Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart: new album cover... gone but not forgotten

UPDATE - 4/3@3:58PM: I was politely asked by Rush's management to remove these images from my site, and I have complied. I thought it a silly move since that essentially confirms that they were official in some capacity, and the images are already out there on the 'net anyways. Oh well.

UPDATE - 4/3@1:21PM: Several of you have pointed out that the clock is reading 9:12 - or 21:12 in military time (9/12 is also Neil Peart's birthday). Also, I believe this is just the cover artwork - not the final cover itself. The actual cover will likely have Rush and Clockwork Angels written on it in some shape or form.

This morning I was sent the possible cover artwork for Rush's upcoming Clockwork Angels album and tourbook. They come from a very trusted source which is why I decided to post them, and why I think they are legitimate. The album cover itself depicts the now familiar Clockwork Angels clock of runes over a swirling red cloud. The tourbook cover is what's really interesting though. It depicts a cracked exterior wall along a sidewalk, with the crack revealing some steampunk gears beneath. On the wall written in a graffiti-style are rush, CLOCKWORK ANGELS, a CA logo of sorts and a red fire hydrant. Now here's the real intriguing part; sitting in front of the fire hydrant on the sidewalk is a Dalmation. This is unmistakably a reference to Rush's 1982 Signals album, which celebrates the 30th anniversary since its release this year. Knowing that Rush played Moving Pictures in its entirety on the last tour to celebrate that album's 30th anniversary, this tourbook cover image seems to indirectly reveal that Rush will be doing the same thing with their Signals album on the upcoming Clockwork Angels album. Pure speculation of course, but I wouldn't see any other reason to include the reference on the tourbook cover. We should know soon enough whether these are the official covers, since album artwork typically reveals itself online about 2 months or so before release - which is still scheduled for Tuesday, May 29t

Elias Viljanen: Stones Grow Her Name - new album details

"Stones Grow Her Name" track listing:

01. Only The Broken Hearts (Make You Beautiful)
02. Shitload of Money
03. Losing My Insanity
04. Somewhere Close To You
05. I Have A Right
06. Alone In Heaven
07. The Day
08. Cinderblox
09. Don't Be Mean
10. Wildfire II
11. Wildfire III

Sonata Arctica - "Stones Grow Her Name" Album Teaser 2012

Herman Li: new video interview

Interview with Herman Li and Marc Hudson from DragonForce!

Dragonforce Interview - Marc Hudson & Herman Li - March 2012 Berlin Metal TV

John Petrucci: new pedal and Lisbon tour


A dramatic turn of events in Lisbon - Dream Theater

Entrevista John Petrucci ( Dream Theater - Coliseu de Lisboa 2012 )

John Petrucci - Breaking All Illusions solo - Lisbon 2012 (HD)

George Lynch: Legacy EP details including special bundle!


This special edition EP release celebrates thirty years of George Lynch’s guitar playing with an amazing 4 track offering for the fans. Legacy injects us with a super charged dose of George’s signature style and proves once again why he’s one of the most respected guitar players of the last 3 decades!

Track #1 "Blood Drive" ignites this disc with an upbeat catchy rock track that has a real early VH meets Satriani groove to it. Track #2 "Circulo Del Fuego" offers us a well constructed rocker that incorporates all of George's legendary playing style. Track 3 "Invoid" can best be best described as "Mr Scary" meets "Tooth and Nail", it's laced from start to finish with amazing guitar technique and killer tone. Track #4 "The Road Ahead" is a haunting ballad style number that combines all the flavor & melodic angst of the late 80's but with a modern tone.

Legacy is a straight forward offering with a classic metal vibe and is a must have for any true fan of this elite guitar legend! You can hear the track “Invoid” in it’s entirety on EBR Nation (Part 5) “Reckoning Day” a short film in the continuing documentary series on American motorcycle icon Erik Buell and his motorcycle company.

