Bryan Beller shares his 10 Essential Mike Keneally songs. Originally connecting in Dweezil Zappa’s band in the early 90s, Bryan Beller (The Aristocrats) and Mike Keneally have been longtime friends and collaborators in various bands (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, G3, Dethklok) and on each other’s work for 25+ years. The music of Mike Keneally is creative, progressive, versatile, introspective, layered, adventurous, humorous, emotionally powerful, and musically brilliant. Bryan walks us through his list of Keneally song selections, sharing memories of recording and performing these songs, why he chose the songs he chose, and offers wonderfully detailed musical and technical insight.
Dweezil Zappa, Jeff Watson, Steve Lukather, Vernon Reid and Patrick Mameli of Pestilence join Eric in conversation to pay tribute to musical pioneer and guitar god Allan Holdsworth. Lots of funny stories, tributes, praise, kind words and guitar geekery in homage to Mr Holdsworth. Part 1 of 3.
Dweezil Zappa joins Eric in conversation. As Dweezil is embarking on his latest tour – Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever the F@%k He Wants, we talk about his early recordings, his days in Z with his brother, where things currently stand with the Zappa Family Trust but moreover we talk about his music, his ever evolving composing talents and the passion to keep his father’s musical legacy alive for fans to enjoy.