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  1. ProgressiveRocco

    AFIII 80s Synthwave/Retrowave track

    Hey dudes! :) I've just released my first ever synthwave track on Youtube :cool:🎧🚤🌴📼 Having some fun with synths and vintage drum machines! This song is a tribute to my favorite action movies from the 80s, and was hugely inspired by composers like John Carpenter, Vince DiCola and Giorgio...
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    AFIII 80s ballad jam w/ Marco Fanton

    Hey guys! Going for something a little bit different this time, together with my good friend @Marco Fanton ! This is our instrumental rendition of "Almeno tu nell'universo" by Italian singer Mia Martini (20 September 1947 – 12 May 1995), always loved this song. Translating vocal melodies on the...
  3. ProgressiveRocco

    AFIII Some soloing w/ Friedman BE and Charvel San Dimas

    Hey dudes! Here's the solo I've recorded for my buddy Jay Parmar's Lockdown Collaboration video🎸😷! Playing through a super simple patch: Friedman BE with boost ON (OD808 MOD) - cab (OH FMAN V30B+M25B by Ownhammer) - Stereo Tape Delay - Large Plate Reverb! Hope you guys dig it! 🤘🏻 You can check...
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    AFIII TOP 5 ROCK/METAL AMPS (free patches)

    Hey guys! In this video I'm going over some of my favorite amps in the Axefx III for rock and metal! What are your favorite amps for the high gain stuff? Looking forward to try out some new models! :) PATCH DOWNLOAD
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    AFIII Studio Update #1 (recording with the AxeFxIII)

    What's up dudes!:) Recording for my next solo album has officially begun! \m/:cool: I'm gonna post some studio updates as recordings go along just to give you an idea on what to expect! I'm tracking all the album at my home studio using the AxeFxIII going direct, and I couldn't be happier with...
  6. ProgressiveRocco

    AFIII ML SoundLab LEGENDS - Mixtest

    What's up guys! Wrote a quick song to demonstrate some IRs from the new ML Sound Lab LEGENDS cab pack:cool: IMHO these are some of the best Greenback IRs out there, they sound awesome for modern stuff as well as for vintage tones (try them with the 1959 SLP Plexi and you'll know what I'm...
  7. ProgressiveRocco

    Just got it!

    What's up dudes!! Feels good to post my first thread in the "III" section :) I've had the unit for a couple of days now and I really can't say enough good things about it! I'm still exploring all the new features but all I can say is it's jawdroppingly GOOD! Absolutely love the new screen, I...
  8. ProgressiveRocco

    Van Halen - "I'm The One" (New OwnHammer IRs)

    Testing the new cab pack by OwnHammer! Based on a 1971 Marshall 1960B loaded with pre-Rola Celestion G12M-25's! Love these IRs! Perfect excuse to play one of my all time favorite VH songs :)
  9. ProgressiveRocco

    Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive (cover w/vocals)

    What's up dudes!:) New collaboration cover with Stefano, probably my favorite song by Bon Jovi! All AxeFx2 (except for the acoustic parts of course:D)! check it out!
  10. ProgressiveRocco

    Van Halen

    What's up dudes! :cool: I've decided to create some mix-ready patches using JUST factory cabs and sell them for a very reasonable price! Here's my 4th patch, my take on Eddie’s tone on the first Van Halen record. Last week was the 40th anniversary of its release, such a game changer… still one...
  11. ProgressiveRocco

    Skid Row - "I Remember You" (full cover w/vocals)

    What's up dudes!! Here's my latest collaboration cover with good buddy Stefano Como, one of my all time favorite power ballads :) Since the AxeFx III has been announced, I wanna dedicate this song to the AxeFx2 lol :D I've used my latest patch (patch #3 - 80s Modded Marshall) with quite a bit of...
  12. ProgressiveRocco


    What's up dudes! :) I've decided to create some mix-ready patches using JUST factory cabs and sell them for a very reasonable price! Here's my 3rd patch, based on the Friedman BE100. Going for those saturated 80s/90s tones :cool: Check it out! If you're interested in buying the "80s Modded...
  13. ProgressiveRocco

