Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Marty Friedman,Jason Becker: Inferno - Becker "I absolutely love this!"

Jason Becker

I absolutely love this! Marty is my brother and musical guru. I am honored to have collaborated with him on a track on his new album. "Inferno" - Marty Friedman

Directed by: David Brodsky & Marty Friedman
Pre-orders available now at:

The "Inferno" music video pays homage to "Zenryokusaka" ("Full Power Hill"), a popular TV show in Japan (where Friedman currently lives). Every week, the five-minute program features a girl running up a hill -- each week a different girl, each week a different hill. (Check it out:

Taken from the upcoming album "Inferno"
Out May 27 (North America), May 26 (UK/EU), May 23 (G/A/S) via Prosthetic Records and May 21 (Japan) via Universal Music


MARTY FRIEDMAN - "Inferno" (Track Commentary)

Dhalif Ali: String Heroes

Pretty fun backing to play to!
Heres the entry to #Stringheroes
by Ian Bushell & Jim Dunlop & Music Connection

- Music Connection
- Jim Dunlop guitar products
- Ian Bushell

Sam Bell: Mask of Judas - new tune playthrough

Play along of a new tune I am currently writing for Mask of Judas. Thought I would go down the beach and try and film, but it got cold so some of it was done in the car, and the solos were performed live at home.

I am proudly endorsed by Ibanez Guitars, Laney Amplification, Gruv Gear and Pro Tone Pedals. All which were used in the recording of the song in this demo.

Please click LIKE and SHARE if you enjoy this tune!

New Tune!! - Sam Bell Guitar (HD)

Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller, Marco Minnemann: The Aristocrats announce the Manila concert

The Aristocrats announce the Manila concert (August 15, 2014)
Kris Claerhout
The Aristocrats are happy to announce they will be playing in Manila, Philippines this year August 15 in the Hard Rock Cafe Makati.

Presented by jellybeard

Jack Gardiner: Wampler Faux Tape Echo Demo

Wampler Faux Tape Echo Demo - Jack Gardiner
Jack Gardiner
I've just recently had the Wampler Faux Tape Echo arrive and I must say I'm blown away by this pedal! I've used it live for three gigs so far and it's become apparent that this was what I needed. How I ever gigged without it, I don't know hah!

My signal chain in this video is Blackstar HT-40 emulated output into a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 with the Faux Tape Echo in the effects loop of the amp.

Be sure to check out­m for more information and for lessons and tuition.

The Faux Tape Echo delay has become a staple in Nashville and beyond, from masterful session guitarists to studio "house sound" collections and of course seen on stages worldwide! Based around very carefully selected and very rigorously tested PT2399 delay chips, the Faux AnalogEcho and Faux Tape Echo circuits allowed Brian to combine the note clarity of a sophisticated digital delay with an all-analog dry path (unaffected signal) and magnificent all-analog tone

Eric Calderone: Ninja Gaiden (4-2) Meets Metal

So I saw this request in "Ken's Theme" when I first did it and it's stuck with me ever since haha. I'm not one to get pissed off at games....ever, BUT NG is extremely frustrating haha. There's a ton of great covers of this level tune too, but I just had to take a "chop" at it :P. Thank you guys so much for everything. It means the world. Big ups for all the comments, suggestions, messages, subs, donations, fan art, and support. You guys ALWAYS rock my casbah!

Best to ya


Ninja Gaiden (4-2) Meets Metal

Vivien Lalu,Simone Mularoni, Marcel Coenen: Prog Time International prog rock and metal festival

3 May at 18:00 in UTC+02

- LALU ( Vivien Lalu - Martin Lemar - Virgil Donati - Simone Mularoni - Mike Lepond )
- JOHN MACALUSO & DA PROG BROS performing ARK songs & more !!!
- MARCEL COENEN & Friends ( Hans In T Zandt, Rene Kroon, Richard Ritterbeeks, Freek Gielen, Joyce Dijkgraaf, Menno Corbeek, Paul Villarreal )

Steve Hackett: Dance on a Volcano,Squonk,The Lamia - Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia,2014

Steve Hackett: Dance on a Volcano,Squonk - Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia,2014

Steve Hackett - Dance on a Volcano (Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia, 23.04.2014)

Steve Hackett - Squonk (Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia, 23.04.2014)

Steve Hackett - The Lamia (Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia, 23.04.2014)

Greg Howe: Maragold - Story's Ending Unplugged (Official)

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Official Unplugged music video by Maragold performing "Story's Ending"

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Maragold - Story's Ending Unplugged (Official)

Jason Sadites,Marco Minnemann,Ric Fierabracci : new album pre order

Jason Sadites – TALES feat. Marco Minnemann and Ric Fierabracci available MAy 13, 2014 (pre-sale April 29, 2014)by jsadites

Jason's newest CD 'Tales' will officially be released on May 13, 2014. 'Tales' features the absolutely amazing playing of drummer Marco Minnemann and bassist Ric Fierabracci. On April 29, 2014 a pre-sale will commence on Bandcamp and through Abstract Logix.

Also on May 13, full and detailed guitar, bass and drum transcription packages of the 'TALES' will be available for purchase. The packages will include full backing tracks for players to jam along to. Stay tuned here for more details...

