw the final demise of the Lead Guitar solo and with it the lead guitarist disappeared. Where did they go? more

After a good run the 2000's marked the beginning of the end for lead guitarists. The first decade of the 21st century witnessed the last throes of ... more

The 1990s was a decade of transition for lead guitar, Indie rock was in but the solo was in decline although guitarists were still hanging in there more

In the 1980's lead guitarist were playing stadiums and lead guitar solos still ruled more

The 1970's was the decade when lead guitar and lead guitar solos became sophisticated more

The 1960's were the golden era of lead guitar and lead guitar solos, the decade when the lead guitarist was king! more

The decade when Guitar Solos and Lead Guitarists took off - the 1950's. How guitarists became the elite musicians in the second half of the 20th ce... more