    BRYAN ADAMS - Run To You (full cover w/vocals)

    Me and my good buddy Stefano paying tribute to the great Bryan Adams. Always loved this song, Reckless is just one of the greatests sounding albums ever imo, awesome songs and stellar mixing/production! check it out! :)
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    What's up dudes! I've decided to create some mix-ready patches using JUST factory cabs and sell them for a very reasonable price! This is my take on the quintessential Marshall “Plexi on 10” sound. The core of the patch is a ToneMatch I’ve made of a great sounding Suhr SL68, John Suhr’s take on...
  15. ProgressiveRocco

    SKID ROW - The Threat cover video

    What's up guys! Last cover of 2017! :cool: This time I've teamed up with my good buddy Stefano Como on vocals! Our take on one of our favorite Skid Row songs off Slave To The Grind \m/ check it out!
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    What's up guys!:) I've decided to create some mix-ready patches using JUST factory cabs and sell them for a very reasonable price! This patch was inspired by the tones of the L.A. session guys (hence the name L.A. Studio Clean), like Michael Thompson, Steve Lukather and Michael Landau, just to...
  17. ProgressiveRocco

    ALICE IN CHAINS - Check My Brain - MIXTEST

    Hey guys! Here I am with another mixtest :) Black Gives Way To Blue by AIC is one of my all time favorite records in terms of mixing/production. Jerry's guitar tone is AMAZING on that album, so huge and thick (..that's what she said:D). The only thing you hear from the original is the vocal...
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    My take on this beautiful solo by Jason Hook. After all these years this is still my favorite 5FDP song, Ivan's vocals are unmatchable. I'm using the BE V1 model here, no post processing on the guitar track. Enjoy:)
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    Favorite underrated 80s riffs?

    What's up dudes! I’ve had people requesting this video on my channel for quite some time, so I finally decided to do it! ;) I think there are loads of sick riffs from the 80s/early 90s that got little to no attention, so let’s give these guys some credit! These are just 5 among my favorites...
  20. ProgressiveRocco

    Dokken - Standing In The Shadows SOLO cover

    Another kickass solo from Back For The Attack! George Lynch at his finest! :cool::cool:
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    DEF LEPPARD - Tonight cover video [w/ patches!]

    What’s up dudes! ;) So, this year marks the 25th anniversary of Adrenalize and the 30th of Hysteria, two HUGE records that still to this day remain among my personal favorites. One of my favorite tracks off Adrenalize has always been Tonight, so I’ve decided to experiment a bit with the AxeFx...
  22. ProgressiveRocco

    EXTREME - Get The Funk Out SOLO

    My take on one of the best solos in rock history. Killer composition by the one and only Nuno Bettencourt :cool:
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    2017 Rig Tour video - Rocco Pezzin

    What's going on guys? :) Decided to shoot a little rig rundown/studio tour, plenty of Fractal stuff in it ;) Grab a beer, sit back and enjoy!
  24. ProgressiveRocco

    Blink 182 - First Date | MIXTEST

    Take Off Your Pants And Jacket by Blink 182 has always been one of my favorite albums, awesome mix and overall production. I had some fun trying to recreate the tones from the record, all the guitars and bass are AxeFx2 with quite a bit of post processing in the DAW (especially the bass). I've...
  25. ProgressiveRocco

    Mötley Crüe - Without You (SOLO COVER)

    What's up everyone! Back with some power ballad goodness :cool: This is a prime example of complementing a song with a simple and yet beautiful solo. Definitely one of my favorites by Mick Mars. I'm rocking my 1987 Charvel Model 2 straight into the AxeFx2 XL+, I'm using a slightly modified...
  26. ProgressiveRocco

    I'm now offering MIXING & MASTERING services!