Jason recently sat down with Jeff Bober and Mick Marcellino at the Amps & Axes Show podcast to discuss his upcoming CD 'Tales' which will be available on May 13, 2014. You can listen in to the show here:

For anyone interested in guitar and amps you should most certainly set aside some time each week to check out Jeff and Mick's great show!

Jonny Lang: plays Shepherd's Bush Empire on Friday followed by live webcast

American guitarist and singer-songwriter, Jonny Lang returns for a one-off UK concert at London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Friday April 25th.  Tickets: and 0844 338 0000.

On Saturday April 26th, at 4pm Jonny will perform 6 songs at the grand opening of  the Texas Bar.B.Q restaurant “The Big Easy” in Covent Garden, where Jonny’s performance will be filmed for a live worldwide webcast.  Visit for more information.

In 2013, Jonny released “Fight For My Soul”, his first studio album in seven years.  BBC Radio 2 made it their “Album Of The Week”.  

“This album’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time,” says Lang. “Some of these songs may surprise people. Creatively, I think there is a lot more going on inside of me than I’ve been sharing on record so far.  Much of what I've experienced through music and life is in these songs.”

Since the release of his 1997 major label debut “Lie To Me”, the then 16 year-old Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation.
For further information about Jonny’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire concert on Friday April 25th

Truth In Shredding: The facebookisation of Twitter continues

Joe Satriani: Most Comprehensive Collection Ever from World's Top Rock Instrumental Guitarist Includes 14 Studio Albums

Most Comprehensive Collection Ever from World's Top Rock Instrumental Guitarist Includes 14 Studio Albums plus New "Added Creations and Bonus Tracks" Compilation

Appearing on Arsenio Hall Show Tonight – Rockline Radio Syndicate April 23rd

Feature in USA Today, Cover of Guitar World, Appeared on That Metal Show Finale

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April 22, 2014 - New York, NY - Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, has released Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings, a 15 CD library box housing the rock guitar virtuoso's most comprehensive anthology ever, out today! (

Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings is also available as a collectible limited edition USB drive exclusively on  The entire collection on the USB will be in 24-bit/96kHz "High-Resolution Audio". HRA offers Joe's audiophile fans higher resolution in bandwidth, wider dynamic range, greater detail, and more depth than a conventional CD. The HRA recordings are as close as a fan can get to both the early 1/2" analog masters and the later high sample rate digital masters. All albums have been re-mastered specifically for HRA delivery by John Cuniberti.

In addition, Satriani appears tonight on The Arsenio Hall Show where he will sit in with their award-winning band, and tomorrow, Joe will be the featured guest on Rockline (

 On the print side, Joe is featured today in the Life Section of USA Today (, on the current cover of Guitar World Magazine ( , and on April 5th,  Joe appeared on the Finale of VH1’s, That Metal Show (

One of the most influential and respected instrumental rock guitarists to emerge in the past three decades, Joe Satriani is that rare "musician's musician" who's crossed over into the mainstream with music sublime and complex, appealing to a wide variety of tastes.  

A true master of the six-string, Satriani worked as a guitar teacher in his early career, with a number of his students—among them Steve Vai, Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Larry LaLonde, David Bryson (Counting Crows), Charlie Hunter and more—achieving their own considerable successes.

While in considerable demand as a sideman throughout his career—he's toured with Mick Jagger, Deep Purple and many others—Satriani has pursued his own musical vision over the years through a series of instrumental rock albums (many of them Grammy nominated) which chronicle his evolution as an artist and his eloquence as a guitarist.

All 14 of Joe Satriani's landmark studio albums, from Not of This Earth (his 1986 debut) through  Unstoppable Momentum (2013's masterpiece), are included in the new collection alongside "Added Creations and Bonus Tracks," a newly-curated anthology disc of rare compositions and performances falling outside the purview of Satriani's official album canon, and Surfing with the Alien, 1987's platinum-selling breakout.

Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings presents brand-new digital masters, overseen by Joe Satriani, with each CD packaged in a replica cardboard jacket.  The library collection is housed in a specially designed clamshell box with a booklet filled with photos and memorabilia from across the decades.

Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings is the ideal audio accompaniment to "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir," Satriani's autobiography (, coming out May 6th.

Over his career, Joe Satriani has earned 15 Best Rock Instrumental Performance Grammy nominations alongside Platinum (Surfing With The AlienFlying in a Blue Dream) and Gold (Surfing With The AlienFlying in a Blue DreamThe ExtremistTime Machine) certifications for his solo recordings.  He also racked up Gold and Platinum certifications for the DVD Live in San Francisco and 2  G3 DVDs  G3 Live and  Live in Denver.

Satriani is extending his decades-long relationship with Sony Music, recently signing a new multi-album deal with Legacy for future recordings.

Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings includes:

1986  Not of This Earth
1987  Surfing with the Alien
1989  Flying in a Blue Dream 
1992  The Extremist 
1993  Time Machine 
1995  Joe Satriani
1998  Crystal Planet
2000  Engines of Creation 
2002  Strange Beautiful Music
2004  Is There Love in Space? 
2006  Super Colossal 
2008  Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock
2010  Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards 
2013  Unstoppable Momentum
2014 Additional Creations and Bonus Tracks

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Satriani in:
USA Today:
Guitar World:
That Metal Show:
April 23rd ask Joe your own questions LIVE on Rockline: