Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018

The pick of the latest vids, tweets and news from the world of rock guitar.

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Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018 News

rock guitar roundup august 2018

It’s rock guitar roundup august 2018 time, it’s been three months since the last rock guitar roundup, where does the time fly! There is plenty of great articles, videos and news snippets for you to get your teeth into, enjoy!

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Video For This Months Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018

Just in case this is your first time viewing one of our roundups. We split this post into different sections. First up are any videos from around the world of rock guitar which have published on Youtube. Anything that takes our eye is here!

Interesting split screen video which has got a pretty good cover version. Need to see the players face at some point though.

Into funk guitar? It’s not rock, however, we don’t have a funk guitar roundup so we wanted to add this here. It’s well worth a view.

This guy obviously takes his AC/DC very seriously although his computer messenger bleeping doesn’t really help keep the image going…

It was a little thin on the ground for good rock guitar videos this month, but we’re rounding the videos of with a cover of “Wherever You Are” by Hendra Kurniawan with some tasty playing on offer.

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Articles From Around The World – Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018

Ally Venable :: PUPPET SHOW

http://bluesfestivalguide.com/ally-venable-puppet-show/Posted: Aug 23, 2018 Latest Blues News, Music Award winning blues-rock guitarist Ally Venable’s Puppet Show features Ally – guitar and vocals; Elijah Owings – drums; and Bobby Wallace – bass. Special Guests on Puppet Show, which was produced by Rock Romano, Steve Krase (who also plays harmonica on the sessions) and Ally Venable, include guitarists Gary Hoey and Lance Lopez, as well as keyboardist Eric Steckel. Puppet Show, Ally’s second album for Connor Ray Music, was recorded at Red Shack Studio in Houston. The CD features eight original tunes written and composed by Venable, along with two blues classics that compliment her rockin’ blues sound. Puppet Show is all about songs that connect. It radiates a sense of soul through the songwriting and guitar playing, as well as the vocals that are laid out throughout the album. Ally Venable :: PUPPET SHOW

Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at age 68

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZQCR4GWh90gibpoHIX3qJtzvPm4UO5iUK1v2M3afG929GqLhX.CiGg9yngcdFWuvnB0lvg_o3.nblDSkdCl4j1PaqsBohUhbpJq6CFjb2RLMpcLSI35gWod_Q6dzHw6DnI-Another tragedy has struck in the Lynyrd Skynyrd camp. The legendary Southern rock band’s former guitarist and bassist Ed King, the co-writer of “Sweet Home Alabama” and other Skynyrd classics, died Aug. 22 from cancer. He was 68 years old. According to Nashville news station WTVF, King had been battling cancer for several months. King, an original member of the psychedelic group Strawberry Alarm Clock (best known for the 1967 chart-topper “Incense and Peppermints,” which King also co-wrote), joined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1972 and played on their first three albums, Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd , Second Helping , and Nuthin’ Fancy . Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at age 68

Meet the guitar legend leading the Muster’s blues line-up | Noosa News

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZR1zpwCncECXKOFCw1LhQnMRWXVIb19Clg..Ap5wwo_DjfJnKyTr4gsWIm5W21yR.xNfcegXxrZsuvQls5_DbNgcIG.lc7XDadObIfD_8D8mVU1UOBrLae00 ALBERT Lee never aspired to be a star, but his talent eventually pulled him into the spotlight. The British guitar legend has performed and recorded with the greats including Keith Richards, Dolly Parton, Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Bill Wyman and Eric Clapton, who labelled him “the greatest guitarist in the world”. “I was really only interested in being a lead guitar player. I thought I would end up in some really successful band and that would be my career,” he says. “It didn’t quite end up that way. I didn’t start singing until the late ’60s. Meet the guitar legend leading the Muster’s blues line-up | Noosa News

Indie Focus: Veteran musicians join to form H A Lot and provide a stellar self-titled debut

