guitar virtuoso

Joe Satriani announces new studio album “Shapeshifting” - due out in Spring 2020

Joe Satriani s ready to kick off the new decade with a new album release and world tour. Set for release this spring, “Shapeshifting” marks the legendary guitarists 18th studio album in his nearly 35-year career in music. More details on the new album to come shortly.

Joe Satriani announces Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK Tour

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces a string of Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK tour dates to support the release of his 17th solo album. Travelling under the moniker of “The Shapeshifting Tour”. The six-date UK run will start at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea (May 22) finishing up at Birmingham Symphony Hall (May 28).

Steve Vai releases first music theory book “Vaideology” and “Piano Reductions: Vol. 2”

Steve Vai has released two new titles. First, his first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard. Titled “Vaideology: Basic Music Theory for Guitar Players”, the gargantuan effort was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players. Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music theory to help players better understand the language of music and become more musically literate.

Steve Dadaian to release debut album “Follow the Light” on February 1st 2019

Armenian-American fusion guitarist Steve Dadaian discovered his love for the guitar at a young age. Even while studying at the prestigious Columbia University in the city of New York, Dadaian continued to hone his craft as an artist.

The then 21-year-old classically-trained guitarist spent the little spare time he had reaching top spots at national guitar competitions hosted by Slash, John Petrucci (Dream Theater) and Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall), performing at events with the likes of Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, and Nicko McBrain, and dazzling crowds at venues like the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 

Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss announce November & December 2018 US co-headlining Tour

Two of the most revolutionary guitar virtuosos of our generation - renowned soloist Angel Vivaldi and Alice Cooper axemaiden Nita Strauss - are pleased to announce the 2018 edition of The Guitar Collective, a United States tour kicking off on November 19 in New Bedford, MA.

The tour will visit several major cities, ending in Asbury Park, NJ on December 21. Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss will co-headline each date of the tour with support from special guest Jacky Vincent (ex-Falling In Reverse). The Guitar Collective 2018 will mark Nita Strauss' live solo debut.
 

Jeff Kollman presents new solo band line-up and announces Summer 2018 live dates with Alan Parsons

Acclaimed guitarist Jeff Kollman (Glenn Hughes, Cosmosquad, Bombastic Meatbats) will be debuting a new configuration of his explosive solo band on June 15 at the Baked Potato in Studio City, CA when he’ll be joined by bassist Pete Griffin (Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, Zappa Ppalys Zappa), drummer Andy Sanesi (Missings Persons, Sebastian Bach), and Grammy Award winning arranger/producer Tom Brooks (Alan Parsons Live Project) on keyboards.

Kollman and Brooks will also hit the road with Parsons starting June 2 in Denver CO as the UK legend continues his “Eye in the Sky 35th Anniversary Tour 2018”.

Al Di Meola to release new studio album “Opus” on February 23rd 2018

earMusic is proud to announce the worldwide signing of Al Di Meola - the brilliant, virtuosic multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger, who is considered to be one of the most innovative musicians and a living legend.

His brand new studio album “Opus” will be released on February 23rd, 2018.

Al Di Meola is a pioneer of blending world music, rock and jazz. His ongoing fascination for complex rhythmic syncopation, combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony, has been the heart of his music throughout a celebrated career that has spanned over four decades.