This week Daft Paragon takes time of from sleeping next to the menthol dispensing humidifier to bring you…DAFT PARAGON’S EIGHTIES METAL PLAYLIST OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Some of you may remember that a few weeks ago I wrote a post about one of my favorite YouTube channels, Custom Spray Mods. After the post went up, CSM main man, Dave commented, making an offer to use a guitar from the Daft Paragon collection in a future video. Thinking that CSM has a… Continue reading Daft Paragon x Custom Spray Mods…This is Happening
I once read an interview with Gene “The Atomic Clock” Hoglan around the time of Testament’s Demonic and Strapping Young Lad’s City one of the things he said that stuck with me was he didn’t actually know what he played on City because Devin Townsend programmed so much stuff and a lot of the… Continue reading To Play or Not To Play
These things are ultimately as meaningless as the “top 100 guitarists” lists or whatever. And… a lot of what this dude is playing is not a solo, it’s a melody part or riff or whatever you want to call it. But it’s still fun to play “name that song” along with the video, so here… Continue reading Evolution of the Rock Guitar Solo
If you spend any amount of time reading or watching interviews with Steve Vai, eventually the subject of Evo will come up. Evo is a prototype Jem 7VWH that got its name from the prototype DiMarzio Evolution pickups fitted in it. According to Vai no guitar he’s ever had has ever fit quite like “her,”… Continue reading Question: What Are Your Guitar Superstitions?
Daft Paragon surfs the internet so you don’t have to.
Well I don’t know shit about anything, so that does not leave me with many options. Wait now. Wait for half a moment. I do know something. I know that I have just come up with the best song title ever. Here it comes. Driving in a Ferrari With Yngwie Malmsteen This is an all… Continue reading Write what you know.
Daft Paragon watches a bunch of videos so you don’t have to waste your time.
source: the Onion No story to tell here. The Onion is hilarious, even if it’s less hilarious since leaving Madison, WI… And it’s 25 today, so here’s some amusing guitar-related articles from over the years. Enjoy! Kind, Bearded Christian Has Guitar, Story To Tell Unreleased Jimmy Page Guitar Riff To Be Retrieved From Secret Vault… Continue reading Happy 25th Birthday – The Onion
Here in the bustling metropolis of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; mass producer of corn flavored beer and Pillow Person shaped asses, our Firemen are leaving us behind. Here is a recent conversation I had with Ace McFahey, from Appleton’s Engine 4, Ladder Truck 3.