Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Auburn, New York
Sorry to dig up this old dog but I figured I'd add my own opinion to the mix and this thread could be useful for beginners.
Steve Vai - For The Love of God - Good for improving a melodic ear
Paganini - Caprice #5 in Am
Children of Bodom - Deadnight Warrior, Children of Bodom, Everytime I Die
Anything by Yngwie Malmsteen
Necrophagist - Stabwound
Necrophagist - Only Ash Remains
Lamb of God - A lot of their stuff is good for developing disciplined picking.
Presonus Firepod - $425 shipped
Gator 4 Space Rack Case - $75 shipped
Rackmount Tuner - $75 shipped
Pacific Drum Works 5000 Double Bass Pedal - $175 shipped