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'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' to be Released December on DVD

'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' to be Released December on DVD -

The acclaimed Jason Becker documentary, 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' has been set a December 18th release date in the US and for December 3rd in the UK.

The documentary which will detail the struggle of the one-time Shrapnel Records guitar prodigy and his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, aka Lou Gehrig's Disease).

The world premiere of 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet', took place on March 3 at the Cinequest film festival in San Jose, California at the San Jose Repertory Theatre.

'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' - Synopsis

When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again and that he wouldn't live to see his 25th birthday. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.

"Jason Becker : Not Dead Yet » is a feature-length documentary film that tells the incredible story of a guitar legend who refuses to give up on his dream of being a musician despite the most incredible odds. It is a story of dreams, love, and the strength of the human spirit.

The film has been made with the full co-operation of Jason and the Becker family, who have given their consent for this to be the first feature-length documentary film about his life. They have provided their entire family archive of never-before-seen photos and footage."

Remember our Shrapnel Records feature from Issue 6 of Guitar Interactive? We took an in-depth look into the history of the 80's & 90's shred imprint whilst Jamie Humphries demonstrated a variety of Shrapnel inspired riffs & licks for subscribers of our FREE digital magazine >


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