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Dec 9, 2019

After a fascinating appearance on our Stratocaster 65th Anniversary Special, author Ian S. Port returns to discuss his book "The Birth of Loud" in depth. It is a brilliant read!

“A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history. With appropriately flashy prose, [Port] dismantles some misconceptions and...

Dec 2, 2019


Marty Friedman joins us for episode #122!

Marty talks about:

  • Touring and sharing the spotlight with his killer 'super group'.
  • An amazing solo career with 15 albums and countless tours under his own name.
  • Lessons learned after 10 years with Megadeth.
  • How a move to Japan in the early 2000s made an incredible impact on...

Nov 25, 2019



Leo Fender's Stratocaster is arguably not only the iconic electric guitar but an enduring symbol of popular culture. Following on from the visionary Telecaster, the Stratocaster has captured the imaginations of players across generations and styles.

We are joined by Ian S. Port, US bestselling author of The Birth...

LIVE REVIEW - Michael Sweet

Nov 16, 2019

Michael Sweet

The Factory Theatre, Sydney, Australia.

Thursday 14th November 2019

MS Mick G

Photo credit: Mick G Photography

Michael Sweet is no stranger to Australian shores having made half a dozen or so trips since Stryper’s first tour down under in 1987. Whilst the enduring metal band performed here as recently as 2018,...

Nov 10, 2019



Michael Sweet is welcomed back on the show to talk about his new star-studded solo album "Ten", Stryper, Washburn Guitars and his upcoming Australian acoustic tour.


Episode #119 Links

Michael Sweet 2019 Australian Tour

Michael Sweet - Guitar Speak Podcast #85

Michael Dolce 2019 Masterclass Tour


Guitar Speak...