This is recap video of Tonefest 2020. I was there with Taisto Guitars and had lots of fun.
Here's a cover of one of my favorite Him songs. It's called The Sacrament and I'm using my Namuai acoustic guitar here.
I’m gonna be demoing the very first Taisto 8 string guitar at Tonefest on next Saturday, 8.2.2020. I’m gonna be performing at the demoklubi between 12.45 to 13.30.
Tonefest is the largest Scandinavian guitar expo so see you there!
I made a cover of one of favorite solos from John Petrucci. It's the solo from Under a glass moon by Dream Theater.
Here's my entry for a cool guitar competition by Gus Drax. I hope you like my take.
I made a video with Rockway about fast playing. It contains some thoughts about it as well a little example for practicing. The video is in Finnish but you may wanna check it out anyway.
This is a new song I made. It's called Empty Years and it contains vocals also. I hope you like it!
I made a cover of Ave Maria. With this video I wanna say merry Christmas to everyone and see you next year!
I made a rig rundown with Rockway. The video is in Finnish but check it out anyway:
This is my entry for the JTC Jam of the month contest. i hope you like it.
New gigs added. See the gigs section.
Here's a neo classical alternate picking etude I came up with. Check out the tabs for this in this location:
New cool items added into my merch catalog. Check out these fine whisky and shot glasses with my logo.
Check out the gigs section. I've added two more gigs there.
Check out this documentary about my tour in Korea.
This is my version of When love and death embrace by HIM. I'm using here my new Namuai acoustic guitar. Check out this site for more info about the guitar:
Here's a solo I recorded using a Strat which you don't see me playing that often.
Here's a documentary of Guitar Meeting on the road 2019. The tour happened during the spring of 2019 so take a look how it went.
This is an interview I did Korea for a local radio station. Check it out:
Here's a video of performing Nightdemon in Prism Hall, Seoul, Korea. It was such a fantastic tour and I will upload later more videos.
I'm gonna perform in Crossroads Guitar Fest 2.8.2019 in South Korea. Come to see the show if you're around.
Yet another guest solo I did:
One of the biggest Finnish musical magazines Rumba also mentioned my take on The Spirit Of The New Age. Read it here in Finnish:
I'm super stoked to announce that I'm gonna be doing a South Korea tour in 29.7-5.8.2019.
I'm performing at Gangwon International Rock Festival plus I'm also gonna do some club shows. I will also do a guitar clinic and I can't wait to hit the roads of Korea.
I made a collab video with my friend from USA. This is my solo from the song. Stay tuned for the full thing.
Here's a little guest solo I made for an album. Check it!
I made a new gear test video of Q-Box by Belcat. It's a handy little practice amp where you can connect your music apps from your smart phone. Check out the video:
I'm holding a power coaching course for guitar at Rockway starting on next September. It's gonna be about melodic playing containing stuff like phrasing, technique, improvising and learning the fretboard. Sign up now and get an early bird's discount.
Aloitan Rockwayllä tehovalmennuskurssin alkaen syyskuussa 2019. Kyseessä on melodisen soiton valmennus, jossa käsitellään mm. fraseerausta, tekniikkaa, improvisointia sekä otelaudan tuntemusta. Ilmoittaudu mukaan!
I made a gear demo of the new wireless guitar system by Belcat. It's called UFO-7 and check it out how it works.
I won the Dude's Got Chops award in a guitar solo contest held by the legendary Rob Scallon. Check out the video below and you can see my part at 4:50.
Piikkiön Kehityksen Kerhotalo, CRC Industries Finland Oy, Cafe Bar Rengia, Ullan Pakari Riihimäki, Olvi Oyj, F-Musiikki, Skärgårdsbaren - Saaristobaari, Hammaskeiju, OHM Pics, Mari-Susanna Leivo & lastenystävä pääsiäispupu, Julia Heinonen, Rockway, Ben Granfelt, Joonas Widenius, Kasperi Heikkinen,Paolo Ribaldini, Erkka Korhonen, Peter Lerche and Erick Avila.
Until the next time!
Pic by Mari-Susanna Leivo
I used Belcat wireless systems to record it for electric guitar, bass and acoustic guitar. Check it out!
This is my set from Guitar Meeting tour when we hit Ylästö, Vantaa few weeks ago. Check it out!
Check out this demo video I made of my wireless guitar system made by Belcat.
Here's another great review of my Lifestream-ep:
I'm happy to announce that I'm officially endorsed Belcat guitar accessories. I'm gonna be using their wireless system for live shows. Check them out at www.belcat.com
Here's an advertisement I made for Guitar Meeting on the road. The tour kicks off next week so you there:
Here's a guitar playthrough video of Guitar Kungfu by request.
Check out this little tour documentary from my Berlin trip.
If you wanna see me performing in Tuska festival please give me a vote in this poll over here:
This is me performing Guitar Kungfu live in Tonefest 2018. I hope you enjoy this performance.
Happy 2019 people!