In addition to Legacy, Rat Pak Records is proud to announce that we will be releasing the new Lynch Mob CD sometime early this summer. The release is not yet titled but we’ve heard the early demos and we can say with confidence that this is their best material to date. This line-up is a more focused Lynch Mob than we’ve ever seen before and they are hungry to bring their “A-game” to the masses! With Oni Logan, George Lynch, Robbie Crane, and Scot Coogan, you just can’t go wrong!

Official release date for George Lynch "Legacy": Tuesday, May 1, 2012 http://www.ratpakrecordsamerica.com/georgelynch
 George Lynch Ultimate Fan Pre-order bundle! $150.00

George Lynch Ultimate Fan Pre-order bundle! (PLEASE NOTE: There are only 25 of these available! Once you have made purchase we will contact you for the date)

Bundle Includes:
Personal "Thank-You" call from George!
Hand crafted miniature GL Tiger guitar with custom stand
CD "Legacy"
Limited Edition "Legacy" T-shirt
4" Legacy full color sticker
Two George Lynch guitar picks
2 vintage GL 8x11 photos
Bag of George's "Navajo Gold" premium coffee blend

George Lynch Ultimate Fan Pre-order bundle!
(only 25 of these bundles will be available!) yes please

Michael Schenker: Shockwaves Videocast

Shockwaves VideoCast Episode #9 (in its entirety) features legendary guitarist Michael Schenker! The interview was conducted by Bob Nalbandian and Carl Alvarez at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on March 24, 2012. Michael discusses his new project Temple of Rock and his current worldwide tour as well as his 40+ year musical career performing with UFO, SCORPIONS and MSG. You can check out all my Classic Metal interviews at: YouTube.com/bnalbandian.

Also check out my Shockwaves/HardRadio podcast on HardRadio.com and the Shockwaves Skull Sessions podcast on RoadrunnerRecords.com/skullsessions

MICHAEL SCHENKER Interview - Shockwaves VideoCast #9

Michael back to the 1980's


Chit San Maung: Iron Cross lead guitarist from Myanmar

Burmese Song - CHIT SAN MAUNG

Amazing guitar solo - Chit San Maung

Burmese Rock Band Iron Cross Lead Guitarist Chit San Maung

Jeff Kollman,Florent Atem,Marco Mendoza: Hole In My Pocket

Grammy-nominated guitarist Florent Atem performing the song "Hole In My Pocket" with Marco Mendoza, Jeff Kollman and Joel Taylor on Saturday, January 7th, at the 2012 Pacific Rock Festival in Tahiti.
Additional information available at www.florentatem.com
© 2012 Florent Atem. All rights reserved.

Marco Mendoza, Jeff Kollman, Joel Taylor, Florent Atem - Hole In My Pocket (1).mov

Chris Kalivas: Ibanez rg double neck guitar 7/6 string

Ray's blues-tapping-ck


t-cophony: Morning sun (2007) - now on CD Baby!

This is my old tune.
It was recorded in my album "How to get much more (version 2)".
Sorry! There is not "How to get much more (Japan version).

Morning sun (2007) - T-cophony

Evangelos Evangelou: The French Guitar Contest 2012

The French Guitar Contest 2012-Evangelos Evangelou

David Evans: ShredOtopia - land of the clean alternate picking - enjoy


Alex Brachet: The French Guitar Contest 2012

The French Guitar Contest - Alex Brachet

Arjen Lucassen: talks about the concept behind his new solo album

Arjen Lucassen talks about the concept behind his new solo album, "Lost in the New Real."

Signed preorders are available at

Release dates:
23 April (Europe)
8 May (USA)

The concept behind Arjen Lucassen's 'Lost in the New Real'

The story of "Lost in the New Real" follows Mr. L, a twenty-first century man who was cryopreserved at the moment of clinical death from a terminal disease. The album begins as Mr. L is being revived at a point in the distant future, when technology has advanced enough to cure his disease. Mr L finds himself in a world that has drastically changed -- to the point that the line between what’s real and what’s not is no longer clear.

