"Best up-and-coming guitarist" from Abercarn?
When I was about 11, I and my like-minded mates used to debate regularly as to who was the best guitarist in the world. Was it Steve Vai? Joe Satriani? Brian May? Eric Clapton? Nuno Bettencourt? Or maybe Slash?
Well now the man who managed Slash and his Guns N' Roses bandmates through their biggest success, Alan Niven, has declared a young guitarist from Abercarn as "the best up-and-coming player this century".
Watch Buck performing the classic Crossroads: