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Steve Vai’s 25 Years of Passion and Warfare

By Ronny North

by Ronny North I remember when I first got my copy of Steve Vai’s Passion and Warfare CD in 1991. Already a long time Steve Vai fan, I was totally blown away by the music, the innovative production and of course Steve’s mind-blowing musicianship.In my opinion it forged a whole new path in the instrumental […]

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Planet Guitar: Doing the Charity Thing

By Ronny North

BY RONNY NORTH Every year I try to do as many charity events as I reasonably can in my schedule. I firmly believe that it’s a great thing to be able to help great causes with your music if you can. Some of the charities I have been playing for I’ve been doing for more […]

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Generation Axe

By Ronny North

Recently,  I was fortunate enough to attend the Generation Axe show at the Wiltern Theater. For those of you that aren’t familiar with the show it was put together by Steve Vai. The line up was Steve Vai, Nuno Bettencourt , Zakk Wylde , Yngwie Malmsteen and Tosin Abasi. Well normally this much guitar on a […]

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When You’re The Opener

By Ronny North

I thought it’d be fun to go through what it encompasses when I open for a national act. As in life, sometimes it goes way smoother than other times. Once the gig is locked in I make sure that we get the load in time, load in details and sound check time from the promoter. […]

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Fun With Pedals

By Ronny North

It all started when I was 14 and I got my first guitar rig. I had my Les Paul copy and a little combo amp. I thought I was ready to rock until a friend sold me his Big Muff fuzz box. Once I had that in my signal chain I could make my little […]

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Ronny North on Long Beach Comic-Con

By Ronny North

When I’m not playing, I really enjoy attending various Comic book and Sci/Fi Conventions. I find that they’re great fun and I actually get inspired creatively by them. Best of all you meet great people at the events.

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A Musician’s Guide to Comic-Con

By Ronny North

In 2003, I was invited to attend Comic-Con in San Diego. I had sort of heard rumblings about it over the years but I really didn’t know what it was all about.  I guessed it was just a bunch of people selling comic books.

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Ronnie James Dio Memorial

By Ronny North

On May 16th 2015 I attended the Memorial Event to celebrate the life of the late legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio.  We lost him to cancer on May 16th, 2010.  He was a major influence of so many of our contemporary rock singers of the day. He also invented the heavy metal rock horns […]

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Can You Have Too Many Guitars?

By Ronny North

As guitar players, as you start to acquire a few instruments, someone inevitably always asks how many guitars do you really need ( it’s more often than not a girlfriend or wife).  Definitely a subjective thing, for sure…

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Recording Yourself – How To Start

By Ronny North

Being an independent recording artist, I learned early on that what works best for me is recording myself.  Like most musicians, I learned the hard way by going to recording studios to record my music only to have some engineer /producer wreck it.  Well, after a few nightmare studio sessions I decided I would do […]

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