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg.04W1im.9w855vq.GAWSTAtf.eSFQEd13gTXrtZOxG2P3p6Vii.skR.5W639ObDZEHc_rwSumOPc.GnsPRha4gWIQza2sKNbBW91cjbi92jbPOesayeaAcsar9.YisKrB_cNU8h.ohuX1GCaHvl9a9mrfiPFy_SEfAR2kY1rlSQQ--Google + If H A Lot is a band you’ve never heard of, then you might miss the pedigree that makes up the band. Gyuhyun , vocal and guitarist, comes from bands like Nevada 51 and Reflex . Junghun , guitarist, is from CoreMagaZinE . Jinyoung , bassist, is formerly of Yellow Monsters and My Aunt Mary . Jaehyuk , drummer, is currently a session player for Jambinai , with Yellow Monsters and Omega 3 being his past bands. This combination of experience and talent seemed to guaranteed that the first album of H A Lot would be great. Indie Focus: Veteran musicians join to form H A Lot and provide a stellar self-titled debut

Graded on a Curve: New in Stores, August 2018, Part Four

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg9PvELRQzON7laMHyY0oN.01gZ7jjUFY.KF.vkrPWYvXKGUsrmj9wh0L.RadLrQ8LEjaVSmDzyUSovf4uzF5Kjvt8ewkZkX7iwxW5jmz_gAYOwiByZP1y5FKdOSZNtbhxOLmT5DoKypwawSzgCM2pJrN4mT9Dw0jeQ-New in Stores, August 2018, Part Four By Joseph Neff | Published: August 23, 2018 Part four of the TVD Record Store Club’s look at the new and reissued releases presently in stores for August, 2018. Part one is here , part two is here , and part three is here . NEW RELEASE PICKS: Ohmme, Parts (Joyful Noise) Chicagoans Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart are both trained classical pianists, but for their first album as Ohmme they choose to focus upon rich vocal harmony and guitar crunch. What they and drummer Matt Carroll put together (with assistance from hometowners Doug McCombs of Tortoise, cellist Tomeka Reid, and saxophonist extraordinaire Ken Vandermark) is solid and occasionally splendid, displaying confidence and range that’s rare in a debut. In a better world, the hooky opener “Icon” would be a huge pop hit, but stuck in this reality, the whole of Parts , experimentally edged while essentially inhabiting a pop-rock zone, is improving my existence considerably. From the title track: “I don’t like little things touching my face. Graded on a Curve: New in Stores, August 2018, Part Four

Review & Track Premiere: Superfjord, All Will be Golden

http://omgili.com/ri/DyQaNGXlfMr0KdJdyxjz3fbxxb9ZIucSA2tmOVB1A7r_P9zArtngvOENueupxNNzaEXwqAWC.JZV488TH_eKlyIt0h6X4CYLN.m2FLKn97YW5U_vgb7liQ--Review & Track Premiere: Superfjord, All Will be Golden [Click play above to stream ‘Master Architect’ from Superfjord’s All Will be Golden . Album is out Sept. 21 on Svart Records.] A given listener will finds their own sonic touchpoints in the colorful melange that is Superfjord ‘s second album and Svart Records debut, All Will be Golden . My ears turned immediately to the line from opener “Cut and Paste” that asks, “Don’t you know happiness is a gun?” in a winking nod to The Beatles , but certainly there’s plenty of Pink Floyd , Hawkwind , and many others in there as well, including the Helsinki outfit’s likewise shimmer-minded labelmates in Death Hawks . Review & Track Premiere: Superfjord, All Will be Golden

The Stars Align Tour featuring Paul Rodgers, Jeff Beck, Ann Wilson, Deborah Bonham

