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by owenvaughan
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: The Steve Vai' Guitar Idol 2009 Award goes to...
Replies: 5
Views: 3520

The Steve Vai' Guitar Idol 2009 Award goes to...

Here's a press release I just got Press Release – June 24th 2009 Steve Vai chooses his winner of the 2009 Guitar Idol competition Guitar legend Steve Vai can announce his chosen winner of Guitar Idol, the world’s biggest online talent search to find the hottest undiscovered guitarists on the planet ...
by owenvaughan
Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: The most amazing New Guitar Playing I have seen for years...
Replies: 8
Views: 3832

The most amazing New Guitar Playing I have seen for years...

As I am on the final judges panel this year as opposed to announcing on stage like last year, I am being impartial but this is astounding: http://www.guitaridol.tv/heat_3/entry/cardiology" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; And Damjan Pejcinoski is already through and doing a proper compo...
by owenvaughan
Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Tony MacAlpine?
Replies: 13
Views: 4054

Re: Tony MacAlpine?

Maximum Security remains one of the greatest examples of supreme guitar playing and compositional excellence the genre has ever witnessed...
by owenvaughan
Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:27 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Latest Cool New Entries at Guitar Idol - serious shredding!
Replies: 5
Views: 2731

Latest Cool New Entries at Guitar Idol - serious shredding!

Folks Here's some of the latest contenders I've spotted: This guy has loads of styles and chops: http://guitaridol.tv/node/1950" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; And this guys great: http://www.guitaridol.tv/node/1448" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This guys has the top ...
by owenvaughan
Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Is Anyone Here Entering Guitar Idol?
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

Re: Is Anyone Here Entering Guitar Idol?

The competition is still open for months though so who knows?
by owenvaughan
Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:49 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Is Anyone Here Entering Guitar Idol?
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

Is Anyone Here Entering Guitar Idol?

There are loads of Vai influenced guitarist's who've entered, this guy got my attention:

http://www.guitaridol.tv/node/1462" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by owenvaughan
Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:12 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Am on a track with BillySheehan!
Replies: 0
Views: 1436

Am on a track with BillySheehan!

Just found out that a track I did a session for last year at Phil Hilborne's studio - 'Is This Thing On?' from John Denners forthcoming album - has just had the amazing bass of Billy Sheehan added to it! See: http://www.johndennerrocks.com/newmusic2.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false...
by owenvaughan
Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:07 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: UK Shredder Andy James: Just Amazing
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

UK Shredder Andy James: Just Amazing

Over at the John Petrucci Forum Andy's well known, so I thought I'd put a bit up here about him. Check out: http://de.youtube.com/watch?v=p26clmsjSuw&feature=PlayList&p=FD5DD13C10E2BA75&index=0&playnext=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I have played with Andy on a number of occasions...
by owenvaughan
Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: T-Ride
Replies: 20
Views: 12178

Re: T-Ride

Fantastic band - Jeff Tyson one seriously good guitarist. We all called this future metal at the time. I'll have to see if I can find that CD now...
by owenvaughan
Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:55 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Chinese Democracy
Replies: 44
Views: 16806

Re: Chinese Democracy

I think it's a fantastic album - truly epic! But there again, I never really liked old G'n'R... The guitar performances, the production - all fab!
by owenvaughan
Mon May 01, 2006 2:03 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Come and see some of best UK shredders at Wembley May 5-7
Replies: 0
Views: 641

Come and see some of best UK shredders at Wembley May 5-7

Any of you forumites who can, get along to London Guitar Show next weekend. We are at stand 268 and have a dozen of the UK's finest shredding on our stand (www.alloutguitar.com), so come down and say hello.
by owenvaughan
Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:18 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: London Guitar Show and alloutguitar.com
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

Go to www.londonguitarshow.co.uk; the show is at Wembley Conference and Exhibition Centre - all major brands there, lots of top players and demonstrators. Players who will be at our stand playing throughout the weekend include Edward Box (Lion Records recording virtuoso in the Lynch/Petrucci mould);...
by owenvaughan
Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: London Guitar Show and alloutguitar.com
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

London Guitar Show and alloutguitar.com

If any of you are in London area over May5-7 come down to Wembley to the London Guitar Show. In particular you may wish to check out www.alloutguitar.com at stand 268, a new on line magazine launching July 2006. Some of the UK's best virtuoso players will be playing throughout the weekend. Come and ...
by owenvaughan
Sun Oct 02, 2005 11:34 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Registry of Guitar Tutors
Replies: 39
Views: 11388

To clarify, to become a member you had to have a referral/recommendation from a professional in the education field - such as School Head of Music, or a well known professional guitar teacher (mine was Max Milligan from Bedford, who is one of the leading tutors in the country and alongside private p...
by owenvaughan
Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Registry of Guitar Tutors
Replies: 39
Views: 11388

I became an RGT registered teacher myself about five years ago; and then at least you had to be referred from a member of some standing. I do not know whether this has changed now.