NEWS & UPDATES

‘AMELIORATION’ - AVAILABLE NOW!

'Amelioration' is the debut solo instrumental album from Australian metal/rock guitarist Jimmy Lardner-Brown. It features a diverse collection of melodic instrumental guitar songs ranging from tender ballads to brutal thrash.

Digital download:
'Amelioration' on iTunes
'Amelioration' on CD Baby

Physical CD plus download:
jimmylardnerbrown.bandcamp.com

Stream full samples:
www.soundcloud.com/jimmylardnerbrown


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19.11.17

NEW AUS GUITAR MAG COLUMNS & UPCOMING GIGS

Two of my recent Australian Guitar Magazine columns have been uploaded. In AG#121, I transcribed my solo from the Dark Half song 'The Deal' and teach how to play it. In AG#122, I explain the difference between the four basic triads in music. Check them out here.

Upcoming Darker Half shows include Stimata Promotion's 15th anniversay on November 25, and a gig at the Factory Theatre on December 8.

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04.10.17

UPCOMING SHOWS

21.10.17 - VIKTOBERFEST - Valhalore + DARKER HALF + more, Metro Theatre (The Lair), Sydney, NSW
10.11.17 - SCORCHING STEEL FESTIVAL - DARKER HALF + more - The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

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04.08.17

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAGAZINE COLUMNS

My AG columns from #119 (bending) and #120 (tapping) have been uploaded. Check them out here.

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07.05.17

UPCOMING GIGS

26.05.17 - INSOMNIUM (Finland) support - DARKER HALF + more - The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney, NSW
09.06.17 - BANGERS AND THRASH FESTIVAL - DARKER HALF + more - The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney, NSW
15.07.17 - Eighties Night - DARKER HALF performing an all Iron Maiden set - The Basement, Canberra
16.07.17 - DARKER HALF + more - Frankie's Pizza, Sydney

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17.03.17

DARKER HALF - 'RECLASSIFIED' AUSTRALIAN TOUR

31.03.17 - The Basement, Canberra
02.04.17 - Urge Records, Wollongong
13.04.17 - Enigma Bar, Adelaide
14.04.17 - The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne
15.04.17 - The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney
22.04.17 - The Back Room, Brisbane
06.05.17 - Newcastle Leagues Club, Newcastle

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06.03.17

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAG COLUMNS

My columns from Australian Guitar Magazine 117 & 118 have been uploaded to the Columns section of the website. In these two, I look at the Darker Half song 'Genesis/Genocide' to discuss using the Lydian mode in a metal context, as well as how to compose shred-style twin guitar harmonies.

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27.12.16

RAGE EUROPEAN TOUR WRAP-UP

Darker Half's European tour with Rage was a huge success! It was an honour supporting such an amazing and legendary band! I want to send a big thanks to Rage - Peavy, Marcos & Lucky - for having us on the tour and for delivering a killer show every night. I also want to thank Rage's crew - Charlie, Lisa, Flo, Dino & Dominik - for all their help and hard work. Thanks as well to the other great bands on the tour; Monument (UK) and Messiah's Kiss (US) - it was a pleasure playing with you guys. Finally, I want to thank Lucky Bob Management for getting Darker Half on the bill. It was awesome!

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12.10.16

DARKER HALF EUROPEAN TOUR - SUPPORTING RAGE (GER)

I'm pleased to announce that I will be touring Europe with Darker Half in Nov/Dec supporting German metal legends Rage!

15.11.16 - AUSTRIA - Vienna-Szene
16.11.16 - AUSTRIA - Graz-Explosiv
17.11.16 - GERMANY - Munich-Backstage
18.11.16 - SLOVAKIA - Martin-KD Zaturcie
20.11.16 - POLAND - Warsaw-Club Progresja
04.12.16 - GERMANY - Moerlenbach-Weiher Live Music Hall
06.12.16 - GERMANY - Kaiserslautern-Kammgarn
07.12.16 - SWITZERLAND - Pratteln-Z7
08.12.16 - ITALY - Cremona-Midian Live
09.12.16 - AUSTRIA - Kufstein-Kulturfabrik
10.12.16 - BELGIUM - Rommelrock Festival (Supporting Gus G.)
11.12.16 - GERMANY - Markneukirchen-Warwick Music Hall
13.12.16 - GERMANY - Berlin-Nuke Club
14.12.16 - GERMANY - Nuernberg-Hirsch
15.12.16 - GERMANY - Leipzig-Hellraiser
16.12.16 - GERMANY - Siegburg-Kubana
17.12.16 - GERMANY - Goslar-Klub Kartell
18.12.16 - GERMANY - Luebeck-Werkhof


