Steve Vai “Gravity Storm” Preview from Upcoming Solo Album “The Story of Light”

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Available for pre-order on www.vai.com Steve Vai – “Gravity Storm” Preview from his upcoming solo album “The Story of Light” out Aug 14th.  In a recent press release Vai said, “I’m always pursuing knowledge, I’m a seeker of spiritual equilibrium-and music is a big part of that. I’ve been obsessed with these kinds of ideas [...]

Photo of the Week: Rolling Stone vs Music Industry

Photo of the Week: Rolling Stone vs Music Industry

This Week in Guitar: New Steve Vai Song, Vig on Recording with Nirvana, Ugly Kid Joe Back, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and wizardry from across the Internet for the week prior to May 25, 2012.

Video of the Week: Hide and Seek (Imogen Heap) Solo Guitar by Antoine Dufour

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The original track by Imogen Heap has now instruments in it but is purely layered vocals. If you haven’t heard it it’s very unique and unlike a lot of acapella it’s not showy. It’s quirky, intelligent and sensitive. What I like about Antoine’s take on this is that this is a track which I would have never thought to transcribe to guitar myself, and I’m surprised just how well it works.

Photo of the Week: Steven Seagal – Guitar Master

Photo of the Week:  Steven Seagal - Guitar Master

This Week in Guitar: 10 Life-Saving Soloing Tips, Perfect EQ on Your Music, Unreleased Harrison Track, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and wizardry from across the Internet for the week prior to May 18, 2012. Brought to you by Guitar Fresh.

Video of the Week: The RETURN Of The Angriest Guitar Player In The World!

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This video clip features one of the most passionate musicians you’ll ever meet.

Photo of the Week: Guitars – Exactly How They Work

Photo of the Week: Guitars - Exactly How They Work

This Week in Guitar: 50 Ways to Better Guitar, Most Underrated Musicians, Practice without a Guitar, & more…

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Here’s this week’s handpicked guitar news and wizardry from across the Internet for the week prior to May 11, 2012. Brought to you by Guitar Fresh.

Video of the Week: $h!t Guitarists Say

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 Parody of Shit Girls Say. Guitarists are awesome. 

Photo of the Week: What Genre of Metal are You Listening To?

Photo of the Week: What Genre of Metal are You Listening To?

This Week in Guitar: Google Sued Over Hendrix, Top 10 Guitars, Courtney Loses Cobain Rights, & more…

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Here’s the best handpicked guitar news from across the Internet for the week prior to May 4, 2012.

1st Cover Video and Tab for Psycroptic’s “Carriers of the Plague” by Eric Paré

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I’ve been hoping someone would tab this track so I didn’t have to figure it out. So, I was delighted to find that YouTuber Eric Paré had posted a video of himself covering this incredible track.

Honoring Play Your Ukulele Day – 2nd May, 2012

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In honor of Play Your Ukulele Day (seriously it’s a real day) I’m sharing with you the most amazing uke cover possibly ever performed by a mortal. Here’s The Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by master uke player Jake Shimabukuro.

Photo of the Week: What Happened to Music!?

Photo of the Week:  What Happened to Music!?