Jason Becker – Not Yet Dead

As the long awaited documentary on the astonishing life of shred pioneer Jason Becker hits the cinema screens and is about to be released on DVD, Guitar Interactive is proud to bring you an exclusive trailer.

Back in issue 6, Jamie Humphries told the story of Shrapnel Records, paying particular tribute to Jason Becker – the young American guitar-slinger extraordinaire who was struck down at just 19 with Lou Gehrigs Disease, told he would soon never play the guitar again and would be dead by the age of 25. But Jason proved them wrong. Over 20 years later he is still very much alive and though almost completely paralysed, is still making music, communication through a visual interface by the mere movement of his eyes, using a system devised by his father.