Mr. L's appointed psychological advisor (played by Rutger Hauer) is tasked with helping him emotionally adapt to this strange new world. The songs on CD1 follow the main character Mr. L's emotional journey as he is confronted with both serious and comical aspects of the "New Real", and desperately tries to decide if he can find a meaningful place within it.

CD2 is a mix of songs that are part of the concept but didn't fit on CD1, and cover songs that are (more or less) related to the concept. As Arjen's fans have come to expect, informative and humorous 'behind the scenes' videos are added to both CDs as CD-rom tracks. This beautiful 2-CD Limited Edition Mediabook is illustrated by the striking artwork of Claudio Bergamin.



1] The New Real [6:24]
2] Pink Beatles in a Purple Zeppelin [3:36]
3] Parental Procreation Permit [5:03]
4] When I'm a Hundred Sixty-four [2:30]
5] E-police [4:07]
6] Don't Switch Me Off [4:06]
7] Dr. Slumber's Eternity Home [3:51]
8] Yellowstone Memorial Day [3:31]
9] Where Pigs Fly [3:47]
10] Lost in the New Real [10:19]
11] Bonus CD-ROM video feature: "Behind the New Real" [13:45]

Total audio time CD1: 47:00


1] Our Imperfect Race [6:27]
2] Welcome to the Machine [4:45] (Pink Floyd cover)
3] So is there no God? [4:41]
4] Veteran of the Psychic Wars [4:34] Blue Oyster Cult cover)
5] The Social Recluse [3:35]
6] Battle of Evermore [5:28] (Led Zeppelin cover)
7] The Space Hotel [3:49]
8] Some Other Time [Alan Parsons Project cover)
9] You Have Entered the Reality Zone [3:24]
10] I'm the Slime [2:53] (Frank Zappa cover)
11] Bonus CD-ROM video feature "Behind the Artwork" [13:35]

Total audio time CD2: 43:20


Arjen Lucassen as "Mr. L"
Vocals, instruments, music, lyrics

Rutger Hauer as "Dr. Voight-Kampff"

Wilmer Waarbroek: backing vocals
Ed Warby: drums
Rob Snijders: drums
Ben Mathot:violin
Maaike Peterse: cello
Jeroen Goossens: flute
Elvya Dulcimer: Hammered dulcimer on "Battle of Evermore"

Yohio: Seremedy going down well in Japan.

YOHIO 15 years old from Seremedy shredding at the local music shop.
YOHIO (Seremedy) 15 years old Shred.

Seremedy swedish TV 2011


Christopher Amott: Caparison Guitars Musikmesse 2012

http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2012 Musikmesse Show where he visits the Caparison Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of Caparison's newest signature guitar -- the Dellinger-CA VW Christopher Amott of Arch Enemy.
For more Musikmesse '12 video demos or to watch one of Premier Guitar's 1600 other videos, be sure to visit http://www.premierguitar.com/video

Musikmesse '12 - Caparison Guitars Dellinger-CA VW Christopher Amott Signature Demo

Stéphan Forté: Young Guitar Japan May 2012

DVD appendix introduces the contents of the May issue of Young Guitar 2012! 666 this time 試奏 Stephen Forte, YOHIO, dragonfly (PABLO / Pay money to my Pain), intensive course Standard techniques (Kazuya Yamaguchi). The May 2012 issue of YOUNG GUITAR feature Stéphan Forté, YOHIO, dragonfly 666 series (with PABLO / Pay money to my Pain), The Instruction of Basic Guitar Techinques (with Kazuya Yamaguchi).

YOUNG GUITAR 2012 May Special DVD Trailer

Nick Scott: Anthem Alone - Faces

Anthem Alone Nick Scott Playthrough- Faces

Zakk Wylde: Jim Norton Roasts Zakk, in my best British accent.. who?

