Below, we present a clip of John 5 shredding on this weekend's upcoming edition of That Metal Show. The new episode, which also features Philm drummer (and “the godfather of double bass drumming”) Dave Lombardo, will air 9 p.m. ET/PT Saturday, March 7 (and again at 11 p.m. ET/PT) on VH1 Classic.
Guild has announced that the flagship solid-body model in the Newark St. Collection, the S-100 Polara, is now available with Black and White finish options. The S-100 Polara holds its own among the competition, with a slightly offset mahogany body that’s extremely comfortable to play.
This new video, posted March 3, goes behind the scenes of the Kiesel Guitars/Carvin Guitars custom shop in San Diego and shows you how the JB24 Jason Becker Numbers Tribute Guitar is made. "I wanted to make something that was close to the original but put my own spin on it," said Jeff Kiesel, vice president of Kiesel Guitars/Carvin Guitars.
Tina S.—everyone's favorite teenage French shredder—is back with another new video, her first of 2015. This time, Tina—who has covered everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Eddie Van Halen to Steve Vai to Gary Moore—tackles DragonForce's "Through the Fire and Flames."
Here's a video that was posted to Facebook by a news/media website called Siakap Keli. Even though we can't read a word of the Siakap Keli post (or its many comments), we can tell you the street guitarist in the video is young Damian Salazar of Argentina.
This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I have ever built, and it only took me one hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x4 I had in my shed and just a few saw cuts to the wood. I even used a pre-wired acoustic soundhole pickup so there was no wiring needed. Anybody can build this lap steel!