by Francis Andrews in Video on Monday 12 January 2009

At one end of the spectrum there are those guitar players — the ‘social players’ — who’ll share a few chords round the campfire every once in a while and then pop it back in the cupboard until the next gathering. At the other end, there are those who sit in their bedroom throughout their adolescence grafting away at a Van Halen solo until their skin is grey and their fingers are worn to the bone. But that sort of dedication can pay off, as this piece of superhuman virtuoso-ing demonstrates.