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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Killed by YouTube, StSanders videos live on

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 9:59 AM

He might have a funny name, but Yngwie Malmsteen has no sense of humor.
If you’re anything like us, you cursed the day YouTube pulled all of StSanders’ hilarious guitar parody videos. For the past year or so StSanders – actually a 32-year-old media artists from Finland named Santeri Ojala – has posted videos in which he lays down new and really awful solos over video clips of guitar heroes like Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai. A few weeks ago YouTube suspended StSanders’ account, citing copyright infringement (those metal guys have zero sense of humor). But that doesn’t mean you still can’t watch the funny clips. You’ll find all of them – Iron Maiden, Carlos Santana, Slash -- on the blog of the always reliable Wired magazine. -- Michael Gallucci

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