Sunday, 6 May 2012

David Maxim Micic: Bilo 2.0 Announcement

David Maxim Micic Bilo 2.0 Announcement:

One week from now, on May 13th, I'll upload one song from the upcoming Bilo 2.0 EP called "Mbinguni Amina".
May 13th is also a "Bilo" EP First Anniversary ♥
Release date for Bilo 2.0 will be announced with the song, also on May 13th!

Much love ♥
— with Milan Jejina Yeqy, Aleksandra Radosavljevic, Vladimir Lalic, Aleksandra Djelmash,David Maxim Micic and Simona Mimic

Maneli Jama: new CD's

Maneli JamalGuess who got the first batch of CDs in the mail?! They look and sound great, cant wait for you to get one. You can be the first to grab one at one of my shows.

Joe Pinnavaia: Cool Legato lesson May 2012

In this example I use a hybrid picking technique along with some legato. It's the kind of guitar lick that needs a little bit of a "jump start" and I have been practicing it for just a little while.
Take your time with this and for the pdf file please go to: and click on the link under the video. You can also join my mailing list for special offers on lessons and FREE playing tips and ebooks. The first time you sign up you will get a link to a FREE ebook on Technique Builders.

Also check out my Guitar Sherpa Room "The Fusion Funhouse" over at for even more video lessons and interactive instruction.
Direct link is

Legato - May Lick of the Month 2012

Michael Angelo Batio: demos the Dean Dimbag - Concrete Sledge

• Limited Run only 333 to be produced worldwide.
• Mahogany Top/Body
• 25-1/2" Scale
• 1-11/16" Nut
• Set Mahogany C Neck
• Rosewood Fingerboard
• Pearl "Sledge" Inlays
• Grover Tuners
• Black Hardware
• DBD Traction Knobs
• Floyd Rose 1000 Bridge (Top Mount)
• Bill Lawrence L500XL Bridge Pickup
• USA DMT "DimeTime" Neck Pickup
• "Concrete Sledge" Graphic (Front & Back)
• Hardshell Case Included
• Certificate of Authenticity signed by Vinnie Paul


Fabrizio Leo,Tomasz Andrzejewski,Arkadiusz Gałka: the best solos from Radzyń Podlaski 2012

Tomasz Andrzejewski-gitara
Fabrizio Bicio Leo -gitara
Arkadiusz Gałka-gitara
Marcin Kisiel-perkusja
Francesco Corvino- Perkusja
Grzegorz Goły-g.basowa
Flavio Scopaz-g.basowa

Tomasz Andrzejewski - "The Best Solos" from Radzyń Podlaski LIVE (Laboga,VGS)

Ramon Luis Galang: Black Magic Reb Beach - 11 years old!!

Black Magic (Reb Beach) Cover by 11-year old Luis Galang

Courtney Cox,Nita Strauss: House Of Blues 2012

Courtney Cox,Nita Strauss caught on video playing with the Iron Maidens at the House Of Blues Anahiem CA 5/3/2012

Courtney Cox,Nita Strauss: House Of Blues 2012

Ramon Luis Galang: Sisters - Steve Vai - 12 years old!!!

Sisters - Steve Vai Cover by Luis Galang, 12 years old

John 5: on Trippy TV


Byron Fry: Combustible

Byron FryIt occurred to me that haven't posted this in a album "Combustible" having gone past a million plays recently is probably as good an excuse as any, so here.
Mark Varney, who produced Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gambale and Shawn Lane on Shrapnel Records, produced this video featuring my tune "Monster Jam". It's called "Fairy God Shredder"...hit play and you'll understand. I also did all the scoring.

The Fairy God Shredder

Kiko Loureiro,Matias Kupiainen: recording at 5by5 Studios Helsinki Finland

The new Kiko Loureiro album. Guitar recordings.
February 2012 at 5by5 Studios Helsinki Finland

Out July 2012

Kiko Loureiro - guitars
Virgil Donati - drums
Felipe Andreoli - bass

Recorded by Matias Kupiainen and Perttu Vänskä

Kiko Loureiro New Album Guitars Recordings Chapter IV.m4v

Kiko Loureiro New Album Guitars Recordings Chapter II.m4v

Kiko Loureiro new album- Guitar recordings Chapter I

Fabrizio Leo, Guglielmo Malusardi,Michał Kubicki: photos from the Poland tour!

