Roy Ziv puts on a truly dazzling display of fretboard fireworks in this exclusive – and pretty darn scenic – playthrough

To those who've not yet heard of Canadian electric guitar virtuoso Roy Ziv, take note. With the release of his latest EP Distant Visions – which incorporates gorgeous instrumental soundscapes and dizzying guitar lines aplenty – the Berklee-educated six-string wizard looks set to join guitardom's pantheon of torch-bearing shredders.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.