Sunday, 26 May 2013

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Wayne Krantz: Oscar's Guitar Shop interview

On the 20th episode of Oscar's Guitar Shop (5-17-13), Oscar gets real with New York fusion wizard Wayne Krantz. They get into his early influences, playing with Steely Dan, breaking out of confining boxes on the fretboard, and how to be fully present on stage during live performance.

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Oscar's Guitar Shop Wayne Krantz Interview

Billy Sheehan: Hartke Guitar Center clinic

Billy Sheehan who supplied his talented bass skills to Talas, Niacin, Mr Big, and David Lee Roth talks about playing the Hartke Guitar Center clinic and shared some his biggest secrets.


Adam Ironside: Allan Holdsworth Style Lick

Hey guys, people requested a few 'lick of the week' lessons. Whilst I can't commit to one every week I certainly will knock a few out at random. Hope you guys enjoy this lick in the style of one of my favourite players.

Allan Holdsworth Style Lick

Rie a.k.a Suzaku: Kingdom of the Sun

Rie a.k.a Suzaku Official Web Site

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku finally made a masterpiece of full-length album that's full of unknown possibilities of guitar instrumental! Composed brand new materials contains super guitar technique that's already approved of at concerts, and you'll be amazed with a flood of Rie-branded melodies.  Also, four maestros Yoshihiro Naruse from Casiopea, IKUO, KENJI JINO HINO, Isamu Takita contributed for bass. Taku Yabuki on piano. And on drums Isamu who's currently a supporting member of ANTHEM.

Hi, I'm Rie, a female guitarist from Japan. Currently, I'm doing concerts mainly at Tokyo.

Also, I compose my own music and lyrics. In 2010, I made my debut with mini-album titled "Messiah" then in 2011,  2nd mini "Mother Earth" was released. And in 2012, 3rd mini "Dreaming Eyes" brought me two domestic tours!  These titles are now available on iTunes as well.

Rie a.k.a Suzaku: Kingdom of the Sun
1. Black Hole /
2. Stardust /
3. Cyber Moon /
4. 風神雷神 /
5. Starry tales /
6. Heaven /
7. Across the Sky /
8. Endless Purification /
9. Kingdom of the Sun /
10. Snow fairy /
11. Blue Planet /
12. Milky Way

And finally I have produced my 1st-ever full-length (also, 1st-ever instrumental) album as you see now!!

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku / Kingdom of the Sun CD Release!!

Masahiro Aoki: Godspeed Vivix - "craving" from serenade mini album "growl"

"craving" guitar solo from the serenade new album "growl".

growl is now available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon MP3, CDBaby and other major digital distribution services.

My rigs are the following:

dragonfly HI-STA 7ST.24
T's Guitars DST22 Deluxe
MAGIX Vandal
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X7

"craving" from serenade mini album "growl"

Zsolt László: Waves Of Shred Entry

Here's my entry to the Waves of Shred competition. Make sure you watch it in HQ! ;) Hope you enjoy, and please vote for me! Feel free to leave comments and let me know your opinion about it! :) Thanks to Tom, Yiannis, Laurie as well as Wampler and Tsakalis pedals for this one. Thanks to everyone involved. Some great takes already and undoubtedly more will follow! Good luck to all.

Waves Of Shred Entry - Zsolt László

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

Reginald Guillaume: Guitaro 5000 jamming in the Manhattan Subway

Mike Dawes: Through a completely coincidental series of events I bumped into Reginald 'Guitaro 5000' Guillaume busking on the Manhattan Subway. What Reginald does on the guitar is completely innovative, his percussion technique is superb!

Please subscribe to Guitaro 5000 and share his videos around.


Amazing NYC Subway Musician - Guitaro 5000

Pete Pachio,Glenn Drover: wins runner-up in the Glenn Drover Dean Guitar Contest

UPDATE!! Hey guys..i got runner-up in the contest.. My take on the Dean Guitars Glenn Drover Contest
Thanks to Glenn Drover, Dean Guitars, and Magna Carta Records!
I am using a FRACTAL AUDIO AXE -Fx, Ibanez Guitar, V-picks,and a POWERMAKER RADIO T-shirt!

