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What is wrong with me? I've played guitar for over 2 years, heard about Shred guitarists such as Yngwie Malmsteen and Vai, but never actually paid attention. Until now.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzW8fi8z5C8

I mean, god. Goodbye, other music... Hello shred!


Can anyone recommend some good shred albums/artists? Thanks
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#3
Paul Gilbert- Get Out Of My Yard, Accoustic Samurai, Second Heat (Racer X), Technical Difficulties(Racer X)

Marty Friedman-Loudspeaker, Scenes, Speed Metal Symphony(Cacophony)

Joe Satriani- Surfing with the Alien, Flying in a Blue Dream, Super Colossal

Shawn Lane-Powers of Ten

Rusty Cooley- Rusty Cooley, Outworld(Outworld)

Buckethead- Enter the Chicken, Welcome to Bucketheadland, Electric Tears

Ron Thal/Bumblefoot- Hands, 9.11

Jason Becker- Perpetual Burn, Speed Metal Symphony(Cacophony)

Guthrie Govan- Erotic Cakes

John 5- The Devil Knows My Name

Mattias IA Eklundh- Freak Guitar-The Road Less Travelled

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Some Of my Favourite Albums


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read post #6 in that thread.

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Guys... Please read.

I'm not asking for artists just yet, that's the actual recommendation thread.

I'm asking what kind of genres you'd use to divide the music this forum handles in (what genres/kinds of shred are there, what genres/kinds of prog, what genres/kinds of...) and how you would explain them to someone who doesn't know what it is.
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I personally would recommend one of Satriani's live albums, but you'll be disappointed when you hear it in the studio.
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