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This podcast is designed to give you an insight to different guitarists and tips on how to become a guitarist today.

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September 20, 2021

Episode #155 Robben Ford

In this episode I talk to one my favourite guitarist and someone who has inspired myself and my original band “Busted Up”, Mr Robben Ford.

We talk about his new album “Pure” plus his website the “Robben Ford Guitar Dojo”.

Robben Ford guitar dojo

Order his album here

 

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In this episode I talk bassist Tim Foreman from the band “Switchfoot” about their new album “Interrobang”. Tim breaks down the recording process for the album plus some great insight to the music.

Switchfoot has been continually breaking musical barriers in their 20+ career. They have sold almost 10 million copies worldwide of their eleven studio albums.

They have also performed sold-out tours with over 5 million concert tickets sold in over 40 countries around the world. Switchfoot has raised millions of dollars to aid kids in their community through their BRO-AM Foundation. 

Album link: here

YouTube videos: "Fluoroscent"

"The Bones Of Us"

"Lost 'cause"

"If I Were You"

 

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In this episode I talk to Alex Grossi from the band “Hookers and Blow” and also “Quiet Riot”. We discuss the new album out now by Hookers and Blow plus what is coming up with Quiet Riot.

Digital Sales Link: here

Physical Sales: here

and here

 

YouTube Links:

"Rocks Off"

"Shakin'"

"Ziggy Stardust"

 

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Bill Steer from the band “Carcass” about their new album “Torn Arties” out September 17th.

Bill also answers some questions from listeners from the facebook page.

Physical Pre Sale link: here

iTunes Pre Sale: here

 

YouTube Links:

"Kelly's Meat Emporium"

"Dance Of Ixtab"

 

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Thank you to everyone that has supported the podcast over the past 4 years.

Here is my gift to you. Download my 10 week online course for free. All you need to do is send me an email here

This offer ends on August 31st 2021.

 

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To download my online guitar course and all other contacts visit my website: www.becomeaguitaristtoday.com

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August 1, 2021

Episode #150 Nili Brosh

In this episode I talk to guitarist Nili Brosh about her guitar playing, growing up in Israel, playing with some of the worlds best musicians including Tony MacAlpine, Stu Hamm, Virgil Donati plus lots more.

Nili Brosh website

 

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In this episode I talk to Melbourne based guitarist Matt Wilcock from the band “Shotgun Mistress” about their new album that is out now. Matt shares some great stories about recording the album and about the band.

Get your copy of the album here

Youtube links:

Collide

Bleed Me Out

Glorious Machine

May She Never Walk Alone

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to Robyn Ferguson from South Africa about her new EP “The Waking World” which is her 5th EP to come out over the past couple of years.

Robyn gives us a great insight to the making of the album plus I share my conversation through the guitar to one of her tracks “Morpheus”.

Robyn was also on episode #107 in June 2020 where we spoke about her guitar playing and her EP “Falling Forward”.

 

Robyn's links:

Spotify

 iTunes

Website

Bandcamp

Patreon

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

Youtube

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Francesco Artusato from the band “Light Of The Torch” about their new album “You Will Be The Death Of Me” which is out now.

Purchase the album here

Youtube clips:

"Let Me Fall Apart"

"Wilting In The Light"

"More Than Dreaming"

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to Mississippi guitarist Dakota Amacker about his new album “Invictus” which contains some awesome playing and songs that you can hear throughout the podcast.

Dakota gives us an inside to the making of the album plus about his influences, dealing with COVID plus lots more.

To find out more about Dakota and how to purchase the album click here

Check out the video clips:

"Remember"

"Revenant"

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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To download my online guitar course and all other contacts visit my website:  becomeaguitaristtoday.com

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Dave Martone about what he will be teaching at the next Guitar Cloud Symposium on July 17th 2021 which includes his breakdown of Joe Satriani’s playing style.

Dave also shares what he is up to you including some great projects that I am sure all guitarists will get something out of plus his keys to success.

Book your tickets for the next Guitar Cloud Symposium  here 

Find out more about Dave here

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I interview bassist Markus Grosskopf from the band “Helloween”

We talk about the new album coming out tomorrow.

Markus shares a great story about when the band were in South America 10-15 years ago at a club where they got to jam with a Helloween cover band!!

Both songs heard throughout the podcast are from the new album.

Album sale link: here

 

YouTube Videos:

"Fear Of The Fallen"

"Skyfall"

 

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to the worlds most famous female guitarist, Jennifer Batten, who performed with the king of pop, Michael Jackson, and the one and only Jeff Beck.

Jennifer is also the principal of the number one online seminar event called “Guitar Cloud Symposium” which featuring top guitarists/instructors from around the world.

The next event is happening next weekend June 19th and 20th 2021 and features special guest Robben Ford. An event not to be missed.

Go to https://guitarcloudsymposium.com for more details and to book your ticket.

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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To download my online guitar course and all other contacts visit my website:  becomeaguitaristtoday.com

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In this episode I talk to guitarist/vocalist from the band “Interloper”, Andrew Virrueta. We discuss the making of their new album “Search Party” coming out on June 11th 2021 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Pre order the album here.

Video Clips:

Drift

Search Party

Idle Years

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to Lala, the drummer from the band “Burning Witches” about their new album “The Witch Of The North”. We also discuss their live streaming concert coming up in 2 days.

 

Access the live stream here

Preorder ‘THE WITCH OF THE NORTH’ here.