Guitar Meeting will hit the road in 2019. There will be perfoming me, Erkka Korhonen (Raskasta Joulua), Doug Blair (WASP), Kasperi Heikkinen (Beast in Black), Joonas Widenius and Paolo Riblandini (voice coach).
Check out the dates below.
Happy holidays folks!
Here's my last song for 2018. It's called Sky High by Elektromania and I made my own version of this cool song. Check it out!
Here's is a shreddy metal solo I did for fun. Also new gigs added to the gigs section.
This is my solo take over this cool Andy Timmons style backing track. Check it out.
Here's a new song I wrote, it's called Finding Home. I hope you like it.
Here's the second part of my Romania tour documentary. Enjoy!
I got another great review of my Lifestream-ep from Greece. Check it out:
Here's a little collab video from Guitar Meeting RMK 2018. The event was fantastic and it was sold out. See you all in there next time.
Here's the 1st part of my tour documentary from Romania. It'll show you the first two days of the tour which where the travel day and the day off.
Here's an interview I did with Tuonela magazine:
Also some reviews of Lifestream added to the Media section.
Here's a great review of Lifestream-EP at technicalmusicreview.com
Check out my recent radio interview with The Rock Metal Podcast all the way from the land of Canada.
Choose from the multiple links to listen the interview where I’m talking about Lifestream-ep and future plans.
I'm happy to announce that I'm gonna be performing at Seukku Metal Fest in 29.9.2018. Come to check it out!
I made this little guest solo for a cool project by Adnan called Storm of Death from Syria. Check it out with plenty of note choices.
Here's a bunch of cool reviews of my new Lifestream-EP:
My music video for Guitar Kungfu is now competing in Oulun Musiikkivideofestivaalit, which is a music video festival. You can vote for my video and let's see if it could win the competition.
You can give your vote in the link below and the number for my video is 286 or you can find it under the letter "S".
Check out this concert clip of me performing Thunderstruck in Tonefest 2018. The event was held at Kultturitalo in Helsinki.
Here is a promo video of my latest EP called Lifestream.
Now you can pre-order my new disc, Lifestream, coming up in 20.7.2018.
I've been composing the music for this one for the last two years and finally it's almost out.
Place your order here and prepare yourself!
Here's a little tour documentary of my trip to the Fuzz Guitar Show, Gothenburg Sweden.
EP cover art by Arktinen Lapsi
EP cover art by Arktinen Lapsi
Here's another video from my show at Tonefest 2018. This song is called Stream of Passion. Check it!
Some new gigs added.
Here's a cool live video of my performance in Tonefest earlier this year. Here I'm performing Lydian Overture and it was a great priviledge to perform in the legendary Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki.
Here's is a documentary showing the making of Guitar Kungfu. Check it out:
I did an interview for Soundi magazine about Guitar Kungfu and visual metal Check it out in here (in Finnish):
Here's an interview I did about Guitar Kungfu in a local newspaper, Länsiväylä. Check it out in Finnish:
Here is a trailer of my new music video, Guitar Kungfu. It will have it's premiere in movie theater Andorra, Helsinki on 26.3.2018. You can see it online on 2.4.2018.
So I got to jam with the legendary Steve Vai. Here's a video how it went.
Today I’m gonna have one of the most exciting gigs eva! I’m gonna be jamming with mr. Steve Vai at a sold out venue! I'm gonna post later a video of how it went. Stay tuned!
The premiere of my new music video, Guitar Kungfu is upon us!
It will be shown for your eyes for the firstest time in movie theatre Andorra, Helsinki on Monday 26.3.2018.
You will see also a making of-documentary there before the actual video.
The showtime is 18.45 so get your soul over there.
The price for the event is optional. All income will be used to cover the theatre expenses.
Be welcomed!! ����
Here's a song called Eyes That Cannot Lie. I made it as a collaboration with the master vocalist Aleksi Parviainen. Check it out!
Here's my cover video of a famous chinese song called Beyond. Check it out!
Here's a short documentary of my tour in Prague, Czech Republic. It was surely a great trip so check this out.
Here's some cool clips from my last show of 2017 from club Rockin' Corner.
Too many times I was asked to play Paranoid during my gigs. So I thought that if I'm gonna perform this song I must do my own version of it. Check it out and get shocked!
Happy New Year everyone!!
I'm honoured to announce that I'll be performing at the Tonefest Helsinki, guitar festival in 10.2.2018.
The venue is the legendary Kultuuritalo in Helsinki and there have performed for example such names as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dream Theater etc.
I'm gonna be playing there my new epic song for the first time. The song will have a gigantic music video too which will be out soon.
Get your tickets here ,https://www.ticketmaster.fi/…/helsinki-tonefest-2018…/222317 and see you there!
New gigs added. Check out the gigs section. You can also book me to play at your event so just email for the request.
I'm really happy to announce that I've been invited to perform in this super cool guitar festival called Guitar Meeting 2018 in Sibiu, Romania next summer.
I'm proud to present you the new Federley & Parviainen song called Calling You! I hope you like it!
