The video below, which was posted to "the YouTubes" in 2014, captures—in glorious slow motion—every disappointing second of what is clearly an epic guitar fail. In the clip, a young guitarist attempts to swing his guitar. We're not sure why.
Although you might know the hurdy-gurdy as an ancient folk instrument, the creative musician in the video below decided to electrify it and make it sound more like something you might heard on a Van Halen album.
If you've been to a few rock concerts in your day, the sight of cups of alcohol flying in every which direction will be a regrettably familiar one. But the sight of flying beer didn't phase David Achter de Molen, lead singer of Dutch band John Coffey. While crowdsurfing, de Molen spotted an alcoholic projectile, caught it, and drank it in one fairly fluid motion.
Who said only guitar players can strut around and upstage all of his/her bandmates with their chops? Whoever it was, they must have said it to this flashy bass player, who takes on Creedence Clearwater Revival's classic "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" with aplomb, showing off his chops—and virtually every guitar-playing trick in the book.
If you've read the headline, you already know what lies ahead. Enjoy this video of a 2-year-old kid plays Rage Against the Machine's "Bulls on Parade" on Guitar Hero. The clip, which was posted to the interwebs June 12, is nearing the 4 million-views mark as we speak.
In this particularly good "guitar video," we see a Lego bot—as programmed in Lego Mindstorms EV3 bundled software—playing an acoustic guitar. The Lego bot is actually playing a cover of "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men.
Take this video featuring Roy Smeck, who was known as "the Wizard of the Strings" in his day. Smeck was shredding on ukuleles and other instruments in the Twenties and Thirties, as seen in this clip. He even played at Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration in 1933.