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Watch Nuno Bettencourt Copy a Fan's "Extreme" Shred Medley

In April 2016, Generation Axe—a face-melting tour featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi—hit the road in the U.S. Sadly, they didn't make it an annual thing.Anyway, at every tour stop, each guitarist took the stage and launched into his own "solo spotlight" performance. Bettencourt's solo showcase was, well, very "meta"—for lack of a better word.He... …

A Guide to Nuno Bettencourt’s Extreme Tapping

Hailed by Guitar World as a “fretboard wizard” and voted “Best New Talent” by Guitar World readers in 1991, Nuno Bettencourt has maintained his relevance since first coming onto the national scene in the late Eighties, thanks to his inventive playing, killer tone and skillful songwriting.Best known for his work as the guitarist for Extreme, Nuno also has brought his wizardry to collaborations... …

Ratt and Extreme Announce Summer Tour Dates

Eighties rockers Ratt and Extreme have teamed up for a summer tour. The tour, which will feature sets from both bands with Ratt closing, kicks off on July 12 in Amarillo, TX, and runs through August 7th in Hampton Beach, NH. It will cross the U.S. and cover 16 markets, with more to be announced soon. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their landmark debut Out of the Cellar, Ratt will be... …