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by viperlin
Thu Mar 16, 2006 12:10 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: who here can play speed metal symphony?
Replies: 21
Views: 3589

oh man, that singer is hysterical.
by viperlin
Tue Aug 17, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: decline of solos in rock music
Replies: 35
Views: 6358

In the 1980's you could go to a club on Sunset Blvd and for sure the headlining band would treat you to at least a 15 minute guitar solo while the singer went into the bathroom and banged some chick.

Thank god those days are gone. There weren't, and still aren't, many good rock guitarists.
by viperlin
Tue Aug 17, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Sing me a song ..... la la lo
Replies: 9
Views: 1612

FREEBIRD!!!

::cough:: someone had to say it.
by viperlin
Wed Aug 11, 2004 3:02 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Allan Holdsworth
Replies: 17
Views: 4538

I lost track of Holdsworth once he picked up the Synth-Axe. Caught him live a few times but was so bummed that he was playing that thing more than his guitar. Has he gone back to playing his guitar now? If so I may have to look into what he's up to again because he's truly brilliant. There is no gui...
by viperlin
Wed Aug 11, 2004 2:56 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Johnny Hiland
Replies: 1
Views: 903

he's an incredible guitarist. can't wait to pick up his cd!
by viperlin
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Most under-rated guitarist...
Replies: 39
Views: 8884

There's tons upon tons them, and most haven't had enough success that you'd even know their names or if they were standing right in front of you.

A guitarist I really enjoy for his creativty:

Reeves Gabrelle
by viperlin
Tue Aug 10, 2004 10:05 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Edward Van Halen Live The Experience
Replies: 31
Views: 5373

here's my evh story... i was 17 years old, huge evh fan and had been playing guitar for 11 years at this point and still sucked. i was at work and i saw valerie bertnelli walk by and was like damned that's evh's wife!!! holy spit!!! a few mintutes later i was in the lunch line, turned around and the...
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: What are the chords a beginner should know?
Replies: 21
Views: 4245

learn the chord shapes so that you can play them anywhere on the neck, not just open position!
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Rythmic Practise
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

very cool!

a great exercise in concentration along these lines is playing polymorphic rhythmns to a straight drum track.

it gets confusing, but this helped me improve phrasing over more complex time signatures.
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Shouting into pickups
Replies: 26
Views: 5272

i yelled at the top of my lungs into my pickups and all i got was bad hoarsie.
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:58 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Your First Song
Replies: 40
Views: 7603

i swear to demigods, i went to the movies yesterday and in the little plaza leading up to the ticket booth there was an acoustic guitar player with restaruant chops.

he broke into stairway to heaven and i fealt so bad because i couldn't stop laughing. i gave him $10.00 for making my day.
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:55 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: How to improve your right hand ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3232

i looked at vai's mini lessons about a month ago and had never seen them before. i didn't get much out of them save for one which has really, really, really helped me with my left hand and i wonder if this would apply to the right as well. check out the little black dots link from his website and re...
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Post your favorite lyrics...
Replies: 120
Views: 20776

Favorite Lyrics EVAR!!!! Syd Barrett - Dark [i]The poppy birds way Swing twigs coffee brands around Brandish her wand with a feathery tongue My head kissed the ground I was half the way down, treading the sand Please, please, please lift the hand I’m only a person with eskimo chain I tattooed my bra...
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: shower songs
Replies: 16
Views: 3308

"ohhhh soooaaaapaaa meeeeooooooooo"
by viperlin
Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: computer monitor hum
Replies: 6
Views: 2142

plasma screen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!