Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Romain "Roo" Chapus: guitar without a cause samples

Here you can listen to longer audio samples from my solo album,
"Guitar Without a Cause" (C)2008 MGR


Tracks order:
- Heat
- Inner Strength
- Flash Point
- Double Trouble
- Guitar Without a Cause

Roo - Guitar Without a Cause - Samples

Rusty Cooley: dofret interview

Q: Hi Rusty. Thanks for taking the time to do this interview for Do Fret! Tell us what you are up to at the moment - what is happening with the new band Day of Reckoning? 
A: Well at the moment I am working on finishing a 9 song demo with my new band Day Of Reckoning which you can check out at http://www.myspace.com/dayofreckoningmetal - once it's done we shop it to pick up a deal so we can go into a studio and do it for real. So that is pretty much my main focus. I have 2 new dvds coming out this year with Rock House Method titled Arpeggio Madness. And I am working on some mods to the RC7 Dean body plus we are going to do a limited run on the RC8's as well. I'm am also co-owner of a music school called Pro Music Instuction which is also the home of the Rusty Cooley School Of Rock - a lot of my time is spent there as well. Oh yeah I almost forgot my sig overdrive pedal Rusty Cooley Overdrive has been revamped into a high gain monster and will be released in August I believe and that is with Pro Tone Pedals. Here's a sample of the tone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSjDX-sjY4Y

News: another guitar blog for ya!

Dedicated to all with a passion for the guitar. Lessons, product reviews, interviews, tips, techniques, and gear... you will find it all in the Fretterverse! http://fretterverse.com/

Herman Li: Dragonforce announce first live album.

Dragonforce have announced the release of their first live album.

"Twilight Dementia" track listing:

Disc 1:

01. Heroes of Our Time
02. Operation Ground and Pound
03. Reasons to Live
04. Fury of the Storm
05. Fields of Despair
06. Starfire
07. Soldiers of the Wasteland

Disc 2:

01. My Spirit Will Go On
02. Where Dragons Rule
03. The Last Journey Home
04. Valley of the Damned
05. Strike of the Ninja
06. Through the Fire and Flames

Daniele Gottardo: spider tapping

Daniele Gottardo e il Whammy

Elliot Noble: tribute to John Petrucci

I really like this song, so I thought I'd use it as a challenge to play by ear :) Using my Marshall this time round, mic'd up into Sonar. Hope you enjoy, thanks for watching. Remember to comment, rate and subscribe ;)

In The Presence of Enemies Pt 1: Dream Theater by Elliot Noble 1/2

Steve Vai: jem fest

Steve Vai Jem Fest photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/51282166@N02/sets/72157624316952414/

The concert was broadcast on ustream, here's a clip

Alex Lifeson: talks to Billboard

Lifeson says Rush is "a little more than halfway done" recording "Clockwork Angels" with producer Nick Raskulinecz, who also helmed 2007`s "Snakes & Arrows." Two of the songs, "Caravan" and "BU2B," have been released online, and four others were recorded during sessions at Blackbird Studios in Nashville. "Certainly these two songs are pretty heavy indications of where the record's going," Lifeson says, "but there are a lot of different tonalities and soundscapes on the material that we've written so far, so I'm interested to see where we go on these next few songs."

Lifeson says Rush hopes to finish recording during the fall in time for a release in the spring of 2011, followed by a more extensive world tour. Meanwhile the group is now busy gearing up for the summer shows, which kick off June 29 in Albuquerque, N.M., and will feature performances of the 1980 album "Moving Pictures" in its entirety.
more: http://www.billboard.com/news/rush-moving-on-tour-recording-new-clockwork-1004099560.story

Stephan Forte: adagio contest

Adagio CONTEST ! / Undead Backing Track for Guitarists
The Archangels in Black "DeLuxe Edition"is available here:

Create your own Adagio Mix and /or your own
guitar tracks (& mix) on Undead :!!!!!
Upload the separate tracks from the cd and/or download this video (flv file)
and record your guitar track as if you were STEPHAN FORTE playing with the BAND and post it on youtube or send your link at
All your posts will be featuring in 2 different playlists on our Youtube channel (MIX contest / Musician Contest) and the winner will receive a free Adagio T-shirt ..and more :!!
..................GOOD LUCK !!!!

