Interview with Pete Callard
Pete Callard graduated as ‘Outstanding Student of the Year’ from Musicians' Institute in Hollywood, California. Since returning to England his many credits include Lionel Richie, Queen, Annie Lennox, The Bee Gees, Ronan Keating, Will Young, Shirley Bassey and Chaka Khan, alongside numerous TV shows, films and recordings. He also leads his own jazz quartet and is a member of the electronica outfit Shpongle, with whom he’s recorded several albums and performed around the world. In the guitar community he’s perhaps best known for his regular columns in Guitar Techniques, Guitarist and Total Guitar magazines, and was for many years a tutor at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford.

Live4Guitar met up with Pete at one of his West End show gigs in London to find out what he's been up to over the years. During the interview we were given some brilliant advice about how to get into the West End, and were shown an approach to teaching group guitar classes. He also shares his gigging experiences with us, how he came to play rock guitar and progress towards jazz and what it's like to write for some well-known guitar magazines.

We've also included some footage of Pete's playing, which will include a brief lesson on "Intervallic Improvisation".
Interview With Marios Iliopoulos From Nightrage
On the heavy metal scene we have a number of European guys who relocate from their homeland in odrer to find a better future, a light in the dark! One of them is Marios Iliopoulos, founder and guitarist of the melodic death metal band Nightrage and former guitarist of the greek death band Exhumation. We got a chance to catch up with him and ask a few questions about his career, move to Sweden, endorsement by Gibson guitars and the Nightrage plans for near future.
Interview With Gus G of Ozzy Osbourne and Firewind
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes the new axeman enters the dark lairs of the Prince of darkness; Gus G. is one of the most accomplished guitar players of our time. Starting in 2002 with the first Firewind release, getting endorsed by many companies and attracting admiration from the fans all around the world, Gus is now the new guitarist in Ozzy Osbourne’s line up. We caught up with him in London before Ozzfest to ask about his career and the things to come.
INTERVIEW with DAMIR PUH,<br/>The Winner of the First Live4guitar Competition
The first Live4guitar competition has finished and here we have our winner. He is a young gigging and recording artist and guitar instructor based in Macedonia.
We were delighted to be able to ask him a few questions. This is what he had to say...
Interview with Mirza Kovacevic - MK guitars
Guitar building is a serious business. it takes time and dedication, knowledge and experience. And of course it takes a personal touch. Live4 guitar has found someone who ticks all the boxes.
A guitar enthusiast and a growing brand, Rob Chapman, aka the Monkey Lord, aka Chappers, is taking the world by storm with his new guitar empire. Rob has acquired a massive following on YouTube, totalling over 14,000 subscribers. We’ll be looking at how the Lord of Monkies managed to amass such a huge following, as well as other useful tips about marketing yourself on YouTube, video editing and more!
Interview with CHRISTIAAN VERHEIJ VAN WEJK – aka Sam from AGHAST!
AGHAST! are a serious metal band and is not for the faint of heart! Sam works in advertising and has a very unique sense of humour. With his skills and personality combined, he has managed to apply all his knowledge and skill to helping to promote his band AGHAST! as well as acquire some endorsements. We’ll be talking to Sam about the gear he’s now using and how he managed to get hold of it! The band is due to play at the Bloodstock festival this coming Sunday (August 15, 2010). Make sure you check them out, as they are a band meant to be seen as well as heard!
Pat Cash talks to L4g
Live4guitar attended High Voltage festival in London. We bumped into Pat Cash, former Wimbledon champion, who was on his way there with his two sons. We spent some time talking about his lesser known passion: music.
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