Guitar Player has posted a new interview with Jason Becker. He discusses his thoughts on the film Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet, the onset of ALS, and what drove him to shred:
(T)he first thing I heard was on the Paul Simon song “Allergies.” Al Di Meola did the solo. I loved it and got a couple of his albums. Then this guy named Steve Morse kept winning Guitar Player magazine’s Best Overall Guitarist award. I bought his album The Introduction and that hit me hard.
Read much more at GP.