Friday, 26 August 2011

Rie aka Suzaku: Mother Earth CD

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku New CD「Mother Earth」Release!

I am a Japanese female guitarist, a name, Rie is.
In 2010, "Messiah" has been released titled CD.
Now made a lot of great songs, so we'll be playing,
Please support means. Thank you.

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku New CD「Mother Earth」Release!

Jessica Gardlund: in the studio recording

Daniel and Gregg Sartiano helped me out to record guitar today at their studio. The lead is done!

Jessica G is a female guitar player, songwriter and singer from Sweden. This original hard rock song with guitarsolos "Live It High" is written and arranged by Jessica G. Special guests included on this track: John Leven (bass) and Ian Haugland (drums) from the Swedish band Europe.

Photos by:
Patrik Forsberg
Richard Frantzen
Bengt Gardlund

Jessica G - Female guitar player solo - Live It High

Latest tracks by jessicagmusic

Greg Howe: Guitar Muse interview

A really excellent interview posted on guitar muse... I recommend you check it out... here's just a snippet.

Give me an example of a song where you compromised and fulfilled your compositional expectations for yourself, and your audience.

A song like “Child’s Play” is a good example of something that sounds really catchy and could appeal to a lot of people who aren’t necessarily guitar aficionados, but at the same time delivers enough for those people who are guitar aficionados that they’re satisfied. There are a number of songs on the Five album that do that as well.

Even on Introspection, “Jump Start” is appealing to a lot of people who aren’t necessarily guitar fanatics. There’s a way to do it, it just requires getting into the mindset of a listener who’s not engulfed in guitar. That’s sometimes difficult for musicians to do, particularly when we start becoming advanced and we start wanting to meet certain challenges of ourselves. I feel blessed in the sense that I’ve have had so many albums. I’ve been able to express myself in a rather self-indulgent manner. I’ve gotten all of that out of my system. Whatever I’ve needed to prove to myself in the past, I’ve done. Now it’s a lot easier for me to not be operating from the standpoint of having to prove anything.

Are you a slow writer?

Not necessarily. As a matter of fact I feel like I have a lot of ideas all the time. If anything it’s just finding the time to organize my thoughts and get them into some kind of cohesive presentation. I don’t really ever run out of ideas, so I feel good about that.

The Extraction CD was different for me in the sense that it was the album where I wanted to push my own limits of my harmony knowledge as far as I could. There was a lot of thought that went into the compositions. There were a lot of counter melodies and chromatic lines that would serve as foundations for re-harmonization. A lot of thought went into that album and it was a good learning experience for me because I got to see that in the end, there are a lot of songs that I’d written that I put no thought into that I like a lot more, than other songs that I had put a lot of thought into.

These days I’m not a slow writer. I would consider myself fairly prolific in the sense that I always have ideas. Usually I can’t have enough time to record the stuff I hear in my head. more

Nicolas Waldo: Daniele Gottardo solo competition - shredding version 2


Ron Thal: GnR's October South American dates

2 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Rock In Rio 2011)
5 - Santiago, Chile - Movistar Arena
8 - La Plata, Argentina - Estadio Único de La Plata
12 - Cordoba, Argentina - Orfeo Superdomo
15 - Asunción, Paraguay - Jockey Club del Paraguay
18 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio de los Deportes
19 - Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio de los Deportes
22 - Guadalajara, Mexico - Arena VFG
23 - Monterrey, Mexico - Arena Monterrey

Gary Moore: Live at Montreux 2010

Tracklisting: Live at Montreux 2010 (2011)

'Over The Hills And Far Away'
'Thunder Rising' (not on CD)
'Military Man'
'Days Of Heroes'
'Where Are You Now?'
'So Far Away / Empty Rooms'
'Oh Wild One'
'Blood Of Emeralds'
'Out In The Fields'
'Still Got The Blues' (not on CD)
'Walking By Myself'
'Johnny Boy'
'Parisienne Walkways'

Bonus - Live at Montreux 1997:
'One Good Reason' (not on CD)
'Oh Pretty Woman' (not on CD)
'Still Got The Blues' (not on CD)
'Walking By Myself' (not on CD)

Jimi Hendrix: new CD and DVD packages announced

A bunch of reworked, CD's and DVD's coming up for sale in September

Tommy Vitaly,Norifumi Shima,David Shankle: Hanging Rock new CD details

Tommy Vitaly has announce another guest to the already amazing lineup for his second album, Hanging Rock, David DeFeis.

