Billy Idol's guitarist, Steve Stevens, gives his opinion on gear and also how he records guitar in his home studio.
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Known for his fierce alternate picking chops, Steve Stevens shows you exercises to beef up your picking.Length: 9:32 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
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Steve lectures on some topics he is more than qualified to be talking about; performance and being in a band.Length: 8:09 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Grammy award winner Steve Stevens talks about writing songs and shares insight into his process.Length: 12:00 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Billy Idol's guitarist, Steve Stevens, gives his opinion on gear and also how he records guitar in his home studio.Length: 14:19 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Topics include: early years, history with Billy Idol, winning a Grammy, recording with Michael Jackson, time with Vince Neil, and lots of good advice on guitar playing and being in a band.Length: 27:46 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
About Steve Stevens
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Steve Stevens is an American guitarist and songwriter. He is best known for playing for his years playing with Billy Idol but is also involved in solo efforts, collaborations, and is an in-demand session guitarist
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