Tag Archives: Guitar

7 Items A Metal Musician Should Invest In This Year

Posted by on October 11, 2023

As a metal musician, you know the right gear is critical to your success. Whether playing live shows or recording in the studio, investing in the right equipment can make all the difference. From guitars to pedals to amps, many items can significantly impact your sound. But with so many options on the market, it […]

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How to Improve Your Guitar Playing Skills: 8 Tips

Posted by on March 22, 2021

  Improving your guitar skills may be a daunting task for many players on any level, especially for beginners. The reason why is because they might not know what they should focus on next, or the means to achieve it. If you’re feeling stuck or don’t know what to improve next, have no fear since […]

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Metalhead builds guitar using his dead uncle’s skeleton

Posted by on February 10, 2021

  One could say, it doesn’t get more black metal than building a guitar out of a skeleton, and one Metalsucks reader has done just that. Hailing from Tampa, Florida, the metalhead known as Prince Midnight built a guitar out of his dead Uncle Filip’s skeleton. There’s no disguise either for the skeleton, it looks […]

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Are Online Guitar Lessons Actually Helpful

Posted by on November 16, 2020

  At some point in your life, you may want to pick up an instrument to see how it feels to be the one playing music. If you happen to like guitar, you can start searching for lessons online. Some people prefer going to a studio to sit face to face with the instructor because […]

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Alex Skolnick’s holiday miracle

Posted by on December 27, 2016

  Self-storage units have grown in popularity over the years. Many trust strangers to keep their sacred belongings behind a locked door. There are 2.35 billion square feet of self-storage units in the United States alone, and while we live our hectic lives, items continue to populate as space diminishes, convincing many to throw sentimental […]

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Interview with Riot and Moon Tooth’s Nick Lee

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Between playing festivals in Barcelona with the legendary Riot to opening up for Dillinger Escape Plan with his band Moon Tooth, one could say Nick Lee is more than just an “up and coming” guitar player. While one would never know Lee’s talents from looking at the quiet Long Island native, there is definitely an “it […]

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Paul Waggoner of Between the Buried and Me Talks Current Prog tour, Supergroups and Vegan cuisine

Posted by on February 11, 2013

Paul Waggoner is the guitar wizard in the progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me. The band is currently on tour with prog rockers Coheed & Cambria and instrumental post-metal band Russian Circles. Before leaving for tour, Paul and I chatted via telephone about weird tours, his early days as a musician, success, the Super Bowl, […]

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Whitechapel’s Alex Wade Talks New Self-Titled Album: “We’re So Much More” Than Deathcore Now

Posted by on June 19, 2012

As one of the biggest bands in metalcore right now, Knoxville, TN-based Whitechapel keeps doing things to defy genre pigeonholing.  Their fourth album Whitechapel is arguably their heaviest, most death metal-sounding release yet, and with a high-profile stint on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival just around the corner, they’ll be playing to the same crowds […]

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Tracking Guitars and Bass with Iron Thrones

Posted by on June 4, 2010

We continue to look at production of the Iron Thrones EP with a look at guitar and bass tracking. Steve Henningsgard takes us through guitars while Curtis Parker will jam some fat bass for us.  Of course, Will Putney continues to oversee things in the studio for Machine Shop Productions.  Click either image to watch.

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