Tight grooves, soulful vocals, and tasteful blues licks: guitar slinger ANA POPOVIC  is one of the world’s most remarkable contemporary female blues artists. Her latest record “Can You Stand The Heat” was one of the most outstanding Blues releases in 2013. GuitarMania interviewed the musician last year to learn more about the recording process for her latest album, why she moved to the United States, and the equipment Ana uses live and in the studio. Photo: Marco van Rooijen

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ERIC GALES - Interview at the Porgy & Bess Club


GuitarMania interview filmed on the occasion of ERIC GALES' concert at the Porgy & Bess Club in Vienna, Austria, beginning of October 2013. Eric shared his thoughts on the recording of his latest instrumental album "Ghost Notes", his PINNICK GALES PRIDGEN trio, as well as well as the equipment he uses. He also talks to great extent about his influences, and how he learned to play the guitar. Thanks go to Mrs LaDonna Gales and the team of the Porgy & Bess club.

DEVILDRIVER - Jeff Kendrick and Mike Spreitzer


GuitarMania interview conducted with Jeff Kendrick and Mike Spreitzer on 16 August 2013 at the Szene Wien (Austria). We talked with the two guitarists about the recording of DEVILDRIVER's new album "Winter Kills", the tour and the equipment they used in the studio and live. This comes at the back of an interview GuitarMania conducted with Dez Fafara on the same day for

DEATH ANGEL - Rob Cavestany

Interview and rig rundown with DEATH ANGEL's guitarist and founding member ROB CAVESTANY conducted at the Szene Wien (Austria) on 2 December 2013. We talked with Rob about the new album "The Dream Calls for Blood", the current tour, as well as about his equipment and the way he practices. We also did a rig rundown of Rob's and Ted's equipment with their guitar technician Florian Schluck. Thanks go to Jaap (Nuclear Blast), Julia (Eclectic Music Management Agency), and Florian Schluck.


Interview with CHILDREN OF BODOM's mastermind and guitar wizard ALEXI LAIHO. The interview was recorded at the Majestic Club in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, on 20 November 2013. We also did a rig rundwon with Alexi's guitar tech Antti Harma and talked about Alexi's and Roope's equipment. CoB have been promoting their new album at the "Halo of Blood over Europe 2013" tour. Camera, stills and editing: Jerzy Bin.