A post celebrating some of the sexiest female guitar players throughout the three decades. Say what you like about these ladies, all of them rock!
Juliette Valduriez is fast becoming a youtube hit and it’s no surprise to see why. Her stunning guitar performances are nothing short of sensational. This girl can do everything from Randy Rhoads to David Gilmour and often looks like she’s not even trying even in the most epic of guitar solos. Anyway I’m going to let Juliette’s fingers do the talking. Tell me your not impressed!
Now that the dust has settled, the bands are all on extremely good terms with each other and have been touring under the ‘Big 4′ banner in concerts around the globe. Before their show at New York’s Yankee Stadium, Rolling Stone managed to speak with the bands about how their history and ‘supposed’ rivalry over the years.
In another superb ‘Rig Rundown’ by Premier Guitar, Eric Johnson talks us through the guitars, amps and effects he uses in his live setup. The interview was shot on location at the Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Enjoy!
I think Eddie has had a lot of flack off the press in recent times so I thought it would be nice to show some great interviews with him talking about his guitars and amplifier setup
Van Halen are undeniably one of the most influential bands in hard rock. They were really one of the true super groups right from the outset and their first album is almost perfect from start to finish. Furthermore they had probably the greatest living rock guitarist at the helm, Eddie Van Halen.
Whitesnake has had it’s fair share of talented axe men over the years covering a range of styles from blues slide to fret melting hard rock. It’s also been one of those bands that has had more line-ups than hot dinners. Check out this list of Whitesnake’s greatest axe slingers.
I’d never been to the Royal Albert Hall before, however after this gig, I’m definitely going again. No matter what angle you approach this venue, you will be blown away by the spiralling architecture seen from miles away. The Albert Memorial stands just across the way, in a dominant position and it leaves you with a sense of satisfaction just looking at the place, let alone getting to see your idol inside.
Check out this incredible performance from Rodrigo y Gabriela with Alex Skolnick live in France. They look like they are having a lot of fun during the middle where they stop for an intense medley of different songs by Megadeath, Metallica, Iron Maiden and even the James Bond theme! This is pure class!
Vimeo have some great interviews with Doug Aldrich and Reb Beach of Whitesnake. Both guitarists talk about the new Whitesnake album Forevermore, what it’s like to be a guitar player in one of the world’s most iconic hard rock bands and the recording process.
As part of the promotion of his new album Joe Bonamassa has recorded a great little interview for YouTube. Joe talks about recording Dust Bowl, touring and how he now feels more relaxed about his guitar playing and singing. Joe’s …
These are some funny guitar video clips that will have you in stitches. 1. Mars Volta Shreds 2. Kiss Shreds 3. Eddie Van Halen has an off day 4. Steve Vai 5. Herman Ri and Sam Totman guitar lesson parody …
1987 is probably my favourite year for rock albums. It featured the two albums that got me into rock in a big way. Hysteria by Def Leppard and Whitesnake 87. It also features some great albums from some of the most prominent rock bands of the time. All of these albums feature incredible guitar playing and some of the best recorded rock guitar sounds and tones you’ll ever hear. Here is my list of the best rock albums from 1987 featuring some of the most iconic guitar riffs and solos of the eighties.
A wonderfully interesting interview from Phil Collen (Def Leppard, Manraze) about what it was like to work with Steve Clark. This has to be a must see for any hardcore Def Leppard fans out there
Hilarious video from Berklee School of Music wich features Nigel Tufnel introducing Steve Vai’s world’s largest guitar lesson on March 3rd.
One of the guitar worlds true legends, Gary Moore died in the early hours of yesterday morning. Gary Moore was found dead in his hotel on the Costa Del Sol and had been on holiday with his family.
Joe Bonamassa is set to release his 12th full-length solo album, DUST BOWL in the UK on March 21st and in the USA on March 22nd. The album will be promoted on Bonamassaâ€™s forthcoming 2011 Dust Bowl World Tour that will take in America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Black Country Communion, the critically acclaimed rock supergroup featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze, Black Sabbath), award-winning blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Billy Idol), have confirmed that they will perform two long-awaited UK concerts in December.
Following the release of his brilliant new album â€œAllâ€™s Well That Ends Wellâ€, guitarist, vocalist, composer and producer Steve Lukather will play 3 rare UK concerts next week: