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Tom Quayle Master Class in Duycker (Hoofddorp) Dec. 17

jellybeard & Duycker are scheduling a fusion legato master class with Tom Quayle.
A must attend event for starting and advanced guitar players.

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Leonardo Guzman – .strandberg* endorsement 8 strings

Strandberg Guitarworks are incredibly happy and proud to announce that Leonardo Guzman is joining the .strandberg* team on 8 string guitars! Leonardo’s unique mix of rock/metal/latin is given another dimension and push of the envelope by his custom “Boden 8” guitar, equipped with EMG Pickups 808X pickups and gold hardware.

Guthrie Govan Masterclass Nov. 19 in Holland

Guthrie Govan will be holding a special 2 hours masterclass in Hoofddorp (NL) on November 19. Hoofddorp is very close (one train stop) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Worth a day trip.

Organised by jellybeard and Podium Duycker (

Tickets only 10€‚¬ in presales.


The Elba Triangle – Chapter One featuring Tom Quayle, Marco Sfogli and Alessandro Benvenuti


First newsletter from The Elba Triangle announcing “Chapter One” and the participation of Marco Sfogli, Tom Quayle and Alessandro Benvenuti. (follow link for the newsletter)


The Elba Triangle is the brand name for a new series of collaborative fusion projects masterminded by Kris Claerhout, jellybeard records’ owner. The projects feature the most highly rated rising stars of the fusion domain, delivering vibrant re-envisioned fusion classics and originals, all recorded and produced in highest definition, featuring an industry recognised rhythm section, adding an extra frisson to the clean, fresh and pumping sounds.

The stunning first project, “Chapter One”, features Marco Sfogli, Tom Quayle and Alessandro Benvenuti, handling their masterful guitar tones, bringing their unique qualities to each fusion track. The album will be mixed and mastered by musical mastermind and keyboard genius, Alex Argento, who sprinkles his own keyboard magic over the tracks and is the acting musical director. The release date for this project is still to be confirmed.

The Aristocrats – Culture Clash Asia Tour presented by jellybeard

August 4, the Aristocrats kick off their first Asian tour since 2011 in Seoul.
The band consisting of Guthrie Govan (guitar), Bryan Beller (bass), Marco Minnemann (drums) will visit 8 countries in 16 days and play 10 concerts and perform 3 masterclasses.

Here are the dates:

The Aristocrats – Culture Clash Tour South East Asia 2014

Aug 4 – Seoul – Gunguk University Auditory – S. KOREA

Aug 6 – Beijing – Mao Live House – CHINA

Aug 8 – Shanghai – Q.House (QSW) – CHINA

Aug 10 – Taipei – Riverside Live Music House – TAIWAN (+ masterclass)

Aug 11 – Hong Kong – KITEC MusicZone – HONG KONG

Aug 13 – Ho Chi Minh City – HCM Music Center – VIETNAM

Aug 15 – Manila – Amber Ultra Lounge – PHILIPPINES (+ masterclass)

Aug 17 – Bangkok – Overdrive 16th @ Aksra Theater – THAILAND (+ masterclass)

Aug 19 – Tokyo – Club Citta – JAPAN

Aug 20 – Osaka – Big Cat – JAPAN

For more information, check our events page.

Fabrizio Leo DV Mark Guitar Competition 2014

Win a DV Multiamp Mono, DiMarzio pickups, RiffStation licenses, Dunlop goodies or Bicio’s Guest Solo on your track or his new CD! Be creative and be true to yourself. Rock on and good luck to you all!! Submit before July 10! All information how to get the backing track + competition rules click Judges: Marco Sfogli, Alex Argento, Fabrizio Leo, Laurie Monk (Truth In Shredding), Kris Claerhout (jellybeard records) Looking forward hearing your playing! Feel free to “like” our Youtube video and Share this with all your friends on your own pages.

New Fabrizio Leo CD – Pre-order available

Pre-order Fabrizio Bicio Leo’s new 3rd CD “Spectrum Of My Past”, his best album so far and get right now the first two tracks “Alien Abduction” & “Thirty Nights Fever” for free. 
Also we include a backing track of “Alien Abduction” for free for the guitar players among the fans.
Online store to order

Fourteen new great tracks with the specific authentic Bicio melodies signature all written by Fabrizio Bicio Leo. Flavio Scopaz (bass), Bruno Valverde & Valerio Lucantoni (drums) and Alex Argento (keys) play the other instruments. Alex Argento mixed and mastered this new masterpiece.

The first 100 pre-orders will get a special signed version.

Pre-orders will receive the CD’s before the actual release date and a special download link for the 2 brand new songs and the backing track of Alien Abduction!

Est. release date July 15, 2014