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1. Episode 1 — Joe Satriani

Episode 1 — Joe Satriani

With a guitar in his hands, Joe Satriani traces his astonishing evolution from adolescent garage rocker to the world's most successful instrumental guitarist.

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2. Episode 10 — Guthrie Govan

Episode 10 — Guthrie Govan

Guitarist Guthrie Govan is revered worldwide—not just for his stunning guitar playing, but also for his humble, thoughtful, and fearless approaches to musical exploration. Here, host Jude Gold plugs in with Govan to explore the techniques and inspiration behind his guitar parts on the new Aristocrats album, Tres Caballeros.

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3. Episode 32 — Paul Gilbert

Episode 32 — Paul Gilbert

Presented by AUDIO-TECHNICA and their new E-SERIES in-ear monitoring headphones, this episode finds PAUL GILBERT throwing down guitar jams and technique discussions with host Jude Gold. Gilbert also discusses everything from his brand-new album, I Can Destroy, to his days teaching guitar at GIT to his pioneering shred band, Racer X, to his number one hit song with Mr. Big to his first-ever Guitar Player magazine cover story.

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4. Episode 29 — Steve Vai

Episode 29 — Steve Vai

Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai invites you into his home studio to explore the playing techniques and composition approaches that power the songs on his new double album, "Modern Primitive / Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition." Hosted by Jude Gold.

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5. Episode 9 — Kevin Cadogan

Episode 9 — Kevin Cadogan

Kevin Cadogan's hypnotic open-tuned riffs helped Third Eye Blind sell eight million copies of their first two albums. Here, the guitarist plugs in and shows host Jude Gold how he evolved his signature style, as well as discusses his fulfilling, yet bittersweet, ride with one of the ’90s' most successful bands.

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6. Episode 64 - Steve Lukather

Episode 64 - Steve Lukather

Presented by AUDIO-TECHNICA and their E-Series in-ear monitoring headphones, Grammy-winning guitarist STEVE LUKATHER reflects on five years as a member of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band, and 40 years on stage (and 40 million albums sold) with Toto, the band Lukather co-founded when he was still a teenager. Lukather also jams with host Jude Gold on a variety of songs; comments on the art of rhythm guitar; examines his sobriety; discusses both his new autobiography, The Gospel According to Luke; and Toto's new album, 40 Trips Around the Sun; and looks back on his years as a session ace tracking guitar parts on hit records by Michael Jackson, Don Henley, Boz Scaggs, and other stars.

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7. Episode 21 — Steve Morse

Episode 21 — Steve Morse

Steve Morse has inspired generations of players with his brilliant instrumentals and soaring guitar melodies. On this episode of No Guitar Is Safe, the Dixie Dregs/Deep Purple/Steve Morse Band guitar hero plugs in with host Jude Gold to jam a little and find the common thread between guitar, aviation, composition, and welding.

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8. Episode 47 — Richie Kotzen

Episode 47 — Richie Kotzen

Presented by TECH 21, this episode features virtuoso guitarist, singer, and multi-instrumentalist RICHIE KOTZEN plugged in, jamming, and talking technique with host Jude Gold. Richie also discusses the recording of his new album, SALTING EARTH, as well as the inspiration behind his signature Tech 21 RK5 Fly Rig preamp. Bonus: Kotzen also shares stories of the epic rock-and-roll pranks he has pulled on people on stage and off. GIVEAWAY ALERT: Head to and enter before May 12 for a chance to win a Tech 21 RK5 Fly Rig.

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9. Episode 16 — Frank Gambale

Episode 16 — Frank Gambale

Sweep picking pioneer Frank Gambale plugs in with host Jude Gold to talk about his online guitar school, his band SoulMine (featuring Boca on vocals), his years with Chick Corea, his Carvin/Kiesel guitars, his DV Mark amps, the "Gambale tuning," and how he created one of the most exciting guitar styles in rock/fusion history.

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10. Episode 34 — Ben Woods

Episode 34 — Ben Woods

There is an exciting place where classic metal, surf guitar instrumentals, and flamenco nylon-string styles overlap, and that place is wherever BEN WOODS is performing. Melding his love for metal and flamenco styles, Ben formed the band Flametal in 2005. Now, Ben has several solo albums out, a guitar transcription book in publication from Hal Leonard, and line of signature strings. Recorded at Cordoba Guitars' Santa Monica headquarters, this episode finds Ben guitar-to-guitar with host Jude Gold — talking, jamming, and giving a detailed flamenco lesson you won't forget.

