Category Archives: Misc

The Ultimate Fender Blues Jr Tone Guide

A very popular page here on SixStringMadness.com is the Fender Blues Jr settings. There were roughly 30 settings that were developed that you gave you a wide range of awesome “presets” for your Blues Jr amp. Because that page is so popular, the team here at Six String Madness decided to take it up a…

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Papastache Answers Your Questions

Since getting his start as a guest instructor on Marty Schwartz’s YouTube channel, Brett Papastache has put together an awesome catalog of guitar courses including his best selling 100 Blues Rock Licks course and gained quite a following of loyal guitar students. Brett did a couple of fun videos where he answers questions from guitar…

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The Future Of Coated Strings Are Not Coated

A while back we did a review on the new coated Blacksmith strings and found them to be really good! Well there is a new player on the market for coated strings. 

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Brett Papastache Reveals The 5 Obstacles Preventing You From Learning The Guitar

Look, guitar ain’t the easiest thing to learn. But it’s the absolute BEST, COOLEST and most REWARDING thing you’ll ever do. Which is why you need to be on guard for the very real obstacles that get in the way. I’m talking about the most common mistakes that plague nearly every beginning guitarist. (Or what…

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Guitar Center Memorial Day Coupon Code

Guitar Center has some great deals going for Memorial Day Check out the links- Memorial Day Weekend Savings Event: Save 15% on Qualifying Non-Sale Single Item $199+ with valid coupon code. Valid 5/21 – 5/25/15. Dont have the coupon code?  Click the link above to have it sent to you. Guitar Center also has a…

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Help Little Kids Rock

Do you remember that excitement you felt as a kid when you heard a song on the radio for the first time and it made your mouth drop open? You know what I’m talking about — that amazing rush of energy with your hands clapping, singing your head off and not caring how you sound,…

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A Blues Legend Has Passed

  We, at Six String Madness, wanted to take a moment to honor the Blues guitar legend and music icon, BB King in his passing yesterday.  He was 89. BB King has touched the musical souls of so many people throughout his career and inspired countless guitar players.  His music will continue to live on…

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Guns n Roses Stole The Idea For THIS Mega Hit Song

  According to the Australian band Australian Crawl, they claim that Guns n Roses stole the music from their song Unpublished Critics and plagiarized it to create the mega hit song Sweet Child O Mine. Unpublished Critics was written 6 years prior and the frontman of the Aussie band, James Reyne, spoke out to the…

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Guitar Center Coupon Code

Guitar Center has some good deals going for the month of May, including a coupon code where you can save 8% off a single item $89 or more.  If you’re shopping for some new guitar gear, check out the links below-   8% off single item $89 or more with code: GC0889. Only valid on…

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The History of Marshall Amps

  Reverb.com recently did a great article on the history of one of the most iconic amp companies of all time- Marshall. Part 1 of the article walks through the beginnings of the company with the JTM 45, going through the Bluesbreaker, the first 50 and 100 watt amps through the legendary Plexi. This is…

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