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Unread 03-20-2011, 06:00 PM   #19
Eric Christian
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Eric Christian is a jewel in the rough
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No big record label would touch him, because signing to a label has nothing to do with how good you are at your instrument..
Really? I guess you never heard of Yngwie Malmsteen?

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Steve Vai and Joe Satriani are probably the only shred guitarists to gain any sort of mainstream recognition as such...
Again, see Yngwie Malmsteen...

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What do Satch and Vai have in common that Cooley doesn't? They write songs, not just excuses to solo gratuitously.
Are you kidding? Satriani and Vai's solo instrumental songs are nothing but them wailing away the entire song. Thats what they do best. No different than what Cooley does. Or another overlooked artist David Shankle for that matter.
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