The guest lineup now includes:

Tommy Vitaly (SEVEN GATES) - Guitars
David DeFeis (VIRGIN STEELE) - Vocals
Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, ex-SAVATAGE) - Vocals
Michele Luppi (THAUROROD, ex-VISION DIVINE) - Vocals
Carsten Lizard-Schulz (EVIDENCE ONE, ex-DOMAIN) - Vocals
Andrea "Tower" Torricini (ex-Vision Divine, ex-SHADOWS OF STEEL) - Bass
Norifumi Shima (CONCERTO MOON) - Guitars
David Shankle (DSG, ex-MANOWAR) - Guitars
Rhino (ex-Manowar, ex-HOLY HELL) - Drums

Hanging Rock will be released by IceWarrior Records in 2012.

Tosin Abasi: Animals As Leaders Euro and US tour dates

ANIMALS AS LEADERS have set Weightless as the title of the group's newest album, due to be released by Prosthetic Records this fall. More information on Weightless will be revealed in the near future. The group recently kicked off their first-ever European tour, which sees them as direct support to the DEFTONES tonight in London, UK. They will kick off a North American tour alongside BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME on October 27th. A complete list of upcoming dates can be found below:

27 - Southampton, UK - Joiners
28 - Tunbridge Wells, UK - Forum
30 - Helsinki, FinIand- Circus $$$
31 - Tallin, Estonia - Pirirta Convent $$$

2 - Paris, France - Maroquinerie*
3 - Zurich, Switzerland - Dynamo Werk 21*
4 - Munich, Germany - Backstage Halle*
6 - Rome, Italy - Jailbreak Club*
7 - Cervia Ra, Italy - Rock Planet*
8 - Romano Cz, Italy - Rock and Roll Arena*
9 - Conegliano, Italy - Apartamento Hoffman*
11 - Bratislava, Slovakia- Randall Club*
12 - Vienna, Austria - Chelsea*
13 - Prague, Czech Republic- Rock Cafe*
14 - Berlin, Germany - Magnet*
15 - Hamburg, Germany - Logo*
16 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg*
17 - Cologne, Germany - Underground*
18 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix*
20 - London, UK - Underworld*
21 - London, UK - Underworld*
22 - Manchester, England - Moho Live*
23 - Glasgow, Scotland - King Tuts*
24 - Leeds, England - Cockpit*
25 - Birmingham, England - Academy 3*
26 - Bristol, England - Academy 2*
27 - Cardiff, England - Clwb Ifor Bach*
28 - Helsinki, Finland - Nosturi*
29 - St. Petersburg, Russia - Kosmanavt*
30 - Moscow, Russia - Plan B*

27 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore*
28 - Silver Springs, MD - The Fillmore Silver Springs*
29 - Asbury Park, NJ - The Stone Pony*
30 - Boston, MA - House Of Blues*

1 - Richmond, VA - Hat Factory*
2 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House Of Blues*
3 - Tampa, FL - The Ritz Ybor*
4 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution*
5 - Orlando, FL - The Beacham*
6 - Birmingham, AL - Zydeco*
8 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room at Old National Concert Centre*
9 - Cleveland, OH - House Of Blues*
10 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrews Hall*
11 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues*
12 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's*
13 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant*
15 - Little Rock, AR - Juanita's*
16 - New Orleans, LA - House Of Blues*
17 - Houston, TX - House Of Blues*
18 - Dallas, TX - House Of Blues*
19 - Austin, TX - Emo's Outside*
20 - San Antonio, TX - Backstage Live*
22 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre*
23 - Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues*
25 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues*
26 - Los Angeles, CA - House Of Blues*
27 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore*
29 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory Concert*
30 - Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory Concert*

1 - Calgary, AB - The Republik*
2 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room*
3 - Saskatoon, SK - Louis' Pub*
4 - Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Centre*
7 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre*
8 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda*
9 - Clifton Park, NY - Northern Lights*
10 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts*

$$$ with Deftones
*with Between The Buried And Me

Brett Garsed,Levi Clay: Live 4 Guitar Dark Matter interview with Levi Clay at the helm.

