Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Matias Kupiainen: extensive 2010 euro dates announced

STRATOVARIUS have announced the support acts for their forthcoming European headlining tour, which is scheduled to kick off on January 7 in Bochum, Germany. They are as follows:


Jan. 07 - Zeche - Bochum [DE]
Jan. 08 - Hof ter Lo - Antwerp [BE]
Jan. 09 - Melkweg - Amsterdam [NL]
Jan. 10 - Garage - London [UK]
Jan. 12 - Elysee - Paris [FR]
Jan. 13 - Le Bikini - Toulouse [FR]
Jan. 15 - La Riviera - Madrid [ES]
Jan. 16 - Rockstar Live - Bilbao [ES]
Jan. 17 - Razzmatazz 1 - Barcelona [ES]
Jan. 19 - Transbordeur - Lyon [F]
Jan. 20 - Z7 - Pratteln [CH]
Jan. 21 - Alcatraz - Milan [IT]


Jan. 23 - SKC - Belgrad [RS]
Jan. 24 - Hristo Botev Hall - Sofia [BG]
Jan. 26 - Petöfi Hall - Budapest [HU]
Jan. 27 - Szene - Vienna [AT]
Jan. 28 - PKO - Bratislava [SK]
Jan. 29 - Masters of Rock - Zlin [CZ]


Jan. 30 - Backstage - München [DE]
Feb. 01 - Longhorn - Stuttgart [DE]
Feb. 02 - Garage - Saarbrücken [DE]
Feb. 03 - Markthalle - Hamburg [DE]
Feb. 04 - The Rock - Copenhagen [DK]
Feb. 06 - Mejeriet - Lund [SE]
Feb. 07 - Trädgarn - Gothenburg [SE]
Feb. 08 - Rockefeller - Oslo [NO]
Feb. 09 - Tyrol - Stockholm [SE]

Ronnie James Dio: diagnosed with stomach cancer

Shocking news... we here at Truth In Shredding send our best thoughts and positive vibes to Ronnie and his family and friends.
Wendy Dio, the wife and manager of legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET:

"Ronnie has been diagnosed with the early stages of stomach cancer. We are starting treatment immediately at the Mayo Clinic. After he kills this dragon, Ronnie will be back on stage, where he belongs, doing what he loves best, performing for his fans.

"Long live rock and roll, long live Ronnie James Dio.

"Thanks to all the friends and fans from all over the world that have sent well wishes. This has really helped to keep his spirit up."

full details

Ron Thal: at the Gibson Showroom in Berlin 2009

Exclusive interview with Guns N'Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal at the Gibson Showroom in Berlin - about the plans for 2009

Ron Thal: at the Gibson Showroom in Berlin 2009

Toni Lloret: shredding with a student


Jam 2

Michael Angelo Batio, Yngtchie Blacksteen: forum shredathon

The last track from Michael Angelo Batio's "Hands Without Shadows II - Voices" album. This track was made by members of the Michael Angelo Batio Internet Forum. Members from all over the world contributed solos. The backing track was written and produced by forum member Maxxxwell Carlisle, who also mixed each of the solos into the final track.

Soloists in Order:
Ali Campbell
Andreas Haukenes (Yngtchie Blacksteen)
Matthew Haywood
Joris Van Daele
Jose Salvador
Joe Mihaloew
Luis Armenteros
Nichols Orthodox
NIck Dzierzeski
Ryan Grima
Felix Tajada
Jesse Jackson
Maxxxwell Carlisle
Michael Angelo Batio

Michael Angelo Batio Forum Shreddathon!

Floyd Fernandes: jazz floyd 2

Sunny Dsouza says:
Whenever Floyd gets time off he does workshops at bhargavas its free no charge whatsoever .. so if you are into rock/fusion/jazz ..then turn up .. you will learn a lot ..

Thanks for taking time out to watch ..

Floyd Fernandes - Guitar Workshop at Bhargavas Musik

Alex Berserker, Bernardo Martinez: internet collaboration

Alex Berserker (Blue Ibanez) - Guitar,Production
Bernardo Martinez (White Schecter) - Guitar


Brett Garsed: Vladivostok Jazz Festival 2009

On November 12-15, 2009 Vladivostok hosted its 6th annual International Jazz Festival. The U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok supported the participation of the stellar trio of Marco Minnemann, Ric Fierabracci, and Brett Garsed. This clip was recorded at a rehearsal.

Vladivostok Jazz Festival 2009

Marcos De Ros: music from a none existent movie?

Peças de Bravura (Pièces de Résistance) Teaser. Marcos De Ros & Éder Bergozza

Ignazio Di Salvo: acousticlass

Ignazio Di Salvo Estate (B.Martino)

Lai Youttitham: internet jam collaboration 2

Fallen ( YouTube Webcam Jam )

Emil Werstler,Evyal Levi: datth guitar lesson

This lesson continues at

In this exclusive Guitar World video lesson Emil Werstler & Evyal Levi of Daath talk about their influences and show you how to play "Sharpen the Blades" and "Subterfuge." More of this guitar lesson can found exclusively at

Daath Guitar Lesson with Emil Werstler & Evyal Levi

Rob Chappers: Monkeylord looking for new names for the band

Monkey Lord Vlog 1 - Chops Stevens, Blu Tak and Man Oil \m/ Follow him for he is mahusive.

Monkey Lord Vlog 1 - Chops Stevens, Blu Tak and Man Oil \m/

Krisztian Lovrek: when the guitar cries

Krisztian Lovrek -When The Guitar Cries -sound test of EBMM BFR JP6 and Diezel VH-4

Floyd Fernandes: vibe improv

Funny guy... great player... enjoy!

Floyd Fernandes - Scott Henderson Vibe Improv

Vincenzo Grieco: italian master class

MASTER CLASS di CHITARRA Di VINCENZO GRIECO 12 Dicembre 2009 @CIAC music school.


sabato 12 dicembre 2009
11.00 - 14.00
tripoli 60
Rome, Italy

Programma Collective Class di Chitarra 12 Dicembre 2009

Durata: 3 ore

Costo : 12 euro per esterni, gratuito per interni alla scuola.

La MASTER Class affronterà temi su come affrontare lo studio della chitarra cercando di ottimizzare i tempi di apprendimento al fine di migliorarne ogni aspetto, sia dal punto di vista teorico che tecnico-pratico:


- La Pronuncia Swing e il linguaggio della musica Nera.
- La tecnica utilizzata: Bending, espressività, Groove, combinazione fra Legato ed Alternate picking, Fluidità nel fraseggio.
- Aspetti improvvisativi : suonare sugli accordi del Blues Standard, Arpeggi, Modi e Pentatoniche.
- Visione video di Vaughan, Clapton, Hendrix e Robben Ford.


- Warm Up ed esercizi cromatici
- Alternate picking, Legato, Sweep Picking,Tapping e Hybrid picking.
- Timing e improvvisazione.

Per info:

Vincenzo Grieco :,

Scuola di musica CiaC
Via Tripoli 60
00199 ROMA

George Marios, Rick Graham,Tom Quayle: more tea vicar?

Ric says:
This vid was shot at Tom Quayle's place after several nice glasses of Shiraz. I'm using Tom's Suhr standard, an amazing guitar! Thanks to Whitesnake. Hope you enjoy!

A really cool time filmed by Tom "David Bailey" Quayle... Ric plays some cool licks at 2:35 and then check out George's gnarly speed licks at the end... more tea vicar?

Rick Graham and George Marios - Friday night shred