Unleashing the Aftermath: SHRED-A-THON 2 GUITARMAGEDDON!


Unholy hell, Richmond! The aftermath of the second SHRED-A-THON leaves us in awe. It was an absolute mind-blowing triumph! The night reverberated with electrifying energy as the shredding warriors conquered the stage. The competition was fierce, pushing the limits of pure awesomeness, resulting in a few exploding heads (a massive shoutout to Austin from the Border Chophouse for handling the brain clean-up duty).

Paying homage to our legendary sponsors who made this spectacle possible: GUITAR CENTER – Amplifying the essence of shred with their support.  RED BULL – Fueling the adrenaline-fueled madness that surged through the veins of the shredders. 🍽️ THE BORDER CHOPHOUSE – Our unrivaled host, providing the stage for this glorious GUITARMAGEDDON.

And now, behold these snapshots of pure awesomeness captured in the fiery chaos!

Judge Chris Bopst, winner Aaron Walker, Judge John Campbell, Judge Joe Banks


Our ridiculous host, Aldo.

Cannabis Corpse guitarist Nick, shredding

“The Kid,” who took 2nd place in an epic battle

The Champion of the first Shred-A-Thon, Michael York, lays it down before the final battle.

Border Chophouse owner Art layed down a sick groove

holy shit!

3rd place is not without its spoils.

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