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11. Episode 17 — Robben Ford

Episode 17 — Robben Ford

Brought to you by the Vertex Boost from Vertex Effects, this episode features Robben Ford both interviewing and playing guitar with host Jude Gold, discussing everything from how he recorded his latest album, Into the Sun, to what it was like playing lead guitar for George Harrison, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, and Jimmy Witherspoon.

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12. Episode 5 — Billy Sheehan

Episode 5 — Billy Sheehan

Bassists aren't usually invited onto No Guitar Is Safe, but in the case of Billy Sheehan, an exception must be made. Why? Because Sheehan's amazing stories of playing with Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, David Lee Roth, Billy Gibbons, and other rock heroes are priceless, and his playing (which you'll hear throughout the episode) is über-inspiring. Hear Sheehan and guitar ace Richie Kotzen in action on the new Winery Dogs album, Hot Streak, due out this October.

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13. Episode 53 — Tommy Emmanuel

Episode 53 — Tommy Emmanuel

Grammy-nominated thumb-picker TOMMY EMMANUEL is one of the most beloved and respected guitarists on the planet. The Aussie-turned-Nashvillian is one of a small handful of players dubbed a "CGP" (Certified Guitar Player) by the late, great Chet Atkins, and the accolade is well-deserved — as proves one listen to Tommy's mesmerizing new concert album, LIVE! AT THE RYMAN. Tommy is on the road mesmerizing audiences around the world 300 nights per year, and his zest for life and music never ceases to amaze. I enjoyed this guitar hang with him immensely, and hope you do, too. —JUDE GOLD Host, No Guitar Is Safe podcast.

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14. Episode 27 — Pete Thorn

Episode 27 — Pete Thorn

Pete Thorn has played lead guitar for Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge, Chris Cornell, Courtney Love, and other star singers. He has also created one of the most successful guitar gear demo channels on the Web. Presented by Line 6 and Helix, this episode finds Thorn conversing and jamming with host Jude Gold, who is determined to find out exactly how Thorn forged his sound and developed his career.

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15. Episode 4 — Greg Howe

Episode 4 — Greg Howe

From getting signed the day after sent Shrapnel Records a cassette tape of his playing, to releasing multiple solo albums, to rocking stadiums with Michael Jackson, guitar virtuoso Greg Howe traces a lifetime of adventures on the fretboard. And yes, his guitar is plugged in the whole time.

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16. Episode 55 — Jimmy Herring

Episode 55 — Jimmy Herring

Presented by PRS GUITARS, this episode finds us in Atlanta talking and jamming with the great JIMMY HERRING. Beloved for his powerful solos and humble nature alike, Herring has played with several of the world's top "jam" artists, including Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit, Phil Lesh, the Dead, Project Z, and the Allman Brothers Band. Currently, Herring enjoys his long-running gig as lead guitarist with Widespread Panic—the band that has set the record for most sell-outs ever at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Throughout this interview, Jimmy has his PRS NF3 guitar in his hands, so he can show you musical concepts and passages that are meaningful to him ... and so he can jam! Catch Jimmy Herring on tour this summer with his band, Jimmy Herring and the Invisible Whip, or this fall, when he'll be playing concert halls with his hero, John McLaughlin. The McLaughling/Herring tour is called The Meeting of the Spirits, and it starts November 1. I hope you enjoy this in-depth hang and jam with with one of guitar's very best improvisors. And after listening, you'll surely be a better improvisor yourself. —JUDE GOLD Host, No Guitar Is Safe podcast.

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17. Episode 33 — Greg Koch

Episode 33 — Greg Koch

Virtuoso Milwaukee guitar mangler GREG KOCH plugs in with host Jude Gold and jams on great licks from his albums as well as shares what he learned studying the playing of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks, and Roy Buchanan. Greg also demonstrates his new Fishman Fluency Gristle-Tone signature pickups and discusses what it's like having 25 million views on YouTube as Wildwood Guitars' primary gear demo artist.

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18. Episode 30 — Steve Stevens

Episode 30 — Steve Stevens

Super sideman and solo artist Steve Stevens plugs in with host Jude Gold to trace his evolution from acoustic blues boy to multi-platinum electric guitar sharpshooter and co-writer for Billy Idol and other artists.

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19. Episode 31 — Allen Hinds

Episode 31 — Allen Hinds

From his many solo albums to his tenures with star singers such as Bobby Caldwell, Roberta Flack, Patti Austin, Gino Vannelli, and Randy Crawford, Allen Hinds hinds has enjoyed a spectacular career. Here, fresh off a solo tour of Japan, the funk/blues/fusion/slide master plugs in with host Jude Gold talk tone, technique, and much more.

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