October 30, 2019
One of our most popular interviews – Dream Theater legend John Petrucci is a groundbreaking guitarist, incorporating progressive music, shred, jazz and his own unique flavour into one mindblowing band.
John is still a driving member of Dream Theater, with a back catalogue of 14 albums and counting, on top of a number of side projects and guest appearances. The NY-born guitarist is one of the most highly respected guitarists in rock circles and beyond, acting as an influence to the vast majority of modern metal.
He also loves his guitar gear, from his signature Music Man guitars to Mesa Boogie head and everything in between. The Captain gets stuck in with this inspiring and revealing interview.
October 24, 2019
Hailed by many as a modern blues phenomenon, Dan Patlansky is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most formidable musical exports in recent memory. His sound and style has been compared to the likes of Hendrix and SRV, but with an undeniably electrifying take on the classic blues sound.
For the best part of 2 decades, Patlansky has been making a name for himself as a musical force to be reckoned with. Accolades include being named Male Artist of the Year by Blues & Soul magazine, #4 in the 10 Best Rock Guitarists in the World by Total Guitar magazine, and numerous glowing reviews of his 9-album discography. He’s also 1 of only 6 Fender endorsees in South Africa!
Dan kindly popped into the Andertons TV studio during his UK tour to chat about his affinity for vintage Stratocasters, cutting his teeth touring SA, and much more…
October 18, 2019
Australian-American fingerstyle guitar wizard Tommy Emmanuel is something of a household name in the guitar world. Seamlessly blending jazz, folk, blues, bluegrass and country music, he's won countless awards throughout his career and is widely seen as one of the best acoustic guitarists of all time.
Known for his energetic stage presence, genre-defying compositions and spellbinding rhythmic playing, Emmanuel has never been one to shy away from experimentation.
Tommy took some time out of his busy schedule to chat to Lee about his colourful career, his approach to fingerstyle guitar and much more...