Here’s a lengthy workout by Paul Gilbert from a  2011 Mr. Big tour of the U.K. Paul, of course, was one of the early “neo-classical” super shredders, his 1986 studio solo “Frenzy” (from the Racer X album Street Lethal) sending guitarist scurrying to the woodshed worldwide.

Pointy Guitar’s Solo Spot Week is a special feature in honor of … well, we just felt like it.