Friday, 1 March 2013

Dhalif Ali: ballad jams from the king of the ballad jam

My good friends all the way from Brazil requested i play over this backing from

Hope you guys enjoy it!
In this video i am playing an ernieball musicman jp7 through a Line6 Pod X3 Live

Dhalif Ali - Ballad Backing Track(Dm) Improvisation

Roberto Torao's improvisational backing

Plus Dhalif Ali's solo entry.

Ibanez Guitar Solo Competition 2013 - Dhalif Ali

Charlie Parra: Jam Tracks For hard rockin' rockers!

Infectious, Catchy, Good Time Metal!
Adored by fans worldwide for his good time, catchy metal tracks, Charlie Parra has had over 33 million views on his YouTube channel alone. Now, he comes to join the exclusive artist roster at JTC and can finally offer official TAB and backing tracks for his sought after songs!
There are 6 options to start you off. You can get your hands on individual jam track packages packages for:

Rocanrol Psycho - a superb 'in your face' up tempo rock track with a constant supply of catchy classic rock solo sections
Speed F*cks - a great rock/metal upbeat track, with a nice mixture of slow melodic solo sections blended with a whole range of faster licks and runs
Punk Vs Metal  - learn a whole range of catchy rhythm sections as well as some tasty solos throughout this ever changing track

Plus, you can get the Charlie Parra Song Boxset which contains all of the above. Furthermore, his album Procrastination is available plus a Special Edition Album which contains the album and all three jam track packages!

So what are you waiting for....come and see what all the fuss is about!

*EXCLUSIVE* Charlie Parra at

Tom Petty: Heartbreakers North American 2013 Tour

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 2013 Tour

Premium Ticket Packages, which include premium seating and exclusive band merchandise, will also be available for all upcoming Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers concerts. Details about Premium Ticket Packages will be released, March 1, here on

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 2013 Tour Dates:
May 16: The Ford Center @ Evansville, IN On Sale Mar 16
May 17-20: Hangout Music Festival, Gulf Shores, AL On Sale Now
May 20: Beacon Theatre @ New York, NY On Sale Mar 25
May 21: Beacon Theatre @ New York, NY On Sale Mar 25
May 23: Beacon Theatre @ New York, NY On Sale Mar 25
May 25: Beacon Theatre @ New York, NY On Sale Mar 25
May 26: Beacon Theatre @ New York, NY On Sale Mar 25
June 3: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 4: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 6: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 8: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 9: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 11: Henry Fonda Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA On Sale Mar 22
June 15: Klipsch Music Center @ Noblesville, IN On Sale Mar 9
June 16: Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Manchester, TN On Sale Now
June 18: Budweiser Gardens @ London, ON, Canada On Sale Mar 8
June 20: Consol Energy Center @ Pittsburgh, PA On Sale Mar 15
June 21-23: Firefly Music Festival, Dover, DE On Sale Now
June 23: Saratoga Performing Arts Center @ Saratoga Springs, NY On Sale Mar 16
June 28: Summerfest @ Milwaukee, WI On Sale Mar 8
June 29: Target Center @ Minneapolis, MN On Sale Mar 15

Alex Lifeson: Guitar player scoop Lerxst Omega amp

Alex Lifeson and his stunning guitar tone finally have the opportunity to get their hands on one of Lifeson's most prized pieces of gear. After working with engineers at Mojotone, one of the leading custom amp builders in North America, Lifeson is putting his name on an exact replica of the custom amplifier used in his guitar rig. Dubbed the Lerxst Omega, the amp will be available to the public immediately.

Full details

Joe Bonamassa: London Rock History details!

Joe Bonamassa, one of the world’s premiere guitarists, will perform four exclusive concerts in London during March 2013. Each concert will be specially filmed for DVD and will feature never-before performed live tracks.

The four London concerts will chronicle Joe’s atmospheric rise from the intimate club atmosphere of The Borderline to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Hailed as The Guitar Event of the Year, Bonamassa will pay homage to the historic London venues he has performed at previously by individually showcasing a unique theme, band set up, and Set list for each venue. Collectively, there will be over 60 new and old songs performed over the four nights, with a few surprises scattered throughout the shows.

