8 year old guitarist can definitely shred (video)

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Pretty sure at that age all I could do with my fingers was count on them.

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  • rob


    • uncle fisty

      Hows that working out for you?

    • mihaisuzuki

      *one to get punched in the face?

  • Anonymous

    BOGUS…. SHes not playing…

  • rikooprate

    I would make a plaque in honor of my loins, and proudly advertise that this Mini-Shredder came from there….

  • Parrish

    Very talented!

  • graham

    sweep picking at 8…incredible

  • Yo Yo Ma

    If that was my kid I'd get a poster, write "internet sensation" on it and post it over my drumset.

  • chrisdevens

    Not fake, she is using hammer-ons and pull-offs. The track she is playing with has each note picked individually, she is just picking once per string. The effect is similar, the notes just run together more. Still very impressive for a young kid.

  • Jlee

    Bob you should e-mail this to Pedobear.

  • Ironside

  • ChivinSeattle

    It looks so close, but I think the drumming in the background kind of gives it away. She's got some serious skills, but I'm fairly certain we weren't listening to her play.

    • FACT

      you can clearly hear where she misses a few notes and gets right back on track. how stupid can you be? go get you speakers fixed and maybe you eyes while you're at it.

    • http://www.fifthonthefloor.com Tar Tarlton

      Listen carefully to the guitar itself. It has two tones, the guitar on the stereo and her guitar. There is a part in the middle where she slips up, during that part there is one tone: the stereo. I've played guitar for nearly 20 years, this is real.

    • bcit

      how about right at the beginning… seems like the music starts first and then she starts playing. its very subtle, but you can tell that the music began before she started.

  • winston002

    she doesnt look asian…

    • thechevron


  • TitoRigatoni

    The other site I saw this on, a lot of people were screaming "fake – the music starts before she starts playing!" or "the notes are sounding a lot faster than she's playing!"
    Folks – there are two guitar parts here, she isn't playing every note you hear. Sheesh.
    The part she is playing is very impressive for an 8 year old girl. :-)

  • Erich

    I want my daughter to do this shit when she's older.

  • CIgar Guy's Mustache

    Just another reminder how much I wasted my youth. Rock on shorty!

  • steve

    why so much hard rock? She could play such better things like the blues.

    • USMC0331

      sweep picking comes from blues learn music first come back later kid

    • amrith777

      Maybe she plays the blues as well…and maybe even CLASSICAL–ever see "Crossroads"?

    • JHL1

      What the hell does an 8 year old have to be blue about?

    • 4SOC20saint

      why do you haves to be such a douchebag? cant you see how brutals dis music is?

  • DingoShep

    very talented girl, but i don't think that's all her. around the forty second mark she stops playing but the music continues to play. she's still better than i'd ever hope to be!

    • Ron

      dumbass's she is playing ALONG with the fricing song..you f-ing clowns cant do that

      It is perfectly legal to be stupid….
      abusing the privilege…..

    • Allen

      She briefly stops playing, and if you listen her guitar cuts out at that part. The backing track that she's playing along to is still going.

    • yep

      i think she's playing the same thing as the track behind her and just messed up in a few places. her playing is obviously not clean on the whole but considering how old she is, still damn good

    • http://www.fifthonthefloor.com Tar Tarlton

      It's not all her, she's playing along with the stereo. With the exception of one slip up in the middle she's playing along with the stereo almost perfectly. Every guitar player plays along with the stereo to practice.

      • DingoShep

        gotcha… totally didn't even think about her playing along with another track… guess i'll blame it on the nyQuil… DAMN YOU NYQUIL!!!

        • lonin

          Ah NyQuil…sweet, sweet sleepiness.

  • Tyler

    WOW u guys saying this is fake its not good job

  • milpool

    That's awesome, way to go kid!

  • TJD

    that must've been some metal-fuckin-sperm and some demonic-fuckin-egg

  • chrisdevens

    She is playing with a recorded track, that doesn't mean she isn't playing it. She is playing along with it. When she messes up going to the upper frets, you can hear her guitar cut out for a second before she joins back in. People should quit hating, the girl has talent. Anyone know what song that is? Sounds like Yngwie Malmsteen, or something like that.

    • amrith777

      Yngwie "FUCKING" Malmsteen–get it right!

      • Dale Doback

        it is Ingwie its one of his "i will teach you to play tracks" on youtube.

  • Guitar Butt

    Playing along with Paul Gilbert- Sarified. Not bad. Although she's actually not playing it right. Very talented though. great future.

    • Her>You

      You're an idiot.

    • Sean

      Wrong. Stratosphere by Stratovarius.

  • Virulent87


  • Kris

    All you people crying "fake" are fucking idiots. I've been playing guitar for 11 years (this style, too) and I can tell you that not only is she playing it (so what if there are some mistakes? She's 8! You play it better), but at 8 years old (with little girl's hands, no less) we're hearing an extreme talent. A lot of the supposed "guitar heroes" out there can't play this stuff.

    • bhs616

      DUDE THAT IS OBVIOUSLY SO FAKE! THE MUSIC STARTED BEFORE SHE STARTED MOVING HER HAND. AND LIGHT TRAVELS FASTER THAN SOUND, SO YOU KNOW ITS IMPOSSIBLE. Also I play guitar and you can look at her right hand and see that she is just moving it up and down and not even picking.

      • dale doback

        youre an idiot she is very good if you knew what you were doing you wouldnt be hitting the string sso hard when you strum. That is 100% real. She is not picking every note like whoever it is on the stereo but cheating with hammer ons and pull offs- and by cheating i mean totally shredding. Hope my daughter gets this good.

        • bhs616

          the music starts before she started moving her fingers… its pretty obvious.

          • zowie

            you my good sir are an idiot. it is called a backing track . . . do you not sing along with the radio? same thing only your singing sucks

            • bhs616

              Ha ok. The guitar starts before her fingers do.

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like avenged sevenfold

  • Underbaker


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