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg9TwmG4o.f_Hlds7GMwaGmCxhem8LniryESo_tnGQaOoZLjTbF8CS0pjbUra4jwAZMGsvhgioWQwC.ryDeYZdoYZgLjdW6UqNQ.AdZ7KUOGcZ4OzcFSauvN2qb6oO6DGMcIcFwPYSgKtQyCEt6DS_Yiz_DshWYQ1SPl9Zq8NC8RRQ--This slideshow requires JavaScript. Photos by Arnie Goodman The “Stars Align Tour” aligned itself with the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ, and did not disappoint, perhaps with one exception. With a bill such as this you might think there would be interplay at some point during the show with all or some of the headliners involved, but was not the case. That said, it did turn out to be an evening of splendid, perfectly-played music, almost as if you tuned to your favorite FM classic rock radio station for a few hours. First up was the unannounced Deborah Bonham, who came on stage a half hour before the scheduled starting time of the concert. Strong voiced, personable, and quite the rock and roll singer, this woman (the sister of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham) earned a standing ovation at the end of her short set. The Stars Align Tour featuring Paul Rodgers, Jeff Beck, Ann Wilson, Deborah Bonham

Listen To KT Tunstall’s Anthemic ‘The River’ From Her Forthcoming Album, ‘WAX’

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg_3EKDzUG8_vZO_cwggbxG3nuuErM44yBZIRM_X_nX._5F19a5PcpNLibSDG4bDsINVznIHGgx.AR_ZiHBfI0sUih2R9Ak2DFZqIJF9S_q8VA--KT Tunstall album WAX comes out Oct. 5 via Rostrum Records. Piper Ferguson / Courtesy of the artist WAX is out on Oct. 5 via Rostrum Records . Album Cover / Courtesy of the artist Originally published on August 23, 2018 11:46 am In 2004, when singer-songwriter and guitarist KT Tunstall released her debut album Eye to the Telescope , little did she know that songs like “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree,” and “Suddenly I See,” would hold such sway over our pop psyches. But they have. Listen To KT Tunstall’s Anthemic ‘The River’ From Her Forthcoming Album, ‘WAX’

LEGEND: “Before Led Zeppelin: 13 Best Songs You Didn’t Know Jimmy Page Played On” + “Jimmy Page Before Led Zeppelin: 20 Great Sixties Session Songs” – Rolling Stone – VIDEOs

Before Led Zeppelin: 13 Best Songs You Didn’t Know Jimmy Page Played On 11/7/2017 by William Goodman FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL ME Michael Putland/Getty Images Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin photographed on April 13, 1973. The young guitarist contributed licks to some of the biggest hits of the British Invasion. Before Jimmy Page was a bona fide guitar god with rock giants Led Zeppelin, he was but a young upstart trying to make a living as a studio musician in London. And over the course of the 1960s, he’d record rippin’ guitar solos and chilling textures for the crème de la crème of the British Invasion groups, and later for the stars of the psychedelic London sound. Here are the 13 essential tracks featuring guitar work from Page, in descending order. 13. LEGEND: “Before Led Zeppelin: 13 Best Songs You Didn’t Know Jimmy Page Played On” + “Jimmy Page Before Led Zeppelin: 20 Great Sixties Session Songs” – Rolling Stone – VIDEOs

Rock Guitar Lessons (FREE)

https://www.jamplay.com/guitar-lessons/genres/9-rockFrom the 1950’s to the present, rock and roll, along with its wide range of sub-genres, has dominated popular music. JamPlay instructor Matt Brown offers a fresh perspective on applying essential guitar techniques to the rock style. Take a look below to … Rock Guitar Lessons (FREE)

 

Learn Rock Guitar Beginner: 2nd Edition

https://dvd.netflix.com/Movie/Learn-Rock-Guitar-Beginner-2nd-Edition/70026016With this comprehensive instructional video geared toward those with little or no six-string experience, wannabe rock ‘n’ roll guitarists can learn the fundamentals of mastering the instrument from a lineup of expert tutors. The easy-to-follow lessons … Learn Rock Guitar Beginner: 2nd Edition

