On Thursday, November 8th, Steve Stevens demonstrated his playing style and his use of guitar synths at the V-Guitar Experience event at Guitar Center in Hollywood, California. On stage with Steve were the GR-55 guitar synth and the G-5 Stratocaster®. The V-guitar experience tour consisted of 20 dates that started on September 22 through November 25th in various locations around the world. More
On Friday, November 2, 2012 Roland invited three of the top guitarists and industry veterans to Burbank California for a round table discussion on guitar amps. They discussed the past, present, and future of various amps and their use in popular music. For this first installment, legendary guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter shares his thoughts about the shoot and his time with Roland’s newest guitar amps, the GA-112 and GA-212.
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Meet Michael “Nomad” Ripoll, our newest addition to the family. Michael is a music veteran with credits and experience that spans decades. As a professional guitarist, he has worked and played with many of the most respected artists in the music world. He remains committed to pushing the envelope and has broadened his career by seeking and securing opportunities in other facets of the industry such as operating as Musical Director for world renowned artists such as Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, composing for film, television, and teaching guitar. More
Ohvee Artists Bruce Kulick, David Fishof, David Rosenthal, Gene Simons, John Moyer, Kane Roberts, Kip Winger, Lita Ford, Mark Fournier, MGM Grand, Phil Soussan, Richie Kotzen, Rock Fantasy Camp, Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp, Rod Morgenstein, Rudy Sarzo, Teddy Andreadias, Vince Neil, Zakk Wyld 1 Comment
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.
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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.