New MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK: Online Guitar Lessons On Hold

According to a posting on the web site of new MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick, he has temporarily stopped offering online guitar lessons due to his "gruelling" tour schedule with MEGADETH.

Chris Broderick has been playing guitar since he was eleven years old and has been teaching for the last 15 years. Styles range from classical, rock, blues, and jazz. He started taking lessons at 14 years of age studying guitar as well as voice, violin, and piano. Chris has a degree in classical guitar music performance at the University of Denver and the Lamont School of Music. He has performed in many master classes including ones given by David Russell, Benjamin Verdery, and his primary instructor, Ricardo Iznaola. In addition, Chris has taken classes such as jazz improvisation, chord voicing, advanced music theory, and sight-reading.

Broderick will make his live debut with MEGADETH on February 4 in Finland, where the group will kick off a long string of international dates which wrap March 14 in Bangalore, India.

The third installment of Gigantour — the acclaimed traveling heavy music festival launched in 2005 by Mustaine — will launch April 12 in Denver, CO with headliner MEGADETH, Swedish metal band IN FLAMES, Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM, Arizona's modern extreme JOB FOR A COWBOY and Oakland, CA heavy power trio HIGH ON FIRE all confirmed. The 29-date trek will criss-cross North America and wraps May 22 in Phoenix, AZ.

Watch Chris Broderick playing the solo to MEGADETH's Sleepwalker":

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