Re: Glenn Drover Dean Guitar Contest..UPDATE..I am RUNNER-UP in this CONTEST!

Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart: We're at the LG venue!

Just arrived at the venue to check into the hotel which is just three minutes away

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Rush - YYZ / The Spirit of Radio (with Clockwork Angels String Ensemble)
Live - O2 Arena, London, 24.05.2013
Clockwork Angels Tour

Rush - YYZ / The Spirit of Radio (Live - O2 Arena, London, 24.05.2013)

Bobby Van Zandt: Waves of Shred

Waves of Shred Bobby Van Zandt

Waves of Shred Bobby Van Zandt

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

Costas Tsakiris: Waves of shred guitar competition

Waves of shred guitar competition-Costas Tsakiris

Waves Of Shred Entry - Costas Tsakiris.

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

Eric Lécluse: Waves Of Shred Entry

My entry from France! good luck to everyone

Waves Of Shred Entry-Eric Lécluse

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

Mario Suarez: Waves Of Shred Entry - sweet chops

Hi! This is my humble entry for the Waves of Shred guitar competition.
The video was taken in just one shoot (no punches), with a Carvin DC400 Custom guitar and an AXE FX II. It's harmonized later in a pair of phrases.
Hope you enjoy it!

Waves Of Shred Entry - MARIO SUÁREZ

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

John Huldt: Waves of shred competition - packed with goodness and killer licks

Here's my entry to the Waves of shred competition. Enjoy!

The guitar was played using the Kemper Profiling Amp running an Elmwood Modena profile.

I'm also using
Seymour Duncan pickups
George Els cables
Mad Professor
T Rex
Oceanaut Watches :)

Waves of shred competition - John Huldt

Tom Quayle,Yiannis Papadopoulos: Waves Of Shred Competition closes 1st June 2013

Yoger Mucci: Iron man is tapping with a new kind of string dampener

ENJOY! I MISSED THE LAST BARS IF YOU WANT TABS LET ME KNOW CHECK MY WEBSITE yogermucci.uphero.comand my new Solo album with guests Like Michael Angelo Batio, Joe Stump, Marco Minnemann, David Shankle, Theodore Ziras and many more!!


Allen Van Wert: A little composition and improvisation

Some of this is going to be on the new Album. All rights reserved for me and stuff!'

A little composition and improvisation

Dennis Hormes: Light Blues Pacifica 112

Eric Vandenberg
Listening to Dennis Hormes' live blues-album while getting ready for the next rehearsal. Amazing player, check him out!

Dennis Hormes plays my Pacifica 112 V !!!!

Osvaldo Di Dio: Little Wing at Blueshouse club in Milan

Osvaldo Di Dio (guitar), Massimo Ciaccio (bass) and Roberto Fabiani (drums) perform Little Wing at Blueshouse club in Milan.

Osvaldo Di Dio's Guitar Hurricane : Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix)

Osvaldo Di Dio : Lenny (S.R.V.)

Petey Graves: Red Seas Fire: Turner & Hooch

Music Video produced by MetalWaspMedia /
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Red Seas Fire - Turner & Hooch (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Brian Larkin,Matt Moliti,Christian Colabelli: Dark Empire - The Demon and the Scarlet Dagger

Instrumental version of a brand new tune. Sound quality isn't amazing, and yes that is a drum machine, but we wanted to give you guys a taste of what we are working on!

Brian Larkin - vocals
Matt Moliti - Guitars, death vocals
Christian Colabelli - Guitars
Randy Knecht - bass
Harris Bergsohn - Keyboards

Matt Graff - Drums

Fan filmed footage of Dark Empire performing Dreaming In Vengeance Live 3/10/13 @ BB Kings in NYC opening for Nile (plus backstage hilarity). Thanks to Julian Cardazone for the video!

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Dark Empire - Dreaming In Vengeance Live @ BB Kings NYC 3/10/13

Timo Tolkki: Rockeyez Interview

Twenty one minutes of talk with Rockeyez Interview w/Timo Tolkki 5/12/2013.

Rockeyez Interview w/ Timo Tolkki 5/12/2013