 

Introduction to Rock Rhythm Guitar

https://www.jamplay.com/guitar-lessons/genres/9-rock/306/5888-1-introduction-to-rock-rhythm-guitarRock guitarist John Shannon takes you on a journey to improve your rhythm playing. Effecting all facets of rock playing, rhythm is the foundation of quality playing. Learn to rock hard, efficient and not get stuck at one tempo. To get started in his lesson … Introduction to Rock Rhythm Guitar

 

Arts in Missoula: Pick your music fest, whether roots, DIY rock or guitar

https://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/arts-in-missoula-pick-your-music-fest-whether-roots-diy/article_2c74cb44-b1e7-59b7-ba8c-6469deef58e7.htmlIt is the last weekend of August and the students are back at the University of Montana. That means that it’s also time for River City Roots Festival. The 13th annual (free admission) festival will take over a few blocks in downtown on Friday and Saturday. Arts in Missoula: Pick your music fest, whether roots, DIY rock or guitar

 

Greta Van Fleet Talks Classic Rock Influences and Learning Guitar

https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/greta-van-fleet-talks-classic-rock-influences-and-learning-guitar/ar-BBMlnrwBefore even releasing a debut album, Greta Van Fleet has firmly staked their claim as one of the fastest emerging groups in the country. In a recent interview with Fender, the band delved into the inspiration behind their classic rock-influenced sound … Greta Van Fleet Talks Classic Rock Influences and Learning Guitar

 

Tedeschi Trucks Band put on a guitar playing clinic (Chevy Court review)

https://www.syracuse.com/statefair/index.ssf/2018/08/tedeschi_trucks_band_put_on_a_guitar_playing_clinic_chevy_court_review.htmlDerek Trucks and his better half, both in music and in marriage, Susan Tedeschi, along with their 10 other band mates, took the Chevy Court stage just after 8 p.m. for a show ripe with gritty blues, rock ‘n’ roll and lyrical guitar solos from one of the … Tedeschi Trucks Band put on a guitar playing clinic (Chevy Court review)

 

Guitar Masterclasses with Alex Hutchings

https://www.pmtonline.co.uk/blog/2018/08/21/guitar-masterclasses-with-alex-hutchings-2018/Alex Hutchings will be hosting guitar masterclasses in association with Roland and BOSS at selected PMT Stores in September. Alex Hutchings is a professional guitarist and composer that play and teaches jazz fusion, rock and R’n’B music. Hutchings has … Guitar Masterclasses with Alex Hutchings

 

Just Add Power Will Rock ‘Guitars For Vets’ Giveaway at CEDIA 2018

http://www.ravepubs.com/just-add-power-will-rock-guitars-vets-giveaway-cedia-2018/At the show, J+P will give attendees the chance to win a BMG Special guitar at its booth every day at 3 p.m. The BMG Special is inspired by Brian May’s legendary Red Special guitar, designed by May and his father, and is famous for the unique sound it … Just Add Power Will Rock ‘Guitars For Vets’ Giveaway at CEDIA 2018

 

Inductees Steve Cropper and Dave Mason Make a Special Appearance at the Rock Hall

https://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2018/08/20/inductees-steve-cropper-and-dave-mason-make-a-special-appearance-at-the-rock-hall… Harris introduced the two and described it as a “special day at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame” as he spoke about their “remarkable careers.” The two then donated a guitar that the Rock Hall could auction to benefit its educational programs … Inductees Steve Cropper and Dave Mason Make a Special Appearance at the Rock Hall

 

Pearl Jam Are Carrying The Torch For The Entire Alt-Rock Generation

https://uproxx.com/music/pearl-jam-wrigley-field-review-alt-rock/Pearl Jam have entered a rarefied zone as one of just a few rock bands on the planet capable of consistently … Then he demanded Mike McCready to “Rip his head off with a little bit of guitar on this next one,” a request the fleet-fingered man holding … Pearl Jam Are Carrying The Torch For The Entire Alt-Rock Generation