Full photo Gallery from the tour. Guglielmo is the man behind the name of Fabrizio Leo's most recent album Mr Malusardi. Michał Kubicki helped fund the recent Jason Becker documentary and is seen as one of the best supporters of instrumental guitar and rock music in his native Poland.

Michał Kubicki with  Fabrizio Leo (plus band) and Guglielmo Malusardi

Zakk Wylde: Black Label Society Paris 2011

Black Label Society (Zakk Wylde) 'Funeral Bell' and 'Blessed Hellride' live at La Cigale, Paris France - 25/02/2011

Black Label Society 'Blessed Hellride' live at La Cigale, Paris France - 25/02/2011

Black Label Society 'Funeral Bell' live at La Cigale, Paris France - 25/02/2011

Luca Turilli: Rhapsody - Dark Fate Of Atlantis - cinematic video released

"Ascending To Infinity" track listing:

01. Quantum X
02. Ascending To Infinity
03. Dante's Inferno
04. Excalibur
05. Tormento E Passione
06. Dark Fate Of Atlantis
07. Fantasia Gotica
08. Clash Of The Titans
09. Of Michael The Archangel And Lucifer's Fall
I. Alma Mundi
II. Fatum Mortalis
III. Ignis Divinus

Luca Turilli:
"This video represents just the first step of the collaboration between RHAPSODY and Dreamday Media, the company of our friend Owe. He was just the right choice for a band willing to sound and look cinematic like ours. We share with him the passion for the cinema. We are amazed by his ability of turning our cinematic visions into reality and at the same time he loves the cinematic impact of our music. This means Owe is, and will be, our artistic partner at all effects, now and in the future. The first results of this unique collaboration will be announced very soon. Therefore please expect great visual surprises in the months to come, headliner tour included!"

RHAPSODY - Dark Fate Of Atlantis

Tracy G: Guest appearance on new Black Sun album

American rockers Black Sun have released the first single from their upcoming debut album, "Edge Of Darkness", which was produced by HYDROGYN guitarist Jeff Westlake. "Break Me", one of ten modern hard rock tracks from the disc, features Tracy "G" Grijalva, who makes a guest appearance and shows off his innovative playing in the guitar solo.

Roberto De Micheli,Tom Hess: Rhapsody Of Fire live dates in South America to US Rhapsody Of Fire guitarist Roberto De Micheli takes you behind the scenes before the 2012 North and South American Rhapsody Of Fire tours. In this short behind the scenes video you will be taken into Roberto De Micheli's private rehearsal studio where he talks about the upcoming Rhapsody Of Fire 2012 live concert tour and plays a Rhapsody Of Fire guitar solo.
Rhapsody Of Fire live 2012 - behind the scenes

Roberto De Micheli,Tom Hess: Rhapsody Of Fire 2012

5/25/2012 The Trocadero Philadelphia USA
5/26/2012 Soundstage Baltimore USA
5/27/2012 The Palladium Worcester USA
5/29/2012 Gramercy Theatre New York USA
5/30/2012 Club Soda Montreal Canada
5/31/2012 Imperial de Quebec Quebec City Canada
6/1/2012 Mod Club Toronto Canada
6/3/2012 Peabody`s Cleveland USA
6/4/2012 Altar Bar Pittsburgh USA
6/5/2012 Mojoes Joliet USA
6/6/2012 Station 4 St. Paul USA
6/8/2012 Gothic Theater Englewood USA
6/10/2012 El Corazon Seattle USA
6/11/2012 Hawthorne Theatre Portland USA
6/12/2012 Slim's San Francisco USA
6/14/2012 House of Blues San Diego USA
6/15/2012 The Grove Anaheim USA

