Monday, 14 November 2011

Marco Sfogli, Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet Festival Amsterdam

Marco Sfogli at Jason Becker's Not Dead Yet Festival

Stéphan Forté,Marcel Coenen,Atma Anur,Franck Hermanny: Opus Pocus - Jason Becker Fest

Stephane Forté / Marcel Coenen / Atma Anur / Franck Hermanny - Opus Pocus (Jason Becker cover)

Tom Quayle,Rick Graham: Guitar Idol Live just a few weeks away.

Guitar Idol Live, the premier global guitar talent contest, has announced the twelve finalists for 2011 Guitar Idol Final. They have been chosen from over a thousand original entries, from all over the world – Singapore, Guatemala, Chile, Canada, Israel, Romania, Russia, Germany, France, Italy and the UK and represent all types of guitar playing and music. There will be amazing acoustic players, serious shredders, brilliant blues guitarists, melodic metal maestros, as well as fabulous funk groove masters and much, much more. There is something for everyone.

The Guitar Idol Live Final is part of Lick Library Live, and will be held on December 4th at the Relentless Garage, Islington, London, N5 1RD between 3.00pm and 10.30pm. Tickets are priced only £15 and includes a free Lick Library DVD worth over £20 from a selection including Learn to Play Gary Moore, Van Halen, Rolling Stones, Steve Vai, Lick Library Quick Licks and other guitar techniques DVDs!!

The Lick Library live performances and master classes have also been finalised. They Include Lick Library’s co-founder and guitarist extraordinaire, Stuart Bull, the planet’s top shredder, Andy James, former Joe Satriani pupil, Danny Gill, the accomplished Mike Casswell, and one of the UK’s top rock guitarist Jamie Humphries. Plus Tom Quayle, former Guitar Idol contestant, Lick Library and Guitar Interactive contributor will also be performing and holding a free clinic. Also joining in the fun will be popular online guitar tutor Rick Graham. To check out the full details and availability go to Get your ticket soon; the master classes are almost sold out!

Want to get involved in another way? Bring your guitar and take part in the Guitaraoke Jam Competition. Get on stage with some of the Lick Library team, your performance will be recorded and the best one will win a prize and be published on line. Jam tracks will available before the event – keep checking the website to download and practice before you come.

Lick Library are planning loads more cool fun stuff so keep checking the website to keep fully up to date with this exciting, fully interactive live show at to

Timo Somers, Barend Courbois: Jason Becker Fest

From Drop Box

Timo Somers special tribute to his late father Jan Somers.

Timo Somers @ Jason Becker`s not dead yet festival

Timo Somers @ Jason Becker`s not dead yet festival

From Drop Box

Guthrie Govan,Atma Anur: The meeting of minds

From Drop Box

Kiko Loureiro, Atma Anur, Stuart Hamm, Hedras Ramos: EScaping - Jason Becker Fest

Kiko Loureiro Escaping @ Jason Becker`s not dead yet

Chris Geden: Bitch Strap giveaway

This is our first ‘Product-Review and Giveaway’ for Live4Guitar where our community are given the chance to win small goodies, like the products we’re giving away today. We’ll being doing one of these again in a couple of weeks, so keep an eye out on our site, or on Twitter and Facebook.

Chris Brooks: The Axis of All Thing - T-Shirts

Now in stock: Chris Brooks "Axis..." T-shirts!

Guys, I now have T-shirts to commemorate the release of my new album "The Axis of All Things" (available at and iTunes).

Available in three sizes and two color schemes, the new shirts are professionally screen printed on 190gsm Gildan T-shirts (the best merch shirts!).

Seen below is my wife Katherine modelling a medium in each color.
All T-shirts are going for just $24.99 and if you purchase one you also have the option of getting a digital download of either of my albums for just $7 extra.

Thanks for your support as always!

Jeremy Barnes, Michael Dolce: Outback Stomp

Outback Stomp is a wild funk/fusion ride featuring the amazing Michael Dolce and the insane Jeremy Barnes doing trade offs and extended rippin' guitar solos all around a tune with fat grooves and soaring melodies. With crazy chops, awesome band sections and a sinable chrous, Outback Stomp is a must for all guitar lovers!!!

the new song “Outback Stomp” is now available through CD baby on the following link

Outback Stomp is a wild funk/fusion ride featuring the amazing Michael Dolce and the insane Jeremy Barnes doing trade offs and extended rippin' solos all around a tune that has great groove and melodies. Crazy chops, band sections and singable melodies. Jeremy Barnes- Opening lick and 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th solos in the opening duel, second main guitar solo and all other guitars and bass.
Michael Dolce- 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th solos in the opening duel, first main guitar solo.

Drums- Dave Ferry.

Mixed and Mastered by Saul Santilli.

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