Adagio CONTEST ! / Undead Backing Track for Guitarists

Tosin Abasi: Wave Of Babies tutorial

Tosin from Animals As Leaders gives a quick lesson on how to play the solo from their latest track, Wave Of Babies

Tosin Abasi - Tutorial - Wave Of Babies

News: Guitar Experience Festival Saturday June 26

Guitar Experience Festival
Saturday June 26 21.00hs. In the IFT Theatre Boulogne Sur Mer 549 Buenos Aires

A mega international event which involved: Denison Fernandes,  Silvio Gázquez, Fernando Paret, Paul Soler, Maycown Reichembach, Andre Passamani, Tiado de Moura, Juan Cortes, Chowy Fernandez, Michel Top, Joao Neto, Patricio Tomaselli, and Andre Viegas Filho Ze and Michael Sigal.

Guitar Experience Festival
Saturday June 26 21.00hs. In the IFT Theatre Boulogne Sur Mer 549 Buenos Aires
In this photo: Chufa, Zoanni Marcelo, Jose Luis Barrios, Gustavo Fabián Chizzo Napoli, Cristian Ciuffardi, Gabriel Rolon, Chowy Fernandez, Rilo Seba, Mariano Mangano, Nadia Guedilla, Carlos Fernando Montiel, Alan Olivo, Aldana Aguirre, Nigel Tufnel, The Rockers, Cintia Costa, Alejandra Suarez, Axial Nu-metal, Jfq Musiquiatra, Laurie Monk (Photos | remove tag), Aldo Damian Barcelo, Carlos Minella, Emiliano Jorge, Alfonso Hermida, Javier Viñas, Gonzalo Simons, Jorge Luis Carreras, Mati Arrignon, Doogie White, Adriana Quintana, Silvio Gázquez

Steve Vee: Burning Fire competition

Burning Fire Guitar Solo - Steve Vee

Ready to shred? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LMiJSV91xE

Jeff Loomis: let there be rock program includes Jeff Loomis interview

(Band – Song – Album)

1 - Sevendust - Strong arm broken (Cold Day memory)
2 - Royal Hunt - Blood red stars (X)
3 - Ozzy Osbourne - Soul sucker (Scream)
4 - Vince Neil - AC DC (Tattoos & Tequilas)

Interview with Jeff Loomis (Nevermore)
5 - Nevermore - The obsidian Conspiracy (The obsidian Conspiracy)
6 - Nevermore - The blue marble and the new soul (The obsidian Conspiracy)
7 - Nevermore - Your poison throne (The obsidian Conspiracy)
8 - Nevermore - The termination proclamation (The obsidian Conspiracy)

9 - Drowning Pool - Horns up (Drowning Pool)
10 - Bullet for my Valentine - Your betrayal (Fever)
12 - Exodus - March of the sycophants (Exhibit B: The human condition)
13 - Christopher Amott - Lifeline (Follow your heart)
14 - John 5 - Portrayed as unremorseful (The art of Malice)
15 - Vanden Plas - Frequency (The seraphic Clockwork)
16 - Triumph - Allied Forces (Greatest hits)
17 - Third Eye - Snake in the grass (Recipe for disaster)
18 - Masterplan - Blow your winds (Time to be King)
19 - Rhapsody of Fire - On the way to Ainor (The frozen tears of angels)
20 - Molly Hatchet - Titel 4         
21 - Danko Jones - I think bad thoughts (Below the Belt)
22 - Testament - Fall of Sipledome (The gathering)

Next on Let there be Rock:
- July 20: Jason Becker birthday Special
- August 17: Judas Priest: 30th Anniversary of British Steel

Ron Coolen

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Ray Riendeau Incredible new CD available!


Song Name  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/RayRiendeau
1. Cosmic Dust (feat. Lalle Larsson, Marco Sfogli & Ward Aycock)
2. The Alchemist (feat. Alex Argento, Derek Taylor & Marco Sfogli)
3. Parasite (feat. Jjeff Kollman & Marco Sfogli )
4. Alias (feat. Greg Koch)
5. Pavor Nocturnus (feat. Alex Machacek & Matt Guillory)
6. Slumber (feat. Nat Janoff)
7. Architeusthis Dux (feat. Nat Janoff )
8. Translucent (feat. Rob Michael)
9. Electro-jazz (feat. Nat Janoff)
10. A Search For Lifeforms (feat. Ron Jarzombek)


COSMIC DUST w/Lalle Larsson, Marco Sfogli & Ward Aycock *
THE ALCHEMIST w/Alex Argento, Derek Taylor & Marco Sfogli *
PARASITE w/Jeff Kollman & Marco Sfogli **
ALIAS w/ Greg Koch **
PAVOR NOCTURNUS w/Alex Machacek & Matt Guillory *
SLUMBER w/Nat Janoff **
TRANSLUCENT w/Rob Michael **
ELECTRO-JAZZ w/Nat Janoff **

