Posts Tagged “steve vai”

Steve Bello – Guitar Player of The Month

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Steve Bello – Guitar Player of The Month

Last summer I had the pleasure of attending a George Lynch (Lynch Mob) concert in New Jersey where I got to see an incredible opening act. The opening act was the Steve Bello Band led by 7 string guitar wizard Steve Bello our January 2016 guitar player of the month. Steve Bello hails from northern…

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Rob Balducci 821 Monroe Drive

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Rob Balducci 821 Monroe Drive

Last month Digital Guitar Player crowned Rob Balducci as the guitar player of the month. We promised to review more Rob Balducci related release. 821 Monroe Drive is Balducci’s latest album release in which he pays tribute to his childhood home. Every song in this recording has a purpose and a meaning that relates to…

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Guitar Masters Series 1

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Guitar Masters Series 1

Whoa…not another album of guitar greatness! What do you get when you put Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Brian Tarquin (Guitarist and Composer), Doug Doppler, Doug Stapp, Chris Poland (Megadeath), Alan Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, James Ryan and Hal Lindes on one recording? One word: Magic Guitar Masters Series 1 is the name of…

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Tina S Up and Coming Guitar Player at 15

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Tina S Up and Coming Guitar Player at 15

Tina S is another amazing google discovery by Digital Guitar Player. She has been out making a name for herself on YouTube as well as showcased in guitar magazines. Take note of how flawlessly she plays guitar masterpieces by Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Vivaldi, John Petrucci and even Gary Moore. Tina hails…

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Steve Vai Passion and Warfare

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Steve Vai Passion and Warfare

This week’s #tbt moment is the celebration of Steve Vai releasing ‘Passion’ and Warfare’. This was his second album and quite possibly the album that solidified Vai as one of the greatest guitarists on the planet. Every once in a while we at Digital Guitar Player say that an album is a must for all…

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Tony MacAlpine November 2014 Guitar Player of the Month

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Tony MacAlpine November 2014 Guitar Player of the Month

A true virtuoso on the guitar and other instruments Tony MacAlpine has proven to be a master musician. He is an instrumental rock musician that has also played with other bands including a tenure in Steve Vai’s band.  He was raised in Springfield, Massachussets and was widely inspired by classical music. He was part of…

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Tony MacAlpine 2014

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Tony MacAlpine 2014

On October 15, 2014 one of the most technically advanced guitar players on the planet arrived at Roxy and Dukes Roadhouse Lounge in Dunellen, NJ just a short 15 minute drive from my location. This was exciting since the only other time that I saw Tony MacAlpine was when he toured with Steve Vai. When I…

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Gabriel Hurley

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Gabriel Hurley

We promised to make as many connections to John Petrucci as we could when we spotlighted him. Well it is time to get inspired and meet Gabriel Hurley. Gabriel Hurley is a 29 year old guitar player living in New Jersey.  Sometimes when we spotlight a guitar player for this section we pick out someone…

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John Petrucci – October 2014

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John Petrucci – October 2014

It has been a huge year for the Digital Guitar Player of the month for October 2014 with the release of his band’s new live album and DVD ‘Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House)‘ just yesterday and a current tour supporting Dream Theater’s title album. We were looking for the right…

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John Denner

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John Denner

We would like to announce the incredible John Denner as our August 2014 (Altered View) guitar player of the month.  We are always scoping out YouTube to find incredible guitar players.  It is not always about sitting there and fantasizing about how much we wish we were as awesome as Steve Vai.  We look for…

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