 

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Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018 News Snippets

INSANE Solo Classical / Fusion / Math Rock Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MokClBXCJUBlake Goodwin from Fretmonkey Records plays some amazing fingerpicked classical, math, & jazz influenced guitar through a Revv Dynamis head & cab. INSANE Solo Classical / Fusion / Math Rock Guitar

Soaring Blues Rock Guitar Backing Track Jam in D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IvC3n_cJwgDownload the music – https://elevatedjamtracks.bandcamp.com Become a Patron – http://bit.ly/Patreonnow 5% OFF at http://bit.ly/elevatedPMT – discount code Soaring Blues Rock Guitar Backing Track Jam in D

Drought Breaker (Official Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kMSiodEEfEMelodic instrumental rock guitar music. Drought Breaker is Silverbeetle’s debut single. The self-produced track has a feel-good groove and tasty melodies that Drought Breaker (Official Video)

Blues rock guitar solo with the telecaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8L5Jt839W0Short blues rock solo, not had much time to practice lately so this was welcome ! Blues rock guitar solo with the telecaster

 

Rock Guitar Lead Example E dorian aug 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOCChii0e6c Rock Guitar Lead Example E dorian aug 2018

 

 

Sharp Arrows – Instrumental Hard Rock Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCvf8EyxEhMHard Rock instrumental Guitar track by Eugene Kulikov. Sharp Arrows – Instrumental Hard Rock Guitar

 

Hendrix? Clapton? Santana? Who is the greatest guitarist of all time?

https://www.bnd.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/ask-heidi/article217228030.html Hendrix? Clapton? Santana? Who is the greatest guitarist of all time?

 

 

Slight Return: Tracking Down Jimi Hendrix’s Wayward Gear

https://reverb.com/news/tracking-down-jimi-hendrixs-wayward-gear Slight Return: Tracking Down Jimi Hendrix’s Wayward Gear

 

Greta Van Fleet Talks Classic Rock Influences and Learning Guitar

https://www.radio.com/blogs/tiana-timmerberg/greta-van-fleet-talks-classic-rock-influences-and-learning-guitar Greta Van Fleet Talks Classic Rock Influences and Learning Guitar

 

London Bluesfest: Grand Funk guitarist still going strong

https://lfpress.com/entertainment/local-arts/london-bluesfest-grand-funk-guitarist-still-going-strong London Bluesfest: Grand Funk guitarist still going strong

 

Taking care of business: Randy Bachman to bring hits to hospice concert

http://www.therepublic.com/2018/08/23/taking_care_of_business_randy_bachman_to_bring_hits_to_hospice_concert/ Taking care of business: Randy Bachman to bring hits to hospice concert

 

Beauties With the Beasts: 7 Female Guitarists Who Reshape Rock and Metal Music Right Now

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/articles/features/beauties_with_the_beasts_7_female_guitarists_who_reshape_rock_and_metal_music_right_now-78485 Beauties With the Beasts: 7 Female Guitarists Who Reshape Rock and Metal Music Right Now

 

Judas Priest Might Be Looking for New Guitarist After ‘Firepower’ Tour

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/judas-priest-andy-sneap-future/ Judas Priest Might Be Looking for New Guitarist After ‘Firepower’ Tour

 

 

Australian guitarist to rock Valletta Campus Theatre

https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180822/arts-entertainment/australian-guitarist-to-rock-valletta-campus-theatre.687331 Australian guitarist to rock Valletta Campus Theatre

 

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Rock Guitar Roundup August 2018 On Twitter

Fans react to Lynyrd Skynyrd gutar player Ed King’s passing and more.

https://twitter.com/gonzo462606/status/1032906835106254848

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  1. Great article. I found a lot of interesting article to read.
    I should definitely check out other posts in the future.

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