Herman Li Shred Talk: How Steve Vai Destroyed The Ibanez JEM Guitar for Revenge on McRocklin

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Shred Talk! DragonForce guitarist @Herman Li 's special guest Thomas @McRocklin shares the story on how Steve Vai took revenge on him and his Ibanez Floral Jem!
Can you believe Steve Vai did that? Guitar prodigy Thomas McRocklin was discovered by Steve Vai in the late 80's when he was only 8 years old.
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bryan m
bryan m 6 ամիս առաջ
Love Thomas McRocklin.
YouTube Psychiatrist
YouTube Psychiatrist 6 ամիս առաջ
he looks like younger version of Sam
Мастер спорта по всем видам спорта
Мастер спорта по всем видам спорта 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman must react to Charles Berthoud's HOLY TAP in his "Through the fire and tap" video!!!
Dungeon Witch
Dungeon Witch 6 ամիս առաջ
We used to stalk artists at gigs dressed up and shredding so it was totally random when I met Steve. What!?!
Andrew Amarante
Andrew Amarante 6 ամիս առաջ
Yo instead of fighting music Davie The Doo Twoset violin dragonforce can u just please donate something to community instead of fighting in times like this there's a virus we need to helped each other PEACE
Ivy Villamiel
Ivy Villamiel 6 ամիս առաջ
I know u wanna cancel davie504
Jyeoi 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman u should check out DOVYDAS! He is freaking awesome! 1 man band and awesome guitarist
Darth Rageous
Darth Rageous 4 ամիս առաջ
True, it's interesting how the guy can pull a one-off as a one-man-band. I subscribed along time ago.
Fede Barrios
Fede Barrios 6 ամիս առաջ
I need bass
Tyler 6 ամիս առաջ
Hacked up a floral JEM? Unepico...
Neuro’s Metal Roadshow
Neuro’s Metal Roadshow 6 ամիս առաջ
I wish I would've been in this stream to ask him what it was like playing in a band with Bobby Budnick from Salute Your Shorts! But I digress, this is an awesome Shred Talk. Bad 4 Good Rules!
evan kiber
evan kiber 6 ամիս առաջ
Davie504 is better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
evan kiber
evan kiber 6 ամիս առաջ
Mythic Madness
Mythic Madness 6 ամիս առաջ
Davie504 is better than you and he will win the battle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sebastian Stock
Sebastian Stock 6 ամիս առաջ
Abdhita Riefaldi
Abdhita Riefaldi 6 ամիս առաջ
Davie504 will play bass under the water if you play bass first ..
Ariel Tabuzo Jr
Ariel Tabuzo Jr 6 ամիս առաջ
Hey Herman , Davie said provoked ypu again lol . I mean you gotta do something about that
mike coombes
mike coombes 6 ամիս առաջ
yani and dragonforce should team up.
adaher 6 ամիս առաջ
Holy crap, Thomas McRocklin? I was wondering where he went. As good as he was back then how good must be be now?
Jamie Plays Music
Jamie Plays Music 6 ամիս առաջ
I remember watching that clip on TV and thinking Wow!
AZ GUITAR STYLE 6 ամիս առաջ
Thomas McRocklin is the litthe Steve Vai in audience is listening video and "bad 4 good" (produced by S. Vai himself) guitarrist whem he was younger...
Joyful Simple Drawing
Joyful Simple Drawing 6 ամիս առաջ
Next Shred Talk with Midori and Miyako from Lovebites :D
Marc Leblanc
Marc Leblanc 6 ամիս առաջ
Someone needs to make him react to Ewan Dobson...anyone that can make this happen your rock!
danielpollar 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman Li, please react to the Ex-Angra Drummer Aquiles Priester video playing TTFATF!
billybobtexas 6 ամիս առաջ
Poor Jem. But at least its been played like crazy
Holstorr Sceadus
Holstorr Sceadus 6 ամիս առաջ
When you're the coolest 8 year old on the planet and Steve Vai lends you gear. Lol
CMNDRGreyFox 6 ամիս առաջ
Hermanli, you should do a reaction to nyango star playing the drums to through the fire and flames
1974benzw115 6 ամիս առաջ
McRocklin: I sawed Steve Vai's guitar and destroyed many other guitars. Davie504: Wise choice. DO IT AGAIN. Bass approved.