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    Queensrÿche - Eyes Of A Stranger FULL COVER w/vocals (all AX8)

    Another favorite from Operation: Mindcrime, one of the best albums EVER :cool: All tones are AX8, I've used the Studio Clean and BE100 patches shared in this thread Bass is AxeFx2 with quite a bit of post...
  28. ProgressiveRocco

    First notes on the AX8 [+ patch download]

    What's up dudes! :cool: I usually tend to stick to 3 main sounds on my AxeFx2: 1) an ultra-clean tone with no breakup at all 2) a crunch tone for classic rock/bluesy type stuff 3) a full on, balls to the wall, Marshall-flavored hi-gain tone I literally dialed these sounds in on my new AX8 in...
  29. ProgressiveRocco

    Adele - Hello (guitar cover)

    What's up dudes! Found this old recording I did last year, it started out as a mixing/production practice/experiment but I thought it sounded pretty cool so here it is! Always loved this song! I honestly can't remember what sims I used, pretty sure the solo at the end was the Friedman BE, dunno...
  30. ProgressiveRocco

    Five Finger Death Punch - Battle Born SOLO COVER

    one of my favorite solos by Jason Hook :) Friedman BE v1 with the Shimmer Drive in front
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    DOKKEN - Will The Sun Rise cover

    I had the idea to cover this song on acoustic guitar for quite a while, finally managed to do it! This is by far my favorite song by Dokken. It's all on acoustic except for the solo and some leads, I've used the trusty Friedman BE v1 for those. I choose some of the shots from my 2016 USA trip...
  32. ProgressiveRocco

    Badlands - High Wire COVER VIDEO w/vocals

    The first Badlands record still is one of my favorite hard rock albums, so underrated! love Jake E. Lee's playing on that! My good buddy Vale kickin ass on vocals as usual, definitely not an easy song to sing hope you dig it! I'm using the 100w Plexi boosted with a TC Electronic spark booster...
  33. ProgressiveRocco

    18 and life solo

    love this solo! another classic by Scotti Hill!
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    XYZ - Face Down In the Gutter COVER VIDEO

    I've used the tone match block to get as close as possible to the guitar on the record. Still one of my all time favorite tones, Marc Diglio's playing was absolutely badass on this album
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    STEEL PANTHER - Poontang Boomerang (NEW SONG) solo cover

    love these guys :D Satchel's playing is phenomenal as usual, can't wait for the new album!!
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    1987 Charvel Model 2 - SKID ROW - I Remember You SOLO

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    My new BASS PATCH (factory cabs) - RHCP Otherside

    just testing my new bass patch, pretty straightforward but sounds great in the mix imo! try it out \m/
  38. ProgressiveRocco

    SKID ROW - Youth Gone Wild SOLO COVER video

    Happy New Year guys!! What better way to start off 2017 than with some Skid Row? One of my all time favorite bands! I absolutely LOVE this song! Solos are panned hard left/right like the original
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    Dokken - Into The Fire SOLO COVER w/ patch [Friedman BE fwQ6.02]

    My take on this kickass solo by Mr. Scary :cool: And here's the patch (fw Q6.02), keep in mind I'm using a custom IR, you can get in the ballpark by experimenting with a couple of factory IRs, I personally recommend F055, F060, F061, F103, F131, F132 or F149! Have fun \m/
  40. ProgressiveRocco

    2016 Charvel San Dimas | Overview & Demo

    love this guitar, the neck is amazing! all tones are AxeFx2 as always :)
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    RACER X - Street Lethal - Full cover w/vocals (video)

    30 years ago Mike Varney from Shrapnel Records saw the potential in a skinny, young guitarist and produced his first album. That guy's name was Paul Gilbert, and this was the first song on his first record (right after the intro "Frenzy"). If I had to choose one word to describe his playing on...
  42. ProgressiveRocco

    having fun with the looper (Michael Jackson-Thriller)

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    Unreleased Song (feat. Archie Wilson on vocals) | KSE/Breaking Benjamin vibe

