Author Archives: Gary
Check out this new guitar lesson by Dani Vargas which features the guitar solo from Elevate by the new supergroup The Winery Dogs
Sound on Canvas is the debut album from The Dani Vargas Group, an instrumental rock fusion trio based in Houston, Texas. Formed in the summer of 2010 by Chilean guitarist Danilo Vargas, with musicians Moises Zapata (drums) and Carlos Soriano …
This heartfelt documentary tells the story of metal-rock prodigy Jason Becker who was struck down with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis just before he was destined to achieve rock stardom with David Lee Roth in the late 80s
Paul Gilbert fans were treated to an amazing show last night by the virtuoso guitarist fresh off the back of his performance at Marshall’s 50 Years of Loud concert. Hosted by World Class Music at Plymouth’s Soundhouse, Paul performed an intimate guitar clinic with a live band made up of Emi Gilbert on keyboard and local session musicians Rory Pearse on bass and Sean May on drums.
Guitar royalty assembled to take part in this weekends Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. Guitar legends such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Paul Gilbert, Joe Satriani, Billy Duffy and more celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall with a stunning display of fretboard wizardry.
The ESP LTD EC-256P is another stand out guitar from ESP that offers something a little more subtle for guitarists looking for a value for money tone machine with great looks.
I have been a very lucky boy in receiving a Fender FSR American Hand Stained Ash Telecaster to review and it is one of the rarest and luxurious guitars I’ve ever played.
80′s rock fans will instantly be at home with these retro guitar models recently announced by Suhr. Embracing the very best concepts from 80s guitar production (no jokes please!), these guitars will certainly get some attention. Of course the bottom …
Driving Force is the first single from the new concept album Counterclockwise from Ivan Mihaljevic & Side Effects. After a great reception of their previous album Destination Unknown which got a lot of great reviews and made it into several top 10 albums of the year lists of 2011
I recently had the opportunity to interview UK blues sensation Clare Free ahead of the release of her new record ‘Dust & Bones’. I got to ask about her early influences as a guitarist, the inspiration behind the new record and some the guitars that she is using on the road and in the studio.
Simon McBride has released a video and free download of an unplugged version ‘Rich Man Falling’ which is the title track of Simon’s 2008 debut album, Rich Man Falling.
Reb Beach has had two of his Suhr guitars stolen from his garage in Pittsburgh. One is his Suhr “modern” with the sunburst quilted top (Serial #8370), and the other is his Suhr strat with the green/purple color paint and mirror pick guard (Serial #2653).
Dust and Bones (released on 23rd March) is the new album by blues guitarist, singer/songwriter Clare Free and is the follow up to her debut CD ‘Be Who You Are’ and the EP ‘How It Is’. Check out our review!
For those of you that don’t know it’s Marshall Amplification’s 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate Marshall are taking over Wembley Arena with for night of full rock mayhem on Saturday 22 September.
UK Eric Johnson fans are in for a real treat this summer as the man himself will be coming to the United Kingdom in July for the first time! The 5-date mini tour will showcase material from his current album “Up Close”, as well as from his rich back catalogue.
The future is looking bright for the Red White & Blues. The band which feature’s Skin and ex Jagged Edge guitarist Myke Gray with Matti Alfonzetti on lead vocals has just released their first record SHINE and is fresh off …
Joe Satriani, one of the most respected and innovative guitarists in the world today, will release his live-concert film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on March 6th, for one night only. The film will also be shown in both 2D & 3D HD.
Critically acclaimed American blues rock guitarist, Walter Trout, today announced the release of his new studio album Blues For The Modern Daze. The album is released by Provogue Records in the UK on Monday 23rd April, followed by US release on 24th April.
An exclusive Fretpoint.com interview with Ivan Mihaljevic. Ivan’s talks about his new record Counter Clockwise, opening up for Paul Gilbert and some of his musical influences
Clare Free is one of the fastest rising stars on the UK Blues circuit and is an artist who is redefining the blues for the modern world. Her roots lie in the blues but her influences go way beyond the …