Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Bam!" — a new music video by Australian guitarist Glenn Proudfoot, who some of you might know from his Monster Licks lessons. As an added bonus, the track — and the video — feature appearances by another Aussie, the legendary Tommy Emmanuel.
If there's anyone who can shred on acoustic guitar with jaw-dropping effect, it's Tommy Emmanuel. Here he runs through "Guitar Boogie" and "Stevie's Blues," a song he wrote for the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan. You might be flabbergasted when you finish watching. You might be shaking your head. Me, I have a big ear-to-ear grin and am gonna hit replay.
After flying under the mainstream radar for years, Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel is enjoying the recognition his millions of YouTube views are bringing him. His strategy for success is simple: Tour relentlessly, and be so damn good that they can’t ignore you. And it's working.