Adam Janeček
Adam Janeček 6 ամիս առաջ
Stop this
MINECRAFT VIDS 6 ամիս առաջ
Hi herman li
MINECRAFT VIDS 6 ամիս առաջ
Cheeky Kunt
Cheeky Kunt 6 ամիս առաջ
3:37 you have incurred god’s wrath, you will suffer
Ynin Games
Ynin Games 6 ամիս առաջ
I'm just waiting for Herman Li guitar's tutorials xd :v
Alongba Kichu
Alongba Kichu 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman.. How many black tshirts do you have? Please reply to be Epico
Rodolfo Francis Peña
Rodolfo Francis Peña 6 ամիս առաջ
Hey pls react to Davie504 36 string video.. 😊😊
Richard DePuy
Richard DePuy 6 ամիս առաջ
John Hiatt's got something to say about this sort of thing ;)
Кристиан фьорд
Кристиан фьорд 6 ամիս առաջ
Breaking your instrument is dumb, especially when its the holy grail of guitars that 90"% of guitarists dream of Owning one day. Its not 'rock n roll' to smash up your guitar, It's a sad attempt at being edgy.
pi hermoso
pi hermoso 4 ամիս առաջ
@Mr. Hands but at least even for entertainment purposes, you got make sure you paid for the item you break, if TOP GEAR destroys cars you can bet it comes within their budget.. you can't just go around town destroying somebody's car for entertainment purposes... fact of the matter is the guitar he destroyed was not his, just borrowed, and that alone reveals nothing but a spoiled brat attitude devoid of responsibility
Mr. Hands
Mr. Hands 4 ամիս առաջ
IDK man its bother/neither. Life isnt black and white not everything is either amazing or abominable. If viewers are entertained by the guitar smash then its providing utility to the entertainer. You are thinking from the "true musician" aspect, others are thinking of the "entertainment" aspect. Imagine that someones rockstar persona has enabled to make them enough money to become a philanthropist, then their antics are actually providing some degree of utility. Im not saying that happens constantly but you show view life as an ebb and flow of ideas, behaviors, emotions, etc not this hard line thing where everything is either breaking or upholding the "rules of music"
pi hermoso
pi hermoso 4 ամիս առաջ
yes, breaking an instrument is bad, breaking somebody else's instrument is even dumber... being 8 years old doesn't excuse him, cause he knows the fact the he just borrowed vai's guitar so it's definitely not for him to break it.. and at 8 years old, you gotta have an idea of what at least a thousand dollars worth of something is like, or maybe he's spoiled rich and doesn't care what a least a thousand dollars is like...
seife41 6 ամիս առաջ
considering he was 8 years old, it's kind of an okish thing to do...
Blake Tundra
Blake Tundra 6 ամիս առաջ
Great guest! Thanks
Mimi ミミ
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Your so Amazing
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Than The Drummer 6 ամիս առաջ
Wow Sam looks different here
Яків Лемак
Яків Лемак 6 ամիս առաջ
Ok Herman Li is youtuber now
DunderHead 5000
DunderHead 5000 6 ամիս առաջ
I started playing when I was 12 and dad made it so bad for me because he hated music that I still have nightmares about it amongst other things. Glad that there are supportive parents out there but I think it's the location I live in because I have yet to meet one.
DunderHead 5000
DunderHead 5000 6 ամիս առաջ
Yeah, asking for an 'axe' and getting a chainsaw, heh. Seriously though I remember cutting wood and I got a crown thorn through the sole of my boot, my stepdad wouldn't let me pull it out until we got home several hours later. That was a mess.
