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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Joined By STEVE VAI For 'Black Star' Performance At 'Generation Axe' Kick-Off

Legendary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai performed Yngwie's classic song "Black Star" at the opening show of the "Generation Axe" tour, which kicked off last night (Tuesday, April 5) in Seattle. Fan-filmed video footage of their jam can be seen below. "Generation Axe" is hitting the road for 26 performances in North America. Joining ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Performs At 'Guitar Gods Festival' In Miami

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen performing on February 19 at the Guitar Gods Festival in Miami Beach, Florida can be seen below. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager April Malmsteen, Guitar Gods Festival was a wall-to-wall showcase of virtuosity featuring performances by Steve Vai, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, Gus G., ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, STEVE VAI, RUDY SARZO And NICKO MCBRAIN Perform VAN HALEN Classic At 'Guitar Gods Festival'

Legendary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai, along with veteran bassist Rudy Sarzo and IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed a cover version of the VAN HALEN classic "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" during last night's (Friday, February 19) Guitar Gods Festival, which was held in Miami Beach, Florida. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager ...

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SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, MATT SORUM, ROBERT TRUJILLO Perform At LEMMY's 70th-Birthday Party; Pro-Shot Video Highlights

Professionally filmed video highlights of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy's 70th birthday party, which was held on December 13 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, can be seen below (clip directed and produced by Robert John and Greg Olliver). The following musicians performed at the event, among others: Slash (GUNS N' ROSES) Duff ...

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Video: TOM MORELLO, ZAKK WYLDE, STEVE VAI, NUNO BETTENCOURT Perform At TONY MACALPINE Benefit Concert

Guitar legends Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE), Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) and Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), along with drum powerhouse Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), bass icon Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) and keyboard phenomenon Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) joined ...

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EXTREME's NUNO BETTENCOURT Pays Tribute To SCOTT WEILAND With 'Creep' Performance (Video)

EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt paid tribute to late STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland by performing an acoustic version of the STP classic "Creep" during last night's (Wednesday, December 9) "Ultimate Jam Night" at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Check out video footage of his rendition below (filmed by California Rock News). ...

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Video: ACE FREHLEY, SEBASTIAN BACH, GILBY CLARKE Take Part In All-Star Jam At CATHOUSE LIVE AT IRVINE MEADOWS

Ace Frehley (KISS), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), Evan Seinfeld (BIOHAZARD), Michael Starr (STEEL PANTHER), Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME) and Phil Lewis (L.A. GUNS) are among the musicians who took part in an all-star jam at last night's (Saturday, August 15) Cathouse Live At Irvine Meadows festival at Irvine Meadows Amphitheater (recently ...

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EXTREME's NUNO BETTENCOURT On JIMMY FALLON And JACK BLACK's Recreation Of 'More Than Words': 'It Was Pretty Funny'

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist Nuno Bettencourt of Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked what he thought of Jimmy Fallon and TENACIOUS D frontman Jack Black teaming up for an impressively accurate shot-for-shot recreation of EXTREME's "More Than ...

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EXTREME To Record New Music In The Fall, Says GARY CHERONE

During an appearance on this past Monday's (May 11) edition of Eddie Trunk's SiriusXM satellite radio show, "Eddie Trunk Live", vocalist Gary Cherone of Massachusetts hard rockers EXTREME was asked about the band's plans to write and record the follow-up to 2008's "Saudades de Rock". "Right now, we're all feeling the pressure of putting out ...

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STEVEN TYLER And NUNO BETTENCOURT Perform EXTREME's 'More Than Words' At KINGS OF CHAOS Press Conference (Video)

AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler and EXTREME's Nuno Bettencourt performed an impromptu rendition of EXTREME's "More Than Words" during yesterday's (December 2) KINGS OF CHAOS press conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Check out video footage below. KINGS OF CHAOS is the touring project featuring former and current members of AEROSMITH, GUNS N' ROSES, ZZ TOP, CHEAP ...

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