Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Thomas Blug: Tapped Harmonics

An in-depth tutorial on the mercurial art of tapped harmonics from one of Europe's best guitarists. Taken from Guitarist DVD-3 2008. For more guitar news, advice and interviews, and to find out more about the magazine, visit http://www.guitarist.co.uk

Thomas Blug Tapped Harmonics video tutorial Guitarist Magazine

David Locke: Road To Hell and play that riff

Road To Hell - David Locke

Road To Hell II - David Locke (Take II)


Play That Riff Competition - Shredknowledge.com - David Locke Entry


Elizabeth Schall,Stephanie Pickard: dreaming dead duo shred heads!

DREAMING DEAD has announced the addition of lead guitarist Stephanie Pickard with singer/guitarist Elizabeth Schall who form the most shredding female guitar tandem in metal today.

Stephanie  Pickard studied with Bruce Bouillet and Paul Gilbert of legendary shred band RACER X. Stephanie  Pickard became a Minarik Guitars endorsee at the age of 16.
Elizabeth Schall is a Fernandes Guitars endorsee. Elizabeth Schall will perform during the winter NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Fernandes Guitars booth on January 14 and 15 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. more

Dreaming Dead - "Exile" Demo Elizabeth Schall,Stephanie Pickard

Overlord - Dreaming Dead - Elizabeth Schall

Dan Mumm: Metal Minuet

Minuet In G - Dan Mumm - Metal Minuet

Belial Baez,Juanjo Pelegrín: New year's Metal jam

Belial Baez & Dr. Bender (Juanjo Pelegrín) New year's Metal jam guitarristas.info

Rob Balducci: Innovative Guitar Rock Beyond The Boundaries DVD

Rob Balducci:
My new Instructional DVD for The Rock House Method is titled: Innovative Guitar Rock Beyond The Boundaries. It will be 2 DVDs in the package and it will be released March 2011!! It will kick ass of course.

News: USA International Guitar Competition - Edition 2011

USA International Guitar Competition - Edition 2011
We are launching with Alhambra Guitar, D'Addario and Carl Fisher Publishing the next edition of Alhambra USA International Guitar Competition. It will take place in Dallas Saturday April 23, through Sunday April 24
First Prize:Concerts in international venues including Carnegie Hall!!!! Sponsored by D'Addario and Alhambra Guitar.An Alhambra Guitar Concert Model, hand made in Spain. Planet Waves guitar accessories and maintenance kit to take care of it. D'Addario Strings for 4 years, which means a lot of performances ahead!

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Nor­zamri Lagenda: after foot plate spinning... 420 bpm and air on a G string with two guitars!


NORZAMRI - AIR ON G STRING with two guitar at once.....

Fabrizio Leo: Clinic date

Clinic date set for 30th January 2011 for Fabrizio Leo.

Thorsten Koehne: James LaBrie featured on Eden's Curse CD

James LaBrie lends his backing vocals to the entire Eden's Curse album and also duets with  Eden's Curse frontman Michael Eden on the slamming epic "No Holy Man", which is also set to be released by AFM Records as a digital single on February 25. A promotional video is currently in production as well.

Michael Eden says: "James recorded the 'Trinity' sessions at Iguana Studios in Ontario straight after he finished his solo release, 'Static Impulse', which was perfect timing as he headed off on tour with IRON MAIDEN immediately after. "

Find more artists like Eden’s Curse at Myspace Music

James LaBrie himself adds: "In 2010 I was fortunate to discover  Eden's Curse. I absolutely love this band. Great players and people and they deserve nothing but huge success. They belong with the best of today's music. Trust me, you're going to love this from beginning to end." more

Zakk Wylde: Bringing Metal To The Children

"Bringing Metal To The Children", Zakk Wylde, the man who turned heavy metal touring into a journey of fantastical excess, shares what really goes on behind tour bus windows and backstage doors. more

Marty Friedman: Spain dates for May 2011

Marty Friedman will give two concerts in Spain next May. The dates are:

