I know what you're thinking: What the hell is a "near-Led Zeppelin moment"? Good question. A near-Led Zeppelin moment is a post-1980 live performance by one -- or two -- members of Led Zeppelin that captures -- in any number of ways -- some intangible spark of a classic Led Zeppelin performance.
On May 23, Paul Gilbert and ArtistWorks launched Rock Guitar School With Paul Gilbert, an online school that enables students of all ages and ability levels to learn directly from the Racer X and Mr. Big guitarist.
Paul Gilbert and ArtistWorks will launch Rock Guitar School with Paul Gilbert on May 23. The online school will enable students of all ages and ability levels to watch, question and learn with Gilbert.
Musicians can register to win online to attend a camp featuring artists like Dweezil Zappa, Paul Gilbert, Richard Thompson, Todd Rundgren, Umphrey’s McGee, Soulive, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto & Tony Levin, Kaki King, Meshell Ndegeocello and more.
In 2040, human beings and machines will reach an event horizon and will be forever integrated and evolutionarily linked in what is called “The Singularity.” Humans will have computers the size of blood cells swimming in their brains that can download an entire encyclopedia in a nanosecond. No, this isn’t a plotline for another terrible Terminator sequel; it is actually a futuristic theory from inventor Ray Kurzweil.
The 9th Annual Guitar Geek Festival, which takes place this Friday and Saturday nights at the Anaheim Plaza Hotel, will feature a performance by the reunited Hellecasters, who will be playing their first show together in more than 10 years.
Paul Gilbert has announced the first annual Paul Gilbert’s Great Guitar Escape, set for July 9 to 13, 2012, at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. Guitar players of all ages, levels and styles are invited to join Paul Gilbert and other expert musicians for this five-day experience focused on the techniques, styles and life of the modern working musician.
Earlier this week, Paul Gilbert played a showcase show at B Spot in Nice, France. During his performance, the Mr. Big guitarist played a cover of the Judas Priest classic, "The Hellion/Electric Eye." You can check out fan-filmed footage from the show below.