Thea De Gallier

Woman Tone: Is The Guitar Industry Sexist?

“What’s wrong with being sexy?” asked Nigel Tufnel in 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap. It was a satirical acknowledgement of the fact that, even though most male rockers of the era were plastered in more makeup and hairspray than the females in their audiences, the music business was far from a level playing field for women. Fast-forward to 2018, has anything changed for the better in the guitar industry?

Interview: The Temperance Movement – Roots Manoeuvres

Losing two founding members could prove a fatal wound for lesser bands, but The Temperance Movement have come back stronger than ever. Thea de Gallier talks to guitarists Paul Sayer and Matt White and bassist Nick Fyffe about their chart-bothering revival…

Interview: Joanne Shaw Taylor – Lone Wolf Blues

With her trusty, if minimal, guitar collection at her side and the seal of approval from Joe Bonamassa, Joanne Shaw Taylor tells us how she’s forging ahead on her own terms. Just don’t call her Joss Stone…

Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce’s 7 Magnificent Songwriting Tips

Metalcore songwriter shares his compositional secrets.
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