Friday, 27 December 2013

Fabrizio Licciardello: plays Francesco Distefano guitars

FABRIZIO LICCIARDELLO plays Francesco Distefano guitars

Jason Becker: The JB Fest interviews from Loud Guitars

Live performances and interviews from the Jason Becker fest by features Guthrie Govan, Mattias IA Eklundh,Andy James,Kiko Loureiro,Michael Lee Firkins, Stéphan Forté, Timo Somers,Barend Courbois,Daniele Gottardo,Stuart Hamm, Atma Anur,Marco Sfogli,Marcel Coenen,Franck Hermanny

Timo Somers: Mike Blackburn interview for

Mike Blackburn caught up with Timo Somers in Toronto before his show with Delain. Timo was one of the Guitar players involved in the Jason Becker "Not Dead Yet" festival in Amsterdam. Timo also plays with Tri-Head, Vengeance and a few other projects. Check it out !!!

Timo Somers-Interview

Charlie Parra: 'Hard Rock...And More' from Jam track central

Get the jam track package here:

After much demand Charlie Parra has released his debut exclusive and original jam track series, entitled 'Hard Rock...And More!'

In true Parra style, Charlie has created 3 superb feel good heavy rock tracks that are simply sublime for jamming over. Plus, with Charlie's infectious solo ideas you have a load of great licks and riffs to learn here too. You don't get over 300k subscribers and nearly 50 million YouTube views unless you wrote infectious riffs!!

The 3 tracks were mixed by our very own Jan Cyrka. Combining his incredible mixing skills, and Charlies ability to write great jam tracks with inspiring solos, the results are superb!

This package comes with 3 solo tracks, solo backing tracks, extended jam tracks, video performances and TAB/notation. Check it out below!
*NEW* Charlie Parra 'Hard Rock...And More' at

Shoko Nagasaki,Ai Ohnuma: Zonk-Monk live rehearsal

Zonk-MONK / / Kegoi (Dr.) & AI (Org.Key) & Shoko (Org.Key)
12 Jan, 2012 live rehearsal floor,ja


ZONK-MONK 2012.1.12 フロアLIVEリハーサル

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Zonk-Monk: Disorder-out of the cosmos

News: Basick Records Firesale - upto 50% discount

Starting at midnight (UTC) tonight and continuing through until midnight on the 30th of December 2013, the annual Basick Records Firesale will take place, and this year it's as progressive as ever!

  • 28th December - PRICES DROP BY 50%
  • 29th December - PRICES DROP BY 25%
  • 30th December - PRICES DROP BY 15%

Courtney Cox, Wanda Ortiz,Heather Baker, Nikki Stringfield: Iron Maidens House of Blues (Anaheim) 2013 Jack Lue Series

Formed in 2001, The Iron Maidens have quickly established themselves as one of southern California’s most popular tribute acts and are rapidly gaining international recognition. The band boasts beauty as well as excellent musicianship, lively stage presence, and a remarkable stage show with theatrical scenes interspersed throughout.

First and foremost on the agenda of The Iron Maidens is talent. These women are highly trained professionals with diversified musical backgrounds ranging from orchestral and musical theater to blues and rock. The band and its members have been the recipients of many awards including best tribute band, and best in category (guitar, bass, drums, voice) at events such as The Rock City News Awards, The LA Music Awards, and The All Access Magazine Award Show to name a few. The line-up is Kirsten “Bruce Chickinson” Rosenberg on vocals, Linda “Nikki McBURRain” McDonald on drums, Courtney “Adriana Smith” Cox and Nita “Mega Murray” Strauss on guitars, and Wanda "Steph Harris" Ortiz on bass.

The Iron Maidens cover Iron Maiden material from all eras of the band’s career, encompassing the band’s biggest hits as well as fan favorites. The stage show includes appearances by Maiden mascot Eddie, the grimreaper, the devil and more.

The Iron Maidens have packed houses everywhere they have played. For more information on The Iron Maidens, please visit the band’s website at <a href=""" />


Iron Maidens House of Blues (Anaheim) 2013

Heather Baker - guest on Alexander The Great 

Full Series

Brent Hinds,Bill Kelliher: Mastodon Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2013 Jack Lue Series

From Mastodon @ Rockstar Mayhem Festival 06-29-13 San Bernadino, Jack Lue Series

Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. Many of their songs feature progressive concepts and unique instrumentation with a mix of clean vocals and harsh screams.

Mastodon has released five studio albums, a live album and accompanying DVD, a compilation of early material and a box set. The band released its debut album Remission in 2002, which garnered significant critical acclaim for its unique sound.[1]

Their second release, Leviathan, was based on the famous American novel by Herman Melville, Moby Dick. Three magazines awarded it Album of the Year in 2004: Revolver, Kerrang! and Terrorizer. Mastodon achieved major American commercial success with its 2011 album The Hunter, which debuted at number ten on the Billboard 200 chart.