Watch The Video For ‘The Witch Of The North’ here.

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In  this episode I talk to Stevie D from the band Buckcherry about their new album “Hellbound” which is out June 25th 2021.

To find out more about Stevie check out Episode #82.

Pre-sale link: here

Youtube link: "So Hott"

 

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In this episode I talk to Gilby Clarke about his new album “The Gospel Truth” which is out now.

We chat about writing the album, playing guitar with Kings Of Chaos, Guns’n’Roses, Heart  and his daughters band “Frankie & the Studs”.

 

Digital Sales Link click here

Physical Sales Link click here

 

Video links: "Rock'n'Roll Is Getting Louder"

"Tightwad"

 

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In this episode I talk to 4 different guitarists who participated in the Guitar Cloud Symposium (GCS) on April 16th - 19th with instructors Jennifer Batten, Gretchen Menn, Daniele Gottardo, Vicki Genfan, Mundo Juilarat and Greg Koch. And special guest Steve Lukather.

Click here to find out more about GCS.

Episode 8 with Jennifer Batten

Episode 103 with Jennifer Batten

Jennifer's Youtube channel

 

My 4 guests:

Elisa Miconi

Perry Dillard

Wanda Lopez 

IIse Gudino

 

Sign up for the next Guitar Cloud Symposium here

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Mundo Juillerat who is based out of Las Vegas but originally from Hawaii.

Mundo is another one of the instructors at this weekends “Guitar Cloud Symposium where he will be talking about Gypsy Jazz playing and soloing.

Check out Mundo’s youtube here.

To find out more about the Guitar Cloud Symposium click here

 

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To download my online guitar course and all other contacts visit my website:  becomeaguitaristtoday.com

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April 12, 2021

Episode #136 Vicki Genfan

In this podcast I talk to Vicki Genfan who is an amazing singer/guitarist about her modules that she will be teaching this weekend at the Guitar Cloud Symposium. April 16th -19th.

Click here to find out more about the Guitar Cloud Symposium and to order tickets.

Vicki Genfan's website

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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Ernieball

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To download my online guitar course and all other contacts visit my website:  becomeaguitaristtoday.com

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In this episode I talk to Gretchen Menn and Daniele Gottardo about their role in the Guitar Cloud Symposium coming up on April 16th - 19th 2021.

Click here for more info about the event: Guitar Cloud Symposium

Gretchen Menn website

Daniele Gottardo website

Click here to find out more about the Pickup Generator or here

to watch the tutorial.

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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Yousician

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In this episode I talk to Rick Chapple from the band “Devil Sold His Soul” about their new album “Loss” which is out April 9th 2021.

Rick gives us a great insight to the album and his influences.

 

Check out their YouTube Links:

Burdened

Beyond Reach

The Narcissist

 

To preorder the album click  here

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

Shredd Guitar Worx - Ernieball  - Yousician - Custom guitar picks

 

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In this episode I talk to Matt Wakeling from the “Guitar Speak Podcast” and Andrew McKaysmith from the “Scars and Guitars” podcast.

We talk about hosting a podcast and share some stories about interviewing various guests.

 

Make sure you check out both podcasts:

Guitar Speak Podcast Facebook

Guitar Speak Podcast iTunes

Scars And Guitars Podcast

Scars And Guitars Facebook

 

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Loko McDonald from the Sydney based band “Introspect” about their new EP “Midnight Sun”.

Click here to pre order the album

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to Mat Robins from the Melbourne based band “Cicadastone” about their new album “Cold Chamber” which be available on March 19th. Check out their 3 singles:

Dying In Sunshine. Box Of Anger. Out Of Sight

Watch the making of the album: Inside The Chamber

Pre Order the album here

Click here to get tickets for the album launch.

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I interview Tom Englund from the Swedish band “Evergrey”. We discuss  their new album “Escape  Of The Phoenix”.

https://www.facebook.com/Evergrey/

Purchase the album here: Escape Of The Phoenix

 

Intro music by  Mammoth WVH

Thank you to my sponsors:

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February 20, 2021

Episode #129 Robert Vargas

In this episode I talk artist Robert Vargas about his mural of Eddie Van Halen at the Guitar Centre in Hollywood plus lots more.

instagram

twitter

 

Intro music by:  Mammoth WVH

 

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In this episode I talk to guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen from the band Epica about their new album Omega.

Check out their Youtube channel to see the making of the album:

Epica

 

To watch their clips:

Abyss Of Time

Freedom - The Wolves Within

 

To pre oder the album:  click here

Intro music by Mammoth WVH

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to Phoenix Van Der Weyden from Brazil about her new album “Eyes On The Prize”. 

To learn more about Phoenix check out: Episode #93

Get your copy of the album here: shredguyrecords

 

To get lessons from Phoenix go to:

https://www.phoenixguitaracademy.com/

 

Check out the collaboration videos here:

 No Matter What

 Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

 Am challenge

 Let It Be

 Don't Stop Believen

 

Thank you to my sponsors:

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In this episode I talk to guitarist Wolf Hoffman from the band Accept. We talk about their new album called “Too Mean To Die”.

 

YouTube links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQy6npwdwsY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHwCTnH5_Z8

 

iTunes Pre Sale link: https://music.apple.com/au/album/too-mean-to-die/1534988260

 

A big thank you to Nuclear Blast for all their support with getting the artists for the podcast and releasing some great music.

 

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