G3 – Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Steve Lukather, Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, 30/3/12
“Nothing seems to divide modern rock guitar fans like shred-metal guitar. On one side of the rickety fence is the fragrant, hairy army of blooz-rock nuts who now and forever will believe Clapton IS God (with Duane Allman a wild St Peter) and no argument; they talk imponderables such as ‘taste’, ‘tone’ and ‘Fillmore’ etc. Over on the other side are the black-tshirted Van Halen freaks who cannot get enough insane speed, volume or distortion for their liking. It seems you just can’t like both…..” Check out of John Hardaker’s full review of the night here and relive it if you were there.