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01.10.16

AUSTRALIAN GUITAR 115 & 116

My columns from Australian Guitar Magazine issues 115 & 116 have been uploaded. AG#115 talks about using the Dorian mode when writing metal solos and riffs, and AG#116 discusses the Locrian mode in the same respect. Check both columns out HERE

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26.09.16

AMELIORATION - NOW ON SPOTIFY

My debut album 'Amelioration' is now available for streaming on Spotify. Check it out:

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16.09.16

NEW DARKER HALF TRACK FEATURED IN LASTEST AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAGAZINE

The September/October issue of Australian Guitar Magazine is out now! In my regular column, I take a look at a solo from my original song 'Genesis/Genocide', taken from Darker Half's new EP 'Classified'. Using this track as an example, I discuss how you can use the Lydian mode in a heavy metal context.

The mag is available at all good newsagents across Australia, and you can hear the solo excerpt - as well as the full track - HERE. Check it out!

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31.08.16

DARKER HALF 'CLASSIFIED' EP - AVAILABLE NOW!

Darker Half's new EP titled 'Classified' is now available to purchase online. This is my first recording with the band and I'm very pleased with how it turned out. I laid down some cool solos, and the EP also features the song 'Genesis/Genocide' where I wrote the music and lyrics.

Buy it now on iTunes, or go to the Darker Half Store for the physical CD.

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05.07.16

EUROPEAN TOUR WRAP-UP & UPCOMING GIGS

Darker Half's tour of Eastern Europe was awesome! We played some great shows and met some great people and bands!

Plenty of gigs coming up for the rest of the year:

08.07.16 - Darker Half, Belakor + more - The Factory Theatre, Sydney
06.08.16 - Brewtality Festival Melbourne
13.06.16 - Brewtality Festival Sydney
20.08.16 - Darker Half, Dreadnought + more - The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney
27.08.16 - Shredfest 2016 - Darker Half + more, The Back Room, Brisbane
04.11.16 - Steel Assassins 2016 - Darker Half + more over two days, The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney

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29.05.16

DARKER HALF EUROPEAN TOUR

Stoked to be touring Eastern Europe with Darker Half in June! Darker Half's new EP 'Classified' (their first to feature myself on lead guitar) will be available on the tour, with an Australian release date to be announced once we get back \m/

www.darkerhalf.com/

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16.05.16

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMNS

Three of my recent Australian Guitar Magazine columns have been uploaded:

AG#112 - Phrygian Modes

AG#113 - Initiation... Addiction

AG#115 - Pedal Point Licks

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27.02.16

UPCOMING GIGS WITH DARKER HALF

Darker Half have a slew of shows coming up over the next few months including gigs in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, New Zealand, and Europe.

04.03.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Hermanns Bar, Sydney, NSW
05.03.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Palm Court Hotel, Wollongong, NSW
11.03.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood, VIC
12.03.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Music Man Megastore, Bendigo, VIC
26.03.16 - DARKER HALF + more - The Back Room, Annerley, QLD
02.04.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Easts Woy Woy Leagues Club, Woy Woy, NSW
08.04.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Auckland, New Zealand
09.04.16 - DARKER HALF + more - Wellington, New Zealand
16.04.16 - DARKER HALF + more - UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS 8 METALFEST, Bald Faced Stag, Sydney, NSW
27.05.16 - DARKER HALF supporting ANGELUS APATRIDA (Spain) - Bald Faced Stag, Sydney, NSW

EUROPEAN TOUR: JUNE 3-JUNE 19
Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece and Macedonia. Details TBA

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09.01.16

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAG COLUMN

The column for AG #111 has been uploaded - 'Shredding through the Changes'. In this article, I explain how to solo over the opening chord progression of the classic Steve Vai track ‘Taurus Bulba’ (involving the E Phrigian dominant, D Lydian, and C Lydian modes).

