Friday, 26 September 2014

Lars Eric Mattsson: releases his second 16 track compilation of unreleased 80-ies gems

Let Me Rock You (1984-87) is the second (and final) release by Lars Eric Mattsson made up of 16 tracks as performed by his previous band Eternity.

LET ME ROCK YOU (1984-87) is the sequel to HOT AND ABLE (1983-85), Lars' first album made up of his early songwriting but in newly recorded versions. LET ME ROCK YOU consists of 16 tracks of which the title track and "Take Me Home" were released on a single by his band ETERNITY in 1987. Most of the other tracks here were also performed by ETERNITY but never recorded properly as the band split up as Lars was offered a solo artist recording contract

01. Leave Me Alone
02. Crusaders
03. In Your Crystal Ball
04. Always Get Burned
05. Take Me Home
06. I am the Torch
07. Clowns
08. When It's Time for Me to Go
09. Witches Burning
10. Let Me Rock You
11. Kiss the Sky
12. Run From Yourself
13. Open Up Your Heart
14. Stormchild
15. The Final Poem
16. I Love to Rock

All vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards by Lars Eric Mattsson
Drums and percussion – Christer Jansson
Hammond Organ - Alexander King

All music and lyrics written by Lars Eric Mattsson between 1984-87.

Recorded and Mixed at the New Lion's Cage Studio, March-May 2014.

Robbie Burns: Jam with Robbie and win a beautiful Seagull Artist Mosaic acoustic guitar and case valued at $1229!

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Justification Jam with Robbie Burns

Joe Satriani: Induction into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame to Take Place in October

Induction into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame to Take Place in October

World Tour Continues Through South America, Australia, New Zealand & Singapore

(Los Angeles) Joe Satriani performed an exclusive 99th birthday commemorative concert for celebrated guitar pioneer Les Paul on June 9, 2014. The special show was filmed for the new season of public television’s acclaimed music series Front and Center. Satriani’s performance will begin airing on October 21st. Check local listings for specific air dates and times in each market and for a sneak peek at Joe’s episode, click here:

This has been a landmark year for one of the most influential and respected instrumental rock guitarists to emerge in the past three decades. This year saw a release of both a comprehensive career box set and the multi-Grammy nominated guitarist’s first memoir, both released earlier this year.

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 (, released this past May.

In other news, Joe will be honored is his home town of Long Island NY where he, along with the legendary music executive, Clive Davis, will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame ( The ceremony is set to take place on October 23, 2014 at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, NY.

Over his career, Joe Satriani has earned 15 Best Rock Instrumental Performance Grammy nominations alongside Platinum (Surfing With The Alien, Flying in a Blue Dream) and Gold (Surfing With The Alien, Flying in a Blue Dream, The Extremist, Time 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.

Joe will continue his 18-month 140 date Unstoppable Momentum tour with stops in South America, New Zealand and Australia before winding up the year in Singapore on November 13th.

Joe Satriani 2014 World Tour

September 23 Royal Center Bogata, CO
September 25 Teatro Nescafe de las Artes Santiago, CL
September 27&28 Gran Rex Theatre Buenos Aires, AR

October 1 Citi Bank Hall Sao Paulo, BR
October 3 Net Live Brasilia Brasilia, BR

November 1 ASB Theatre Auckland, NZ
November 2 The Opera House Wellington, NZ
November 4 The Tivoli Brisbane, AU
November 6 State Theatre Sydney, AU
November 8 Palais Theatre Melbourne, AU
November 9 Her Majesty’s Theatre Adelaide, AU
November 11 Astor Theatre Perth, AU
November 13 The Star Theatre Singapore, SG

PJ d'Atri: shredding out on his home made guitar beauty

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PJ d'Atri

PJ d'Atri: shredding out on his home made guitar beauty

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Eric Clapton: Plane, Trains & Eric ~Trailer

