Comments seem to be divided between "he's awesome" and "he's just playing one string + open tuning = nothing special."
He seems to have those intonation frets on his guitar, though, which is cool.
[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwnBw4DVITI]Tom Ward - Australia's Got Talent Audition 2011 - YouTube[/VIDEO]
Bonus points for you nerds who noticed the part of his song that sounds like it's from Contra for NES
Yeah, nothing too difficult to play, and a little dull sounding with the constant droning. But impressive to people who don't know any better.
As far as this style goes, I prefer:
[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-5m74P5AWE]JOEY EPPARD PERFORMS ON AFTER HOURS W/ JACK HAMMER AND ANDRE KANE - YouTube[/VIDEO]