Mega Kudos to Levi Clay for pulling together this great interview, excerpt posted here. Also a big thanks to Brett Garsed for the shout out during the interview :)

I guess the biggest one to mention is John Farnham, this must have been absolutely huge for you! (Readers will remember Michael Dolce saying how seeing Brett Garsed on a national broadcast in his youth changed his whole musical life) How did it come about?

I'd been working as a plumber since I was 15 years old and I was about 21 at the time when I decided to take the initiative and send out demo tapes. The first tape went to Mike Varney's "Spotlight" column in Guitar Player magazine. He responded very favourably and put me in the mag so that inspired me to take the next step and send out a resume to various management and record companies. I sent a tape to the Wheatley Organisation who were managing amongst other people, John Farnham and The Little River Band so Glenn Wheatley wrote me a letter insisting I call him which of course I did. He offered me an audition with John to do a short pub tour which I jumped on, got the gig and had a great time. This was in the summer of '85 and John told me he was going to do a new solo album the following year and he and his producer Ross Fraser invited me to be a part of it. After returning to plumbing in between all of this I did the album, then started touring in September of '86. The album became the biggest selling album in Australian history and I'm still working with John till this very day. We'll celebrate the 25th anniversary of "Whispering Jack" with a tour at the end of this year.

What are some of your fondest memories of your time on that gig? (lets leave out all the strippers and cocaine - you'll deny it all im sure!)

Hah hah! No strippers (or at least that I know of!) and most definitely no cocaine. I was raised to be a clean living lad and to be honest, I only tried to play the guitar drunk once and that was at my own 21st birthday and it was awful so out of respect for the audience and my own professionalism I always make sure I have a completely clear mind when I'm playing


Brett Garsed: Dark Matter

Russ Parrish: Steel Panther... Balls Out track details

"Balls Out" track listing:

01. In The Future
02. Supersonic Sex Machine
03. Just Like Tiger Woods
04. 17 Girls In A Row
05. If You Really, Really Love Me
06. It Won't Suck Itself
07. Tomorrow Night
08. Why Can't You Trust Me
09. That's What Girls Are For
10. Gold-Digging Whore
11. I Like Drugs
12. Critter
13. Let Me Cum In
14. Weenie Ride

Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart: Rush's live WMMS 1974 radio broadcast to get a release

Left Field Media will be releasing a CD of Rush's live WMMS radio broadcast of their August 26th, 1974 show at the Cleveland Agora titled Rush ABC 1974. This broadcast has been available as a bootleg for many years, but this may be the first legal release (legal according to UK laws at least). The CD is set to release on October 24th in the UK

Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani: Chickenfoot III detail

CHICKENFOOT's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", will include two CDs, two DVDs and a t-shirt. Due out in Germany on September 23, it will feature the following track listing:

Disc 1:

01. Last Temptation
02. Alright Alright
03. Different Devil
04. Up Next
05. Lighten Up
06. Come Closer
07. Three And A Half Letters
08. Big Foot
09. Dubai Blues
10. Something Going Wrong

Disc 2:

01. Avenida Revolucion
02. Soap On A Rope
03. Sexy Little Thing
04. Oh Yeah
05. Runnin' Out
06. Get It Up
07. Down The Drain
08. My Kinda Girl
09. Learning To Fall
10. Turnin' Left
11. Future In The Past
12. Bitten By The Wolf

Disc 3 (DVD):

01. EPK
02. Big Foot - Music Video
03. Turning Left - Live in Phoenix
04. Sexy Little Thing - Music Video

Disc 4 (DVD):