    Demo from around 2013 I believe, part of a project that never saw the light of day...I always thought it sounded like a cross between Breaking Benjamin and Killswitch Engage. My buddy Archie Wilson from the UK killing it on vocals as usual! Guitars and bass are all AxeFx2 (If I remember...
  44. ProgressiveRocco

    practicing Mr. Scary

    haven't played this in years! love it \m/ \m/
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    STEELHEART - She's Gone (full cover w/vocals)

    Steelheart has always been one of my favorite bands from the late 80s/early 90s, Michael Matijevic was just incredible, definitely in my top-5 list as far as hard rock/metal singers! Here's our rendition of "She's Gone", I rearranged the piano parts on the guitar (I tuned my strat to F standard...
  46. ProgressiveRocco

    DOKKEN | So Many Tears (Solo Cover)

    Hey guys! Here's my take on one of my top 5 favorite solos by George Lynch, hope you enjoy! I'm using the same patch I shared on this other thread , just add a OD808 drive in front...
  47. ProgressiveRocco

    fw Q4 | DOKKEN | Unchain The Night | FULL COVER w/vocals (patch included)

    What is up guys! I've teamed up with Vale again for another 80s classic (and one of my all time favorite songs/albums), Unchain the night by Dokken! As usual I've re-built the thing from the ground up, including the intro with my sh**ty 90$ acoustic lol :D hope you dig it! Here's the patch...
  48. ProgressiveRocco

    Mötley Crüe - Primal Scream SOLO COVER (Video)

    What's up dudes! I've always loved Mick Mars riffs, so underrated imo! Here's my take on one of my favorite solos by the man, playing with the be v1 and a pitch block in front to detune my guitar one half step down since I'm normally tuned in Eb! I'm not a slide player by any means but this was...
  49. ProgressiveRocco

    Eye Of The Tiger (80s Metal Version) - Solo Lesson

    Hey guys! I've had a lot of people requesting tabs for my solo on the Eye Of The Tiger cover, so I decided to do a quick video lesson to explain my part step by step! Check it out (there are some cool licks in there imo) ;) Here's the cover if you haven't heard it yet (for the solos skip to 2:55)
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    Marcello-Vestry | Gone (Rob Marcello Solo Cover)

    Hey dudes! Some of you might not be familiar with this album, came out in 2008 but it's very 80s sounding, and I mean VERY 80s sounding :D it features the amazing Rob Marcello on the guitar of course, dude's a monster player! Here's my take on his solo from the ballad "Gone", I've used the...
  51. ProgressiveRocco


    In today's video I'm going over a cool sweep picking run! I often use this as a warm up exercise, you might dig it :)
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    LICK OF THE WEEK #2 | Pentatonic Tapping Sequence

    What's up dudes! On today's lick of the week I'm showing you a great pentatonic tapping run in the key of F# minor! It's a pretty simple pattern, but very effective imho! You can experiment by changing up the pentatonic boxes, let's say blending one and three, two and three etc...have fun \m/
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    LICK OF THE WEEK #1 | George Lynch/Warren DeMartini-style lick

    What's up dudes! I'm back from my 60 days trip in the US, I miss it already, had so much fun! Now it's time to get back on track\m/ I'm gonna upload a new video every week, showing some of my favorite licks:) Today I'm starting with a pentatonic run in the style of George Lynch/Warren...
  54. ProgressiveRocco

    Queensrÿche - I Don't Believe In Love FULL COVER w/vocals [VIDEO]

    Hey guys! Here’s our take on our favorite track off Operation Mindcrime by Queensrÿche, such an amazing album! This started out as a quick mix test, Vale then heard the track and decided to lay the vocals on top! I recorded all the guitars and bass with the AxeFx as usual, you’re hearing the...
  55. ProgressiveRocco

    fwQ2.00 | My NEW Dokken/GEORGE LYNCH patch + Til The Livin’ End SOLO VIDEO

    what’s up dudes! I’ve reworked my old Under Lock And Key patch with fw Q 2.00 and honestly I couldn’t be happier with the result! Amp has been changed from the Brit Brown to the Friedman BE and I think I’ve finally nailed the perfect balance with the detune on the pitch block! Here’s my take...
  56. ProgressiveRocco

