Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Tom Quayle: Shows Off His New Fibenare Signature Guitar




NAMM 2014: Tom Quayle Shows Off His New Fibenare Signature Guitar (Video Demo) The modern fusion master has a new axe - and he\'s pretty chuffed about it!

NAMM 2014: Tom Quayle Shows Off His New Fibenare Signature Guitar (Video Demo)

Joe Satriani: Private Lesson "Official" contest lesson! Lucky guy!!!



"Official Re-Release for all countries" In cooperation with Joe Satriani & Cinemusica TV Winner of our Joe Satriani Private Lesson Contest , Rick Corvese "Official Video Lesson" We are incredibly honored to present this video open to all countries.
Authorized by : Joe Satriani
Produced By Loudguitars.com (All video rights reserved by Loudguitars.com)
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Mike Keneally: Pam from Loud Guitars Interview Dean Markley NAMM 2014





We caught up with the Incredibly talented Mike Keneally at Dean Markley Strings NAMM 2014.


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Mamoru Morishita: Passionate Memoir another take 2001

Boxer and Guitarist Mamoru Morishita's Site
http://www5a.biglobe.ne.jp/~espre/
Ithamara Koorax and Mamoru Morishita's cd.Now on sale.
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Passionate Memoir another take 2001 Jan


Inspiration & Perspiration (Mar 1999) by Boxer & Guitarist Mamoru Morishita


Inspiration and Perspiration (July 5th 2013)

Martin Miller: Solo on "Between You an Me" - live in Dresden



http://www.martinmillerguit­ar.com

Improvising over my original composition "Between You and Me" from my solo album "The Other End" available here: http://www.jamtrackcentral.­com/store/jamtracks/the-other-end-official-album-backings-deluxe-edition/

Anton Davidyants - Bass
Stephan Salewski - Drums
Michal Skulski - Sax
Marius Leicht - Keys

Thanks to Pierre Gissel for filming and big hugs to Mirko and his Blue Note team for making this gig happen!

Vinnie Moore: Indian music fans get Vinnie to talk new album and guitarists that inpress him



15. Any young guitarists among the present lot that has impressed you?

Vinnie Moore: “The present lot” is a very UK English type of expression. ”" i have learned a lot of English from being in UFO. they will always say “you lot” when referring to a group of people. in USA we never use lot that way.we would say ” among the current players” or say “you guys”. Ha! off the top of my head, nothing is coming to mind. i kind of turned off from listening to guitarists quite a while back. i just thought it was better to turn off and follow my own path. but Guthrie Govan is amazing. Bumblefoot [Ron Thal] is killer too.i guess i am saying i like to hear great players but don’t follow things closely.

16. Give us a sneak peak into your future projects.

Vinnie Moore: As i mentioned, i have a new solo instrumental CD coming out soon. and i just finished a record with a vocalist that will be out soon on Magna Carta records. and we will be doing a new UFO record soon also

Jeff Loomis,Keith Merrow: Discuss Networking and Inspiration at the musicians institute



We caught up with Guitarist Jeff Loomis and keith Merrow to discuss networking and inspiration. Jeff and Keith talk about how networking opportunities allowed them to work on their upcoming project.

(800) 255-7529 (US/Canada)
(323) 462-1384 (International/Direct)
admissions@mi.edu
http://www.mi.edu

Musicians Institute, in Hollywood, California, offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in contemporary music performance, recording, guitar making, music business and film. If you're serious about your music, your education, and your career, take a look around the site to see what MI has to offer, then contact us for more information about how we can help you reach your goals.

Guitarist Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow Discuss Networking & Inspiration

Dean Murphy,Matt McDonough, Sam Bell: In Search of Higher Consciousness


In Search of Higher Consciousness - Dean Murphy Featuring Matt McDonough & Sam Bell -
So i wrote this lil diddy and asked Sam Bell to do a guest solo on it, then my good friend Matt McDonough from my band On The Shoulders of Giants and Mudvayne offered to do the drums on it (thank god i hate that part) hope you guys enjoy this song turned out better than i ever hoped... pluss kitty

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Eric Calderone: Robocop Meets Metal

Robocop Meets Metal
Hey guys,

So as many of you may or may not know, the new Robocop is about to hit very shortly. The original Robocop is one of my favorite movies of all time. Not to mention, my very first rated R flick. What else can I say? Robocop was flawless and Mr. Poledouris is a boss. Such a great and characterizing theme. Thank you guys so much for everything. It means the world. Big ups for all the suggestions, comments, subs, messages, donations, fan art, and support. You guys always ROCK my casbah and I'd totally buy that for a dollar :P

Best to ya

E

Orianthi,Alex Argento,Marco Sfogli: Marco Congratulates Alex on getting the Orianthi gig!