Like being roasted by your neighbour three doors down.

Jim Norton Roasts Zakk Wylde

Chris Feener, Travis Montgomery: Threat Signal - Comatose

Directed by Tommy Jones @ thestudionj. The third, self-titled, THREAT SIGNAL album, out now via Nuclear Blast Records.

Nuclear Blast USA: http://bit.ly/tsnbusa
Nuclear Blast EUROPE: http://bit.ly/tsnbeu
Amazon: http://amzn.to/threatsig
iTunes: http://bit.ly/thsist


Roberto Restuccia: french Guitar Contest 2012 - Suhr

french Guitar Contest by Roberto Restuccia

Gabriele Lazzerini: Go f**k Themselves guitar solo and that's not fork or folk...

Gabriele Lazzerini- Go fuck Themselves guitar solo

Jan Laurenz: cancion del mariachi

cancion del mariachi (cover) by Jan Laurenz

Brian May: Kerry Ellis & Virginia McKenna kick start 'Pride of Africa' 2012

Brian May and West End award-winning singer/actress Kerry Ellis, together with 'Born Free' founder, Virginia McKenna, appeared for a Press Call at Granger Bay in Cape Town. The occasion was the launch of 'Pride of Cape Town' - an initiative to help the endangered lion population, by Born Free, in conjuntion with Land

Brian May, Kerry Ellis & Virginia McKenna kick start 'Pride of Africa' March 2012

Fredrik Thordendal: US tour dates

Meshuggah is headlining “Scion A/V Presents: The Ophidian Trek” tour with guests Baroness & Decapitated, which launches April 29th. Confirmed dates are:

4/29/12 House of Blues - Houston, TX
4/30/12 House of Blues - Dallas, TX
5/01/12 Emo’s - Austin, TX
5/03/12 Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ
5/04/12 House of Blues - Anaheim, CA
5/05/12 House of Blues - Hollywood, CA
5/06/12 The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
5/08/12 Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
5/09/12 Showbox Sodo - Seattle, WA
5/11/12 Odgen Theatre - Denver, CO
5/13/12 First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
5/15/12 House of Blues - Chicago, IL
5/16/12 St. Andrews Hall - Detroit, MI
5/17/12 Sound Academy - Toronto, ON – CANADA
5/18/12 Theatre of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA
5/19/12 Palladium - Worcester, MA
5/20/12 Olympia de Montreal - Montreal, QUE – CANADA
5/22/12 The Fillmore - Silver Springs, MD
5/23/12 Terminal 5 – New York, NY

Advanced tickets & V.I.P. bundles can be purchased at ArtistArena.com.


MESHUGGAH - Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Paul Gilbert: Matt Blackett interviews the Big Shred

Who are the players you hear these days who get a good sound or play interesting parts?
Guthrie Govan always comes to mind. He can do some things that I’ve never heard before. I always like Eric Johnson. The new guitar player in Judas Priest, Richie Faulkner, is fantastic. I just did some festivals with them, and Richie was absolutely killer. There are a couple of young guitar players that I’ve seen on YouTube who I think are great. One is Sam Coulson. His vibrato is stunning and his fast stuff is face-melting. There’s also a 16-year-old girl named Alicia who plays really good blues. full interview http://www.guitarplayer.com/article/paul-gilberts-big-shred/147646

Derryl Gabel: Mastering Chords and Harmony example

Greetings!   http://derrylgabel.com/
This is just a reminder about my new DVD, Mastering Chords and Harmony, which is now available.  I've uploaded a new clip for you to check out down below.
To see the Paypal buttons and other graphics you must click on the "Display Images" notification.

