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  • May 17, 2016
    This is a video of guitarist Rob Scallon (previously: his one-string electric garden shovel) performing a riff from every Metallica song, in chronological album order, in four minutes. That was impressive. You think he has the whole thing memorized or you think he has a cheat... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2016
    Remember Rob Scallion and his homemade one-string garden shovel guitar? Well now he's back to perform Rage Against The Machine's 'Killing In The Name'. It sounds surprisingly great on the shovel. AND NOW YOU DO WHAT THEY TOLD YA. You know I saw Rage in concert once in my yo... / Continue →
  • March 8, 2016
    This is a video of bassist Davie504 performing a bass solo on a guitar with zero strings. He makes all the sounds by banging on the instrument and rubbing the pickup across the guitar. It's not the best bass solo I've ever heard, but it wasn't the worst either. Of course the... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2016
    This is one of the minimalist design electric guitars built by Gittler Instruments. It's made from titanium rods and kind of looks like some sort of weapon from the future. Do you think it shoots blue lasers or red lasers? "Green." I bet you're right. ...this minimalist de... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2015
    This is a video of Indian musician Nirvana B. setting a Record Setter world record for fastest guitar solo by performing Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Flight Of The Bumblebee' at 1,600 beats per minute. For reference, the fastest heart-rate ever recorded for a hummingbird is 1,260 beats ... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2015
    This is the Lap Skate Guitar made by artist/musician HectorTepuy. It's a steel guitar made out of a skateboard deck. It does not do kickflips. I tried to teach myself how to play the acoustic guitar I couple years ago but I gave up because I would always end up so out of bre... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2015
    This is the LEGO electric guitar built by guitar maker Nicola Pavan (who traditionally works with wood). The body is entirely LEGO except for the bridge and electronics, but the neck is a regular guitar neck. Pavan added some glue and screws in order to hold everything togeth... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2015
    This is the Game Boy electric guitar that BitFixGaming admin FIbbef built himself. That way he has something to do while the rest of the band is arguing over who gets to wear the leather pants at the next concert, and who has to wear denim. Me? The only kind of pant I wear t... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2015
    This is the $30 Pluginz Jack Rack key hanger. It looks like a little amp and holds your keys via an audio jack on your keyring. They cost $30 - $35 depending on amp style and come with two keyrings. I just bought one for my roommate because he's big into playing guitar. Plu... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    This is a video of somebody's favorite uncle alternating between having no clue how to play the guitar and chopping stacks of flaming boards. He even breaks one with his head for the finale, making it the most exciting afternoon this neighborhood has ever seen minus the famous... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    This is a video of 10-year old Audrey performing Slayer's 'War Ensemble' on Rocksmith. Plus her little sister CRAZY KATE (fitting) belts out some solid screaming. They should really consider taking their act on the road. Hell, if I didn't just hire a new strongman and snake ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    PROTIP: Start your volume low. This is a video of a guitarist recreating the cries of disgraced Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura. Nonomura tried to claim around $30,000 in travel expenses without providing any proof of his spending. Whatever, I would have done the exac... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2014
    This is a video of Youtuber Davie504 performing the iconic bass lines of 100 different songs. There were some I felt shouldn't have made the list, and others that were absent that I feel should have been included, but whatever -- everybody has different musical taste. Somethi... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2014
    This is a video of guitarist Rob Scallon (not to be confused with Rapp Scallion, who owned the Steamin' Weenie Hut on Scabb Island in Monkey Island II) covering Slayer's War Ensemble on ukulele. It was most impressive. Did you do any headbanging? I banged my head. On the ... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is the C-3PO Star Wars action figure carrying case that's been repurposed as an electric guitar. Me? I've always imagined C-3PO crushed in a Death Star trash compactor then cut into cubes and repurposed as paper weights. Everyone knows the Darth Vader collector's case... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2014
    Seen here looking like the lovechild of Legion from Mass Effect and some shitty 80's rocker, the lead guitarist from robotic band Z-Machines prepares to shred...everybody in the audience's faces off. And not in a good way either -- in a BAD way. Like, it will wear those faces... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This is a video of Chad Neidt playing a one minute acoustic medley featuring songs from sixteen different video games. Those games are, in no particular order (jk jk, in the exact f***ing order he plays them): 1. PacMan 2. Super Mario Bros. 3. The Legend of Zelda 4. Tetris -... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2013
    This is a video of 14-year old Tina S playing 'Vivaldi Tribute' by Patrick Rondat, "a guitar adaptation of Presto, the third movement of "Summer" from Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons concerto." There's also an older video of her playing the guitar solo from Van Halen's 'Eru... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2013
    This is a short video of a guy using lotion to draw a guitar on his sleeping buddy's belly, then tickling him so he scratches it and it looks like he's playing the guitar. It just restored my faith in human ingenuity. You could send me an article this afternoon about how scie... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2013
    This is the functional glass bubbler electric guitar constructed by glassblower Nate Dizzle. You smell that? Smells like a JAM SESSION. Plus herb. It smells like herb. You trying to get high? Because I'm trying to get high AND NEVER COME DOWN. You know what I'm saying? ... / Continue →