Aaah! Great to hear that Steve Stevens has salvaged his cancelled Australian clinic tour (which was mothballed when Allans Billy Hyde went under – don’t worry, they’ve been bought by new owners now, but that’s another story). Stevens will be showcasing the latest and greatest gear from Roland and BOSS, including the Roland G-5 VG Stratocaster and Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, as well as offering insights into guitar playing and cool-being.
2013 AUSSIE CLINIC & CONVERSATION TOUR
Presented by Roland in association with Ellaways Music, Better Music, World of Music & Big Music
Brisbane: Thursday 21 March (Buy)
Canberra: Friday 22 March (Buy)
Melbourne: Saturday 23 March (Buy)
Sydney: Monday 25 March (Buy)
Steve Stevens is one of the most gifted and original guitarists to emerge from the 80s music scene.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Stevens first picked up the guitar at age seven. Immersing himself in the great early 70s Brit guitar heroes like Beck, Page and Clapton, Steve would eventually became an avid prog-rock fan. Post his graduation from the highly prestigious LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, Stevens hooked up with Generation X singer Billy Idol. Idol and Stevens released the smash hit albums Billy Idol, Rebel Yell and Whiplash Smile. Stevens co-wrote the hits ‘Rebel Yell,’ ‘Eyes without a Face’ and ‘Flesh for Fantasy.’ Read More …