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Todd Rundgren and Joe Satriani Team Up for "This Is Not a Drill"

Todd Rundgren and Joe Satriani have teamed up on a new song, “This Is Not a Drill.” The track, which you can hear below, is from Rundgren's new album, White Knight.The album, which is slated for a May 12 release, also features guest appearances by Joe Walsh, Trent Reznor, Donald Fagen and others.“It’s easy to get used to playing to your own audience, even if you’re absorbing and experimenting... …

Ritchie Blackmore Talks "Highway Star"; Covers by Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Joe Satriani and More

The bulk of this story is from the Guitar World archives, from our "100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time" series. Enjoy!“Highway Star” is but one highlight of Machine Head, Deep Purple’s greatest triumph.Ironically, it almost never came to be. In early 1972, shortly after retreating to Montreaux, Switzerland, to record, the British band was beset by a wealth of problems. "First, the place they... …

Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience to Feature Paul Gilbert, Phil Collen and Warren DeMartini

Joe Satriani has announced the 2017 G4 Experience: Surfing with the Alien 30th Anniversary, with special guests Paul Gilbert, Def Leppard's Phil Collen and Ratt's Warren DeMartini. The event is scheduled for July 24-28 at Asilomar Center in Carmel, CA.About this year’s camp, Satriani says, “I’m thrilled to have guitarists Phil Collen and Warren DeMartini joining Paul Gilbert and myself for this... …

Joe Satriani's Guide to Jimi Hendrix-Style R&B Rhythm Guitar

One of the most important aspects of becoming a competent, well-rounded and in-demand guitar player is a dedication to the art of rhythm guitar playing.This is something that doesn’t get addressed nearly enough within instructional parameters, and I believe that is because it can be more difficult to practice rhythm guitar than it is to practice soloing techniques.All guitar players love to... …

Joe Satriani: What I Came Up with When I Wanted to Take Tapping to a New Level

Recently, Music Radar sat down with Joe Satriani to discuss his landmark 1987 album, Surfing with the Alien, which turns 30 this year.Although it shouldn't be much of a surprise, Satch said he had certain goals in mind when writing and recording the album, including taking two-handed tapping to the next level. He says we can hear the results in two Surfing songs in particular: "Midnight" and... …

Chickenfoot Premiere "Divine Termination" Music Video

As we reported last week, Chickenfoot—a supergroup featuring Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith—are releasing Best + Live, a new best-of collection, on March 10.The album happens to feature “Divine Termination,” their first new studio track in five years.Last night, they premiered the official music video for the song, and you can watch it below. Below that, you'll find... …

Forgotten Guitar: Joe Satriani Gives MTV Host His First Guitar Lesson in 1992

In 1992, instrumental rock great Joe Satriani made an appearance on a short-lived MTV Europe TV series called Most Wanted. It was a music-based chat/performance show that was broadcast from London in the early Nineties.Satch was there to promote his latest album, The Extremist, which is today is regarded as one of Satriani's most popular albums and his highest-charting to date, reaching Number... …

Hear Chickenfoot’s First New Song in Five Years, “Divine Termination”

Chickenfoot have released their first new track in five years.Titled “Divine Termination,” it will be included on the group’s first-ever best-of collection, Best + Live, out on March 10.The band, which features singer/guitarist Sammy Hagar, guitarist Joe Satriani, bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, was formed in 2008. Its most recent released was Chickenfoot... …

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