Shred with Shifty!

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Join as Shiflett engages with the biggest names in the guitar world, delving into their most iconic solos and the art of playing guitar with exclusive video on

Punk veteran, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Americana, and rock songwriter with a forthcoming solo album, and modern-day guitar hero Chris Shiflett is now adding a new show to his list of accolades, SHRED WITH SHIFTY.

I love guitar playing, and in particular, I love lead guitar playing (not to mention all things related to lead guitar playing: amps, pedals, stories about recording, and of course, guitars). My new show, SHRED WITH SHIFTY, was born out of the fact that I spend an awful lot of time watching people on the internet explain guitar parts almost right, so I thought, what if I could just go to the source and find out what my favorite players actually did on the solos I love? I’m about halfway through doing the interviews for this first season and the lineup is insane plus I’ve already got a big new bag of hot licks to learn. Working on launching this show has been a good reminder of why I picked up a guitar in the first place – because it’s really, really fun.” – Chris Shiflett

Each and every episode gets inside what it was like in the recording studio where some of the most iconic guitar solos were created and highlights aspects of each solo that only the artist knows. Alex Lifeson talks about how the “Limelight” solo was pieced together in the studio, while Rivers Cuomo discusses why his go-to “guitar store” lick is a classic from super shredder Yngwie Malmsteen. Wonder how Richie Sambora put together the “Wanted Dead or Alive” solo? We have you covered. Need a breakdown of the chords to Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out?” No one knows the nuances better than Nile Rodgers himself.

Guests for the first season  of SHRED WITH SHIFTY include: 

Nile Rodgers
Brad Paisley
Alex Lifeson (Rush)
Mike McCready (Pearl Jam)
Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi)
Rivers Cuomo (Weezer)
Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)
Lindsay Ell
Blake Schwarzenbach, (Jawbreaker)
John Osborne (Brothers Osborne)
Brent Mason (Session Legend)

SHRED WITH SHIFTY is produced by Jason Shadrick, Chris Shiflett, leading music podcast company Double Elvis, and along with Premier Guitar. Full video episodes will be available exclusively on Audio versions of every episode will be available on all major podcast platforms. 

Fans can smash play on Shiflett’s latest singles “Black Top White Lines” (written with alt-country heroes Jaren Johnston and John Osborne) and “Dead And Gone” right now, and stay tuned for a forthcoming full length album announcement later this summer. Want to know what’s in Shiflett’s personal guitar vault? Check out his Rig Rundown via Premier Guitar. 

“Double Elvis thrives on the power of music and storytelling. With ‘SHRED WITH SHIFTY,’ we’re embodying these values by diving into the world of guitar legends, the solos that define them, and the untold stories behind those iconic moments. Chris Shiflett’s passion for the craft, his curiosity, and his unique ability to connect with other musicians makes him the perfect person to lead this exploration. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with him, and with to bring this truly unique and entertaining new show to life.” – Brady Sadler, Executive Producer & Co-Founder of Double Elvis 

“We are beyond thrilled to bring the SHRED WITH SHIFTY podcast to life with video on This not only allows fans to listen to their guitar heroes but also watch them in action, which is perfect for this show as viewers can see into the creative process, and watch some of the most respected guitar players on earth in action. The addition of live events with Chris Shiflett further solidifies our dedication to providing unforgettable experiences for our audience.” – Greg Nacron, CEO

Black Top White Lines

Hey friends – I wanted to let you know that my new single “Black Top White Lines” is finally out everywhere, so go play it loud over and over all day long!! Be careful if you’re driving cuz you might get a speeding ticket…

And just so ya know, this is the first track off a brand new 10 song record that’ll be coming out later this year, so stay tuned for more music soon…

UK & Ireland Tour Dates!

Chris Shiflett

I am so excited to announce my upcoming tour of the UK & Ireland!  The gigs I did over there in 2019 were some of the wildest, most rocking solo shows I’ve ever done, and I expect this one will be even better.  We’ve got a bunch of new tunes to play and we’re fired up!

21 March – Dublin, Ireland – Whelan’s
22 March – Glasgow, UK – St. Luke’s
24 March – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
25 March – Manchester, UK – Band on the Wall
26 March – Bristol, UK – Thekla
28 March – London, UK – Scala

Tickets go on sale this Friday 10 am UK time.


See ya soon!!!

2nd Annual Hometown Holiday Hoedown Announced!

Hey Santa Barbarians!!  It’s time once again for the SECOND ANNUAL “Hometown Holiday Hoedown” on December 15!!!!  Mark your calendars cuz tickets are going on sale this Friday October 14 at 10:00 am!!!!  This year we’ve got a banger of a show with our good friends Nerf Herder and Logan Livermore, and ya never know, there might be a few special guest stragglers getting up for a song or two….  Come out and get your Feliz Navidad on!!!!

Tickets on sale HERE this Friday 10/14 at 10am

‘Born & Raised’ Out Now!

Hey hey hey…  Summer’s over, school’s back in session, wipe the sand out of your eyes and dig in to my latest single, “Born & Raised!!!” – out now and streaming everywhere!!  Inspired by the crowded beaches back home, this is another tune I recorded out in Nashville with Vance Powell and Co. at the same time we cut “Long, Long Year.”  Hope ya dig it!!!

Also – you know the drill, PLEASE save it to your DSP, put it in a playlist, tell your cousin, tell your grandma, crank it up and blast it out of every speaker…

Xoxo Chris

New Song ‘Long Long Year’ out Friday July 29!

Hello peoples!

Well… it’s been a minute since I’ve released any solo material (2019???) and I’m excited to announce that my new tune, “Long, Long Year” is hitting the streaming services on July 29!!!  I recorded it out in Nashville with Vance Powell and Co. in the spring of ’21 and it features the wonderful Sierra Hull on mandolin and harmony vocals.  So stoked to finally get it out there!!!!

NOW LISTEN – I need your help to trick the algorithms into liking it, so PLEASE, PLEASE click here to pre-save it on your preferred streaming service!!!!

Thanks for all your support!!

Xo Chris