This page is hereby dedicated the great guitarists of Pittsburgh. To inaugurate this digital tribute, I polled a random group of musicians on Facebook which I honestly feel were a pretty good cross section of musicians from Pittsburgh. And we discussed it. It wasn't a 'this or that" vote thing. Everyone was free to state their cases for their picks. I am incredibly fortunate to count so many talented and knowledgeable players n’at from all over the Land of Pittsburgh, as friends. It truly is the most unique city in which I have resided, and it humbled me, as a guitarist, when I first moved here.

Read more: Pittsburgh Guitarists Wall of Fame

vif5Venus in Furs is set to release their new CD, "Blue". We talked with VIF mastermind Michael T. Nolan about the new CD and his creative process.

Read more: Venus In Furs: A Conversation with Michael T. Nolan

(Editor’s Note: Chip was with his father at the hospital when we had this interview set up. He graciously gave us a few minutes of his time, and like a true pro, was just inside our deadline.)

Hope your Dad is okay man. Best regards.

Chip DiMonick: Thanks for the well-wishes for my dad, your patience with my response, and the opportunity! Here are your answers!...

Where did you record "Uncaged" and who engineered it?

Chip DiMonick: Uncaged was recorded at Innovation Studios in historic Steubenville, Ohio. At the helm behind the board was Mike Ofca, who really did a job we're thrilled with!

Read more: Interview: Chip DiMonick