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Metal Mike Covers Suspended Chords in New Guitar World Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest Guitar World lesson covers suspended chords in metal rhythm guitar. “It’s not uncommon for a great metal riff to jump back and forth from one type of harmonic environment to another, such as from the natural … Continue reading

Expand Your Rhythm Guitar Repertoire with Metal Mike’s New Lesson

Metal Mike Chlasciak’s latest column for Guitar World deals with using differed chord voicings that can really expand a rhythm guitarist’s repertoire. “Within the genre of heavy metal, the art of rhythm guitar can sometimes seem a bit predictable—either root-fifth … Continue reading

Learn ‘Automaton’ in New Play-Through from Intervals

Aaron Marshall and Lukas Guyader of Canadian progressive metal band Intervals recently sat down with Guitar World to offer a play-through video for the track “Automaton.” The song comes off their album A Voice Within, which is actually the group’s … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Talks Seventh Chords in Guitar World Lesson

Revocation frontman Dave Davidson’s latest lesson through Guitar World deals seventh chords. The stalwart shredder thinks that using seventh chords, while rarely heard in metal, offers a solid way to expand his horizons as a songwriter. “One of my prime … Continue reading

Guitar World Reviews the Chris Broderick Pro Series Soloist 6 and the JS32 Dinky Arch Top

Paul Riario of Guitar World recently got his hands on a Chris Broderick Pro Series Soloist 6 and a JS32 Dinky Arch Top and came away pretty impressed with their playability and price points. “When two new Jackson guitars arrived … Continue reading

Dave Davidson Dissects the Pentatonic Scale in New Guitar World Lesson

In his latest column for Guitar World, Revocation’s Dave Davidson discussed the pentatonic scale. “One of my favorite things to do when writing riffs or soloing is to take a pentatonic form in one key and superimpose it over another,” … Continue reading