The London run will start at the intimate 200-capacity London Borderline on Tuesday, March 26. This show will showcase the early years of Joe's career with Joe using only a 3-piece band and performing songs from over 10 years ago from his first few albums including tracks like Pain and Sorrow and Miss You, Hate You. The audience at the Borderline will be experiencing a concert that is very special and extremely rare. Bonamassa will then play the 02 Shepherds Bush Empire on Wednesday, March 27th. This show will present Joe's work with traditional Memphis Blues arrangements including fan favorites from Stop! to Black Night. This night also includes the amazing horn section that was showcased back in 2009 at Joe's First Royal Albert Hall show which will enhance these favorites tenfold. Next on Joe's Trip through his musically career is the HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Thursday, March 28th. This very special night will be a ROCK fan's dream because Joe is bringing his best BLUES-ROCK favorites like Tea for One and Dislocated Boy with the best arena style atmosphere. Then rounding out the tour Joe will end this HISTORIC FEAT at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, March 30. This show will display two completely separate sets of songs with two very distinctive bands. There will be a very special Blues-Rock set that Joe's Fans can always count on him to master and a very special Encore presentation of the Acoustic Band that is featured on Joe's Newest DVD/CD "An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House." Fan favorites will range from Just Got Paid, If Heartaches Were Nickels and Driving Towards The Daylight to Jockey Full of Bourbon, Ballpeen Hammer, and Jelly Roll. The entire week will leave fans and critics chomping at the bit to relive the amazing concert experiences again and again. Luckily, we will be recording these shows so that they may be memorialized on film forever.

The Shepherd's Bush Empire, Hammersmith Apollo, and Royal Albert Hall shows are currently SOLD OUT. Borderline "Gold" Tickets, which allow you access to the very exclusive 200 capacity show, are now available at: Eventum

VIP Packages are still available and they include 1 ticket of the Best seat in the house to ALL 4 SHOWS and so many more VIP perks - For more information about the VIP Package, visit: The Gig Cartel

Adam Dutkiewicz,Joel Stroetzel: Killswitch Engage pre orders

Official video for "In Due Time," from Disarm The Descent. Directed by McFarland and Pecci.

- Adam Dutkiewicz - guitar
- Joel Stroetzel - guitar
- Mike D'Antonio - bass
- Jesse Leach - vocals
- Justin Foley - drums

Pre-order Disarm The Descent:

Killswitch Engage - In Due Time (Official Video)

Pre orders of new merch and album

Mia Coldheart,Klara Force: Crucified Barbara North American tour dates


North American run with CrashDiet and Snakeskyn Whiskey to kick off this month.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Sweden's all-female hard rock/metal group, Crucified Barbara, has announced an initial batch of North American tour-dates set to commence later this month. CrashDiet and Snakeskyn Whiskey will accompany the Swedish quartet, who will be touring in support of its third full-length record, The Midnight Chase, which released last summer on Nuclear Blast. Additional dates will be announced soon, so keep an eye on the official Crucified Barbara Facebook page: for the latest info.

Formed in Stockholm in 1998 by bassist Ida Evileye and guitarist Klara Force, Crucified Barbara plays a fiery brand of rock 'n' roll tinged with metal and lashings of punk, pop, thrash, and more.

The new music video for "Rock Me Like The Devil," taken from The Midnight Chase, can be streamed on YouTube at:

Additional Crucified Barbara media, including the "Into The Fire" music video and "Everything We Need" lyric video, as well as The Midnight Chase purchase links and more, can be accessed online at:

Stay tuned for more information on Crucified Barbara.

Crucified Barbara w/ CrashDiet and Snakeskyn Whiskey...

3/13 - Austin, TX @ Club Metropolis
3/14 - Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club
3/15 - Albuquerque, NM @ Hooligan's Nightclub
3/16 - Albuquerque, NM @ Hooligan's Nightclub
3/20 - Phoenix, AZ @ Joe's Grotto
3/22 - Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
3/23 - San Diego, CA @ Shakedown Bar
3/25 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
3/26 - Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl - Hard Rock Hotel
3/28 - Jerome, ID @ Diamondz Bar & Grill
3/29 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Liquid Joe's
3/30 - Arvada, CO @ Jammin Joe's
4/02 - Kansas City, MO @ Czar
4/03 - Minneapolis, MN @ GB Leightons Picke Park
4/04 - Chicago, IL @ Double Door
4/05 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room @ The Crofoot
4/06 - Toronto, ON - CANADA @ The Mod Club Theatre
4/07 - Ottawa, ON - CANADA @ Mavericks
4/09 - Montreal, QC - CANADA @ Café Campus
4/11 - West Chester, PA @ The Note
4/12 - Pittsburgh, PA @ 31st Pub
4/13 - New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
4/15 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
4/16 - White Marsh, MD @ House of Rock
4/17 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
4/18 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Crucified Barbara online...
Crucified Barbara is...
  • Mia Coldheart - Vocals, guitar
  • Ida Evileye - Bass
  • Klara Force - Guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicki Wicked - Drums, backing vocals

Steve Hackett: UK tour dates and new version of Entangled

Steve Hackett - The Guitarist is set to embark on the first leg of his Genesis Revisited Tour – a self-confessed perfectionist’s interpretation of old songs that were produced in his time with the band. The revisit includes the appearance of whole orchestras and various performers to ‘enrich the clarity’ of Genesis.

