Thursday, 1 August 2013

Sam Bell: Sam and Jo Kwame Challen from Mask of Judas interview on UK Tech Fest 2013

GetYourRockOut caught up with Mask of Judas @ UK Tech Fest 2013. For our review and photos of the event head over here:

For more interviews, news and reviews, head over to!

Mask of Judas interview @ UK Tech Fest 2013

Chris Gordon: Relaxing with Red

Chris Gordon relaxing and jamming with Red!

Relaxing with Red

Corrado Sgandurra: Ibanez RG2011SC-BK - tapping shop guitar

Corrado playing the amazing limited-edition RG2011SC 30-fret guitar

Corrado Sgandurra playing Ibanez RG2011SC-BK

Tim Miller: live in PA - smooth fusionier in 2008

Tim Miller Trio playing rhythm changes in Baltimore back in 2008... but like any vintage, it just gets better with age!

Tim Miller Trio playing rhythm changes in Baltimore

Tim Miller live in PA

Frank Steffen Mueller: T.E.N Friends Contest

T.E.N Friends Contest - Frank Steffen Mueller
Created with MAGIX Video deluxe 17 Plus

This is my entry for the T.E.N & Guitar Friends Contest. Thanks a lot to Anouck! It´s a very special backing I decided to do something very special. Hope you like it!

Gear used: Very cheap guitar with integrated speakers, very old strings, Violin bow, Gravity picks, RockSlide, Richter Strap, Neumann Micro, Canon Eos 600D

Feel free to contact me at

Cheers, Frank

Greg Koch: Fender Custom Shop Factory Tour

Fender Custom Shop Factory Tour Introduction w/ Greg Koch • Wildwood Guitars
Wildwood Guitars is on the road! We flew out to gorgeous Corona, California to stop by the Fender Custom Shop, and were lucky enough to slip in undetected to roam the halls of the factory! Come and join us!

Greg Koch:
Fender Custom Shop:

Wildwood Guitars is on the road! We flew out to gorgeous Corona, California to stop by the Fender Custom Shop, and were lucky enough to slip in undetected to catch a few good interviews with none other than the Fender Masterbuilders! In this video Greg Koch is joined by the up-and-coming apprentice to legendary pickup-winder Abigail Ybarra, Josefina Campos! In this video we talk to her about her time at Fender, the pickup winding process, and so much more -- check it out!

Greg Koch:
Fender Custom Shop:

Josefina Campos Interview at the Fender Custom Shop w/ Greg Koch • Wildwood Guitars

Dallton Santos: Building Prog Metal Guitar Solo with Triads

Building Prog Metal Guitar Solo with Triads Guitar Solo Chops Soloing Lesson Dallton Santos

News: Pieces of wood, love, knowledge and 299 hours of work, condensed in a 3 minute film

Pieces of wood, love, knowledge and 299 hours of work, condensed in a 3 minute film.

The ‘Art of Making’ series aspires to display and highlight people who go against the spirit of today’s pessimism and desperation. They dare to dream and create with zeal and imagination. Armed with passion for knowledge and emotion, they attempt to combine the precision of science with the elegance and resourcefulness of art. We thank them wholeheartedly for their contribution.

Directed & VFX - Spiros Rasidakis, Dimitris Ladopoulos
Director of photography - Nikos Mexis
Editing - Yiannis Kostavaras
Sound design - Nikos Tsines
Guitarist & composer - Edsart Udo De Haes
Guitar maker - Vassilis Lazarides

visit film page

The Art of Making, Alma Flamenca from Deep Green Sea on Vimeo.

Stephen Ross: Ripping on the Zephyr

Stephen Ross - Guitarist and Composer
Well didn't start mixing yet due to some unexpected delays. I think August is looking good though. Here is a little video I just made showcasing my Stephallen Zephyr and Soundtwister pickups. Just a little improvisation over a decent backing track courtesy of the Roland Eband...

Stephen Ross Ripping on the Zephyr

Ivano Icardi: Still Waiting - Walking With The Giants - classy tones from Steve Vai's label Digital Nations

Ivano Icardi: Walking With Giants
"Still Waiting" is one of the songs of "Walking With The Giants" album.
Released by Steve Vai's label Digital Nations

20/07/2013 Performed Live @ Only Music Studio ( )

Buy the album "Walking With The Giants" on iTunes:

"Walking With The Giants" - Backing Tracks:

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News: Moon June Fusion samplers from $1

Dear Friends in Music

You are welcome to enjoy and download for only $2 minimum donation, the brand new MoonJune Sampler, completely revamped with 56 out 61 new and different tunes from the previous sampler. This Sampler includes also tunes from the upcoming MoonJune's releases of simakDialog, I Know You Well Miss Clara, Dusan Jevtovic, Dewa Budjana (featuring Larry Goldings, Bob Mintzer, Jimmy Johnson, Peter Erskine, Janis Siegel).