This DVD will replace Chordal Mysteries Revealed. This new version with a new title has received an extreme makeover!  I meticulously went through the material and made it easier to follow along and understand.  I re formatted all the transcription files and made neck diagrams for each example!  Other upgrades include the video being an hour longer, more chords, examples, and practice tips, filmed in HD, superior audio quality, on screen neck diagrams of the examples, and more! Look down below to get more details and order your copy today!
Mastering Chords and Harmony DVD
Mastering Chords and Harmony DVD
In this two hour dual layer DVD I reveal the system I use for mastering chords of every kind and learning them all over the neck. I cover everything from simple triads to the most complex altered 13th chords. I guarantee that if you follow this simple, easy to understand approach, you too will be a chord master, gain a massive chord vocabulary, and create new and interesting chord voicings. You will be able to play any chord that you encounter in chord charts and variations of it all over the guitar. Have you ever been stumped when trying to understand chord voicings by players such as Allan Holdsworth and Eric Johnson? Have you been bewildered when you come across slash chords? How about only knowing a few ways to play a given chord? Gone are those days! Upon completing my course you will have a thorough understanding of chords and chordal harmony. I also share with you how to create chord scales and substitutions which will spice up your comping and progressions. Additionally, I explain the scalular origin of each chord which will help you to know which scales to use when soloing over these chords. If you have trouble knowing what scales to play over sus chords, slash chords, altered dominant chords, any chords, don't worry, I got you covered.
I conclude the video with an original composition entitled "Images".  All the chords are displayed on screen as I play.  Learning this tune is like having a master class in substitutions alone.
This is a must have for any serious guitarist no matter what style of playing. Over 200 examples and on screen fretboard diagrams are provided as well as Power Tab and PDF transcription files. Pick up your copy today and begin your journey in mastering chords and harmony!   

Chapters include...
1. Introduction
2. The Major Triad
3. Doubling
4. The Suspended Triad
5. The Lydian Triad
6. The Minor Triad
7.  The Add4 Triad
8. The Diminished Triad
9. The Augmented Triad
10. Triadic Chord Scale
11. Open Voicings
12. Major 7 Drop 2
13. Major 7 Drop 3
14. Open Seventh  Voicings
15. Major 7 Chord Types
16. Dominant 7 Chord Types
17. Minor 7 Chord Types
18. Experimenting
19. 7th Chord Scale
20. 9th Chords
21. 11th Chords
22. 13th Chords
23. Performance ("Images")  

All examples are transcribed in the Power Tab and PDF format which are included on the DVD as well as over 200 neck diagrams.   http://derrylgabel.com/

Youtube Promo for MCH2

Fred Brum: Blackmachine, .strandberg*, Leqtique, Mayones Musikmesse 2012

My album Atonement is available (along with a free downloadable track athttp://fredbrum.com/atonement/ - please give it a listen. :)
This is what footage I managed to gather from the rest of the Musikmesse, and clips are few and far between, while some of them didn't withstand the volume and caused some unbearable clipping, unfortunately. Many thanks to Francesco Filigoi for his footage at the Diezel and Mayones stand! :)

It was a pleasure to see my friends again and, once again, smaller companies proved their mettle with fantastic stuff. Here's looking forward to Musikmesse 2013 in equally good company!

Musikmesse 2012 - Blackmachine, .strandberg*, Leqtique, Mayones

Andy Timmons: Sgt Pepper Strawberry Fields Medley

Andy Timmons - Sgt Pepper Strawberry Fields Medley

Christophe Godin: Kartoon Guitar Clinics in support of Mörglbl's Brütal Römance tous 2012

Kartoon Guitar Clinics in support of Mörglbl's Brütal Römance tous 2012 !