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31.12.15

NEW SONG - 'PINK MONKEYS'

I'm pleased to share another song from my debut solo guitar album 'Amelioration' that was released this year. This is a fun bluesy/jazzy track called 'Pink Monkeys', and it features Dom Simpson (Darker Half) on drums. Cheers \m/

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27.11.15

DARKER HALF

I'm pleased to announce that I'm now an official member of the Sydney power metal band Darker Half!

www.darkerhalf.com

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03.11.15

AMELIORATION REVIEWS

Here are a few reviews for my debut solo album 'Amelioration':

Metal Temple

Australian Guitar Magazine

Lords of Metal Ezine

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07.10.15

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMNS

Three of my recent technique columns from Australian Guitar Magazine have been uploaded:

- Issue #108 - 'Amelioration'

- Issue #109 - 'Cleaning Up'

- Issue #110 - 'Diatonic Arpeggios'

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10.09.15

'INITIATION... ADDICTION' + NEW VAI JAM VIDEO

I'm pleased to share another song from my debut instrumental solo album 'Amelioration'. The track is called 'Initiation... Addiction' and it's one of the heaviest on the CD. There are some crazy solos and it features absolutely incredible drumming from Luke Cook (Mortal Sin, Vaticide, Killrazer). Mixed and mastered by Darren 'Jenk' Jenkins.

Also, I've uploaded a clip of me from a few years ago jamming to Steve Vai's classic track 'Taurus Bulba'. This was from when I was recording a vid for the Jam with Steve Vai Competition. Check it out HERE.

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24.07.15

UPCOMING SHOWS

I've got some cool gigs coming up in Sydney over the next few months playing for both Killrazer and Darker Half:

- Sun July 26 - Frankie's Pizza - with Killrazer
- Sat Aug 8 - Bald Faced Stag - with Darker Half
- Sat Aug 15 - Metal in the Blood, Lewisham Hotel - with Killrazer
- Sat Aug 29 - Metal of Honour Shredfest, Brisbane - with Darker Half
- Sat Sep 12 - Lansdowne Hotel Last Call - with Darker Half
- Fri Oct 16 - Helloween support, Metro Theatre - with Darker Half

I'll have copies of my debut solo album 'Amelioration' available at all the shows.

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27.05.15

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMN

My column from Australian Guitar #107 has been uploaded - 'Singing While You Solo'.

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13.04.15

I'm pleased to share the song 'Ripples' from my forthcoming solo guitar album. The track features Dom Simpson (Darker Half) on drums, and it was mixed and mastered by Darren 'Jenk' Jenkins. The song is about surfing and being alone in the ocean.
Cheers

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03.04.15

DEBUT SOLO ALBUM 'AMELIORATION' - SINGLE OUT NOW!

I'm pleased to share the first song from my debut solo instrumental album 'Amelioration'. This is the title track. It features Luke Cook (Mortal Sin) on drums, and it was mixed and mastered by Darren Jenkins at Jenk Productions. The CD will be available very soon.

You can already download the album digitally at:

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jimmylardnerbrown

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11.03.2015

LAZERHAWK - 'THE ORIGIN OF POWER' - OUT NOW!

I played solos on this killer debut album from Sydney metal band Lazerhawk.

"Featuring ex-Norse Metal founder and chainsaw operator Simon Stavresvski laying down insanely fast and equally precise rhythm and melodies, Killrazer's own Jimmy Lardner Brown laying down some of the most insane solo's you will ever hear, and ex Daemon Foetal Harvest Drummer Paul Ibbotson switching to vocals for the first time and laying down extreme high octave screams of power while also still writing all the drums!

Lazerhawk: Supersonic Hyper-Ballads For Absolute Legends!!"

Download here: www.cdbaby.com/cd/lazerhawk3

Physical CD here: www.lazerhawkmetal.bigcartel.com/

Stream full samples:

www.reverbnation.com/lazerhawkmetal

www.soundcloud.com/lazerhawk-metal

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09.02.15

THREE NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMNS

The columns for Australian Guitar Magazine issues #104, #105, and #106 have been uploaded to the Columns section.

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10.08.14

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMN

My column for Australian Guitar #103 has been uploaded - 'Mixing Minor Modes'.

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31.05.14

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMNS + CORONER TOUR

Two of my recent Australian Guitar Magazine columns have been uploaded to the site - 'Opening It Up' and 'Soloing in Odd Meters'.

