G3 is an almost annual live music show and concert tour featuring three select guitarists of the generation; hence its name. It was created by guitarists Joe Satriani and Steve Vai in 1996. Since its inception G3 has featured many guitarists including: Yngwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Robert Fripp, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, Adrian Legg, Paul Gilbert and many other special guests, including Steve Lukather, Steve Morse and drummer Mike Portnoy. There are three official live releases of G3:
1.) Polish, unsigned alternative band from Wroclaw/Olesnica with app. 3 self-published records. A mix of progressive-nu tone sounds, currently active with a new singer and working on a new album. 2.) Swedish power metal band which did a great ABBA cover (Waterloo). 3.) Lo-fi/shoegaze band from Texas with post-punk and post-hardcore influences. 4.) A thrash band from Huntington, WV featuring ex-members of Holden Caulfield, Neutral Agreement and Deckard. - https://www.
Yngwie Johann Malmsteen (born Lars Johan Yngve Lannerb