02/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Tours (F) Tous en Scène
03/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Tours (F) Tous en Scène
05/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics La Plaine St Denis (93) 8 rue des blés
25/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Manchester (UK) Tone World
30/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Nancy (F) MAI
31/05/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Nancy (F) MAI
06/07/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Nancy (F) MAI
07/07/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Nancy (F) MAI
03/08/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Aschaffenburg (Ger) FMS International Summer Guitar Camp
04/08/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Aschaffenburg (Ger) FMS International Summer Guitar Camp
05/08/2012 Kartoon Guitar Clinics Aschaffenburg (Ger) FMS International Summer Guitar Camp

Tour dates

Rob Chappers: Win Three TC Electronic Distortion & Overdrive Pedals

Win Three TC Electronic Distortion & Overdrive Pedals - Last Comment Wins

That's right, £330 worth of guitar goodness can be yours, just comment as often as you can... you never know, your last comment may win!

Good luck

Chappers and TC Electronic

Christophe Godin: Mörglbl Brütal Römance Tour 2012

Mörglbl Brütal Römance Tour 2012
09/03/2012 Mörglbl à Chambéry (F) - La Soute/Cité des Arts
06/04/2012 Mörglbl à Paris (F) - La Scène Bastille
14/04/2012 Mörglbl à Le Quesnoy (Valenciennes/F) - le Théâtre des 3 Chênes
27/04/2012 Mörglbl à Bordeaux (F) - le CIAM
28/04/2012 Mörglbl à Poitiers - TBA
29/04/2012 Mörglbl & Fishbones (USA) à Carcassonne (F) - le Chapeau Rouge
10/05/2012 Mörglbl à Cherisay (F) - Le Labo Sonore
11/05/2012 Mörglbl à Guéret (F) - Guéret Variétés
12/05/2012 Mörglbl à Chateaudun (F) - XL Music
13/05/2012 Mörglbl à Orry-la-Ville (F) - Festival 60 Cordes
19/05/2012 Mörglbl à Gien (F) - TBA
23/05/2012 Mörglbl à Guildford (UK) - ACM
24/05/2012 Mörglbl à Canterbury (UK) - Christ Church University
26/05/2012 Mörglbl à Coventry (UK) - EGO Performance
08/06/2012 Mörglbl à Lisieux (F) - La Double Croche
09/06/2012 Mörglbl à Paris/les Lilas (F) - le Triton
13/06/2012 Mörglbl à Nancy (F) - Music Academy International
15/06/2012 Mörglbl à Le Fayet (F) - Le Repaire des Ours
16/06/2012 Mörglbl à Ensisheim (F) - Le Caf Conc'
04/07/2012 Mörglbl & Freak Kitchen (Swe) à Digne-les-Bains (F) - Théâtre René Char
05/08/2012 Mörglb à Aschaffenburg (All) - Future Music
08/09/2012 Mörglbl à Boulogne sur Mer (F) - Boulrock

Kartoon Guitar Clinics in support of Mörglbl's Brütal Römance tous 2012 !

Andy Timmons: Cry for you Live Jakarta Clinic 2000

Andy Timmons Cry for you Live Jakarta Clinic 2000

Rob Chappers: MonkeyFest 2012 Is Cancelled

MonkeyFest 2012 Is Cancelled & Update On Chapman Dorje Competition

I am absolutely gutted to say that MonkeyFest 2012 will not go ahead and has been cancelled. My sincere appologoes for any inconvenience this has caused, all tickets will be refunded before the date we had planned for MonkeyFest - Just email me at officialrobchappers@gmail.com and I will personally deal with it.

Jim Theo: Tribute to Allan Holdsworth

Fred, Part II

Blue Fire

Chris George: Marshall 50th Anniversary - 1970's JMP1

Our second 50th Anniversary 1 Watt, the JMP1, saw its release at Musikmesse 2012 and since then word has spread like wild fire! Check out this demo from our very own Chris George for more info as to what this little beast can do!