Also, Killrazer will be the main support band for European thrash legends Coroner on the Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra legs of their upcoming Australian tour.

Coroner Tour Dates:

Thursday June 5 - Melbourne - The Hi-Fi
Friday June 6 - Brisbane - The Hi-Fi
Sunday June 8 - Sydney - The Manning
Monday June 9 - Canberra - The Basement

For tickets go to: www.hardlinemedia.net

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18.02.14

COLUMN FOR AUSTRALIAN GUITAR #100

My 'Shredded Metal' column for the big 100th issue of Australian Guitar Magazine has been uploaded and can be viewed here - 'Putting it All Together'.

For this special edition of the mag, I came up with a 12 bar solo that incorporated numerous techniques discussed in previous columns including sweep-tapped arpeggios, sweep picking, alternate picking, legato playing, right-hand tapping, three and four note-per-string groupings, string skipping, and octave jumps. I tried to incorporate virtually every modern guitar technique into the one phrase. You can hear the final exercise in the player below:

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13.12.13

BMUS RECITAL VIDEOS

More videos from my final Bachelor of Music graduating recital at the Australian Institute of Music have been uploaded including the Michael Angelo Batio classic 'No Boundaries' below. These full clips from my recital (including covers of Steve Vai, Megadeth, Steely Dan, Kylie Minogue, etc) can be found in the Live Videos section of this site or on my YouTube Channel.

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15.11.13

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMN UPLOADED

The column for issue #99 of Australian Guitar Magazine has been added - 'Getting Some Blues Under Your Bullet Belt'. In this article I talk about the importance of learning the blues.

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25.09.13

BMUS FINAL RECITAL COMPILATION VIDEO

This video is a compilation of highlights from my final Bachelor of Music graduation recital at the Australian Institute of Music on the 28th of August 2013. I performed songs by Steely Dan, Chopin, Michael Angelo Batio, Kylie Minogue, Megadeth, Steve Vai and more. I think it went pretty well.

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23.09.12

NEW AUS GUITAR MAG COLUMN ADDED

The column from the last issue of Australian Guitar Magazine has been uploaded: Issue #98 - 'Half-Whole Diminished Delerium'. In this article I talk about the half-whole diminished scale and how it can be applied to heavy metal.

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20.08.13

BACHELOR OF MUSIC RECITAL

On Wednesday the 28th of August at 9pm, I will be presenting my final graduation recital for the Bachelor of Music Degree that I have been studying at the Australian Institute of Music. I'll be playing songs by Steve Vai, Megadeth, Michael Angelo Batio, Steely Dan and more. It's free entry and open to public at the Tom Mann Theatre on Chalmers St near Central Station, Sydney. The evening kicks off at 6pm, and I'll be on at 9pm sharp.

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15.08.13

NEW COLUMNS + LAZERHAWK

Two new Australian Guitar Magazine columns have been uploaded: 'Holier Than Thou!' ( the Whole Tone Scale) and 'Arpeggio Madness' (sweep-picking arpeggio shapes).

I recently recorded solos for LAZERHAWK – the project of Simon Stavrevski (ex-Norse) and Paulie Ibottson (ex-Daemon Foetal Harvest, Killrazer). It's pretty crazy stuff, and the album should be out later in the year. You can hear some preview tracks here:

http://www.reverbnation.com/lazerhawkmetal

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24.04.13

NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAGAZINE COLUMN ADDED

The column from Australian Guitar Magazine issue #95 has been uploaded: 'Outside Inspiration'. This article talks about using other instruments as a source of new musical ideas on the guitar, with a look at my interpretation of a Chopin piano piece.

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14.03.13

KILLRAZER GIG REVIEW + DIANNO/BLAZE PHOTOS

Here's a great review of the 'Under the Southern Cross 5' festival that Killrazer recently headlined:

Loud Magazine Online - Under the Southern Cross 5

Some great photo galleries from the Paul Di'Anno/Blaze Bayley shows:

Di'Anno/Blaze - Melbourne - Australian Musician Network

Di'Anno/Blaze - Sydney - Loud Magazine Online

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04.01.13

THREE NEW AUSTRALIAN GUITAR COLUMNS ADDED

A whopping three new 'Shredded Metal' technique columns have been uploaded (Australian Guitar #92, #93 and #94). Check them out here.

