Most people could practice guitar for years and never be able to play any Van Halen song...much less "Eruption". But this is NOT one of those people. There's a video on LiveLeak.com of a 14-year-old girl playing Van Halen's "Eruption", and she's absolutely INCREDIBLE!
A video of two babies dancing while their dad plays guitar is BLOWING UP online right now. They're 11-month-old twin girls, and as soon as the guitar starts, they look at each other and start swaying back-and-forth in unison.
Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were stolen recently. The robbery took place on a soundstage in Culver City, where the band are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, Petty’s website reported Friday (April 13).
If you don't know what a 'guitar swing' is, it's when you throw your guitar around your back in the middle of a song using the strap, then you catch it when it comes back around and keep playing. And when it's done right, you look like a total stud.
But check out a video on YouTube called 'Guitar Swing Gone Wrong'. A guy tried to do it, but his strap came loose, and he accidentally launched his guitar in the air.
Throughout his career, George Harrison played a variety of guitars, among them a psychedelic-looking Fender Stratocaster, a “fireglo” Rickenbacker 360 12-string and a black Gretsch Duo Jet (which he considered to be his first real decent guitar).
This clip, recorded from the inside of an acoustic guitar captures the instrument’s strings wildly oscillating in a way that’s different from what you would see if you were watching the videographer strum his six-string live — instead of a subtle vibrating, the strings move in exaggerated waves, like lines on a heart monitor.
The oscillation is not an enhancement added in post-production. It’s a r
"Spinner" magazine just released a list of the Top 50 Greatest Guitar Riffs in rock history . . . and Jimi Hendrix did NOT get his usual spot at number one for "Voodoo Child". Nope. He lost out to the Stones.