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Nuno Bettencourt Shares The Story How Extreme Upset Brian May

When They Played At The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert. In an interview with Kylie Olsson, Extreme’s Nuno Bettencourt talked about The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert that took place on April 20, 1992 at Wembley Stadium in London. The event featured some of the biggest names in music like Metallica, Def Leppard, Guns N’ Roses, Robert Plant, David Bowie, George Michael, Elton John, and many more.
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Hear Marty Friedman, Nuno Bettencourt, Alex Skolnick and Richard Shaw shred over mind-bending new Lost Symphony track

Classical metal ensemble Lost Symphony have unleashed an impressively star-studded and virtuosic new single, Take Another Piece. Featuring a “quadruple guitar attack” from Marty Friedman, Nuno Bettencourt, Alex Skolnick and Cradle of Filth's Richard Shaw, the track bears no shortage of gravity-defying shred, with winding wah-soaked leads and searing alternate picking runs permeating its near-eight-minute runtime. Listen to the track below:
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The actress daughter of rockers Suze DeMarchi and Nuno Bettencourt reveals her childhood was surprisingly strict and normal - as she poses with her lookalike mother

BeBe Bettencourt is quickly making a name for herself as an actress, despite coming from a rock 'n' roll family. The 25-year-old grew up with two iconic rock stars for parents - Australian Baby Animals singer Suze DeMarchi, 57, and Nuno Bettencourt, 54, an American musician best known for his time in the hit group, Extreme.
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Nuno Bettencourt on How The Grammys Should’ve Honored Eddie Van Halen

Nuno Bettencourt was among the many who weren't pleased with the Eddie Van Halen tribute during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, but the guitarist did have a fantastic idea on what the tribute should’ve been. Bettencourt shared his thoughts in a lengthy Facebook post where he detailed his idea. “…It...
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Watch Nuno Bettencourt, Brian May, Yngwie Malmsteen, And More Perform A Guitar Ensemble Of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

We’re ranking this as one of the best Bohemian Rhapsody covers ever. Along with Queen guitarist Brian May, he got together remotely with an ensemble of his fellow virtuoso musicians for a stunning, powerful, and epic take on the Queen classic. Recorded in their respective homes, Nuno Bettencourt assembled his Generation Axe touring buddies Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Tosin Abasi for this rendition as part of Bettencourt’s AXS TV special, At Home and Social with Nuno Bettencourt & Friends.
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Nuno Bettencourt On The ‘Nasty’ Van Halen Song ‘Dirty Movies’

Extreme’s Nuno Bettencourt thinks “Dirty Movies” isn’t just good, it’s nasty good. “To me [‘Dirty Movies’] was a rock funk that went right through me and it was about the pocket,” said Bettencourt in a recently released clip of Dweezil Zappa’s podcast Runnin’ With The Dweezil. In it the two discuss their love of Van Halen’s 1981 album ‘Fair Warning’ including the track “Dirty Movies”.
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Nuno Bettencourt recalls two-hand tapping in front of Eddie Van Halen: “He stops me and goes, ‘Hey, none of that silly stuff!’”

Guitar World’s massive Eddie Van Halen memorial issue is out on newsstands now, and among the many tributes to the electric guitar master are several from six-string peers and acolytes, including Steve Lukather, Adam Jones, Yngwie Malmsteen and Jennifer Batten. But while millions of guitar players were inspired by Eddie...