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Articles by Oscar Jordan

Interview: Steve Howe on Asia's "Omega," Touring With Yes, and the Steve Howe Trio

July 29, 2010
Howe discusses his hectic touring schedule, getting jazzy with his trio, the gear for each gig, and his distaste for blues
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Black Cat OD-1, Super Fuzz and OD-Fuzz Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Black Cat''s relaunched line of fuzz and overdrive pedals reviewed.
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Hardwire CM-2 Tube Overdrive, DL-8 Delay/Looper and SC-2 Valve Distortion Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Overdrive, delay, and distortion offerings of the Hardwire line of boutique-style effects are reviewed.
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Guthrie Govan... So Far

February 11, 2010
Find out what rocks the world of the self-taught clinician, loop master, and former Asia guitarist.
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Badaple Hydra True Bypass Pedalboard Review

January 14, 2010
Badaple Hydra True Bypass pedalboard is custom-made for your effects.
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To The Core With Vinnie Moore

July 1, 2009
Vinnie Moore talks songwriting with UFO, replacing Michael Shenker, his new signature Dean, and balancing a solo career
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Vox Joe Satriani Signature Time Machine Delay, Satchurator, and Big Bad Wah Pedal Review

July 1, 2009
We play with the Satchurator, Time Machine and Big Bad Wah, and bring them by a Satriani tribute artist for an expert''s opinion in our review.
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Interview: Steel Panther's Satchel

May 6, 2009
We go inside the twisted, decadent world of Steel Panther with an interview with guitarist Satchel
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Interview: Richie Kotzen

April 27, 2009
Richie Kotzen talks about his stripped-down signal chain and songwriting
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A Day at Fender U

March 30, 2009
A look inside Fender University
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Interview: Marc Rizzo

March 26, 2009
Marc Rizzo talks about his crazy touring schedule, practicing hard and his rig
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Keeley Electronics Mello Wah Mod Review

March 4, 2009
Keeley''s Crybaby mod, the Mello Wah, offers up a variety of useful tones
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Hot-Rodder to the Stars: Inside Performance Guitar

January 26, 2009
Performance Guitar has served rockers since the sixties, from Frank Zappa to Warren DeMartini
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Interview: Yngwie Malmsteen on His New Album & Guitar

December 16, 2008
Yngwie talks about going old-school on Perpetual Flame and his new Fender Custom Shop "Play Loud" Strat
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Carl Verheyen Interview

December 16, 2008
Carl Verheyen is a guitar chameleon whose whose adaptability puts him in high demand has made him in high demand for everything from TV commercials to major recordings.
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