June 16, 2012 Vive Cuervo Salon Mexico City Mexico
June 19, 2012 Peppers Club San Jose Costa Rica
June 21, 2012 Teatro 24 de Mayo Quito Ecuador
June 23, 2012 Ex-Sala 2 Concepcion Chile
June 25, 2012 Statix Rock & Soccer Antofagasta Chile
June 26, 2012 Teatro Caupolican Santiago Chile
June 28, 2012 Teatro Flores Buenos Aires Argentina
June 30, 2012 Carioca Club Sao Paulo Brazil

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet - wins two awards

The documentary film "Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet" won an award for "Outstanding Achievement In Music" at the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival, which was held April 26 - May 3 in Newport Beach, California.

Celebrated as one of the leading film festivals in the United States, the Newport Beach Film Festival has evolved into a prestigious multicultural event, attracting over 52,000 attendees to Southern California. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a fresh and diverse collection of studio and independent films from around the globe.

The 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival spotlighted over 450 films from around the world.

"Not Dead Yet" won two awards at at the Cinequest: Audience Award for Best Documentary and the Special Jury Prize for Documentary.

As previously featured:

Jason Becker - NOT DEAD YET is a touching movie about a one-of-a-kind, ahead of his time guitar player that fell victim to ALS (Lou Gerhig's Disease) at a young age and struggles through his loss of the use of his body and limbs to continue creating amazing music and inspiring people on every corner of the planet.

Kathleen Stevenson had a chance to interview Jason Becker immediately following the premiere of his movie to get his reaction to the accolades and rave reviews and to find out what is next in line for this awesome artist, friend and role model to all.

Jim Pitts Host. Kathleen Stevenson and Michelle Gomes Interviewing.
Directed by Mike Collins - Filmed by Chris Parsons and Mike Collins - Edited By Chris Parsons.

BAM Jason Becker Movie Premiere Interview

Jay Parmar: Circle Of Fire featuring George Lynch

Brand new instrumental by Jay Parmar (signed to Steve Vai's Digital Nation).

Buy the new album 'Circle of Fire' on iTunes, Amazon and

Part 1 - Jay talks about his new album 'Circle of Fire' and the people who sing and play on it (George Lynch, Carsten Schulz, Pete Newdeck, Andreas Novak, Tim Wallace and Mike Rotella). This video features the brand new song 'Release the Magic'



Circle of Fire’ is my latest album, released through Steve Vai’s record label Digital Nations as a digital download. The album features awesome the musicians Carsten Schulz (Evidence One/Paradise Inc), Andreas Novak (House of Shakira/Mind’s Eye), Pete Newdeck (Eden’s Curse/Tainted Nations), Tim Wallace, Mike Rotella and guitar legend George Lynch. There are so many highlights on this albums. I love all of the songs and performances. There are the gritty and hellacious vocals of Carsten Lizard-Schulz on the songs ‘Lost in You’ ‘Hell Is The Place’ ‘Guilty’ and ‘Circle of Fire’; Andreas Novak’s emotion filled performance on ‘Test of Time’; Pete Newdeck’s incredible vocals and drums; Tim Wallace’s punchy vocals on ‘Harm’s Length’ and ‘The Dragon’; Mike Rotella’s scintillating solo on ‘Hell Is The Place’; and of course, George Lynch’s stunning solos on ‘When Angels Cry’, which also introduces my vocals. The process of recording and producing this album was fabulous and I’m really, really happy with the album.

Pop Woravit: Guitar Workshop Thailand 2009

Pop Woravit: Guitar Workshop Thailand 2009

Michael Angelo Batio,Neil Zaza,Pop Woravit: Thailand 2011

Michael Angelo Batio,Neil Zaza,Pop Woravit: Thailand 2011

Joop Wolters: 90125 medley

Joop Wolters:
As inspiration and honour to Trevor Rabin/Yes I made a medley some years ago from one of my fav albums 90125 Joop; guitar/bass/drumprog/guitarsynths