Thursday, 21 October 2010

Michael Gilinsky: 14 year old shreds in honour of Paul Gilbert and Tosin abasi

14 Year old shredding guitar solo. Paul gilbert/ Tosin abasi style

Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan: Mr Big new CD in production

MR. BIG will release their new album in January 2011 via Frontiers Records. The band recently entered a Los Angeles-area studio with producer Kevin "The Caveman" Shirley.

Billy Sheehan:
"the forthcoming album will feature impossible bass and guitar stuff" and will be musically similar to the band's 1991 breakthrough, "Lean Into It" — the LP that featured the No. 1 single "To Be With You". more

Eyal Levi: interview as Daath prepare third release

DAATH will release its third, self-titled full-length album on October 26 via Century Media Records. Drummer Kevin Talley began laying down his tracks in Atlanta on June 7 with renowned producer Mark Lewis and co-producer Eyal Levi (guitar) at the helm.

"Daath" track listing:

01. Genocidal Maniac
02. Destruction/Restoration
03. Indestructible Overdose
04. Double Tap Suicide
05. The Decider
06. Exit Plan
07. Oxygen Burn
08. Accelerant
09. Arch {Enemy} Misanthrope
10. Manufactured Insomnia
11. A Cold Devotion
12. N.A.T.G.O.D.
13. Terminal Now

Daath - Eyal Levi - The Stairwell Interview pt. 1

Daath - Eyal Levi - The Stairwell Interview pt. 2

Zakk Wylde: Black Label Society UK tour dates

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will embark on a U.K. tour in February 2011.

The dates are as follows:

Feb. 14 - O2 Academy Birmingham
Feb. 15 - O2 Academy Newcastle
Feb. 16 - O2 Academy Glasgow
Feb. 18 - Cambridge Corn Exchange
Feb. 19 - Southampton Guildhall
Feb. 21 - HMV Hammersmith Apollo
Feb. 22 - O2 Apollo Manchester
Feb. 23 - Colston Hall Bristol


George Lynch: UK in store date announced... look out for more!

George Lynch will take part in a meet-and-greet on October 30 at Rattle and Drum Music in Derby, U.K.

Paulo Schroeber: new guitar video lesson details

Paulo Schroeber of the Brazilian progressive power metal band ALMAH — the side project of ANGRA members Edu Falaschi (vocals) and Felipe Andreoli (bass) — has completed work on a new guitar video lesson, to be released on DVD in early 2011. The 90-minute lesson contains various guitar parts composed by Paulo for the ALMAH album "Fragile Equality" accompanied by the guitarist's comments, as well as footage of Paulo displaying his equipment (Condor instruments and Orange amplifiers).

For more information, visit
Teaser Vídeo Aula de Paulo Schroeber - Almah

Matias Kupiainen: Stratovarius announce new CD details

STRATOVARIUS are putting the finishing touches on their thirteenth full-length studio album, "Elysium", at 5-by-5 studios in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki, Finland. The CD will be released in Asia on January 12, 2011 via JVC and in the rest of the world on January 14, 2011 through earMUSIC/Edel. A single with two new songs will be released on November 26 to coincide with the start of the "7 Sinners World Tour" on which STRATOVARIUS will join HELLOWEEN as very special guests — kicking off the same day at the Szene in Vienna, Austria.  more

The following tracks will be part of the single:

* Darkest Hours (from the upcoming album "Elysium")
* Infernal Maze (from the upcoming album "Elysium")
* Darkest Hours (demo version)
* Against The Wind (live recording, Sofia, Bulgaria)
* Black Diamond (live recording, Göteborg, Sweden)

"Elysium" tentative track listing (order of songs and working titles are subject to change)

01. Heavenly Divine
02. Infernal Maze
03. Elysium, Part I, II and III
04. Civilization
05. Darkest Hours
06. Under Flaming Skies
07. No Return
08. New Horizon
09. Move The Mountain
10. Castaway (Japanese bonus track)

Allan Holdsworth: 1989 Stanley Clarke, Randy Brecker, Bernard Wright, Steve Smith

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat - Recorded live at The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY. Audio only (video footage is from other individual performances). They dedicate this Charles Mingus composition to Jaco Pastorius, who had died a few months earlier. They called this lineup "Jazz Explosion." I was in the audience going 'Wooo!'

Stanley Clarke, Allan Holdsworth, Randy Brecker, Bernard Wright, Steve Smith 2-5-89

Gary Willis: Roland interview

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 1)

VB-99: Gary Willis Interview (part 2)

Allan Holdsworth: Rome march 24th 1997

Rome march 24th 1997 Allan Holdsworth, Gary Novak Dave Carpenter

Allan Holdsworth "Water on the brain" live at Big Mama

Gustavo Di Padua: AS1Amp Simulator by NIG

Gustavo Di Padua - "AS1" (Amp Simulator da NIG)

Peter Holmgren: Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo

Peter Holmgren - Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo (Instrumental Cover)

TD Clark: Shreddtime Stories CD

Shreddtime Stories TD Clark on itunes

Paco Hernandez: guitar idol 2010 - WOW

Paco Hernandez is smoking hot on this video... the guys mega chops are awesome!