Steve Hackett UK tour 2013
May 10: London Hammersmith Apollo
May 11: Cardiff St David’s Hall
May 12: Liverpool Philharmonic
May 14: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
May 15: Gateshead Sage
May 16: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Oct 22: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Oct 23: Bristol Colston Hall
Oct 24: London Royal Albert Hall
Oct 26: Manchester O2 Apollo
Oct 27: Newcastle City Hall
Oct 29: Liverpool Philharmonic
Oct 30: Sheffield City Hall
Nov 1: Cambridge Corn Exchange

Steve Hackett - Entangled on MUZU.TV.

Michael Dolce: legato solo 3 lesson

Here is the 3rd solo from Michael's new lesson package"Legato technique and concepts".
Included in the package is the 40min lesson ,40 page booklet,backing tracks,bonus album

Michael Dolce legato solo 3 from "LEGATO TECHNIQUE AND CONCEPTS"Lesson Package

Aryz Bulo: Jakarta Guitar Festival Video Contest 2013

How to vote : (1-30 March 2013)
1. Sign in to Jakarta Guitar Festival website
2. Go to voting menu on the left side
3. Vote by clicking the 'like' button on the bottom video you choose

Thank you for your kind support.

Jakarta Guitar Festival Video Contest 2013 Aryz Bulo

News: Pink Floyd Style Progressive Rock Backing Track (Am) | 107 bpm

Here are the link to purchase this song to post as the video response.

Piano Intro: (Bm - Em7 - CMaj7 - FMaj7 - Dm7 - G - CMaj7 / FMaj7 - CMaj7 Arpeggio...)
Turn Around:(Am - D7)

Original Composition & playing by © MegaBackingTracks
All Rights Reserved

Progressive Rock Backing Track (Am) | 107 bpm

Timo Somers: Delain Interlude tour dates and CD/DVD details

May 1 - Spain, Sweden, Norway
May 3 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux
May 6 - Rest of Europe
May 7 - USA, Canada

CD track listing:

01. Breathe On Me
02. Collars And Suits
03. Are You Done With Me (new single mix)
04. Such A Shame
05. Cordell
06. Smalltown Boy
07. We Are The Others (new ballad version)
08. Mother Machine (live)
09. Get The Devil Out Of Me (live)
10. Milk And Honey (live)
11. Invidia (live)
12. Electricity (live)
13. Not Enough (live)

Bonus DVD:

01. Invidia (Video Live @ Metal Female Voices Fest)
02. Electricity (Video Live @ Metal Female Voices Fest)
03. We Are The Others (Video Live @ Metal Female Voices Fest)
04. Milk and Honey (Video Live @ Metal Female Voices Fest)
05. Not Enough (Video Live @ Metal Female Voices Fest)
06. Backstage Footage
07. Get The Devil Out Of Me (video)
08. We Are The Others (video)
09. April Rain (video)
10. Frozen (video)

Timmo Tolkki,Jens Johansson,Derek Sherinian: The LAnd Of New Hope - The new Metal Opera

The new metal-opera project from ex-STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki, will release its debut album, "The Land Of New Hope", on May 17 in Europe and May 21 in North America via Frontiers Records. Guests on the CD include Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, ex-HELLOWEEN), Sharon Den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION), Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE, KAMELOT), Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X, ADRENALINE MOB), Rob Rock (DRIVER, IMPELLITTERI, M.A.R.S.), Tony Kakko (SONATA ARCTICA), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS), Derek Sherinian (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, DREAM THEATER) and Alex Holzwarth (RHAPSODY OF FIRE).

The year is A.D. 2055 and planet Earth has almost been destroyed by a series of earthquakes, tsunamis and natural catastrophes. A small group of survivors leave on a quest to find a sacred place called The New Land Of Hope.

THE LAND OF NEW HOPE - The new Metal Opera

Andy James: Sacred Mother Tongue - album sampler

SACRED MOTHER TONGUE will release a new single, "A Light Will Shine", on April 7. The track is described as "one of the highlights" from the band's forthcoming second album, "Out Of The Darkness", which is due a week later — on April 15 — through EMI Label Services.

"Out Of The Darkness" track listing:

01. Intro (Out Of The Darkness)
02. Demons
03. Bird In Hand
04. Seven
05. Pawn
06. Bleeding Out
07. A Light Will Shine
08. The City Is Crying
09. Just A Ride
10. Evolve/Become
11. Believe

Sacred Mother Tongue's new album is out April 15th! Pre-order your copy now @

Sample every track from the album in the sampler above and let us know your favourite in the comments below!