May 11, 2011 - Sala Heineken - Madrid
May 12, 2011 - Sala Salamandra - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat - Barcelona. Thanks to http://desafinados.es/

Alex Hunter: playing "Django's Waltz"

Alex Hunter playing "Django's Waltz"

Glen Drover: New CD details and tour band features Saga keyboard player

Glen Drover recently completed work on his debut solo album, "Metalusion", for an early 2011 release via Magna Carta Records. In addition, he has put together a solo band consisting of the following musicians:

Glen Drover - Guitar
Jim Gilmour - Keyboards
Chris Sutherland - Drums
Paul Yee - Bass

"This new album, coming out in the early 2011 is going to be called 'Metalusion' and was recorded sporadically over a 2-plus-year period.

"As an engineer, I worked very hard to make this album the very best production I can deliver to date! I am also very happy and honored to be playing with musicians of a very high level, as well as good people. It's something I always wanted to do and it's not something you find at the corner store. Believe me, I know.

"I hope you enjoy this album as much as we do." more

Face book http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glen-Drover-Band/135220753199400?v=info

Steve Morse,Neal Morse:Mike Portnoy working on new project

Mike Portnoy, guitarist Steve Morse, multi-instrumentalist Neal Morse, bassist Dave LaRue  and vocalist Casey McPherson have joined forces in a brand new project. The as-yet-unnamed band has just entered the studio to begin work on a new album, due later in the year.
Regarding how the new project came together, Neal Morse said, "Last April I got together with Steve Morse to do some writing and to see what would happen with a collaboration between the two of us and how I went down to his house in Florida and spent some days with him, getting to know him and writing some music and we had a really good time. So we've been talking about doing a project together for a while" more

Steve Morse: interviewed by Iron City Rocks

Steve Morse interviewed by Iron City Rocks:

Episode Eighty-Five - Steve Morse and Jesse James Dupree 1/3/11:
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
Deep Purple - Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming

Reb Beach: Italian clinic tour dates

In case you missed this:
Reb Beach has scheduled the following Italian clinic tour dates:

Jan. 21 - Terracina (LT), Italy – Stonehenge Live Music Pub
Jan. 22 - Pisa, Italy - Borderline Club
Jan. 23 - Perugia, Italy - Modern Music Institute + Associazione Fare Musica
Jan. 25 - Boschetto di Curtatone (MN), Italy - Biergarten
Jan. 26 - Legnano (MI), Italy - Land of Live
Jan. 27 - Castegnato (BS), Italy - Gasoline Road Bar
Jan. 28 - Scandiano (RE), Italy - Corallo
Jan. 29 - Bologna, Italy - Music Academy Italy
Jan. 30 - Udine, Italy - Black Mirror Studios

Alex Lifeson: Rush in the studio interview

Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart are airing on the "In The Studio" show during the week of January 3, 2011. They can be heard discussing the 30th anniversary of RUSH's "Moving Pictures" album with professional radio broadcaster and rock musician interviewer Redbeard


Chris Lasegue: Scourge Of The Light release date

"Scourge Of The Light", the new album from Colorado based Jag Panzer, will be released on February 28, 2011 in Europe (except in Germany, where it will arrive three days earlier) and on March 8, 2011 in the U.S. via SPV/Steamhammer Records. In addition to the regular CD version, the effort will be made available as a double-vinyl set. more

"Scourge Of The Light" track listing:

01. Condemned To Fight
02. The Setting Of The Sun
03. Bringing On The End
04. Call To Arms
05. Cycles
06. Overlord
07. Let It Out
08. Union
09. Burn
10. The Book Of Kells

Jim Matheos,Frank Aresti: Fates Warning Euro tour dates

FATES WARNING have announced the following European tour dates:

Feb. 10 - Turock - Essen, Germany
Feb. 11 - Het Bolwerk - Sneek, Holland
Feb. 12 - Bosuil - Weert, Holland
Feb. 13 - De Kelder - Amersfoort, Holland


Ray Alder (vocals)
Jim Matheos (guitar)
Frank Aresti (guitar)
Joey Vera (bass)
Bobby Jarzombek (drums)