6 Insane Shred Guitar Solos by Sammy Boller

While we often celebrate the works of great guitarists from the past on Loudwire's Gear Factor, it's also important to spotlight the next generation. Here, our focus turns to Sammy Boller, who released his killer debut instrumental album Kingdom of the Sun in 2020. “I first started playing music when…

Slipknot’s Jim Root Plays His Favorite Riffs

Slipknot's Jim Root is one of metal's most respected guitarists and while in quarantine during the global pandemic, he took some time to chat with Loudwire for this edition of Gear Factor. Root shared a bit of his natural progression as a musician, crediting his parents for turning him onto classic…