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by theollieb
Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: You guys, I have some awesome news!
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

You guys, I have some awesome news!

This Summer, I went to Raleigh North Carolina, and I got to jam with Paul Gilbert!!!! It was part of this 4 day guitar-clinic thing, and it was fantastic. He was so modest too! I'll upload the pics soon.
by theollieb
Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Anybody have computer knowledge?
Replies: 9
Views: 3292

Anybody have computer knowledge?

I need help. I got pro tools, and when I try to run the setup, it says my windows xp isnt updated enough. When I try to get the automatic updates, it fails to install the updates.. Any help?
by theollieb
Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Ollie B.'s back with some questions about DT and stuff!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1957

Re: Ollie B.'s back with some questions about DT and stuff!!

Now lemme ask..... I read somewhere that Fatal Tragedy (Now one of my favorite songs of all time) is based on some story or something... With characters apparantly named Victoria and nathan and julian.... Anybody wanna shed some light on this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolis_Pt._2:_Scenes_f...
by theollieb
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:38 am
Forum: Self-Promotion Showcase
Topic: The Unofficial Vai.com Competition. Congratulations Aclone.
Replies: 106
Views: 201957

leigh01 wrote:
Zebula77 wrote:Soooooo, are we gonna have another one of these? Would be fun. :wink:
Give it time. lol
Dude give it a good amounta time, 'cause I'm recordin' my demo tape now, and I got this one solo on this song and It's kind of awesome imo.... Sweep pickin!(Clean too!) Took me a lotta takes though..
by theollieb
Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Steve's Sweep
Replies: 24
Views: 9141

This is like how all harmonic shredders use 17-13------------13-17 --------15----15-------- ------------14----------- ------------------------- ------------------------- ------------------------- and -15-12--------------- --------13----------- -----------12--------- --------------14------- ---------...
by theollieb
Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Ollie B.'s back with some questions about DT and stuff!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1957

Ollie B.'s back with some questions about DT and stuff!!!!

Hey guys, I've been gone for a while honing my skills (A hell of a lot) on guitar, working on my demo tape, and discovering new music. How do I start...... Started listening to Dream Theater - O my god..... Freakin' all-star band... Is it just me or is every member of that band a god at their instru...
by theollieb
Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The Need for Speed. How to, who has it, tips, open forum.
Replies: 222
Views: 97125

Oh man shredding is what I LOOOOOOOOOVE to hear and TRY TO play lol. Of course Vai is my favorite, but I also LOOOOVE Paul Gilbert, Yngwie, and Petrucci, Bettencourt, Rusty Cooley, and Jason Becker as shredders, while some other shredders like Satch and SRV I think of more virtuosos. I also feel the...
by theollieb
Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: I need a good challenge for my skill level
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

Thanks all those all really look like fun. btw, that buckethead song sounds very unbuckethead for the most part ('cept for the solo lol) stereotypically ya know? but its still awesome. By the way, I seem to remember you said you were TABing out 'Sound Theories' or part there off? How's that mammoth ...
by theollieb
Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Vai's Godlike Solo
Replies: 9
Views: 3966

llamahead wrote:the solo on "rescue me or bury me" is very similar
:?
yeh cept the one on g3 was a bit simPler in the way it sounds
by theollieb
Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: I need a good challenge for my skill level
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

ya think im capable? Cause that would be fun!
by theollieb
Mon Jan 28, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: I need a good challenge for my skill level
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

Lol I Crazy train was the second song I ever played lol. Not much of a challenge to play, but to get the right intonation I suppose it could be good. Thanks tho!
Always with you always with me however sounds like a lot of fun. I love satch's ballad+shred style lol.
by theollieb
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: I need a good challenge for my skill level
Replies: 10
Views: 3198

I need a good challenge for my skill level

Hey its ollie. I've been mostly composing recently, but also a lot of practicing. 2 songs I pretty much got down and memorized are talk dirty to me by poison and santeria by sublime. Both songs are SOOOO FUN TO PLAY but not really anything that I would really learn a lesson from guitarwise. i just g...
by theollieb
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:45 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: My Grammy Moment: Ann Marie Calhoun
Replies: 55
Views: 16686

OMGSH!!! WOW!!! SHE IS GOOOOOOOOOOD!!! haha for a second i misread the title and I thought Mikey won a grammy haha.
by theollieb
Wed Jan 02, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: Got a new rg350dx - Need help tuning!!!!!!!!!!1
Replies: 13
Views: 4699

Oh thank you SOOOO MUCH guys! I'm gonna get started working on my guitar. I haven't been able to respond for a while, 'cause I'm ADDICTED to guitar hero 3 lol. but thanks much for all your help.
by theollieb
Wed Dec 26, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: Got a new rg350dx - Need help tuning!!!!!!!!!!1
Replies: 13
Views: 4699

Got a new rg350dx - Need help tuning!!!!!!!!!!1

I got a new rg350dx for xmas and its like heaven but I'm really confused how to tune it. It came tuned and about a helf step below standard tuning, and I tried tuning it up with the tuners on the headstock. WHen I did that, the parts of the E and B string that are on the headstock snapped, but they ...