Please click on each icon below for more information. Support the independent music cause. Enjoy.

Yours in Music

Leonardo / MoonJune
MoonJune: Fusion sampler

Additionally, here are two cross-promotional compilation of the very great progressive fusion from all four corners of the world, music selected from albums of my friends and several artists who have submitted their music to me in past few years.

The whole purpose of this compilation is to expose these musicians' recently recorded music to the constantly growing MoonJune audience, and also to pay due respect to their artistry. Each track comes with complete information about the artist and the album from which the tune was selected, and most importantly there is the direct link to the artists' sites where those albums can be purchased.

Immediate download of 25-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
ONE DOLLAR for 25 Tunes / 4 hrs of music.

Featuring: Chad Wackerman (w/Allan Holdsworth), Jan Akkerman, Elton Dean Freebeat, Asaf Sirkis, Mark Wingfield, John Sund, Nicolas Meier, Michel Sajrawy, Nude Fox Ensemble, Beppe Crovella, Claude Pauly, Dusan Jevtovic, Kevin Kastning, Beledo, Ernesto Holman EtnojazzTrio, Geoff Eales & Isorhythm, Mustafa Dönmez Atmosfer, Claudio Scolari w/Daniele Cavalca, Marbin, El Trio.

Immediate download of 25-track album in your choice of high-quality MP3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
ONE DOLLAR for 25 Tunes / 4 hrs of music.

Featuring: Alex Machacek, Mark Wingfield, John Sund (AcousticSense & w/Ayi Solomon), Nicolas Meier, Apostoli Anthimos, Michel Sajrawy, The Avengers (Beledo, Adam Holzman, Lincoln Goines, Kim Plainfield), Ernesto Holman, Dialeto, Uzva, Ecstasy Project, Sing Sing Penelope, Evil Giraffe On Mars, Dominique Vantomme Root, Sean Wayland, Luz De Riada, Matto Molto, Tassos Sipiliotoopoulos, The Wrong Object.

News: Aeon Zen - Solo This competition

Aeon Zen - Solo This competition closes 1st September

To enter, simply follow these instructions:

Step 1. Go here to download the backing track:

Step 2. Record a video of you playing your solo over the backing track and upload it YouTube. Make sure to put "Aeon Zen Sabre Guitars" in the video title, otherwise your video will not be entered.

Step 3. To find out if you've won the competition, like Aeon Zen and Sabre Guitars on Facebook here:

Step 4. The competition closes on 1st September, so be sure to get your entry in before then.

And that's it! Good luck everyone!


1 x "Set of Sabre Guitars MetalGear Ultra II pickups (bridge and neck pickups)" (worth £120)
1 x "20% discount on any Sabre Guitar purchase"
1 x "Rich Hinks to record a guitar or bass solo on one of your own songs, and he will then mix and master one of your songs as well at Zen Chapel Studios (" (worth a minimum of £200)
3 x "Guitar pick used to record the Aeon Zen album 'Enigma', and a CD of the 'Enigma' album"

1st place winner can choose which prize they would like.
2nd place winner can then choose from the remaining prizes after the 1st place winner. 
3rd place winner will win the remaining grand prize. 
4th, 5th, and 6th places will win the "guitar pick + 'Enigma' CD".

The competition will be judged by the members of Aeon Zen and by Sabre Guitars.

The backing track is taken from the Aeon Zen song "Downfall", off the band's latest album "Enigma", out now!

Rules: Contest open worldwide. Solo can be performed on any instrument of the entrant's choosing. Employees of Sabre Guitars, Aeon Zen or any of its affiliates or agencies, or members of their immediate families, or persons living in same household of each, or individuals or groups endorsed by Sabre Guitars, are not eligible to enter or win. Entrants under sixteen (16) years old must obtain parental consent before entering the contest. Such consent may be given via e-mail or regular mail to the Sponsor, which consent will be confirmed by the Sponsor. Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. When shipping overseas, winner is responsible for any fees associated with taxes or customs. Prizes cannot be exchanged for their monetary value. Winner agrees to allow their name, photo and video to be used for promotional, non-profit purposes. Any personal information required for delivery & arrangement of prizes will not be retained or given to any other parties under any circumstance.

Nathan Evans: summer flamenco

Me in the studio recording my new ep will be available on iTunes and reverbnation this summer

Recording new flamenco EP

Biggie P Phanrath: tapping etude examples

Hi I'm Biggie P. Phanrath (Guitarist of Melodius Deite)

Various Guitar Tapping Technique by Biggie

Marshall Harrison: 13 epic questions - answers the 3 first questions

13 epic questions for Marshall Harrison (the first three)! Talks about his favourite wood for guitars and the use of alternate tunings.