Marco Sfogli via Alex Argento
So my brother Alex made it! I couldn't be happier, he deserve this and much more. Thanks to everyone who's been kind to vote him


Alex Argento - Genius (solo extract)

News: Dockers Guild Competition gets a Facebook event page


Laurie Monk: "Thanks to all those who have expressed an interest so far!"

Monday, 31 March 2014
Would you like to perform on 2 songs for the new DOCKER'S GUILD album and be featured along with some of today's greatest female artists in prog and metal such as Elize Ryd (Amaranthe), Amanda Somerville (Avantasia), Roxy Petrucci (Vixen), Anna Portalupi (Tarja Turunen) and many more?

DOCKER'S GUILD is giving this opportunity to an upcoming and promising

FEMALE GUITARIST

Send your demos, photos and bios to: submissions@dockersguild.com

The winner will be selected from the 10 most promising guitarists by this jury:
Douglas R. Docker (Docker's Guild creator)
Alessandro Del Vecchio (Ivorytears Music Works)
Laurie Monk (Shreddelicious.com)

Submission deadline: March 31, 2014
Results announced on April 15, 2014

In collaboration with
IMW - Ivorytears Music Works
Shreddelicious

Join up here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1422729387966479/

Douglas R Dockers Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/douglas.docker

More details www.shreddelicious.com/2014/02/news-dockers-guild-female-guitar-player.html



Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein: Doyle of Misfits fame took a few minutes to talk with Pam at the Dean Markley booth

Doyle Dean Markley NAMM 2014
Doyle of Misfits fame took a few minutes to talk with Pam at the Dean Markley booth at NAMM 2014

Paul Gilbert: Works Vol. 1,2,3 - want almost everything Paul has done?

Here's some Japanese album release news, with links, for fans of *The Godfather Of Shred: 

* I didn't make that up; it's BRILLIANT. Freddie Nelson called him that in an interview.

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Paul Gilbert Works Vol. 1

Release date: Mach 26, 2014
5 CD set
Label: WHD Entertainment
Catalog #: IECP-10272
Price (Yen): 3675
Note: This is a CD set produced in Japan for the Japanese domestic market. It is not a worldwide release - to acquire, you have to order it from Japan. Shipping within Japan is free.

Product Link: http://www.hmv.co.jp/artist_Paul-Gilbert_000000000036137/item_Paul-Gilbert-Works-Vol-1_5671609

The manufacturer claims "product contents, release date, and inclusion specifications may change". 
WHD hasn't announced it officially, apparently. 
The CD's will be in "thick plastic cases". 

This is a special lower-priced, boxed-set format re-release of five Paul Gilbert titles. Included albums are: Flying Dog (1998), Beehive Live (1999), Alligator Farm (2000), Raw Blues Power (2002), and a mysterious disc that only says "bonus 19 tracks". Would be great if it was Tough Eskimo, you know? 

Beehive Live and Raw Blues Power had been out of print within Japan, so their re-release brings the items back to the forefront for a whole new generation of fans to purchase and enjoy. 

I don't know what this means - Google Translate does no better with Japanese in 2014 then it did in 2009 - but it might be interesting: "Archive Collection of Paul Gilbert declined to latest studio recording album released in June 2014!"

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Paul Gilbert Works Vol. 2

Release date: March 26, 2014
5 CD set
Label: WHD Entertainment
Catalog #: IECP-10272
Price (Yen): 3675
Note: This is a CD set produced in Japan for the Japanese domestic market. It is not a worldwide release - to acquire, you have to order it from Japan. Shipping within Japan is free.

Product Link: http://www.hmv.co.jp/artist_Paul-Gilbert_000000000036137/item_Paul-Gilbert-Works-Vol-2_5671610

The manufacturer claims "product contents, release date, and inclusion specifications may change". 
WHD hasn't announced it officially, apparently. 
The CD's will be in "thick plastic cases". 

This is a special lower-priced re-release of these five albums in a boxed set format. Apparently, Acoustic Samurai and Gilbert Hotel were out of print in Japan, so their re-release brings the items back to the forefront for a whole new generation of fans to purchase and enjoy. 

