Satriani, Van Halen, Beck, May and Gibbons for G3 Tour de Force?

If Joe Satriani has his wish, future editions of the G3 guitar extravaganza tour could include Eddie Van Halen, Jeff Beck, Brian May and Billy Gibbons. “I’ve asked Eddie Van Halen several times to come out. I’m a big Eddie […]

“If I Could Jam with Any Guitarist, It Would be Jimmy Page”

Angela Petrilli plays guitar with Roses & Cigarettes (official site). I urge you to visit the band’s site to read their story and follow them. It goes far beyond the music side and involves Angela’s bandmate Jenny Pagliaro and her battle […]

Avril Doucette Can Kick Your Ass And Play Your Guitar!

Standing 6-feet tall, Avril Doucette cuts an imposing figure. She competes as a boxer and martial artist. She’s even won a couple of gold medals. She fights in the ring as a light-middleweight at 152 pounds. Yes, she probably could […]

Jimi Hendrix – Woodstock Number 1 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

Jimi Hendrix – the show’s headliner – tops the list with his guitar opus from the original Woodstock release titled Medley: Star Spangled Banner, Purple Haze, Instrumental Solo. This Hendrix masterpiece clocks in at nearly a quarter hour. Opening with […]

Alvin Lee – Woodstock Number 2 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

At number two, Alvin Lee and Ten Years After with their classic performance of I’m Going Home. “That’s near enough for jazz.” For most in 1970, sitting in a theater and looking up at a larger-than-life Alvin Lee on the […]

Carlos Santana – Woodstock Number 3 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

At number three, Carlos Santana’s performance of Soul Sacrifice. The real story here isn’t Santana’s guitar playing, but rather drummer Michael Shrieve’s show stealing performance on Soul Sacrifice. Heading into Woodstock, Santana was unknown. Witness their Woodstock performance fee of […]

Johnny Winter – Woodstock Number 4 Most Electrifying Guitar Performance

At number four, Johnny Winter, Mean Town Blues. Although he didn’t appear on the original movie or soundtrack, Johnny Winter did make it to an official Woodstock release sometime later with Mean Town Blues, one of his concert staples. Much […]