01. Avenida Revolucion (live)
02. Soap On A Rope (live at Montreux 2009)
03. Sexy Little Thing (live at Montreux 2009)
04. Oh Yeah (live)
05. Runnin' Out (live)
06. Get It Up (live)
07. Down The Drain (live at Montreux 2009)
08. My Kinda Girl (live)
09. Learning To Fall (live)
10. Turnin' Left (live)
11. Future In The Past (live)
12. Bitten By The Wolf (live)
13. Soap On A Rope (Video)

Mike Orlando: Adrenaline Mob MPJ interview

Adrenaline Mob - MPJ Interview

Adrenaline Mob: Psychosane, Northern Lights, Clifton Park, NY

Adrenaline Mob: Undaunted, Northern Lights, Clifton Park, NY

Akira Takasaki: Eve To Dawn CD details

LOUDNESS will release their new album, "Eve To Dawn", on September 14.

The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. A Light In The Dark
02. The Power Of Truth
03. Come Alive Again
04. Survivor
05. Keep You Burning
06. Gonna Do It My Way
07. Hang Tough
08. [Japanese Title]
09. Comes The Dawn
10. Pandora
11. Crazy! Crazy! Crazy!

Loudness Guitarist Akira Takasaki

German Schauss: Shredding Paganini

Shredding Paganini
Heavy Metal Guitar Meets 9 Masterpieces by Niccolo Paganini
By German Schauss
Item: 00-37468
UPC: 038081419527
ISBN 10: 0739080377
ISBN 13: 9780739080375
PRICE: $16.99
Series: National Guitar Workshop
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Guitar
As the follow-up to his best-selling book Shredding Bach, master shredder German Schauss covers yet another all-time great musician. Niccolo Paganini, whose lifestyle and fame were similar to that of a modern rockstar, was undoubtedly one of the greatest virtuosos that ever lived. His skills were so advanced that many believed he had made a pact with the devil. Paganini's practice schedule (15 hours a day), combined with a genetic connective tissue disorder that gave him "impossible" reach and flexibility with his fingers, resulted in extremely demanding and exciting compositions for shredders of any era. Paganini's works, which showcase his extraordinary skills, are perfect for the heavy metal style and will stretch your playing to the limits. The accompanying CD features all of the examples recorded at multiple speeds to help you practice and get you on your way to mastering Paganini's challenging compositions.

Joe Satriani: Artist-approved transcriptions in notes & tab for 15 searing Satch classics

The Joe Satriani Collection
This product is not yet published, but is available for pre-order.

Series: Play It Like It Is
Publisher: Cherry Lane Music
Format: Softcover - TAB
Artist : Joe Satriani
Release Date: 09/14/2011

Artist-approved transcriptions in notes & tab for 15 searing Satch classics: Always with Me, Always with You • Andalusia • Crowd Chant • Cryin' • Flying in a Blue Dream • God Is Crying • If I Could Fly • Is There Love in Space? • Littleworth Lane • Oh Yeah • Revelation • Satch Boogie • Summer Song • Super Colossal • Surfing with the Alien. Includes a cool “About the Songs” section, with photos

Dan Donegan: Disturbed interview with Azul TV

Disturbed in Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival 2011. Dan Donegan interview with Azul TV.

Disturbed interview

Chris Broderick: Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival

Interview with Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick while out at the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival in Camden, NJ

Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick Interview


Joe Bonamassa, Derek Sherinian: Black Country Communion - Cold

Black Country Communion- Cold (LIVE @ Nottoden Blues Fest. 2011) FREE Download

Black Country Communion - Cold - Starland Ballroom

Black Country Communion - "Cold"

Michael Schenker: Temple Of Rock - track released

Michael Schenker - Miss Claustrophobia

"Temple Of Rock" track listing:

01. Intro
02. How Long
03. The End Of An Era
04. Saturday Night
05. Fallen Angel
06. Hangin' On
07. With You
08. Miss Claustrophobia
09. Scene Of Crime
10. Lovers Sinfony-Speed
11. Stormin' In
12. Speed
13. Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
14. How Long (guitar battle version)
15. Remember (bonus track for Japan)

Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart: Rush four-DVD hardback book on the way

Abstract Sounds Books has set a September 26 U.K. release date for RUSH's "Changing Hemispheres", a 116-page hardcover book and four-DVD set.

