Tina S.—everyone's favorite teenage French shredder—is back with another new video, her first of 2015. This time, Tina—who has covered everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Eddie Van Halen to Steve Vai to Gary Moore—tackles DragonForce's "Through the Fire and Flames."
Here's a video that was posted to Facebook by a news/media website called Siakap Keli. Even though we can't read a word of the Siakap Keli post (or its many comments), we can tell you the street guitarist in the video is young Damian Salazar of Argentina.
Nearly all of the greats use arpeggios. Yet, if you're like a lot of guitarists, you might be shying away from them because you fear being overwhelmed by the "Twin Ts": theory and technique. If you have a basic understanding of how chords work, though, it's high time to get your feet wet.
This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I have ever built, and it only took me one hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x4 I had in my shed and just a few saw cuts to the wood. I even used a pre-wired acoustic soundhole pickup so there was no wiring needed. Anybody can build this lap steel!
Photographer Aditya Permana was observing a forest dragon lizard in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, for an hour-plus, when it suddenly struck a human-like pose, kicking back and appearing to play a guitar made out of a leaf. “I did not directly photograph the lizard at first, until the lizard [felt] calm and comfortable around me,” Permana told Caters News Agency.
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the April 2015 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.