It’s been just over 25 years since virtuoso guitarist Paul Gilbert and bassist Billy Sheehan formed Mr. Big with singer Eric Martin and drummer Pat Torpey.
Although it's certainly not a "must," demo videos that feature big-name guitarists who happen to be great teachers have that extra element of "cool."
One or 2,457 of you might remember Li-Sa-X, a young Japanese guitarist who covered Racer X's 1987 instrumental shred tune "Scarified" on YouTube late last year.
This year, MXR is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a series of mini-documentary videos covering its history — as well as the personal stories of the lives and music it has affected.
And now, from the people who brought you "Video: Paul Gilbert Shreds on Stand-Up Bass," here's "Video: Paul Gilbert Shreds on Electric Mandolin"!
Ibanez has introduced its new Paul Gilbert signature model, the FRM250MF. Gilbert posted the following on his Facebook page earlier today: "My new Ibanez signature model guitar has been announced!"
In this just-posted video, Paul Gilbert plays his signature Ibanez Fireman and discusses his Online Rock Guitar School.