Drums - David “fingers” Haynes on tracks * - Martin Diamond on tracks **

Bass, Picollo bass, loops & Programming - Ray Riendeau
All songs written & arranged by Ray Riendeau
Mixed by Ray Riendeau Mastered by Derek Taylor @ Milo Studios - Dallas, TX
2010 Ray Riendeau/Groove Theory Music

Ray is endorsed by ZON Basses , Aguilar Amplification, Ernie Ball Strings and MONO cases. He has been featured in many publications such as Bass Player, Bass Frontiers & Bassics to name a few. Ray is also a staff writer for Bass Musician Magazine and is a columnist for Talkbass.com's "ask a pro" section.

Ray recently recorded tracks for the new James LaBrie (Dream Theater) solo CD. Ray will also be part of the touring band as well.

As a clinician, Ray has performed and demonstrated his concepts to students throughout the United States & Europe at events such as Bass Day - LA, The National Guitar Summer Workshop, The San Francisco Bass Weekend, The School of Bass in AZ and Bass Day New York 2001 which also featured Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Matt Garrison, Mike Pope and Christian McBride.
Ray was also part of the ZON Ultimate Bass Concert in Berkley CA with Michael Manring, Todd Johnson and Damian Erskine.
Riendeau is also acknowledged for his contributions alongside highly-revered guitarists such as Nat Janoff, Alex Machacek, John 5, Derek Taylor, Marco Sfogli, Greg Koch, Gary Hoey, Jeff Kollman, Scott Mishoe, Ron Jarzombek & Neil Zaza.

Ray is a bassist most known for his work with singer Rob Halford (Judas Priest). As a member of the band Halford, Ray recorded two studio cds, one double live CD, and toured around the world, most notably playing to a sold out crowd at Madison Square Garden - NYC and Co-headlining Brazil's Rock in Rio festival with Iron Maiden playing to a crowd of over 250,000 (released as a DVD Nov, 2008).
Ray was also a recording / touring artist for Machines of Loving Grace, a band who was featured on the movie soundtrack "The Crow" which sold over 1,000,000 copies. His credits with the band include "Gilt" and the soundtrack for the movie "Hackers."

Riendeau assisted in the research and development of Sunn bass amps and the Fender Bassman series combo amps for Fender Musical Instruments. Ray has also been a Fender clinician and authored an instructional DVD for Fender as well that is included in all bass packs sold all over the world.

Yvi Wylde: tribute to AC/DC

Yvi Wylde:
My part for a collaboration I am doing with some other guys. The full video will be online soon

Rock'n'Roll Train AC/DC

SMejdi Sulejmani: Long live Macedonia

Štipski Čoček / Stip Chochek

Marko Vesovic: Tuesday

Marko Vesovic with some slower emotional playing.


Angel Ruiz: tribute to Pablo Padilla

As I said yesterday Jopi, like this, Padilla is a crack where there is none.
I have dared to famosete only has the ballad "As my soul cries" of David Bustamante.
I hope Paul if you see it, do not be horrified by my humble version:)!

Tributo a Pablo Padilla

Bane Jelic: Live in Krusevac 2010

Bane Jelic Shredding & Interaction With Public

Bane Jelic & Shone Solo Show - Live in Krusevac 2010

Stelios Arnaoutoglou: Unleash the fury!

Jamming live (the shreddy parts)

Tom Quayle, Rick Graham: Very Early - Jam in 4/4

Rick and I jamming over a Very Early BT I threw down in 4/4. We went for a more contemporary feel with the rhythm and chord inversions.

See if you can spot my Bill Frisell inspired chorus and the melody at the end.

More to come.



Very Early - Jam in 4/4

Paul Gilbert: adds date to New Milford, CT

 gilbert stillNew Milford, CT
Paul Gilbert has recently added an appearance on our New Milford, CT campus for the week of July 18th-23rd.  Rock classes that week include:
 - Rock Core
  - Blues Rock Jam for Adults
    - Big Phat Guitar Extravaganza
- Mojo Room
 Paul GilbertMcLean, VA
Paul Gilbert will be appearing as part of our Rock Summit in McLean Va., during the week of June 26-July 1st.  Rock Summit Courses include:
 - Classic Rock Gods
 - Lord of the Strings
 - Rock Fusion
 - Shred Boot Camp
 gilber rockLos Angeles, CA
Our Los Angeles Rock Summit, July 11th-16th, will feature Paul Gilbert and include the following courses:
 - Journey to the Extreme
 - Rock Guitar Crash Course
- The Shred Zone