GUITAR IDOL 2010 "Out of your Misery" - Paco Hernández

Eric Bickerstaffe: a little fusion jamming

Fusion Jam

Andy Woods "Betcha Can't Play This"

Damjan Pejcinoski: "Extreme Neoclassical" by Muris Varajic

Damjan Pejcinoski - "Extreme Neoclassical" by Muris Varajic

Alex Ehrsam: Proximity Triggered fusion improvisation

Improvising & Shredding on the 1st track on my new album "P.U.L.S.E.", released October 2010 on ShredGuy Records (USA)

Proximity Triggered - Alex Ehrsam

SHREDGUY RECORDS INTRODUCES ALEX EHRSAM to the guitar fanatics around the world with P.U.L.S.E.

This ten track release proves that FUSION is the FASHION THIS FALL.

This is must for fans of quality fusion and fans of Greg Howe and early Kotzen!

Rory de Kievit: Steve Vai competition winner in Groningen announced

Rory de Kievit (Rory MI) won the Steve Vai competition yesterday in Groningen

Little Things Big Consequence

The Crying Machine

Zoran Starcevic,Nikola Starcevic: Balkan Strings

Zoran Starcevic LIVE in Belgrade (The Kolarac Concert Hall May 2010)
Chicago by Zoran Starcevic (CD Balkan Gypsy Swing) DVD Trio Balkan Strings LIVE in Belgrade

Chicago (Zoran Starcevic) LIVE

El Colibri-J.Sagreras,performed by Nikola Starcevic-classical guitar teacher and the member of the Trio Balkan Strings

El Colibri-Nikola Starcevic

Olivier Castellat: Ultra Groove and fusion shred

Ultra Groov and fusion shred

Rob Chappers: Monkey Lord working on a new tune

Monkey Lord working on a new tune

So don't for get your chance to attend the Monkeylord launch part and be the winner of a Chapman Guitars ML-1, custom-painted by Svee.

Monkey Lord Party!!! \m/

Ticket prices super deal... get your tickets now!! This is sure to be a super fun night with lots of surprises!

Show details:
20:00 - 20:30 - See What Happens
20:45 - 21:30 - Lecarla
21:45 - 23:00 - Monkey Lord + guests
23:00 - late - Rock/Metal/Shred DJ

Steve Vai: Guitar Institute to host Steve Vai masterclass

Guitar Institute to host Steve Vai masterclass at Guitar Nation 2010
The Guitar Institute (part of London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance) will be hosting ‘An Audience with Steve Vai’ as part of Guitar Nation 2010 on 14th November at Kensington Olympia.

Attendees will get the chance to spend 90 minutes in the company of the legendary guitarist, including an interview hosted by Justin Sandercoe (of, performances by Guitar Institute students and a question and answer session. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from the master himself and get your burning questions answered on everything from his career and experience to his writing and playing. Tickets cost £55 for ‘An Audience with Steve Vai’ and include entry to Guitar Nation for the 14th November. They are available through the Guitar Nation website.

The Guitar Institute will also be hosting a seminar at Guitar Nation entitled ‘The Guitar Entrepreneur’ on the 13th November with a panel of professionals and experts. Discussion will centre around the entrepreneurial and innovative ways of creating a career as a professional musician.

Buy your ticket for Guitar Nation and the Guitar Institute’s masterclass at

For further information this and other events at the Institute, contact us directly on:

- 020 7328 0222

pARTyzanT: at Guitar Fight Club

Guitar Fight Club | pARTyzanT - Hit the road Jack

Guitar Fight Club | pARTyzanT - The Entertainer

Marc Guillermont: top notch fusion soloing

Marc Guillermont playing on PL9 guitar

Alberto Milani: trio live

High-Life Dave Weckl performed by Alberto Milani Trio.wmv

Slidin'Scott Henderson Tribal Tech performed by Alberto Milani Trio

Dragianni: lessons available at live4guitar market place

Dragianni - Lessons available here:

Dimitar Nalbantov: Studio Devil Virtual Guitar Amp

Studio Devil Virtual Guitar Amp - Solo

Randy Bakkelund: Extreme 8 Finger Tapping

Re: Sequenced 8 finger tapping

Re: Extreme Arpeggios 8 Finger Tapping

Miki Kato: 18 year old Female guitarist's Paul Gilbert tribute

Miki Kato - Blowtorch(Paul Gilbert)

Paul Gilbert: Crosstown Traffic Disma Music Show 1999

Crosstown Traffic - Paul Gilbert Version (Italy) Disma Music Show 1999

Rony Janecek: 14 year old's tribute to Paul Gilbert

Technical Difficulties - Paul Gilbert cover (by Rony Janecek)