50th Anniversary - 1970's JMP1 Demo

Chris Poland,Robertino Pagliari: OHMphrey Tom Bombadil (Live At Baked Potato)

OHMphrey, a jamband supergroup, which features three members of the prog rock/veteran jam band Umphrey's McGee (keyboardist Joel Cummins, guitarist Jake Cinninger and drummer Kris Myers), and OHM guitarist (former Megadeth guitarist), Chris Poland and bassist Robertino Pagliari (a.k.a. "Pag").
This version of Tom Bombadil was recorded live just Days after the band composed it, and recorded it for the album, "Posthaste".
OHMphrey's latest effort, the unforgettable, and soon-to-be-classic, Posthaste, finds these five extraordinary artists creating instrumental music with a unified voice -- once again. The album's seven original instrumental compositions, and two bonus live tracks ("Firestarter" and "20/20") recorded at Winston's in San Diego in 2009, never meander. Simply put, Posthaste contains some of the most thought-provoking, elastic and heavy jam band music this side of A Live One, Space Wrangler, and Under the Table and Dreaming.
Tracks such as "The River Runs", "Tom Bombadil" (named after a character in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings fantasy trilogy), "The Sun also Rises", and "The Devil's in the Details" are as distinctive and enthralling as their titles might suggest. Each track has its own identity and the music never lets up. Even upon repeat listens, Posthaste continues to inspire, surprise and even shock.

More sound samples and ordering information:http://magnacarta.net/ohmphreyposthaste/

OHMphrey - Tom Bombadil (Live At Baked Potato)

Big Gilson: tells about his career as a guitarist and Bluesman. (Brazilian)

Highlights of the Workshop held at the School of Modern Music in Niterói / RJ, with guitarist Big Gilson who tells about his career as a guitarist and Bluesman.

Workshop com Big Gilson

Gonçalo Pereira: Pereira, Aimar, Saviola e Tacuara

Gonçalo Pereira - Pereira, Aimar, Saviola e Tacuara

News: Pêle-Mêle Works Launches “MUSIC PAPER”

Pêle-Mêle Works Launches “MUSIC PAPER”, a Range of Innovative Manuscript Stationery for Musicians

MUSIC PAPER brings improved legibility, flexibility, and simplicity to blank manuscript paper in handy trim sizes.

Pêle-Mêle Works debuts “MUSIC PAPER”, a series of innovative manuscript paper for musicians of all levels and ages.

The series brings improved legibility, flexibility, and simplicity to manuscript paper and is currently composed of two formats, a 8.5”x11” Notebook size and a 5.5”x8.5” Pocketbook size.
A design for guitarists presents music staff that can be either used as tablature or standard notation, another design presents blank chord diagrams with multiple usage, while a third design is the standard notation staff for all instruments. In an effort to let written music notation stand out, the tenets of the designs are:
-Larger sized staves and chord diagrams
-Plenty of room to annotate music as necessary
-Crisp finer lines

MUSIC PAPER is available now. For more information, visit: www.pelemeleworks.com

About Pêle-Mêle Works: Pêle-Mêle Works develops and publishes music instructional products for students, teachers, and practising musicians, amongst which the CHEATSHEET Music™ series (www.cheatsheetmusic.com).

News: Timber Tones release new luxury plectrums!

Timber Tones release new luxury plectrums!  http://www.timber-tones.com/

New Product development has gone a little crazy at Timber Tones Towers in the last few months.
We are constantly designing new plectrums to meet all of your musical needs.
Our latest plectrums are show below:

Jazzy Tones
Buffalo Bone in a Jazz III

shape, dyed in different colours.

Leather Tones

For those who play the Ukulele, Leather Tones are manufactured

from 4 different leathers with

various hardness and thicknesses.

Stone Tones

Stone Tones are made from

3 colours of reconstituted

Stone and are among our mostbeautiful plectrums.

Jazz Tones -

Mother of Pearl

New to the Jazz Tones range this month comes a beautiful

Jazz pick made of

Freshwater Mother of Pearl.

Timber Tones release new display box.

You may not have realised, however Timber Tones plectrums are now in over 50% of UK music shops, and are distributed to over 20 countries around the world. In order to make it easier for shops to hold our ever growing range pf plectrums, Timber Tones have recently released their own Wooden Display box, which hold 48 different plectrums. Watch out for these turning up in a guitar store near you soon!