Link to the Full series

Chris Holmes,Troy Elizondo: Stonebreed featuring WASP's Chris Holmes - Jack Lue Series

STONEBREED delivers a unique brand of Hard Rock with a Southern Metal Kick. You can hear their influences of Hard Rock, Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Country Rock, & Metal as it pumps out their songs like a Freight Train in a Hurricane.

STONEBREED from Los Angeles, California. Heavily influenced by the likes of Aerosmith, AC/DC, Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Motorhead, W.A.S.P meets Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet,Blackfoot. An old school, Hard Rocking, Southern Flavored, High Energy Arena style Party band.

With the addition of legendary guitarist Chris Holmes of W.A.S.P as guest guitarist for the winter, this show packs a POWER PUNCH in the gut you do not want to miss.


Full photo series

News: Grooveyard records - end of 2013 special blow out sale!

In celebration of winding out 2013 and bringing in the New Year, we are offering a to our special customers of (5) discs for $50 (USD) for a limited time only. (Includes FREE shipping Worldwide)
(All non-US orders will ship Air Mail without the jewel cases)
(All US orders shipped by Media Mail)

This "Sweet Deal" applies to any (5) discs of your choice from the Grooveyard Records
site and also applies to DOUBLE DISCS + DVDs. You can order several copies of each
disc if you want and you can order multiple (5) Disc "Special Deals". There is no limit.
This new "Special Deal" is limited to discs currently IN STOCK only - no Backorders.

This offer is available starting today (12.27) and expires Weds. (1.1.14).
You can easily place your order through our site (See Link/Info Below).
(When you place your order, please use the DISC CODES for the discs you want).

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James Norbert Ivanyi: Aphasia - 'Ubuntu' featuring Beau Golden & Danny Tunker.

Aphasia - 'Ubuntu' - James Norbert Ivanyi feat: Beau Golden & Danny Tunker.
'Ubuntu' from the instrumental album 'Aphasia' by James Norbert Ivanyi.
Released October 20th 2013. Feat: Guest performances by Beau Golden on piano and Danny Tunker on guitar. Drums by David Horgan.
'Aphasia' is available now at:

Guitar Noize top 10 album of the year

Highly recommended - Truth In Shredding!

Aphasia is the debut solo instrumental record by James Norbert Ivanyi. 
Featuring special guest performances by Roxana Mallous Neisseman, Beau Golden, David Horgan, Danny Tunker, Christian Muenzner and Francesco Artusato. It was recorded by James Norbert Ivanyi at his private studio in Sydney, Australia during 2013. All music written, arranged mixed and mastered by James Norbert Ivanyi w/ David Horgan. 

 James Norbert Ivanyi: Aphasia
Track Listing:
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1. Olivia (Feat: Roxana Mallous Neisemann) 07:20 
2. Reawakened 04:52
3. Apperception Prism 06:01
4. Proprium | Assent (Feat: Christian Muenzner) 04:51 
5. Ubuntu (Feat: Beau Golden & Danny Tunker) 08:05 
6. Resolute Enmity (Feat: Francesco Artusato) 06:14 

Kiko Loureiro, Virgil Donati, Anthony Crawford: Baked Potato, Los Angeles, December 20 2013

Kiko Loureiro highlights: live at the Baked Potato, Los Angeles, December 20 2013
Highlights from Kiko Loureiro's first set at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles on Dec. 20 2013. Kiko Loureiro, Virgil Donati, Anthony Crawford.

Ciara Camacho: Keith Merrow - Wrong Axis - great cover

Keith Merrow - Wrong Axis (guitar cover)
A really great cover by Ciara Camacho on the classic Keith Merrow track Wrong Axis

My cover for Wrong Axis, subscribe like and comment!! :)

Kevin Peters: Dreams Of Fireflies - Trans-Siberian Orchestra Play-Along Contest Entry

Kevin Peters - Dreams Of Fireflies (Trans-Siberian Orchestra Play-Along Contest Entry)
This is my entry for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra Play-Along Contest. Thanks TSO for this opportunity!!

Angel Vivaldi: Carol of the Hells

Carol of the Hells
Happy Whatever Doesn't Offend You!

Shawn Lane,Jonas Hellborg,Felix Sabal: Lecco Live - Warsaw, Poland 1998

Jonas Hellborg, Shawn Lane Felix Sabal Lecco Live 1998
live in warsaw poland 1998 shawn lane

Al Di Meola: Day in Life and Elenor Rigby - Warsaw - 2013 - acoustic brilliance

Al Di Meola - "Day in Life and Elenor Rigby" live in Warsaw

Filippo De Vecchi: fun with plectra - picking extreme

Filippo De Vecchi: Just For Fun!!! A Christmas also gives you a plectra

A Natale dona anche te una plettrata