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LNR Links Page


Here's a few selected links you should find useful...


  • Adagio - Brilliant dark, neo-classical metal in the vein of Symphony X, Majestic and Rising Force. Unmissable!

  • Michael Angelo - One of the fastest guns in the west. Mind-blowing speed!

  • Phye Ansari Yaan-Zek - Strange sounds indeed. John McLaughlin-meets-Marty Friedman-meets-Todd Duane-meets Buckethead anyone?

  • Prashant Aswani - Great first CD in the Greg Howe tradition (who also produced and played on it). Well worth a listen.

  • Joy Basu - Another great player with an earthy style in the manner of Becker and Gilbert. Check out his excellent self-titled CD.

  • Alessandro Benvenuti - Exciting Italian guitarist with the smoothness of a Greg Howe and Brett Garsed, with great compositions to boot. A true master of his instrument!

  • Bitches Brew - Excellent Australian jazz rock fusion show. Check them out!

  • Buckethead - Who the hell is Buckethead? Discover the answer at this entertaining site.

  • Bumblefoot - The site of one of guitar's most unusual and unpreditable guitarists, Ron Thal. If you haven't yet checked out his music, remedy the situation NOW!

  • Rusty Cooley - Great technical shredder -- the perfect antidote to Clapton & Co.!

  • Dr. Ika - Brilliant blues fusion guitarist. Appears on LNR's The Alchemists II album. Recommended!

  • Todd Duane - Monster shredder whose string-skipping sequences leave the likes of Gilbert at the starting line. Next to Shawn Lane, possibly the fastest rock player alive.

  • The Essential Guitarist - Excellent guitar site with plenty for the casual browser. Recommended!

  • Stephan Forte - Amazing French guitarist with neo-classical metal band, Adagio. Well worth checking out.

  • Fretnet - Brilliant Australian guitar show. Plays all the stuff you and I love to listen to. Unmissable!

  • Frank Gambale - One of the greats of fusion. A master of sweep-picking.

  • Tony Gamble - Another fine player with a varied output. Check out his CD now!

  • Brett Garsed - Fantastic legato player whose solo recordings and collaboration with amazing 8-finger tapper, T.J. Helmerich, are required listening for guitarists and fans alike.

  • 1,000 Great Guitar Sites - Pretty self-explanatory.

  • Guitar Mania - Canadian site with the best in neo-classical and shred guitar.

  • Guitar 9 Records - Excellent place to purchase guitar CD's. Also features loads of great up-and-coming shredders. Highly recommended.

  • Guitar 2001 - Cool guitar web portal with lots of useful links.

  • Si Hayden - Top notch UK flamenco guitarist (appears on Alchemists II).

  • Heavy Metal Pages - Excellent Polish metal site. Mikolaj Furmankiewicz is head of their Dept. of Virtuosity!

  • Phil Herbert - Top notch UK instrumental guitarist who can play in many different styles. Runner up in several Guitarist of the Year competitions. Released the excellent 2005 CD, Express Yourself which is well worth checking out.

  • Phil Hilborne - Ace guitarist and studio man whose site includes lots of useful guitar-related info, including links, lessons and info on Phil's band.

  • Allan Holdsworth - If you haven't heard of him you should be ashamed!

  • Greg Howe - One of the true greats of modern guitar. Blues, fusion, classical -- you name it, Greg's done it.

  • Graham Hurd - A very good keyboard player whose ambient and relaxing compositions are a breath of fresh air after all that metal! Also the talented web designer of the LNR site.

  • Andy James - Excellent British guitar player whose been attracting a lot of media attention for his mature compositions and impressive playing. Competition winner and all-round major talent. Give him a go.

  • Rob Johnson - Terrific player from Ohio, USA. Several shredding solo CD's, plus CD's with Magnitude 9. Rippin'!

  • Rich Kern - One of my favourite guitarists. Fantastic technique, but that's only half the story. Band project mellow 26 is also worth checking out.

  • Dave Kilminster - One of the UK's most talented guitarists, with a great musical range and a highly original sound.

  • Lale Larson - A superb keyboard player from Sweden. I guarantee you've never heard anyone like Lale before...

  • Shawn Lane - One of the few true guitar geniuses: innovative, diverse, challenging. A superb composer and an astonishing virtuoso. Check him out now!

  • Tony MacAlpine - Official site of possibly the greatest guitarist of them all.

  • Chris Muenzner - Lead guitarist in ultra-intense German death metal band, Necrophagist and long-time LNR supporter. Check it out!

  • The Metal Observer - Excellent heavy metal online mag, with bags of reviews, interviews and articles.

  • Mario Parga - One of the UK's best guitar players. Outstanding technical prowess and compositional ability. Mario's next CD, Entranced will be released by LNR early 2005. Stay tuned for more!

  • Milan Polak - One of Austria's best guitarists... Much admired and respected player whose legato and strong bends, not to mention shred techniques, are a delight to behold!

  • Uli Jon Roth - Still one of the greats.

  • Joel Rivard - Awesome US player with touches of Shawn Lane and Joe Satriani. Extremely diverse and knowledgeable about many different styles.

  • Uli Jon Roth - Still one of the greats.

  • Shrapnel Records - Where else could you find so many amazing, must-own guitar albums?

  • John Sykes - Legendary British player and possibly the most exciting metal guitarist that ever lived. Incredible technique with outstanding sustain and vibrato. Also a great singer/songwriter. The excellent unofficial site is also worth a look.

  • Symphony X - One of the best neo-classical prog. rock bands of recent times. Featuring the talents of Mike Romeo.

  • Terry Syrek - One of those players who has everything: great technique, chops and compositions. Read about him here before some big label snaps him up!

  • Taxi - The leading independent A&R company helping unsigned bands, artists and songwriters get record deals, publishing deals and placement in films and TV shows.

  • Ron Thal - Unlike any other guitarist you've heard. And with a phenomenal technique to boot! Check out his brilliant and entertaining band, Bumblefoot while you're about it.

  • Time Requiem - Brilliant Swedish progressive neo-classical band in the Symphony X/Rising Force tradition.

  • Truth In Shredding - The best guitar blog on the Net - bar none! Hosted and written by my old buddy in shred, Laurie Monk. Do yourself a favour and bookmark it NOW!

  • Virtosa Magazine - Fabulous UK fanzine dedicated to all things progressive/neo-classical/shred/symphonic metal (and more besides). It's been required reading for me for several years. Its owner and writer, Nick Hinton is also very supportive of all things LNR. Thanks Nick - long may Virtuosa flourish!


 
 

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