Timber Tones release new Treasure Tones.

It's been long known that Guitarists such as Brian May have loved the sound that a silver plectrum can produce. Treasure Tones takes that idea and goes a little crazy. The usual Timber Tones shape is now available in Solid Silver, 9 & 18 carat Gold, Palladium and Platinum. Come and see the most valuable plectrums in the world.

Bone Tones.

If you read the Music Press you will soon see lots of press releases about the Timber Tones range of products. The latest is about our range of Buffalo Bone and Horn, we call them Bone Tones.

Made to our usual design and shape these beautiful plectrums are suitable for Electric and Acoustic Guitar and are manufactured from materials that are a waste product, Buffalos are farmed for Steak, Leather and Cheese!

Rafael Moreira: co-writes with Switzerland's Got Talent Finalist

Switzerland's Got TalentFinalist Ready To Rock U.S. with Smash Hit "Barbie Doll"Pop/Rock Artist to win over U.S. fans with her latest release
Los Angeles, CA - Switzerland's Got Talentfinalist, Scilla (pr. Sheila), will release her hit single, "Barbie Doll" in the U.S. this spring on iTunes. Scilla's indisputable passion shines through in her vocals and lyrical integrity portraying stories of independence and head strong women, deriving her influences from Pink, Do Doubt, Heart and Joan Jett.
So who is she? Scilla's headstrong lyricism and gritty style is a staple feature in her artistry. After realizing her passion for the arts at just three years old while singing car tunes with her grandmother, Scilla went on to study dance, voice and even the piano. The graduate of the School of Musical in Milan made her presence known competing inSwitzerland's Got Talent, the Swiss version of the famed TV show America's Got Talent, in 2011.

At only 22 years old, she has been featured on major Swiss radio stations and TV shows. Scilla reached the top 10 in the Swiss final of the popular European TV show Eurovision Song Contest in 2010 with her song "Barbie Doll". She re-entered the competition in 2011 with her radio-ready hit "Masquerade" where the singer's perseverance placed her 3rd at the Swiss-Italian final of the nationally-televised show. With such exposure, Scilla caught the eye of world-famous clothing brand GUESS who has endorsed her. The energetic singer recently moved to Los Angeles to record her upcoming project and graduated from Hollywood's Musician's Institute in 2011.

Working non-stop on perfecting her craft, the pop/rock princess has made it a point to highlight her independence. Slapping adversity and weakness in the face, she releases her single "Barbie Doll" co-written and produced with Rafael Moreira (guitarist for Pink, Christina Aguilera, Paul Stanley of KISS). "Barbie Doll" is filled with spunky attitude and injected with classic electric guitar rifts that force heads to nod and bodies to jump. With the release of her new single and EP, the Switzerland native is out to win over the American public as she did back home.

Unapologetic and bold, Scilla wants the world to know that she has arrived and she's making a spot for herself in the music industry. Her ultimate goal is to catapult into international stardom and with a package like hers, this seasoned Swiss expects to do nothing less. To keep up with the rising star, check out her website at Scillamusic.com.

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Richie Kotzen: appearing tonight West Hollywood.

Richie Kotzen:
Sorry about the last minute notice but If your in the West Hollywood
come by the Troubadour Wednesday April 4th.

Im doing a short set at 10PM and my Daughter's band The Suits is
a set at 9PM

Family Rock and Roll!


Ron Govan: tribute to Jakub Żytecki

Jakub Żytecki - Guitar Improvisation 2 (cover)

the original

Jakub Żytecki Guitar Improvisation 2

Jakub Żytecki: Dirty Loops - Circus - with added Jakub Żytecki

Jakub Żytecki starts Solo about 2:10

DIRTY LOOPS Circus with solo (Jakub Żytecki & Dominik Nieradka)