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Ohvee Artists Bruce Kulick, David Fishof, David Rosenthal, drums, Gene Simons, guitar, John Moyer, Kane Roberts, Kebyboard, Kip Winger, Lita Ford, Mark Fournier, Phil Soussan, Richie Cotzen, Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp, Rod Morgenstein, Rudy Sarzo, Teddy Andreadis, Vince Neil, Zakk Wyld 0 Comments
David Fishof discusses Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp‘s history and it’s new permanent home in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Hotel. Since 1997, the camps have taken place in different cities in the United States, England, and the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. At Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp attendees, write and record music alongside famous talent, culminating in an event where attendees perform live on stage. More
Robert “Bubby” Lewis is not only an incredibly talented composer, he is also a killer bass player. In this video, Bubby gets funky as he demonstrates one of his favorite patches in the Roland VB-99 V-Bass System.
Aside from being a touring musician, Bubby also produces and composes music for Marvel comics and FUNimation Entertainment. As a bass player, the VB-99 provides a wide spectrum of sounds that allow him to produce music without restrictions. A self-proclaimed bass and “comic nerd”, the pairing of both of Bubby’s passions is a dream come true. More
Robert “Bubby” Lewis is not only an incredibly talented composer, he is also an amazing bass player. When Bubby isn’t composing for anime and television, he gigs with Lupe Fiasco. In this video, Bubby explains his custom, GK-3B ready bass, how he uses it to control the Roland VB-99 V-Bass System and how expressive the V-Bass system can be. Stay tuned for a followup post and video of Bubby rocking some his favorite VB-99 sounds.
Billy Duffy is one of the founding members of the extremely influential band The Cult. He and singer Ian Astbury have been in the band since 1983. Billy discusses the early days of the band and how he discovered his signature sound. According to him, BOSS pedals have been part of his sound for over 30 years. Find out which pedals he’s talking about.
Serj Tankian FAQ’s for Harakiri Album
1. What does “Harakiri” mean, and how does it play into the themes of the album?
“Harakiri” is a Japanese term signifying ritualistic suicide, the cutting of the abdomen and is similar to the term “seppuku,” a ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword.
The year 2011 started with a fire. Some kids in Piha, NZ were setting off fireworks that landed on my neighbor’s property and lit the whole hill on fire. I knew it was going to be a hell of a year and it certainly was. Within five days of that, reports came out about birds and fish dying in massive numbers globally without any reasonable explanation. The omen was not lost on me. Varied creatures on earth were committing massive hara-kiri. Do they know something we don’t about the coming times or the sustainability of the environment? That is the day I started writing this record and ‘harakiri’ was the first song that materialized. More
Shiny Toy Guns pioneered the use of social media during their formative years. In this video, Jeremy discusses how successful bands are currently using social media and strategies for effectively engaging with their fan base. If you’re in a band, you don’t want to miss this.