Mr. Magic Mittens
Mr. Magic Mittens 6 ամիս առաջ
@DunderHead 5000 My Dad told me I sucked, had no rythym, and would never amount to anything as a musician. I asked him to buy me a guitar, he gave me a used Husqvarna chainsaw and then told me I couldn't run or sharpen it right... 😳
DunderHead 5000
DunderHead 5000 6 ամիս առաջ
I still play. My parents divorced but both were insane. Thank you for your comment, I hope things are well with you.
peter s
peter s 6 ամիս առաջ
@DunderHead 5000 sorry to read this man. but keep playing! my father wasn't supportive either but i was lucky that my parents divorced and my mom was very supportive. i too am not as good as i could have been for various reasons but i still play!!!!
DunderHead 5000
DunderHead 5000 6 ամիս առաջ
I still play but I get nervous, don't realize that my breathing has become shallow and I shake but for some reason I could never put it down even though I'm nowhere near as good as I could have been. 42yrs old now. In the beginning dad would take things away, but after I got a little older he just made me feel really bad for having things.
Deepen Wadhwa
Deepen Wadhwa 6 ամիս առաջ
Steve vai talking with you, here, would be awesome! PS:- Great video but the clickbait is bad, I actually thought Steve introduced his PIA line to destroy JEM to get a revenge on McRocklin of some sorts. This is what I read from the title and was pissed for a few seconds cuz I know Steve Vai is a gem of a person and won't ever do that.
José Henrique
José Henrique 6 ամիս առաջ
if someone wants to damage their own stuff just go ahead but imagine having this indivual ask you to lend him a guitar and do that on purpose.
CosmicAnbu 6 ամիս առաջ
I thought the same thing.
Tazawa K
Tazawa K 6 ամիս առաջ
I Need a DLWAY
hunter affleck
hunter affleck 6 ամիս առաջ
I'm still waiting till Dragonforce gets to 1 million subs . They need and deserve it . Dragonforce making 2020 great again
Jeremy Oss
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McRocklin 6 ամիս առաջ
Haha amazing, thanks for posting!! Fun times man, FUN TIMES! :D
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Steve Blair 6 ամիս առաջ
I finger tap like because slapping is UNEPICO!
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Heretik 6 ամիս առաջ
merci herman c'etait genial !
Sean Compton
Sean Compton 6 ամիս առաջ
Love the abasi, please get tosin on again great channel
RC &CNC 6 ամիս առաջ
omg .. you hacked mr vai,s jem hehehehehee balls man balls
RC &CNC 6 ամիս առաջ
@McRocklin Haha ill pay that $$ good call.
McRocklin 6 ամիս առաջ
Yep, BB was my nickname lol.
Zinnko 6 ամիս առաջ
DEX Wrecks
DEX Wrecks 6 ամիս առաջ
Love this show!
Prerak Joshi
Prerak Joshi 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman li is the best👌👌💯🤩
Stellarion Prime
Stellarion Prime 6 ամիս առաջ
i like how it has NO white pearl inlays at the fret board ... working on one with a bought neck on wich i took those out and replaced em with red perl, i m no the most crafty person in skill but the concept was what counts to me , ...also i m pretty sick of playing my old strat knock off with 3 single coils of wich only (thank god) the bridge one still works
GVZ 6 ամիս առաջ
BREAKING NEWS, Herman Li quits Dragonforce and become a full time AM-postsr: "AM-posts is paying my children´s University!".
Joshua Poon
Joshua Poon 6 ամիս առաջ
@shrowdywrhs ‘Twas a joke.
Brad Wall
Brad Wall 6 ամիս առաջ
Herman you are such a great AM-postsr bro.🤘
Adefesio94 6 ամիս առաջ
@DragonForce You are, great communicator and entertainer. That is a talent besides your guitar playing! Cheers !
DragonForce 6 ամիս առաջ
Thank you so much 😀
TheSlenderBassist 6 ամիս առաջ
the JEM is spectacular
McRocklin 6 ամիս առաջ
It's got vibes and sounds great : )
Martell Bonner
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Hello there
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Hi your amazing
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