    USA on the road - West Coast Trip [March/April 2016]

    hey dudes! So, after years and years of procrastination I'm finally doing this! I'm gonna be spending two months in the US visiting California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada with a friend of mine, from the 7th of March to the 2nd of May! I seriously can't wait! Given the fact most of you guys are...
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    EVH5150III fw Quantum 1.06 | Lamb Of God - Blacken The Cursed Sun COVER VIDEO [w/patch]

    BETTER TO DIE QUICK, FIGHTING ON YOUR FEET THAN TO LIVE FOREVER, BEGGING ON YOUR KNEEEEEES!! My take on one of my favorite songs by LoG, I’ve used the EVH5150III 50w Blue model into two cabs, the 4x12 Fractal GB M160 (F060) and the 4x12 Basketweave TV Mix (F103). There are no guitars on the...
  58. ProgressiveRocco

    Dirty Shirley | Steel Panther - Gangbang At The Old Folks Home SOLO

    I've recently discovered the Dirty Shirley model, quickly became one of my favorite amps, can't stop playing it! This is my take on Vivian Campbell's solo heard on Steel Panther's "Gangbang at the old folks home", one of the most hilarious songs ever, and one of my personal favorites! (I'll link...
  59. ProgressiveRocco

    RACER X - Loud And Clear | full cover w/ vocals

    hey guys! here I'm back with my buddy Vale for another 80s cover! this is our take on one of our favorite tracks off Street Lethal \m/ We used the HBE as usual! check it out! :)
  60. ProgressiveRocco

    Late Night Jam w/ Fender Strat and AxeFx2

    some late night noodling with my strat, monitoring with headphones only because neighbors :D the patch is the Yngwie one I shared in this thread:
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    Quantum 1.02 | Van Halen - Unchained | FULL VIDEO + PATCH

    One break...coming up!!! As promised in my other thread, here's the full video :cool: and here's the patch (XL/XL+ compatible), keep in mind I've used the ML Brit PR75 MD421 D1 and the ML Brit TV SM57-R121 B01 from Cab Pack 20! Enjoy!:)
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    Lamb Of God MIXTEST | 5153 Red | ML SoundLab Cab Pack 13

    Quick take on Walk With Me In Hell by LoG, I've added the original vocal stem on top just for fun :cool: I'm using the 5153 Red model into the Misha Mix 08 USA Trad cab from Cab pack 13 \m/
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    Vocal melodies on guitar: the importance of feel and intonation

    This is something I love to do: taking a vocal melody and playing it on the guitar. It's a great exercise, it forces you to pay much more attention to bends, intonation and most importantly feel and expressiveness, all things often overlooked by many guitarists. This is my favorite song by...
  64. ProgressiveRocco

    VAN HALEN | Unchained | ML Sound Lab NEW IRs MIXTEST

    What's up guys! It's VH time!!:cool: \m/ Wanted to test these new upcoming IRs from ML Sound Lab in a mix, there are no guitars on the backing track except for the rhythm one underneath the solo. Only thing added in post is a touch of Eventide micro pitch shift on the solo (easy to recreate...
  65. ProgressiveRocco

    Friedman JJ | ML Brit Collection | new IRs from ML SoundLab!!!

    Hey guys, I started to mess around with some of the IRs from the (upcoming) Brit Collection pack (all info here, they are the BEST Marshall IRs I've ever tried, swapped all my older cabs in my Marshall-type patches...
  66. ProgressiveRocco

    Yngwie Malmsteen Plexi [w/ patch]

    Hey dudes! Here's my take on Yngwie's tone from the mid/late 80s, in my opinion his best period as far as composition, playing and tone, he was just f****n' untouchable!! I've used the 1959SLP Treble dimed into a pair of stereo cabs, the 4x12 TV Mix C4 (ML) and the 4x12 Basketweave TV Mix! I'm...
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