Eric Clapton - Plane, Trains & Eric ~Trailer
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Eric Clapton is one of the most revered and influential guitarists of all time. DVD: Blu-ray: soon .From his early days with the Yardbirds, through John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek And The Dominos and on to his solo career he has had consistent critical and commercial success. “Planes, Trains And Eric” follows Eric Clapton and his band on the Far and Middle Eastern leg of his 2014 World Tour. The film features 13 full length performances from the tour intercut with interviews with Eric Clapton and the band members, rehearsal and soundcheck footage, travel by trains and planes, presentations and “fly on the wall” filming of all the many aspects of being on the road with Eric Clapton.
release date 03/11/2014

Sean Ashe: Tom Anderson, Friedman Amplification 'Smallbox 50' Demo

Hey guys! Here's my demo of my wonderful Friedman Amplification Smallbox 50. Definitely my personal favorite amp that I've played. It's extremely responsive to what you do and how you play, and very versatile. Also, the 'biggest' sound I've ever had, and big is good! :)

As always, playing a Tom Anderson Guitarworks guitar, this one was my Koa topped Angel. And I used the amp (yes, straight into the amp, no pedals) into my Two Notes Torpedo Live, using an Ownhammer IR (I think its 412 MAR-CB M-BB-55 Studio Modern SS). Drums were Toontrack Rock Warehouse, bass was my ibanez bass (not sure of the model) into a cool amp modeling plugin that's coming out soon. Mixed and mastered by myself in Logic Pro X.

While this video is on the shorter side, I figure I'd let you judge for yourself without me telling about my opinion. I should mention this also was only channel 2 (BE channel) of the amp, channel 1 or the plexi channel, delivers super spanky and sparkly cleans, or can be driven to rock crunch.

Also had some issues with syncing as this was the first time I used my DSLR & iPad, framerates weren't my friend. Video is 100% live, though :)
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Friedman Amplification 'Smallbox 50' Demo - Sean Ashe

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Hemisphere (Single) - Playthrough - Sean Ashe

John Sykes: Whitesnake - Live In ‘84 - Back To The Bone DVD

30th Anniversary of WHITESNAKE’s multi-platinum ‘Slide It In’ album, Frontiers Music Srl, the Italian-based label, will release “Live In ‘84 - Back To The Bone”, a complete celebration of the group’s awe inspiring line-up during what many feel was the incredible beginning of what David Coverdale called his desire to make Whitesnake more ‘electrifying’ on record and on stage.

Set for release in Europe on November 7th, in the UK on November 10th, and in North America on November 11th, this release will be available in DVD and a Deluxe CD/DVD edition.

Culled from audio and video recordings and unheard demos from the private collection of WHITESNAKE leader and vocalist, David Coverdale, the release offers an ultra-rare collection of material, performed by the band’s acclaimed 83-84 line-ups. Featured on the record is the awesome Cozy Powell on drums (ex-Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, MSG and later on Gary Moore and Black Sabbath); unique guitarist John Sykes, whom Coverdale credits with inspiring a whole generation of six stringers after his breathtaking work on the WHITESNAKE ’87’ album and bassist exceptionnnelNeil Murray.   Bonus content features legendary keyboardist Jon Lord performing his last show ever with WHITESNAKE on video and also the bonus CD.

“It’s still hard for me to find the words when remembering that half the incredible band who originally recorded the ‘Slide It In’ album with me have passed away,” says Coverdale. “It’s incredibly difficult to articulate: Cozy Powell, Mel Galley, Jon Lord - all amazing people and amazing musicians. Their memories live on in our hearts and in the music they made. I miss them beyond words.”

Coverdale and co-producer Michael McIntyre launched a worldwide search for the best quality video footage and audio tracks from the 1984 tour. Among the gems found was a set from: ‘Super-Rock’, recorded at the first Japanese rock festival at Seibu Stadium in Tokyo and an invaluable video of Jon Lord’s final appearance with WHITESNAKE recorded live in Sweden.   

“All of the features have been treated lovingly and respectfully, with no expense spared, utilizing technology to improve sound and picture quality,” says Coverdale, who personally oversaw all elements of this release. Concludes Coverdale - “These are memories I treasure and delight in sharing with you as we continue our celebration of the 30th Anniversary of WHITESNAKE’s ‘Slide It In'.