'This is certainly one band for whom time does not stand still' Geddy Lee.

This is the true story of Rush from humble Canadian beginnings through to international super stardom. Featuring a masterful and comprehensive text packed with great photographs of the band this unique production also includes four documentary DVDs packed with candid audio interviews with the band members compared and contrasted with the views of a leading team of music journalists, insiders and musicologists.

This uncensored and independent title has not been viewed or approved by the band or its management and is completely free to tell the unvarnished story of Rush as it really happened. The contents of this amazing book and DVD combination are completely essential reading and viewing for Rush fans everywhere

Also the release date of RUSH DVD and Blu-ray titled "Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland" has been pushed back to November 8 from the previously announced October 25 (via Zoe Records). The disc will contain footage of RUSH's April 15 concert at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio filmed by the award-winning documentary makers Banger Productions from Toronto in Canada, who have received international critical acclaim for their previous movies "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey", "Global Metal" and the RUSH documentary called "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage".

Ron Thal: talks Gn'R and guitars

Gibson Exclusive: GN'R's Bumblefoot on Axl, Slash and His #1 Guitar

Neil Zaza: Go

Neil Zaza "Go" - Neil plays his CT624M

Északi Szabolcs: smooth jazz jam

engedd el és rátalálsz

Chuck Clark,Greg Howe: lucky guy gets to have Greg as his backing band

Guitarist's Chuck Clark and Greg Howe jamming together in L.A. California. Greg has performed with many famous artists but use to be Micheal Jackson's guitar player.

Jamming with Greg Howe

Tony MacAlpine,Nili Brosh: Musicians Institute

Tony McAlpine at Musicians Institute Featuring Marco Minnemann and Nili Brosh

Florian Hofer, Atma Anur: Mothership - Bottom Of The Sea

ON MY KNEES -Bottom Of The Sea (mothership) by atma anur

Johnny Hiland: Bolt Amp devastation on all channels

Bolt Amp 100 Watt combo johnny hiland demo part 1 - The Clean Channel

Bolt Amp 100 Watt combo johnny hiland demo part 2 - The Crunch Channel

Bolt Amp 100 Watt combo johnny hiland demo part 3 - The Lead Channel

Plus a NAMM jam, thank you mam :)

Bolt Amp played by Johnny Hiland at summer namm 2011 high quality

Johnny Hiland

Derryl Gabel: HW Diminished Lesson with tab

Derryl Gabel Lesson please go to to get the tab. Derryl Gabel HW Diminished Lesson

Nikolay Sokolov: Moto Perpetuo

Niccolo Paganini - Moto Perpetuo

Allen Hinds: Developing Legato Strength

Allen Hinds (Guitar) - Developing Legato Strength plus Allen Hinds (Guitar) - Slide & Stretch Lick

Guthrie Govan: Sweaty Knockers - The Aristocrats

This is a free download song from the Aristocrats website. Go and get your download if you want.
Sweaty Knockers - The Aristocrats

Timothy Apple: Hybrid Triad Triangles

C major licks on boss rc-50

Dhalif: Beast and the Harlot

Dhalif - Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold

Tosin Abasi: Animals As Leaders @ Das Bett Club

Animals As Leaders @ Das Bett Club - Point to Point, Wave of Babies

Shawn Lane: once upon a time in the west

Shawn Lane once upon a time in the west "Studio Version, Audio only"

Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani: Kenny Aronoff standing in for Chad Smith

An important message from Chad Smith about Kenny Aronoff filling in on drums for upcoming live Chickenfoot shows. We also announce a very special release-day FREE LIVE WEBCAST event that will happen on Sep 27th, 2011 (more details to be announced soon at
Chickenfoot: And now an important message from Dr. Smith...