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Benefit Concert For Tony MacAlpine featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde & John 5

Written on November 8, 2015 at 8:37 pm, by Jon

Tony MacAlpine has unfortunately recently been diagnosed with Cancer, this is obviously terrible news but made even worse by the fact that his wife was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in June. Aside from the physical and mental stresses just dealing …

Misha Mansoor Meet & Greet In Sydney

Written on October 17, 2015 at 8:08 pm, by Jon

Misha Mansoor
With Periphery heading to Australia in a couple of weeks there have been a couple of announcements from the band. The first was the announcement of the Mark Holcomb Sydney & Brisbane guitar clinics which I reckon will be pretty …

Mark Holcomb of Periphery Australian PRS Clinics Announced

Written on October 8, 2015 at 9:15 pm, by Jon

mark holcomb
Well this is a bit exciting, except if you are a Periphery fan and happen to live outside of Brisbane and Sydney… sorry. Mark Holcomb recently announced a signature PRS Custom 24 7 string Guitar which is very tasty and …

AXES & ANCHORS Cruise featuring Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde & Alex Skolnick

Written on April 25, 2015 at 9:13 pm, by Jon

Axes & Anchors
“Imagine a cruise exclusively planned for guitarists and instrumentalists, featuring performances and personal lessons from some of the greatest guitar gods on the planet.”

Now personally I can’t afford these Rock cruises and getaways with your guitar idols which makes …

Andy McKee’s Musicarium Camp

Written on October 23, 2014 at 8:20 am, by Jon

I’ve reported on these music camps with top guitar players from around the world quite often, it definitely seems like a good source of income for the musicians and amazing experience for the attendees to get up close for a …

Pete Thorn Clinics To Mark Launch Of Suhr PT-100 Amp

Written on June 19, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

Pete Thorn PT-100
To mark the launch of the new Suhr PT-100 Amplifier, Pete Thorn will be doing 3 clinics where he will demonstrate his new signature Amplifier and Cabinet as well as perform some of his music and of course like any …

Joe Bonamassa Australian Tour 2014 Announced

Written on May 16, 2014 at 10:25 am, by Jon

Press Release
Joe Bonamassa has just announced his 2014 Australian tour dates. Kicking off in Sydney on September 14, the tour finishes up a week later in Perth on September 21, after performances in Adelaide and Melbourne. Tickets to all …

Joe Satriani Announces Special East Coast Shows

Written on May 12, 2014 at 10:50 am, by Jon

Strange Beautiful Music - cover
Press release
Joe Satriani will return to the east coast for three special appearances this June to celebrate the release of both, his career-spanning box set, Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings and his first-ever autobiographical memoir, “Strange Beautiful Music: …

Joe Bonamassa to perform Muddy Waters/Howlin’ Wolf at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Written on May 6, 2014 at 5:17 pm, by Jon

Press Release
Joe Bonamassa is set to perform an exclusive event concert experience at Red Rocks Amphitheater celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. This tribute concert will be performed one time only, will feature a …

Yngwie Malmsteen/Guitar Gods North American tour 2014

Written on May 1, 2014 at 2:23 am, by Jon

Guitar Gods tour 2014
The “Guitar Gods” North American tour 2014, created and produced by Yngwie Malmsteen’s wife and manager April is presented in proud partnership with Guitar Center and features Uli John Roth, Gary Hoey and Bumblefoot alongside the Swedish shredmeister.

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