Allen Van Wert: Endless Sacrifice

I took my jamplay footage and decided to make a cheezy "music video" with way too many effects and me acting weird haha. Anyway. I wasn't gonna post this but screw it maybe someone will have a laugh.. By the way jamplay videos are not cheezy like this at all. HD quality with no queer FX. USE THE CODE: 21DCE1A68F You will get a free no BS involved trial to check out my Live lessons, Hours of detailed video lessons in HD. Backings and Tabs! Some other song lessons by Allen on are...

"Turkish March" - Mozart
Allen Van Wert teaches his neo-classical rendition of this Mozart masterpiece.
Length: 33:18

"Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers" - ZZ Top
Allen Van Wert covers the ZZ Top classic "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers."
Length: 24:58

"Angry Again" - Megadeth
Allen Van Wert teaches this Megadeth classic.
Length: 41:01

"Seventeen" - Winger
Learn this classic hair metal song by the band Winger.
Length: 67:00

"Hangar 18" - Megadeth
Allen Van Wert teaches this epic Megadeth song that has no less than 11 guitar solos.
Length: 120:00

"Come As You Are" - Nirvana
Allen teaches this song from the great American grunge band Nirvana.
Length: 16:57

"Lithium" - Nirvana
Allen Van Wert teaches this classic grunge song from the album Nevermind.
Length: 20:17

"Endless Sacrifice" - Dream Theater
Resident JamPlay metallurgist Allen Van Wert tackles the 11 minute epic "Endless Sacrifice" by Dream Theater. Allen meticulously explains all of John Petrucci's guitar parts...
Length: 79:14

"Pull Me Under" - Dream Theater
Here is a lesson on Dream Theater's most popular song. Recognizable by its brooding clean intro and brutal distorted rhythms, this song is a must learn for metal guitarists....
Length: 120:06

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Also be sure to check out the jamplay youtube and subscribe to them as well!

They also have many other amazing musicians giving lessons!

Endless Sacrifice Guitar Vocal Cover Full Song Dream Theater Allen ROBOT Van Wert

Instrumental Work

Doug Doppler,Atma Anur: Wicked Nu Instrumetal

A clip from one of Doug Doppler's live guitar clinics, the backing tracks are from his Favoured Nations release NU INSTRUMETAL. The CD also features bass players Stu Hamm and Billy Sheehan, and drummer Atma Anur

Atma Anur - Doug Doppler/WICKED (Nu Instrumetal)

Joop Wolters,Atma Anur: Atma Anur Group - Complex Relationships

Promo clip of guitarist Joop Wolters recording 'Complex Relationships' for the upcoming Atma Anur Group CD, featuring Tomasz Bura. Other guests include Cheryl Pyle, Sean O'Bryan Smith, Andro Biswani, Bert Elliot and many more...

Atma Anur Group - Joop Wolters (Complex Relationships)

Marc Guillermont,Sebastiaan Cornelissen,Frans Vollink: train to destiny...

Marc Guillermont
Marc Guillermont headed for a date with destiny in Italy playing at the Eddie Lang festival.

Sebastiaan Cornelissen
rehearsal with marc guillermont and Frans Vollink for friday's gig in Italy. Eddie lang festival:)

Daniele Gottardo + Marc Guillermont will have a jam section at the end of the show to play
Footprints by Wayne Shorter and Fred by Allan Holdsworth... let's hope our friends at HandEye Family will get this all on video.

Eric Calderone: The Godfather Meets Metal

The Godfather Meets Metal
Hey guys,

So I've been seeing this one for a LONG TIME. This movie was part of my childhood haha. When my dad thought I was old enough, he showed me "the greatest mafia movie of all time". One of the most iconic films and scores ever. Thank you guys so much for everything. It means the world. Big ups for all the contributions, votes, comments, subs, messages, suggestions, donations and support. You guys ROCK my casbah, ALWAYS!

Best to ya


William Stravato: Astrid Devices - Cause we've ended as lovers + clinic performances

Astrid Handmade Speakers:
Cassa fatta a mano in betulla
2x12 V30+Greenback
Il cono microfonato è un Greenback

Astrid Devices: William Stravato plays Cause we've ended as lovers (Jeff Beck)

Special Guest Guitar: William Stravato
Guitar: Christian Russo
Guitar. Alessandro Lombardi
Drums: Maurizio Frontino
Eletric Bass: Valerio Pagliaro
Vocals: Massimiliano Palermo

Red House(cover Jimi Hendryx) Concerto - Seminario William Stravato

Voodo Child(cover Jimi Hendryx) Concerto - Seminario William Stravato

Purple Haze(cover Jimi Hendryx) Concerto - Seminario William Stravato

Ian Paice - William Stravato - Alex De Rosso - Cesareo ( smoke on the water)

Matt Hines: guitar center 2013 Blues Masters Winner

Congratulations to Matt Hines, winner of Guitar Center's Blues Masters 2013. Here's Matt's winning performance of "Slow Train" performed on stage with Joe Bonamassa, live at The Mint on July 27th, 2013. For more info, visit

2013 Blues Masters Winner: Matt Hines