With well over 20 years of writing, touring, side-projects, building a family on and off the road, and putting out records that consistently deliver exactly what fans want; John Connolly, the percussive hammer behind the genre-defining Sevendust sound, shares his complete life story and musical journey so far. John has helped build an iconic band out of continued perseverance, dedication, and brotherhood that kept their own brand of music alive, while constantly evolving and maturing, decade after decade - inspiring waves of younger music makers.
Dan Mumm teaches more than just 8 finger tapping and other shred techniques. In this video he explains how to use scales and modes to create your own shred patterns and sequences.
Dan Erlewine began playing guitars - and tearing them apart - in 1960, and never stopped. Now a leading guitar building and repairman, Dan's creations include Albert King's famous inlaid "Flying V" guitar, and a custom model for Jerry Garcia. He has also built and repaired guitars for Luther Allison, Mike Bloomfield, Ted Nugent, and other top artists. Dan is the world's best-known educator on Guitar Repair. His instructional videos, first released in 1984, still lead the field.
Troy Stetina rose to prominence in the 80s and has become a massive inspiration for guitarists from all walks of life, all around the globe. Troy found his calling in educating, with hundreds of instructional teachings ranging from musical recordings to DVDs to live clinics. He quickly became acknowledged for his ability to take very concepts ranging from the obscure and advanced, to the most basic and fundamental; and turn them into something that was both accessible and understandable to musicians everywhere. Music educators, rock stars, and students all agree, that Troy has been able to teach and inspire a countless number of guitar players around the world with both his music and teachings.