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Yngwie Malmsteen Performs To Thousands At Wembley

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

On the 22nd September 2012 Marshall Amps hosted their 50th Anniversary concert “50 Years Of Loud” to thousands at Wembley arena.

My Guitar Lessons were lucky enough to be invited to the show to see some of the worlds greatest...

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Pick Alice Cooper’s Set List

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Alice wants you to tell him which songs you think he should add to his set list

Alice is taking votes on songs from his back catalogue on his Facebook page right now.

His page says “ALICE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT SONG YOU WANT TO HEAR LIVE! Submit a song that Alice hasn’t played...

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Slipknot Join Iron Maiden And Rammstein For Download

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Slipknot have been named the third headliner at Download Festival 2013, joining Iron Maiden and Rammstein on the line up.

The Iowa based group will headline on the Friday night (June 14th) on a bill which also includes Iron Maiden and German pyrotechnic lovers Rammstein.

The news makes...

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Hop Farm And Benicassim Festivals Go Into Administration

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

In the current economic climate, making money from rock music is proving harder than ever. And it would seem that Hop Farm and Benicassim, two of the major European festival events, have proved the latest casualties of the recession. My Guitar Lessons...

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Yngwie Malmsteen Playing Hendrix With Feel!

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

OK so Yngwie Malmsteen may not be everyones cup of tea, as we know several of our My Guitar Lessons tutors claim he is their favourite ever guitarist and several more than can not stand the neo-classicals speed licks. However for all you ‘non-Yngwie...

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Joe Satriani Plays To Thousands At Wembley

Friday, September 28th, 2012

On the 22nd September 2012 Marshall Amps hosted their 50th Anniversary concert “50 Years Of Loud” to thousands at Wembley arena.

My Guitar Lessons were lucky enough to be invited to the show to see some of the worlds...

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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience Announces New Tour Dates

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Jason Bonham is gearing up for another run with his Led Zeppelin Experience, and the trek kicks off on Oct. 5 in Napa Valley, Calif., and runs through Dec. 20 in Milwaukee, Wis. The Experience celebrates “the life and music of Jason’s father, the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.”

“This...

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Tony Iommi Named Best Metal Guitarist Ever

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Tony Iommi has been named the greatest heavy metal guitarist of all time.

The list by Gibson credited the Black Sabbath guitarist as a leader of the metal movement.

Tony’s dark, distinct guitar textures in Black Sabbath helped spearhead the heavy metal movement. “Iron Man”...

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Yngwie Malmsteen Visits London Politicians To Support ‘Rock The House’.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen visited politicians in London last Thursday to lend his support for a new anti-piracy campaign. The “Rock The House” campaign attempts to promote the import ace of copyright and the live music sector to politicians in the UK, who have the power to make...

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Nick Harper – Relatively Unknown, But What A Guitarist

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Without being known as a Guitar God ‘Nick Harper’ or Harpic to his friends has crept in under the radar. Son of folk legend Roy Harper, Nick spent many years growing up with guitar Gods like Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page as friends and mentors, so he was always going to be something special.

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Watch Billie Joe Armstrong Totally Loose The Plot On Stage And smash His Guitar Up On Video!

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

The following video contains profanities and very strong language from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. His recent outburst at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas after the band’s set was apparently cut short may have come as a surprise to some of the band’s fans. What may come as even...

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Black Country Communion Feud Goes Public

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

The feud between Glenn Hughes and Joe Bonamassa over the future of Black Country Communion has gone public, with the pair indulging in a brief exchange on Twitter.

The supergroup’s future has been in doubt since frontman Hughes warned he was ready to quit, saying he was frustrated with Bonamassa’s...

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Metalica Plan To Release Live Gig DVD

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Metallica have announced plans to release a two-disc DVD set this December featuring a mix of two 2009 World Magnetic concerts from Quebec City.

“Happy September… we’ve got an early Christmas present for you! As we get ready to head back into the studio, we thought we would...

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Led Zeppelin Reunion In London

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The men of Led Zeppelin were together in London last Friday (Sept. 21) to take part in a special press event promoting “Celebration Day”, the movie showcasing the legendary rock group’s December 2007 reunion concert that’s slated to premier in theatres across the globe in October....

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Jeff Beck – UK’s Best Guitarist?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Jef Beck – a true British guitar hero. Here he shows his more delicate side, with just a Fender Stratocaster, a Marshall amp and a touch of delay he does things that most guitarists could only dream of. This has more soul than your local fishmongers. And the use of harmonics and whammy bar is...

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