Tips & Interviews

Nikki’s New EP & Video’s from her NAMM Showcase

Nikki’s new EP, “Love Will Lead You Home” is out now on iTunes/Apple Music, Spotify, Bandcamp, Amazon, CD Baby, and other digital retailers!I Here’s where you find Nikki’s music, show dates, videos and more: … READ MORE »


Nikki will be performing at the 2017 NAMM show! See her show on Wednesday January 18 at 11:00 PM at the NAMM Hilton Stage (at the Anaheim Hilton hotel.) She’ll be performing original songs from her upcoming solo album with … READ MORE »

Nikki Writes for Guitar Player’s July 2016 Issue!

I’ve written my first story for Guitar Player magazine! Check out the July 2016 issue out in stores now: I’ve interviewed Jennifer Batten on how to memorize large repertoires and difficult solos most effectively. Jennifer has toured with Michael Jackson, … READ MORE »

New Live Clips of Nikki O’Neill Playing Black Sabbath

Here are two recent video clips of guitarist Nikki O’Neill playing some Black Sabbath solos live in California on Jan 29, 2016! Here’s a solo from “Iron Man” and here’s another one of her improvising on “Dirty Women”.  

Nikki Writes for She Shreds Magazine

She Shreds is a very cool print magazine and blog based in Portland, OR. They cover female guitar and bass players, gear reviews, lessons, and more. I’ve started writing for them this month, and here’s my first story: A Q&A … READ MORE »

Nikki at the 2015 NAMM show

Here’s Nikki O’Neill at the 2015 NAMM show in Anaheim in January, proudly showing off her book, “Women’s Road to Rock Guitar”, at the Alfred Music Publishing booth!