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  1. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    One down, four to go It is with a heavy heart that we report that LeRoi Moore, saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band has passed away. His death was caused from complications stemming from an ATV accident he suffered on 6/30/2008. No further information is available at this time...
  2. Pickups & wiring
    Ok well I recently got a Fernandes Sustainer FSK401 installed in my H-S-H style pickup guitar, well I decided to have the Custom FGI bridge pickup put in and my EVO taken out because I hear the FGI works better with the sustainer. Well I don't know if something was wired backwards or what but...
  3. Polls
    You're in heaven (even you Cid). Every band in history is playing their best show ever. Which one do you see?
  4. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Hi All, I have a slight dilemma. I've been playing the gutar for approx 18 years and I am technically quite proficient. However, I want to get a lot better and I want to be a much better musician. The problem is I am not a beginner at all and all books assume that as you progress you are...
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I went to Megadeth yesterday in Paradiso Amsterdam. Great show! First time I saw new Megadeth guitarplayer Chris Broderick. I was surprised to see he's an Ibanez player. And what a great guitar he plays! It's a 7 string purple quilted custom with a reverse headstock. Nice! Loved his playing...
  6. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    RG1550FM with BareKnuckle pickups ? hello... (wrong title: its RG1550FM, no 1150) I just bought a Prestige Ibanez RG-1550FM (2004) and it has bare knuckle pickups. the seller told my that they are Holydiver model zebra. what do you know about these bareknuckle pickups? RG1550FM: I also...
  7. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    Lately I've been paying alot of attention to tone, and mostly in Rock guitar. I would really like to see some players you guys enjoy tone wise. I'm gonna list some, and I gotta say, the guy I HATE the most is Brad Gillis, worst guitar player ever, but anyway, here is my List of best tone in...
  8. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Gotta alot stuff here...prices will be beside each item. Shipping negotiable depending on how much and what you buy. Be sure to look over some of these older, and long out of print guitar mags...some of the best lessons and songs came from this era of guitar mags. GUITAR MAGS: GUITAR FOR THE...
  9. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Hi Folks, I've been playing for about 2 years now, and have focused on the melodic rock/metal side of things. I recently bought a Peavey Valve-King and a Boss Blues Driver. I plan on get into bit of the gritty blues-rock like some of the easier Satriani (or simplified by me...lol) tunes, but I...
  10. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    hi.ive been looking though some vids on youtube.and came across steve vai playing star spangled banner.many of yous will have seen it.but if you havent check it out,listen when he kicks in the wah wah,its incredable.just type in steve vai star spangled banner on youtube.also check this guy out...
  11. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    After 20 years of Cigarette smoking, Drinking & Partying in general, I've gone sober. Sobriety date officially is 08.27.07 Exactly 17 years after the tragic death of Stevie Ray Vaughan. I wish I could say that I made the decision based on intelligence but I can't. It was doctor's orders due to...
  12. Pickups & wiring
    after playing for a year, im starting to really hate the sound im getting from the dimarzio ibz pickups, just wondering what pickups sound good on a basswood guitar? btw i play stuff from godsmack, megadeth, black label society, stone sour, metallica, satriani so if i could get a similar tone...
  13. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    A lot. 9-42 supers. Lately, within the last few months....them bastards have been breaking hell. I've done it all, filed the blocks, changed the blocks around, swapped the D and low E blocks....I've done it all. Examined all the entire saddle area under lit magnification When you're playing...
  14. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    I realise that it's all down to opinion, but I thought it would be interesting to see who fellow Jemsiters think is the best guitarist ever. My vote is for Steve Vai... ( I think he will be a popular choice:)) What do YOU think? Rock on!
  15. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    I think it would be interesting to see what sort of music fellow jemsiters listen to, so how about posting your favourite 5 cd's. To get the ball rolling, here's mine (in no particular order): Dream theatre - Images and words. Megadeth - Rust in peace. Slayer - Reign in blood. King crimson...
  16. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    I've seen all kinds of threads in the Off topic section about what to do about headaches or exercise recommendations and the awesome community here always jumps in and offers support and advice. My question, is what do you all do when you've got the blues and how do you make yourself feel...
  17. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    As I sit here and watch VH-1 classic and think.....half the bands I liked have at least 1 dead f**ker in that band.Did anyone ever think about that.The bands from the 70s & 80s.....something to think about and make you go hmmm...
  18. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I'm selling off most of my CDs and figured I would try listing the guitar-heavy music on here. Here's the deal - shipping is only inside the continental US - flat rate of $1.50 for any single CD. If you want more than one (and I am really hoping to sell multiple discs to everyone), let me know...
  19. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Any advice or recommended artists? I think I will truly be a rock guitarist, thats why I need help to develop some jazz chops. My school jazz band has a competition soon, and I need some epiphanies in my playing. I always listened to EJ but I need some new guitarists. My band director says I...
  20. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Its amazing to me how kids get this good who are this young.
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