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17.12.12

DI'ANNO/BLAZE TOUR WRAP-UP

The Paul Di'Anno/Blaze Bayley (ex-Iron Maiden singers) tour was awesome! Paul and Blaze are really cool guys and it was a pleasure playing guitar for two legendary singers from one of the biggest metal bands of all time! Here's a clip of them both singing 'Iron Maiden' in Auckland, New Zealand - the last song from the last show of the tour!

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14.10.12

PAUL DI'ANNO/BLAZE BAYLEY (EX-IRON MAIDEN) TOUR

I'm very pleased to announce that I'll be playing guitar for ex-Iron Maiden vocalists Paul Di'Anno and Blaze Bayley on their upcoming Australian/New Zealand tour. This will be my third tour with Paul and first with Blaze. Both will only be performing Iron Maiden classics. It's going to rock!

PAUL DI'ANNO & BLAZE BAYLEY (EX-VOCALISTS OF IRON MAIDEN)

Thur 22 Nov – MELBOURNE – The Hi Fi
Fri 23 Nov – HOBART – The Brisbane
Sat 24 Nov – PERTH – The Civic
Sun 25 Nov – ADELAIDE – Fowlers – ALL AGES
Mon 26 Nov – BRISBANE – The Hi Fi
Thur 29 Nov – NEWCASTLE – Cambridge
Fri 30 Nov – SYDNEY – Manning Bar
Sat 1 Dec – CANBERRA – The Basement
Sun 2 Dec – WOLLONGONG – Waves
Fri 7 Dec – WELLINGTON – Bodegas
Sat 8 Dec – AUCKLAND – Kings Arms

Get tickets at: www.hardlinemedia.net

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07.10.12

RIPPER OWENS VIDEOS

Videos from the Tim 'Ripper' Owens tour have been added to the Live Vids section of the site including the following clip of the classic Yngwie Malmsteen song 'Rising Force'!!!

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02.09.12

TWO NEW COLUMNS ADDED

Australian Guitar Magazine Columns for issue #90 ('Shredding on One String') and #91 ('Augmented Arpeggios') have been uploaded.

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16.06.12

TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS TOUR REVIEWS AND GALLERIES

The RipperOPens tour went great! I have to give a big thanks to the other guys in the band - Doug Dalton (guitar), Dom Simpson (drums), and Vo Simpson (bass). Of course, an extra big thanks goes out to the man himself - Tim 'Ripper' Owens. What a voice! It was an honour sharing the stage with a metal legend!

Here's some links to reviews and galleries for many of the shows:

Gig Reviews

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Melbourne - Metal Obsession

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Perth - The Music

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Perth - The Rock Pit

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Canberra - Obscure Chaos

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Sydney - Loud Magazine Online

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Wollongong - The Music

Tim 'Ripper' Owens - Auckland NZ - Steffmetal.com

Photo Galleries

Sydney - Loud Magazine Online

Sydney - May the Rock Be With You

Brisbane - Sludge Factory

Melbourne - Metal Obsession

Melbourne - The Hi-Fi Online

Adelaide - Faster Louder

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10.05.12

AUSTRALIAN GUITAR MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

I did an interview with Australian Guitar Magazine to promote the Tim 'Ripper' Owens solo tour. It can be viewed here.

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18.04.12

TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS TOUR

I am very pleased to announce that I'll be playing lead guitar for the amazing Tim 'Ripper' Owens (Judas Priest, Yngwie Malmsteen, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples, Beyond Fear) on his upcoming Australian and New Zealand solo tour in May/June. Ripper will be performing Judas Priest classics, along with tracks from Dio, Yngwie Malmsteen, Iced Earth, plus his own solo projects. This will awesome!

TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS AUS/NZ SOLO TOUR 2012

May 17 - Melbourne - The Hi Fi
May 18 - Hobart - The Brisbane
May 19 - Brisbane - The Hi Fi
May 20 - Adelaide - Fowlers - All Ages
May 21 - Perth - Amplifier
May 24 - Newcastle - The Cambridge
May 25 - Canberra - The Basement
May 26 - Sydney- The Hi Fi
May 27 - Wollongong - The Patch
Jun. 01 - Wellington, New Zealand - Bodegas
Jun. 02 - Auckland, New Zealand - Kings Arms

Tickets: www.hardlinemedia.net

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/377176665645674/

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06.04.12

TWO NEW COLUMNS ADDED

Columns from Australian Guitar Magazine #88 and #89 have been uploaded - 'Double Trouble: Part One' and 'Double Trouble: Part Two'. Both articles deal with the topic of twin guitar harmonies.

