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Tony MacAlpine – Shred Guitar – Complete Instructional – 1992

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Tony MacAlpine – Shred Guitar – Complete Instructional – 1992

Since this is Tony MacAlpine month at Digital Guitar Player we would like to spotlight a neat instructional video that we found on YouTube. Tony discusses some of his shred techniques and offers inspiring tips for guitar players. In 52 minutes MacAlpine performs with his band showcasing his technique. He also reviews his techniques making…

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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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LoNero

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LoNero

A few days ago we noticed that Tony MacAlpine was playing two towns over. We decided that it was the right opportunity to go see him and meet him. As usual when arriving at a concert there is an opening act. In this case, LoNero was opening the show. This was a unique band because…

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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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Random Guitar Collaboration Thought

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Random Guitar Collaboration Thought

So normally an article like this might be an album review but since this is a guitar blog we are catering mostly to guitar players.  Upon listening to an album by an incredible keyboardist, Derek Sherinian (ex Dream Theater, Alice Cooper) we noticed some of our favorite guitar players.  The album is called ‘Oceana” and…

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