Video by Richard Oakes at Dark Fable Media -

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More Sacred Mother Tongue info at:

Sacred Mother Tongue: Out of The Darkness [album sampler]

Sacred Mother Tongue - 'A Light Will Shine' Behind the Scenes

David Shankle: talks about new album

A short, candid interview with David Shankle in which he talks about his band DSG, their new upcoming album to be released this summer (2013) and future plans for the band.

Interviewed, Filmed and Edited by Mario Salazar for Chicago's Rock.
© 2013, a division of Genex Productions, Chicago, IL USA.

David Shankle Interview with Mario Salazar for Chicago's Rock.On DSG Feb 23 2013.

Mike Orlando: Adrenaline Mob - Covertá - tour dates

"Covertá" track listing:

01. High Wire (BADLANDS)
02. Stand Up And Shout (DIO)
03. Break on Through (THE DOORS)
04. Romeo Delight (VAN HALEN)
05. Barracuda (HEART)
06. Kill The King (RAINBOW)
07. The Lemon Song (LED ZEPPELIN)
08. The Mob Rules (BLACK SABBATH)

Mar. 12 - New Haven CT @ Toads Place
Mar. 13 - New York NY @ Marlin @ Webster Hall
Mar. 14 - Pittsburgh PA @ Altar Bar
Mar. 15 - Allentown PA @ Crocodile Rock
Mar. 16 - West Springfield VA @ Empire
Mar. 18 - Jacksonville FL @ Brewster’s Roc Bar
Mar. 19 - Tampa FL @ Orpheum
Mar. 20 - Orlando FL @ The Haven
Mar. 22 - Houston TX @ Scout Bar
Mar. 23 - San Antonio TX @ Backstage Live
Mar. 24 - Dallas TX @ Trees
Mar. 26 - Albuquerque NM @ Launch Pad
Mar. 27 - Phoenix AZ @ Joe's Grotto
Mar. 28 - San Diego CA @ Brick By Brick
Mar. 29 - Las Vegas NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
Mar. 30 - Los Angeles CA @ Roxy
Apr. 01 - Colorado Springs CO @ Black Sheep
Apr. 02 - Kansas City KS @ The Voodoo Lounge
Apr. 04 - St Louis MO @ Fubar
Apr. 05 - Nashville TN @ Exit IN
Apr. 06 - Atlanta GA @ Masquerade
Apr. 07 - Richmond VA @ Kingdom

Adrenaline Mob : Tracking of Coverta : "Romeo Delight"

Yngwie Malmsteen: US tour dates - tranch one!

More dates are to be announced soon!

4/25 Cleveland, Ohio House of Blues
4/26 Toronto, Canada Phoenix Theatre
4/27 Hartford, Connecticut Webster Theatre
4/28 Munhall, Pennsylvania Carnegie Music Hall
4/30 New York City, New York Irving Plaza
5/3 Memphis, Tennessee Beale Street Festival
5/4 Chicago , Illinois House of Blues
5/5 St Charles, Illinois Arcada Theatre
5/7 Denver, Colorado Summit Music Hall
5/9 Anaheim, California House of Blues
5/10 West Hollywood, California House of Blues
5/12 Ventura, California Ventura Theater
5/14 San Diego, California House of Blues
5/18 San Antonio, Texas Backstage Live-Out


Keith Merrow,Jeff Hughell, Wes Hauch: Top Romulan NAMM 2013

Jamming at NAMM 2013 in the Seymour Duncan booth. Recorded DI into a MacBook Pro using a Line 6 Interface and Presonus Studio One. Pro using a Line 6 Interface and Presonus Studio One.

Keith Merrow- "Top Romulan" NAMM 2013 (with Jeff Hughell and Wes Hauch).

Tom Cykman: Santo Angelo competition entry

My version for the contest. If you like, click down there, comment and subscribe to the channel!


Frank Gambale,Alex Stornello,Ignazio Di Salvo,Gianluca Ferro: MMI Guitar Attack!

After the cycle that began with GIANLUCA FERRO (DIRECTOR VARESE MMI) and ALBERTO BOLLATI continue to woodstock events that are school, this time a day organized by MMI and Woodstock, all dedicated to the guitar!

Onstage will perform the best guitarists and directors MMI In closing CLINIC OF GREAT FRANK GAMBALE undisputed King of the SWEEP PICKING!


Woodstock Art Direction / MMI Event Organization: Giulio Cereda CONTACT:Julius TEL: 3921668307 EMAIL: Gianluca Ferro TEL: 3400822525CLUB OPENS AT 16:00 HOURS 16:30 START EVENT COST 15 EURO WITHOUT OBLIGATION TO DRINK