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Every week, Facemelter hosts Jill Riley and Brett Baldwin talk about the guitar solos that are so awesome, they melt your face.

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Recent Episodes
Episode 13: Jimi Hendrix
Jill and Brett wrap up the first season of Facemelter with a guy who lights everyone's fire -- Jimi Hendrix (6:14s)

Episode 12: Slash
Jill and Brett take a look at the quintessential guitar legend: Saul Hudson. Whoops, I mean Slash. (6:07s)

Episode 11: Dan Auerbach
This week, Jill and Brett look at how the Memphis blues helped spark the fuzzed out solos by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. (3:48s)

Episode 10: Kirk Hammett
How can you do a podcast about Facemelting guitar solos without referencing Metallica? This week Jill and Brett make good by looking into Kirk Hammett's legendary guitar work. (4:17s)

Episode 9: Brian May
Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May gets the spotlight this week, and Jill reveals a little insight into how he delivers one of his signature sounds. (4:25s)

Episode 8: Steve Vai
That Steve Vai, what a nice boy... from popularizing 7-string guitars to playing with Frank Zappa, Vai has melted a lot of faces. (5:53s)

Episode 7: Paul Gilbert
It's a shame that Paul Gilbert gets so much attention for his time with the band Mr. Big... because he really tears it up with Racer X. (4:00s)

Episode 6: Joe Satriani
He started out teaching the likes of Kirk Hammett and Steve Vai, but Jill and Brett show he's a shredder in his own right. (4:53s)

Episode 5: Dave Mustaine and Marty Friedman
Join Brett and Jill as they try to count the facemelting solos in "Hangar 18" by Megadeth. (3:25s)

Episode 4: Jack White
On this week's episode, Jill and Brett ponder how the man from Detroit makes those crazy sounds... (3:28s)

Episode 3: Dimebag Darrell
Jill and Brett tip their drinks and talk about the late great "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. (2:58s)

Episode 2: Prince
This week we're talking about the tiny, tiny man with the big, big sound: Prince. (5:00s)

Episode 1: Eddie Van Halen
Jill and Brett explore the grandaddy of all facemelters, "Eruption" by Van Halen (3:44s)