Works included: Burning Organ (2002), Paul The Young Dude - The Best Of Paul Gilbert (+ bonus track) (2003), Gilbert Hotel (+ bonus track) (2003), Acoustic Samurai (2003), and Space Ship One(2005). 

I don't know what this means - Google Translate does no better with Japanese in 2014 then it did in 2009 - but it might be interesting: "Archive Collection of Paul Gilbert declined to latest studio recording album released in June 2014!"

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Racer X Works (Paul Gilbert Works Vol. 3)

Release date: March 26, 2014
5 CD set
Label: WHD Entertainment
Catalog #: IECP-10272
Price (Yen): 3675
Note: This is a CD set produced in Japan for the Japanese domestic market. It is not a worldwide release - to acquire, you have to order it from Japan. Shipping within Japan is free.

Product Link: http://www.hmv.co.jp/artist_Racer-X_000000000007080/item_Racer-X-Works-Paul-Gilbert-Works-Vol-3_5671611

This six CD package consists of 
Studio albums: 
Technical Difficulties (1999), Superheroes (2000), Getting Heavier (2002)
The live album Snowball Of Doom (2001), and a two disc set of the live album Snowball Of Doom 2 (2002)

A buyer of the set is missing Second Heat and Street Lethal... it's not a complete Racer X collection 'as marketed currently'. Most of the hardcore Racer X fans claim that the 2 'missing' albums are the band's best works, but YMMV. 

The manufacturer claims "product contents, release date, and inclusion specifications may change". 
WHD hasn't announced it officially, apparently. 
The CD's will be in "thick plastic cases". 

Because many of these items were out of print in the Japanese market, this re-release brings the items back to the forefront for a whole new generation of fans to purchase and enjoy. 

Jeff Kollman: announces February shows with CTA and Mark Mikel; new Bleeding Harp EPK


JEFF KOLLMAN (BOMBASTIC MEATBATS, COSMOSQUAD, ASIA feat. JOHN PAYNE, GLENN HUGHES) will be hitting the road and boat, respectively, with CTA (CALIFORNIA TRANSIT AUTHORITY) and MARK MIKEL's band, and has just wrapped production on a new EPKwith blues rockers BLEEDING HARP.

Kollman has been tapped to fill in with CTA in place of regular guitarist Marc Bonilla (KEITH EMERSON, GLENN HUGHES) on several U.S. East Coast dates this month, including a 4-day residency at New York's famed Iridium, before heading out on the Progressive Nation at Sea cruise with MARK MIKEL's band.

States Jeff: "Funny how things come back around. I was actually supposed to hook up with CTA for some shows about a year ago, which didn't happen in the end, so I'm looking forward to finally getting on stage with these guys. Even better, we're doing a run of shows at the Iridium which I've played with the (Bombastic) Meatbats several times already. We also cut our upcoming live DVD there. Great place and always a good time to play the Big Apple.

"And I'm really excited about the prog cruise with Mark Mikel. I've been on cruises before but never one where I get to play and hang out with some of my favorite bands, likeKing's X. Can't beat that! And what can I say about Mark - I've had the opportunity to work with many talented singers, songwriters and producers in this business in the past 20+ years and I still believe that the genius and depth of his songwriting and production far exceeds anyone that I've had the pleasure of rubbing elbows with. Well, I have yet to work with Paul McCartney but.... Mark has been a dear friend of mine going back to the early Edwin Dare days in Toledo, Ohio. He actually co-wrote a couple of songs with us, "Come and Rule the Nighttime" and "Listen To Your Head", and sang on the demos. We didn't use "Nighttime" but "Listen" ended up on the "Can't Break Me" CD. For those that are interested, the demos of both songs with Mark's vocals are posted on his Bandcamp page at http://markmikel.bandcamp.com/. Talk about a blast from the past!"

Following Progression Nation at Sea, Kollman will be heading into Ireland's 32 in Van Nuys, CA with BLEEDING HARP on February 27. The brainchild of UK-born lead vocalist and harmonica player Paul Vallis, the line-up features Kollman, co-guitarist Jeff Marshall, bassist Kevin Chown, keyboardist Lao Tizer, and drummer Drew Megna. The group's brand new EPK and promotional videos for the songs "Breakin' Me Down" and "Live to Ride" can be viewed on the Bleeding Harp website athttp://www.bleedingharp.com/ .


