Lukather: “Insane” Posted by Mr. Moderator Feb 232012 Enemy of the Hall Steve Lukather says, “That that, Hammett!” What guitar solo do you consider “insane?” 17 Responses to “Lukather: “Insane”” buddy whelan says: 02/23/2012 at 12:51 pm Ritchie Blackmore Lazy 0 High Five Happiness Stan says: 02/23/2012 at 1:02 pm I’ve been waiting for weeks for a valid reason to post this one – Wild Willy Berrett’s “Moose Loose Kickin'” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TUd6Np8nEM 0 High Five Mr. Moderator says: 02/23/2012 at 1:39 pm Wow, he makes that John Otway guy seem like Barry Manilow! 0 High Five Happiness Stan says: 02/23/2012 at 1:46 pm and, of course, they have just been celebrating forty years as a double act with a tour! 0 High Five Mr. Moderator says: 02/23/2012 at 3:31 pm Of course, I’d already forgotten he was his partner in that video. 0 High Five hrrundivbakshi says: 02/23/2012 at 3:50 pm Danny Gatton’s take on Santo & Johnny’s “Sleepwalk”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydbK_go47iI 0 High Five tonyola says: 02/23/2012 at 3:52 pm Steve Lukather? Ritchie Blackmore? Wild Willy Berrett? Wimpy wimpy wimpy. Check out Robert Fripp’s mad solo beginning at 1:26 on Brian Eno’s “Baby’s On Fire”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_LhWyzV01c&feature=related 0 High Five Happiness Stan says: 02/23/2012 at 4:10 pm nice one! 0 High Five cdm says: 02/23/2012 at 4:21 pm All nice suggestions… but how could you have so easily forgotten this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lrWZuRn08I Skip to 2:18 for the money shot, of just enjoy all of the Insanity leading up to it IF YOU DARE! 0 High Five hrrundivbakshi says: 02/23/2012 at 4:42 pm Wow 0 High Five misterioso says: 02/23/2012 at 5:11 pm I find the Blackmore solo in this performance of Highway Star to be totally in-saaaaaaane. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRt3PIDER94&ob=av2n Although it has nothing on Gillan’s incoherent vocals. 0 High Five mrclean says: 02/23/2012 at 7:42 pm WOW! 0 High Five tonyola says: 02/23/2012 at 10:34 pm King Crimson and “Vrooom Vrooom: Coda” from 1995’s Thrak. Adrian Belew makes wounded-beast howls on his guitar over some ugly Robert Fripp power-chording. Is there any question that Fripp and Belew are seventh-level masters of guitar insanity? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIYm2StWsZ4 0 High Five geo says: 02/23/2012 at 11:49 pm Velvet Underground. I Heard Her Call My Name. Lou would claim an Albert Ayler influence, but he’s just makin’ that shit up. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVKhDraGcTE 0 High Five buddy whelan says: 02/24/2012 at 9:55 am Fripp’s solo on Bowie’s Scary Monsters qualifies literally as insane. 0 High Five Bobby Bittman says: 02/24/2012 at 2:26 pm The lead breaks on this: http://youtu.be/vIcJP5K0DSQ 0 High Five bostonhistorian says: 02/25/2012 at 9:24 am Why do I get the sense that Lukather is looking at the Guitar Player magazine centerfold while playing that solo? 0 High Five Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.