I'm happy to announce my first gigs in Czech Republic! The dates will be 19. and 20.1.2018 and the venue is Klub Vzorkovna, Prague.
The first gig is a guitar clinic so make sure to be there. I'm gonna be showing the hottest guitar tricks around.
The second gig is a guitar spectacle SF show. You don't wanna miss this is so show up and take your friends with you.
See you in January Prague!
Here's an interview I did for this awesome Awerican radio show.
Today I met one the most talented guitarists ever, mr. Guthrie Govan. If you arent' familiar with his work you should check him out.
This is my latest collaboration video called Waves of sound. I'm very proud presenting you this super cool song I shared with some super talented chinese masters of their traditional instruments.
I just love the sound of pipa, erhu and sanxian. I'm gonna use these wonderful instruments a lot in my work in the future.
I was told that this is the 1st time a western player is mixing these instruments in this manner so I'm surely honoured giving you this piece of music which is one of my coolest projects so far.
The shootings of my 2nd music are over. What an intense and crazy day it was. A day to remember! Here's an amazing pic from the set. It took 4 ppl to make this pic happen. All real, no photoshop. Thousands of thanks to the bestest team! You rule!!
Special thanks to Arktinen Lapsi
My smash hit single, Colonoscopy was aired on this cool American radio show with some nice words from the dj about me. Check out my part around 54:30.
His show was fantastic in age of 73 (goals) and what made the experience even more exciting was that he borrowed my delay pedal for the show.
I had a chat with him at the backstage so I couldn't be happier.
Here's biggest news of 2017. I'm making my 2nd music as a follow-up for my 1st video Colonoscopy released in 2012.
The song is the most epic I've ever written. The music video is going be something you've never seen before.
More details to come!
News gigs added. Check out the gigs section.
I made a guitar version of this beautiful song called Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. Check it!
Check out my latest blog. It's about beginner practicing:
Here's a little advertisement I made for Guitar Meeting Riihimäki.
I just wanted to let you know, that I'm touring all the time here in Finland. So make sure to check out my gigs section and come to check out my show. You may also hire me to perform at your own events so don't hesitate to contact me. Cheers!!
Here's is the 4th and last part of my chat with Misha Mansoor from Periphery. Check it out!
This is a cover video me and my buddy Aleksi Parviainen did of this legendary piece called Con Te Partiro.
Also a new gig added to the gigs section.
This is a little metal song I wrote. I hope you like it!
This is the 2nd part from my chat with Misha Mansoor. This time we're talking about his new signature guitar.
This is a little ambient song I came up with in the middle of the night. It's called Late Hours.
Check out this chat I had with Misha Mansoor from Periphery. This is the 1st oart out of 4.
Here's a new promo pic taken by Salla Vainio photography.
More gigs added. Check em out!
Here are my two of my latest blogs. Check em out too for great exercises.
A new gig added to the gigs section. Check it out!
Here's my blog about rock/blues licks. I hope you enjoy it!
Hi guys! Here are my latest blogs about tapping technique. Check em out for tabs and audio examples.
On 23.9.2017 I'm gonna be holding a guitar clinic among some of the finest guitarists in Finland. The event is Guitar Meeting Riihimäki and check out the official event page here:
Here's two teasers from my upcoming new song.
Here's my latest blog about bending string on guitar. Check it out with tabs and audio. https://blog.rockway.fi/samulin-blogi-kielen-venytysharjoituksia/
Here is the schedule for the Tampere Guitar Show 9.-10.6.2017.
I'm gonna be there on both days and I'm also gonna do a little show on Saturday. See ya there.
New gigs added. Check out the gigs section.
So I survived Fuzz Guitar Show. Here's a documentary how it went.
I'm gonna be playing at Fuzz Guitar Festival in Sweden, Göteborg next weekend, 13.-14.5.2017 that is. I'm there with Taisto Guitars so come by and check us out! Cheers!
During my gigs I've had some requests of covering Thunderstruck by ACDC. I thought that I could do my own version of it, so here it is. I hope you like it!
I'm gonna be doing a video interview/jam session with Misha Mansoor from Periphery next week. Stay tuned for the video!
This is me and Aleksi Parviainen delivering our forst song together. The song is called One reason. We are a two man band and we perform high energy music. I hope you enjoy this!
Please give a vote in this contest, where I can win a gig Hard Rock Cafe, Helsinki. You vote once in a day. Here's is the link to voting:
Here's my latest demo video I made for Taisto Guitars. This is called The spark of life. Check out also www.taistoguitars.com
Here's yet another collab video. This time around I united with my friends
in China and Japan and came up with this huge video. Check it!
Also plenty of new gigs added!
I wrote my first album review for Imperiumi.net. This is album was about guitarists covering Beethoven's music. Here's the article (in Finnish):
This is my solo for this cool ongoing solo series my JamTrackCentral.
Ihope you dig it!
I'm happy to give you my new song with super talented Yasmine Crow.
This is called Silent Pain and presents the acoustic side of us. I hope you