Jeff Kollman live itinerary reads as follows:
Feb. 05 - Havana Restaurant & Nightlife, New Hope, PA w/ CTA
Feb. 06 through 09 - Iridium, New York, NY w/ CTA
Feb. 15 - Baked Potato, Studio City, CA w/ Jeff Kollman Band
Feb. 18 through 22 - Progressive Nation at Sea w/ Mark Mikel
Feb. 27 - Ireland's 32, Van Nuys, CA w/ Bleeding Harp

Jeff Kollman's most recent releases are a pair of digital-only singles, "Eve of Reflection" and "Old Kentucky Thunder", which were released January 27 via iTunes and other outlets.

For more info visit:
www.jeffkollman.com
www.facebook.com/JeffKollman

George Lynch, Ray Luzier, dUg Pinnick: KXM album and goodies preorder



 RAT PAK RECORDS SET TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM FROM THE NEW SUPERGROUP "KXM" FEATURING: GEORGE LYNCH, RAY LUZIER (KORN) AND dUg PINNICK (King's X)

A new musical force to be reckoned with is about to turn the rock world upside down with the release of their self-titled debut, KXM. KXM is comprised of dUg Pinnick of King's X on vocals/bass, George Lynch of Lynch Mob/Dokken on guitars and Korn's drum maestro, Ray Luzier, rounds out the powerhouse trio. The band takes its name from the combination of the member's other projects: K from Korn, X from King's X and M from Lynch Mob.


The self-titled debut of KXM is something truly unique and special. The songs are powerful, precise, and transcend beyond the boundaries of the imagination. In today's overpopulated music arena, true gems become harder and harder to find, but KXM's unified vision rises above the normal and creates its own space. From the opening drum riff of "Stars" to the final chord on "Human Friction," KXM is an album that is sure to resonate with fans from the band's original projects, while garnering new ones as well. Songs like "Gun Fight," "Faith Is A Room" and the first single "Rescue Me" are sure to be instant favorites among fans. The band shows their softer side on the ballad "Never Stop" along with their dark side on the tale of domestic violence, "Sleep."

KXM formed in early 2013 when dUg, George and Ray spoke about trying to jam together. At the time it wasn't clear what would come from those jams. The only thing that was clear was that these 3 musicians, at the top of their game, wanted to play together. The self-titled debut, KXM, was born from those jam sessions and is now an important piece in each band member's musical legacy. In a world that constantly searches for new and unique music, KXM delivers all the power and punch that one would expect from these high level players! Official release date is set for March 11, 2014



CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER YOUR EXCLUSIVE KXM FAN BUNDLES!


KXM George Lynch, Doug Pinnick (Kings X) Ray Luzier (Korn) OFFICIAL TRAILER

Marty Friedman: Guitar Messenger - Interview NAMM 2014

NAMM 2014: Marty Friedman Interview
http://www.guitarmessenger.­com/interviews/namm-2014-marty-friedman-interview - Click the link to view the full interview with text, video, and pics.

At this year's winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA, I had a chance to speak with guitar legend Marty Friedman, who is known for his lead guitar role with metal pioneers Megadeth, his virtuoso supergroup Cacophony with Jason Becker, and his extensive solo career. Marty revealed some details about his upcoming album, Inferno, featuring his first collaboration with Jason Becker since the Cacophony days, shared his experiences of making music in Japan and throughout the world, and offered some heartfelt advice for guitarists looking to find success in today's music scene.

Richard Daudé: Batman Shred fusion - Robin was indisposed


All solos Recorded @ Richard Daudé's Guitar Academy (Nîmes , France). Richard Daudé is working with Franck Hermanny on an upcoming album. Expect fireworks from both players. More details on this release when I get it. Richard is playing the Ron Thal Vigier guitar with extra container for the thimble.

Please join Richard Daudé:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/richard.daude
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Jazzz777

Check out my interview with Richard for EG. This includes comments from Ron Thal.

Fusion shred guitar solo (Richard Daudé)


Batman Shred fusion impro ;) (Richard Daudé)



Richard Daudé Guitar Solo


Richard Daudé Guitar Solo II


Richard Daudé shred guitar solo III

Andy James: plays the .strandberg* EndurNeck™ NAMM



Strandberg Guitarworks
Second @NAMMShow video is one of Andy James, shot from behind so you can see how his hand, forearm and wrist works with the patent pending .strandberg* EndurNeck™. He only had a few minutes with it before this and we didn't discuss it, so this is just natural playing. Watch how fanboy Allan Marcus is studying his playing! http://ow.ly/thmmo

Andy James plays the .strandberg* EndurNeck™