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26.11.11

TWO NEW COLUMNS ADDED

The columns for Australian Guitar Magazine issues #86 ('Breaking Out of the Box') and #87 ('Legato Licks') have been uploaded. Check them out: Columns.

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17.10.11

JAM WITH STEVE VAI

I was privileged to have the opportunity of jamming with Steve Vai at his recent Sydney Masterclass Clinic. Steve is my all-time favourite guitarist, composer and performer, so being able to share the stage him was a real honour! It was an amazing experience - one that I'll never forget!

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07.10.11

CLIFF BURTON/METALLICA TRIBUTE SHOW

On Fri 21st October at The Valve Bar, Tempe, I'll be playing a two hour set of Metallica classics taken from the first three albums. This is a tribute gig marking the 25th anniversary of Cliff Burton's passing. The band - dubbed 'Pulling Teeth' - will also feature member's of 'Darker Half' and 'Starforge'. Should be a great night!

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19.08.11

The column for Australian Guitar #85 has been added: 'Skipping Strings'

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07.06.11

The Shredded Metal column for Aus Guitar Mag #84 - along with the tab and audio examples - has been uploaded: 'Seventh Arpeggios'.

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03.04.11

The column for Aus Guitar Mag #83 has been uploaded - 'Metal Soloing and Exotic Scales Part Two'.

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17.01.11

The 'Shredded Metal' column from Australian Guitar #82 has been uploaded - 'Metal Soloing and Exotic Scales Part One'.

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02.10.10

Added column from Australian Guitar Magazine issue #81 - 'Five Finger Licks!'

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02.10.10

Shredded Metal column from Australian Guitar issue #80 uploaded - 'Four Finger Licks'.

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23.09.10

Accompanying video for 'Shredded Metal' column from Australian Guitar Magazine #81 'Five Finger Tapping!'

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30.07.10

Column for Australian Guitar issue #79 added - 'Sweep Picking 101'.

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12.06.10

Column for Australian Guitar issue #78 added - 'Gaining Speed'.

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15.05.10

PAUL DIANNO - AUS/NZ TOUR

As in 2009, I will once again be playing guitar for the legendary Paul Dianno (ex-Iron Maiden) on his upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour:

PAUL DIANNO 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF IRON MAIDEN TOUR

Thur 17 June - Bar On The Hill - Newcastle
Fri 18 June - Waves - Wollongong
Sat 19 June - Gaelic Theatre - Sydney
Sun 20 June - ANU - Canberra
Thur 24 June - The Espy Gershwin Room - Melbourne
Fri 25 June - Republic Bar - Hobart
Sat 26 June - Fowlers Live - Adelaide
Sun 27 June - Amplifier - Perth
Tue 29 June - Rosies - Brisbane
Thur 1 July - Bodega's - Wellington - New Zealand
Fri 2 July - Al's Bar - Christchurch - New Zealand
Sat 3 July - Thirsty Dog - Auckland - New Zealand

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03.04.10

Column for Australian Guitar issue #77 added - 'Shredding All Over The Neck'.

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27.02.10

New video added to Live Vids section - Killrazer at Screamfest 2009, Enmore Theatre.

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20.02.10

Column for Australian Guitar issue #76 added - 'Tapping Across the Strings'.

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06.12.09

The column for Australian Guitar issue #75 on the Phrigian dominant scale has been added to the Columns section of the site.

Also, I ended up winning 'Best Guitarist' at the recent Australian Metal Awards.

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12.10.09

Column for Australian Guitar issue #74 - Symmetrical Licks - added to Columns section.

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29.08.09

I've been named as a finalist in the 'Best Guitarist' category at the Australian Metal Awards, to be held at The Forum, Sydney on November 7th 2009.

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15.08.09

The website is now online.

It will mainly serve as an archive of my technique columns and instructional videos from Australian Guitar Magazine in the hope that the information will be useful for those interested in shred and metal guitar playing. Cheers.