Deep Purple “Burn” Video

One of my favorite songs is Deep Purple’s “Burn”. It’s a song that hasn’t been performed live since 1992, you don’t hear on the radio a lot. Now, for all you young guitar slingers – here’s a little history lesson. You...

Van Halen Backing Track Disaster

Here’s a great YouTube video I came across on Create Digital Music where the stage tech’s (or board op) really, REALLY screwed up! The song was Van Halen’s famed “jump”, and the keyboard intro was to be played as a backing track on tape...

Van Halen plays for Les Paul 1988

For all of you young bucks that never saw this – here is Eddie Van Halen playing at a “Les Paul and Friends” show in 1988 (now some 20 years ago). This would have been about in the prime of Van Halen only 4 years after their 1984 album, that is...

Van Halen Frankenstein

Fender released the Van Halen Frankenstein replica in 2007 and this video is from the NAMM show where Eddie Van Halen talked about it and then performed. This was such a crazy video for me to watch, the quality is good because it was posted on YouTube by Fender...

Billy Gibbons plays Texas Flood 2008

This is an incredible performance you may not have seen yet, it’s Billy Gibbons of “that little ‘ol band from Texas” – ZZ Top! He’s playing at the Fender gala at NAMM – and he belts out his rendition of “Texas...

12 Year Old Girl Shredder

So when you were 12 years old playing in your school talent show – could you do this? This 12 year old GIRL guitar shredder tears it up! She may not be that accurate, but she gets a 10 for stage presence and sheer balls! In addition – she was only 12 here,...