DOB: November 6, 1966
From: Carbondale, Illinois
Bands: Racer X, Mr. Big, Solo
Paul Gilbert is well known for his work with Racer X and Mr. Big, as well as many solo albums. He also joined Joe Satriani and John Petrucci on the 2007 G3 tour.
He was been voted number 4 on GuitarOne magazine’s list of the “Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time”, as well as a place in Guitar World’s 50 Fastest Guitarists of All Time list. Gilbert is known for his speedy style, alternative picking method and unique string skipping technique.
One of the keys to success is to emulate someone who has gone before you and learn from their style, techniques, attitudes, and behaviors. For those who aspire to be hard rock virtuosos, check out Paul Gilbert’s guitar dvd lessons.
Learn to play with intensity, speed and finesse with Paul Gilbert of Racer X and Mr. Big!
Paul Gilbert Terrifying Guitar Trip takes you from the studio to the stage, with lots of thoroughly explained music and instruction in between. Paul gives advice for beginners as well as plenty of challenging licks for intermediate and advanced players.
In Intense Rock Complete, Gilbert combines Intense Rock Volumes 1 and 2. These dvd guitar lessons take you step by step through the techniques that will enable you to play terrifying licks. In this exciting presentation, Paul Gilbert teaches you his personal exercises and sequences for incredibly fast and clean alternate picking, 3-note-per-string scales, sweep picking and string skipping.
Special features include a bonus performance by Yngwie Malmsteen and bonus lessons from Steve Morse and John Petrucci.
Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar goes behind the scenes with shred pioneer Paul Gilbert. Enter Paul’s world of intense guitar techniques and creative music as he explains the details of the Silence Followed by a Deafening Roar album.
Includes special sections on arpeggios, picking, phrasing, and legato techniques as well as a special shred annex of Paul’s favorite and fastest new licks, rare concert footage, and backing tracks. Also features downloadable tab!