Hello and welcome to SoundBard.com! I am your humble SoundBard, Mike Mettler. Some of you know me from my years as Editor-In-Chief of such fine publications as Sound & Vision, Car Stereo Review, Mobile Entertainment, and Road Gear, and/or as a contributor to publications like Musician, High Fidelity, Stereo Review, Guitar Player, Guitar World, and Bass Player, to name but a few. For the record, I continue to write all of the Music reviews and conduct artist interviews for both the print and Web versions of Sound & Vision. And you can find some of my archival music-centric writing at rocksbackpages.com.
However you came to the SoundBard universe, I’m glad you’re here. You’ll find the common thread to all of my writing is this: I am deeply passionate about great-sounding music in all of its forms, and that passion is at … Read More »